The Public Relations Genius of James Comey

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Former FBI director James Comey is a public relations genius in continuing to escalate the feud between him and U.S. Conflict is at the heart of drama. And, that's what attracts media coverage. 

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Artificial Intelligence in Services - Allstate's Smart Public Relations

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Or, the driver could have been a deep understanding of public relations. Tom Wilson, chief executive officer at Allstate, predicts that artificial intelligence (AI) will have the force of a tsunami in services. Here he is quoted in Fortune.

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Public Relations Industry in U.S. - Slowing Growth

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

While other kinds of professional services, such as law, were struggling during and after the financial crash, the public relations industry was growing.  Now, studies have found that the rate of growth for public relations firms in the U.S.

2022 - Public Relations, as We Have Known It, Won't Exist

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Read here about the five major disruptions transforming public relations into what yet doesn't have a name or its own lexicon. Meanwhile, current players in public relations had better be proactive.

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Legal Sector, Like Public Relations Industry, In Play

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  In public relations, that push for a disruption is so intense that the majority of those in that professional service predict that by 2022 the field as it had been known will mutate into something very different.

2018 52

Wells Fargo, Public Relations & The Invisible Hand

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Myriad public affairs case studies will be created about what it had done wrong and what it had done right to manage the fallout from the faux accounts. In public. Brand equity. Corporate social responsibility. Trust. 

Public Relations - AI Can Wipe Out Humans

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Big chunks of public relations services could be next. Public relations leaders might balk. Currently, with client churn becoming standard in professional services, public relations players have to be among those figuring out how to integrate AI.

Public Relations Employment Continues to Grow, Surges in D.C.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Public relations is among the niches in professional services which continues to grow. Members of iGen doing career planning might consider entering public relations and not attending law school.

2018 52

Global Public Relations Industry - Gender Gap in Leadership Positions, Pay

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Women represent two-thirds of those working in the global public relations industry. Public relations is the business which creates its clients' stories. In Odwyerpr.com , Steve Barnes reports on a study headed by the Organization of Canadian Women in Public Relations.

2017 56

Podcast: Public Relations & Social Media

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

I was intrigued to hear what the PR professionals at the conference thought of the impact of social media on public relations, so I asked a random collection of people I met in the halls what the thought. I was intrigued to hear what the PR professionals at the conference thought of the impact of social media on public relations, so I asked a random collection of people I met in the halls what the thought.

Sex Harassment Allegations = Big Business for Public Relations Firms

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The allegations about sexual harassment have generated new business - and a lot of it - for public relations firms. Public relations firms have the know-how and contacts to help organizations, brands, and individuals in crisis to at least not make things worse.

2017 52

Public Relations - Not About Clickbait

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In general, clients of public relations agencies want constituencies to take action. The game is influence, not sales.    They are not selling advertising or subscriptions as are media properties. Therefore, the initiative is not about establishing clickbait.

Benjamin Franklin - America's First Public Relations Player

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Franklin, more typically, nurtured  his reputation, as a matter of both pride and utility, and he became the country's first unabashed public relations expert." Part of Franklin's public relations expertise was understanding the power of charm.

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Georgina Chapman, Harvey Weinstein's Estranged Spouse, Seeks Crisis Public Relations

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So, we get a news flash from Kevin McCauley at O'Dwyer that Chapman is searching for a public relations representative or public affairs firm to manage the crisis. Meanwhile, Weinstein had hired Sitrick Public Relations to represent him.

2017 56

Public Relations - Have Down Cold Pros/Cons of Blockchain

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Clearly, public relations firms must have down cold the pros and the cons of the blockchain. Recently, TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington transacted the closing of the purchase of property in the Ukraine via blockchain.

2017 56

Bitcoin - Lobbyists, Public Relations Pros Understand Power of Regulatory Uncertainty

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's downright primitive. Fear of the unknown is the most terrifying form of angst. CaveMan didn't fear so much the lion he had spotted as the other predators that might or might not be lurking in the woods.

2018 56

Halloween 2016 - 5 Sure Bets for Public Relations Pros' Costumes

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are 5 sure bets for costumes for you public relations pros. animal companions Books Branding careers Current Affairs Food and Drink Media Personal Musings Politics Public Speaking Selling Television Travel Values Web/TechHalloween is the family-free holiday.

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Public Relations - Rated 6th Most Stressful Job

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Public relations is frequently viewed as a glam industry. The stress factors range from amount of travel to how much the profession is in the public eye. The investor relations folks are negotiating with clients what to put in the earnings release.

Public Relations Pros - Perfect Holiday Gifts

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The public relations industry is doing better than some others. So, you want to give the public relations pro in your life the perfect gift this holiday season. Think journalism, legal services, and manufacturing. But, it's still a caldron of pressure.

2015 56

Valentine's Day - 5 Best Gifts for Public Relations Players

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are the 5 best gifts to give to the public relations players in your life. What do you find more a public nuisance - 10 barking dogs next door or 10 writers who are tireless in putting together supposedly Steve-Jobs marketing tactics to get your attention?

2017 56

Christopher McCowen - Public Relations Push for New Trial

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

She was a brandname fashion writer for glam publications such as Elle. Her father was a Harvard-educated lawyer. She had dated one of Gloria Vanderbuilt's sons - Christopher Stokowski.

