Joshua Hall

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5 PR lessons from the tepid Virgin Galactic launch

Sir Richard Branson is accustomed to the media spotlight.<p>However, media attention can become a bad habit for executives.<p>As a world-famous …

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

Marketing is all about influence.<p>To merge that influence with customer engagement—another in-demand marketing skill—communications managers are …

7 Habits Of The Best Public Speakers

Want to nail that next presentation? Use these seven tips.<p>Whether it’s a keynote speech for thousands or a sales meeting for a dozen, we’ve all seen speakers who keep the audience hanging on every word—and those who have their audiences counting the minutes until they can leave the room. Some folks …

Eight steps PRs can take to prevent their pitch failing at the first hurdle

If you've pitched stories to the media for long enough (about five minutes) you'll have encountered this. I am very aware of this fact as I write the …

How 6 brands reacted to Facebook's new Reactions

Brands are having their own reactions to Facebook’s Reactions, otherwise known as the expanded list of emoticons the social network rolled out on …

4 ways PR pros can get clients noticed by reporters

Every client comes armed with a media wish list.<p>All of us face the daily task of getting things noticed, and we find that the task has been reshaped …

4 Free PR Tools No Small Business Owner Should Live Without

Running a small business is one of the most exciting ways to earn a living. But with so many hats to wear at once, it can become easy to overlook …

Apple faces the most important PR battle in its history with the FBI

The CEO of the world's most valuable company sat on a stool in a sparsely decorated room with his hands clasped and one knee shaking up and down ever …

Why PR pros should not be organizations’ crisis spokesmen

A client recently asked me whether I would talk to a reporter on her institution’s behalf during a crisis situation.<p>Could I do it? Absolutely. Should …

PR Flash and Savvy: Trump's Manipulation Of The Media

Say what you will about Donald Trump, but throughout this campaign season the business mogul has proved himself to be a master manipulator of the media. Seemingly every time you turn on the television news, the anchors are talking about Trump. He makes the top headlines on news websites and …

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR pros are often regarded for their bravado and hard work.<p>Although the work can be taxing, that doesn’t mean jobs in PR aren’t exciting.<p>The Bureau …