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That PR Campaign Rocked it – So Where’s our site Traffic?

I’ve had many conversations about the PR and website traffic connection. They often sound something like this. “We had a great PR campaign! Where’s all our site traffic?!!” This inevitably leads to questions and recriminations: Understanding the PR and SEO … Continue reading

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Learn How ChatGPT and AI are Transforming PR

The last two PR: Done and Doner podcasts focused on ChatGPT and AI in PR. In Episode 16, we invited a panel comprising Fusion PR account directors Mark Prindle and Diana Bost, and Stefano Pacifico, CEO and Co-founder of Epistemic … Continue reading

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The King is Dead – Long Live the Press Statement

I am a big fan of the show Succession, an HBO Max drama about family media empire Waystar Royco, run by aging patriarch Logan Roy (played by Brian Cox with snarling intensity). PR is well-integrated into almost every episode, amidst storylines … Continue reading

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PR – a Great Value in a Recession?

Some emails hit my inbox this week that lifted my mood, with news about the value of PR in a recession. One was from an old friend and Fusion PR partner, Drew Neiser, CEO and founder of Renegade Marketing.  He … Continue reading

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My Crazy Ex-chat Friend

In my last post I blogged that OpenAI found the perfect PR and buzz creation vehicle with ChatGPT. It’s engaging, and early users have loved sharing their experiences with the AI (variously, delightful, amazing and mystifying). The buzz has been … Continue reading

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Have your AI Pitch my AI, We’ll Do Lunch

“Have your people call my people, we’ll do lunch.” So goes the old Hollywood schmooze about dealmaking. But can we be far off from a day when it is AI that brokers the deals? ChatGPT got me thinking about this. … Continue reading

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Renée Warren on Delivering and Proving PR Value

As we look ahead to 2023, there is no better time for PR pros to resolve to do a better job delivering and proving value. I was in that frame of mind when I spoke with Renée Warren,who launched and … Continue reading

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For Better or Meta-worse:  Promoting Early-Stage Tech without Getting Burnt

(This article originally appeared in O’Dywer’s PR.) It has only been a year since Mark Zuckerberg announced Facebook’s rebranding to Meta, and his vision for how the company will lead us into an immersive, virtual world.  Yet there have been … Continue reading

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PR Golden Turkey Awards, 2022

It has been way too long since I have posted a PR Golden Turkey Awards. But circumnstances scream for a reboot, in this special “Tech Billionaires Gone Wild” episode. No two people are more deserving of this award than the … Continue reading

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Insurtech Round Table Explores Startup PR, Success Factors

We invited a round table of experts on the latest PR, Done & Doner podcast to explore the state of buzz, funding and innovation in insurtech: It was an informative and wide ranging conversation around these questions and others. We … Continue reading

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