2017 52

U.S. Government = Big Spender On Public Relations

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"The federal government has dropped more than $4 billion on PR work since 2007, according to a report conducted by non-profit Open the Books, a nonpartisan watchdog dedicated to transparency in public spending."

Public Relations Industry (way) Ahead of Legal Sector In Recognizing Need for Change

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  In contrast, as I explain in this article I published this week in Odwyerpr.com , almost 90% of those in public relations anticipate that by 2022 the field will change so much as to not resemble what it had been back in 2017.

2018 52

David Sweat Needs Ghostwriter, Public Relations Agent

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For that he needs a seasoned ghostwriter and public relations agent. David Sweat has nothing to lose. And plenty of attention to attract. He could live well on that ego gratification until he goes senile in prison or simply is found dead in his bunk of natural causes.

2015 56

Edelman Public Relations Represents Peter Lanza

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Edelman Public Relations is known for so many accomplishments: early adopter in social media, thought leader on public trust issues, presenter at the World Economic Forum in Davos, and the agency that got the prized Twitter account. 

John Dowd - Voice Crying Out for a Public Relations Pro or, a Better One

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

John Dowd needs his own public relations representative.   careers Content-provider Current Affairs Games Intuitive Personal Musings Politics Public Speaking ValuesOr a better one than he currently has. When resigning from U.S.

2018 52

Law Firm, San Francisco, CA - Public Relations Manager (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are details and how to apply. careers

Public Relations Firms - Don't Invite Millennial Prospects to Play Golf

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The usual courting rituals to attract new clients are changing. When it comes to Millennials, many of them making big bucks in tech, forget inviting them to a game of golf. The Sports & Fitness Industry Association reports that Millennials have little interest in the game.

Donald Trump and North Korea - Re-Play of Public Relations Coup of Richard Nixon and China

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When the latter made the bold move of opening relations with China, all his peculiarities were forgotten. Now, with this brilliant public relations diplomatic move, Trump is bound to get lots of positive headlines on the Drudge Report. Donald Trump could pull off a Richard Nixon.

2018 52

Public Relations Campaigns Can Be More Effective than Litigation in Seeking "Justice"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

What goes on in the court of public opinion can have more power than what could be ruled in a court of law. I have participated in a number of public relations initiatives in which the objective was to encourage a settlement. 

2018 52

Finally, Law Firms and Public Relations Agencies Partner on a Formal Network

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As every seasoned lawyer knows: The courts of law and of public opinion continually intersect. Increasingly, law firms are partnering with public relations ones to help their clients tell their stories.

2017 52

Zumado Public Relations - Nick Gaffney's Genius Use Of Snail Mail

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It was from Nick Gaffney who had launched  Zumado Public Relations in San Francisco about a year ago. I had participated in the voting conducted by the legal publication The Recorder. Yes, In the snail mail today arrived an oversized postcard.

2015 56

"Alpha" - Public relations needed to restore mystique

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  What the industry and its individual players may need more than advertising is old-fashioned public relations.   Books Branding careers Current Affairs Games Media Politics Public Speaking Values It has become fashionable to dump on the hedge fund industry.

Public Relations Agencies - Sluggish Profitability, Stagnant Billing Rates, Growing Turnover

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The glam world of public relations has clouds hanging over it. There also had been speculation that, with the decline in traditional advertising revenues, Don Draper from "Mad Men" would be applying to a hot public relations agency such as Edelman. 

2015 56

5 Best Halloween Costumes For Public Relations Pros

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Halloween is a relative-free holiday in America.   For public relations pros, the costumes you put together for the glam crowd and club crawling could make or break a career. That's why it has replaced Thanksgiving and Christmas as the time for joy.

2015 63

Kaci Hickox Needs Public Relations Firm - Fear Is Contagious

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A public relations firm can put itself on the map by parachuting in and representing "Ebola Nurse" Kaci Hickox. A good public relations agency can explain how Ebola is transmitted and position and package Hickox as a great humanitarian. 

2014 60

Warren Buffett Aka Shark - Call In Public Relations, Pronto

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Or hire an amazing public relations firm. Warren Buffett has become The Bad Guy. Probably a very bad one to the 6,500 who lost their jobs after Buffett, with his buddies at 3G Capital, took over Heinz, which has merged with Kraft.

2015 56

Public Relations Representatives - Can They Have the Legal Right Analogous to Attorney-Client Privilege

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"A California appellate court opened the door this week to extending attorney-client privilege to an unlikely source, experts say - a litigant's public relations team." For example, in public relations a growing niche is crisis communications.

USC Public Relations Crisis - Lawyer Parachuted In, But Does Debra Wong Yang Lack "Independence"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At Fox News and at Uber, a public relations crisis meant parachuting in a brandname law firm. After that was made public, he left his job, taking a position in pharma in the private sector.

2017 56

Public Relations Firms - Which Will Represent Dr. Craig Spencer?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As often happens in public perception, Spencer went from being a good guy, the kind who leverages his expertise to help the less fortunate, to a seeming bad guy. Should he survive Ebola, he will need astute public relations.

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