Blogs

How does a Public Relations firm work?

At the heart of many public relations (PR) firms is what I call a “program” where the new client is placed into a certain approach dictated by the PR company itself and not necessarily designed to fit their needs. It often leads to people asking me: how does a PR firm work? It starts with…

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For Logos Communications 23 is more than just another number

Numbers have meaning, and there is certainly plenty of recent insights into how data (often in the form of numbers) and storytelling go hand in hand. At Logos Communications there are plenty of important numbers – not just our bottom line, how many clients we have, or how many impressions one of our client’s press…

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Professionals to the rescue

When it comes to “do it yourself” (DIY) marketing, many business owners and leaders count on members of their team, some who may have been trained in public relations (PR), marketing, writing and design, or others who are just eager to try creating some marketing or communications content. While this can be an effective strategy,…

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Writing for different audiences

Whether it’s our social media posts, emails, brochures, press releases or even documents like memos, your approach to writing itself can become a stumbling block to audiences, especially if it lacks clarity. Usually when someone talks about writing for different audiences, they focus on differing demographics. Baby Boomers versus Millennials, for example. Sometimes when people…

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Snagging the right “hook” can make PR succeed

There are so many “hooks” in life. Hooks can be for fishing, for hanging artwork or coats or just simple tools in the garage. Hooks are used for snaring things, capturing stuff, and grabbing on to what it is you want now. Hooks serve such a multi-faceted function that the value of using a hook…

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What is Public Relations anyway?

(This blog originally appeared on the Association for Women in Communications website in April of 2020.) If you don’t believe the public relations business has changed in the last 20 years, consider this: LinkedIn was founded in 2002, followed by Facebook in 2004 and then Twitter in 2006. And let’s not forget the entrance of…

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What is the difference between copywriting and content writing?

What a great question, and one whose answer is important when it comes to your efforts to market your brand and share the story of your product, company or service. Copywriting and content writing are born from the same source – good writing that informs, explains, connects, engages and grabs people’s attention. But there are…

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Blog writing: how to do it yourself, with help

Blog writing has never been more popular and it remains important to anyone trying to develop a good content marketing strategy. But that doesn’t make it any easier to write timely, effective and informative blogs, especially for busy business owners beset with the challenges of running their companies. With the growing intrusion of AI (artificial…

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What is good PR writing?

I am often asked by people what PR (public relations) writing is supposed to look like. Certainly, there is no magic formula, though there are plenty of good ideas to share on the topic and several critical components to good PR writing. Before we proceed, however, I’d like to first explain what is PR writing….

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Writing is foundational for all good content

To put it simply, writing is our forte at Logos Communications. It’s what we do every day for nearly all of our clients. Without solid writing and well-crafted messages, just about every form of marketing will fall short. I know, I know, I can hear what you are saying already. People don’t read these days, no…

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