I’ve been working in and speaking about media relations for over 20 years. In an age of social media and digital communications I’m often asked if media relations still makes a difference. The short answer is YES!! When I started my career as a newspaper editor, the local paper didn’t just deliver news but also connected the community. The stories…Read More
What’s the Difference Between Public Relations and Marketing?
Those of us who have worked in public relations for a long time assume (and often pull out our hair) that people know the difference between public relations and marketing. These two terms are often intermingled and used incorrectly. So what is the difference between public relations and marketing? Well it’s simple (and complicated). Public relations is often focused on…Read More