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Communications

  • PR Newswire Asia’s Top Highlights of 2020

    2020 presented a constant wave of changes for the comms industry. Switching to crisis management mode, many PR pros had to tackle challenges such as putting out cohesive messaging and working with leaner budgets. Likewise, PR Newswire also quickly pivoted and served the PR community in APAC through our series of webinars, eBooks and blog posts that provided PR & media insights in the new normal. Read on for a recap of the 2020 highlights of PR Newswire in APAC. 1. Press Release Overview 2020  COVID-19 dominated the news cycle in 2020. PR Newswire Asia distributed more than 4,000 COVID-19-related press releases last year – close to 15% of the total number of…

    Content PR & Marketing January 4, 2021
  • What’s Next 2021?: Steering Your Communications Plans Ahead

    Adapting communications strategies to the new normal has been a recurring theme in PR Newswire’s series of webinars this year. We highlight tips from 3 PR experts from Hong Kong and Singapore, who spoke at our recent webinars. They are Danny Tan, Senior Vice President at Omnicom PR Group, Patrick Yu, Senior Vice President & Partner, FleishmanHillard and Felix Poon, Founder & Managing Director, Vis Communications. To prime communicators for a bumpy road to 2021, we get these PR pros to share advice on tackling PR challenges in areas such as measurement, internal communications and media relations.   [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="263"]…

    Content PR & Marketing December 16, 2020
  • 5 Key Takeaways from Cision & PRWeek’s 2020 Comms Report

    The role of PR has risen up to the challenge of establishing itself as a trusted advisor to top management in 2020. In a challenging year, more PR professionals are working more closely with their CEOs, who have sought their counsel and perspectives before making business decisions.  That was one of the key findings from the 2020 Comms Report by Cision and PR Week. The fourth annual report surveyed more than 300 senior-level PR professionals, from both agencies and in-house, in the United States. The report also reveals how PR is…

    Content PR & Marketing November 18, 2020
  • 5 Steps to Developing an Effective Communications Plan

    As we enter the final quarter of the year, it is imperative that PR professionals start planning their communications plans for 2021. It has been a year of unprecedented challenges, movement restrictions and economic headwinds brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic and the road ahead is still fraught with many uncertainties.   After months of shelving your campaigns, it is time to make up for lost time by relooking your campaigns and chart out communications plans for next year. With 2021 around the corner, here’re 5 steps to start developing an effective communications plan.     1. Know what your brand stands for – Identify action words that form the basis of all content   …

    Content PR & Marketing November 5, 2020
  • 4 Trends to Consider in Your Communications Plans

      The first half of 2020 has been dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has triggered a health, economy and social crisis. Many companies have been forced to revamp their business models, operations and supply chains in order to survive. Amidst the uncertainties, getting up to speed on recent shifts and advancements in the communications landscape has never been more important now. To help you keep abreast of recent communications trends, we’ve gleaned highlights from the 2019 Global Comms Report by Cision and PRWeek that still remain relevant today. In its…

    Content PR & Marketing June 16, 2020
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