The Mid-Week PR Read Resource Notes


At MediaHQ, we always go the extra mile to make things easier for you and this time around we’ve put together all the resources you need for further reading on this week’s PR essentials. 1. Must-Read Book: The Information Diet – A Case for Conscious Consumption by Clay A. Johnson  Information Diet’s author Clay Johnson […]

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The Best of September Quotes


Attending fancy corporate events, going on press junkets and getting a load of freebies along the way–that’s the life of a PR professional in a nutshell, right? Well, not really. While we’re not ones to shy away from a good old-fashioned function, there is quite a bit more to the daily life of a PR […]

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An Exciting Step for MediaHQ


Don’t have time to read the blog? Give the audio version a try! I’m delighted to have an exciting announcement to make today. After 12 months of intense planning, MediaHQ is embarking on a major international expansion.  When I took over the company in 2006, the business could hardly have been more different from what […]

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Case Study: Fota Wildlife Park


Here at MediaHQ, we see hundreds of press releases being sent from our system on a weekly basis. PR agencies, government organisations, charities and in-house PR teams from some of the biggest organisations in Ireland use our system to get their message to the media and make the news. This week, we took a closer […]

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PR lessons from the Conservative leadership contest


Once Theresa May announced her resignation on May 24, it was clear that the next two months would be a gold mine for those who love the world of PR. With nine candidates having officially jumped into the race, the following weeks of successive votes narrowing down the list of candidates to two was an […]

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5 News hooks from our news diary


Here at MediaHQ, we know just how difficult it can be to consistently come up with creative and topical story hooks for your press releases, especially when PR coverage is more competitive than ever. With that in mind, we have a useful and inspiring News Diary feature to help get those creative juices flowing. The […]

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Newsjacking–a refresher for PR pros


At MediaHQ, we know just how manic the Public Relations world can be. PR pros are constantly trying to find creative ways to promote products, increase sales and generate a positive public perception of their brand. One method used to do this is ‘newsjacking’.  Not sure what newsjacking is? A term established by David Meerman […]

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June’s most read blog posts


Here at MediaHQ, we’re always keeping track of what our readers are most interested in. Check out our top five most read blog posts from the month of June.

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How HBO’s Chernobyl shows how to thread together an effective story


In honour of Barthelemy Thimonnier’s invention, National Sewing Machine Day is now observed on 13 June. This day represents more than just the sewing machine. It encapsulates something much larger, that when fragmented items are threaded together, they create something more than just the sum of their parts. Nowhere is this more evident than when […]

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