The Simple Guide for PR Teams to Remotely Manage Media Relations


The simple guide for PR Teams to remotely manage media relations Introduction Everyday we help organisations and brands to manage their media relations function through the MediaHQ PR software. We are about to enter a phase where working virtually could become the norm for a few weeks at least. With that in mind, we wanted […]

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7 ways to transform your PR in 2020


It’s a new year. The early days of January are a hopeful time to look at how your organisation can achieve better results in 2020. Here are seven ways to transform your PR in 2020: 1. Focus on a few things and set objectives You don’t have to do everything. Set measurable objectives that deliver […]

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PR Tactic In Focus: News Hijacking


A news story breaks that’s linked to your cause. How are you going to make the most of this opportunity, and fast? 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 and generate a positive public perception of their […]

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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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Are Your Media Lists Out Of Date, Bouncing, And Full Of Dead People? Here’s What To Do.


It’s a hectic Friday afternoon, you have that all-important press release to send out to journalists. You probably have a selection of media lists that you have meticulously built from scratch. If you’ve been really good over time, you may have edited them from time to time! When you heard an update two months ago […]

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The five minutes it takes to read this will improve your press releases ideas forever


I know you’re busy, so I’ll be very brief. Most press releases fail because they are based on terrible ideas, which are poorly executed. There are two parts to that equation. Idea generation is first and execution is second. In this post I will share the best tips  to simply–and forever–improve the quality of the […]

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Media Intelligence: Maximise ROI with 7 Key Tips


Nowadays, PR experts are expected to generate higher return on investment (ROI). However, more often than not, media intelligence around measurement of success in a PR campaign can be tricky. This is because PR may be only one of several communications activities contributing to brand perceptions. The creativity and cleverness behind every PR campaign comes at […]

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6 PR Tools You Need To Ensure Your Press Release Makes The News


Public Relations is an ever-changing industry. What PR tools PR professionals and those working in the communications industry now need to succeed has changed dramatically in the last few years.  New challenges are consistently being presented to those working in the field and today a nicely put together press release and your little black book […]

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Cure Your Phone Pitching Fears: 5 Clear-Cut Tips


Often seasoned PR pros neglect the most useful tool when phone pitching that perfect story: the phone call itself. The anxiety of successfully implementing phone pitching is a real problem in PR, mostly because it’s related to rejection. What if that mild-tempered journalist (albeit stressed) rejects my pitch straight up on the phone? Will my story […]

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