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. 

2018 52

Global Crypto Players Get Smart about Public Relations

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  This internal push for transparency represents a standard public relations strategy: Do onto yourself what others would impose on you. That demonstrates a willingness to cooperate and behave in the public interest.

2018 52

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.

Brand Gordon & Rees - Another Public Relations Setback

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Along with a public statement opposing Colwin's comments of Hannity, it relieved her of our duties as managing partner of the New York office. In the legal and business media the Mercedes Colwin story caught fire.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

2016 72

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

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

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.

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

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

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are details and how to apply. careers

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."

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

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.

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. 

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

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.

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

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

Retirement/Semi-Retirement - Message Public Relations Agencies Have to Get Out

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Public relations agencies can get the message out that retirement and semi-retirement may entail radical psychic shifts.   What should motivate public relations to adopt this initiative is that more and more of their clients will be involved with both Baby Boomers (76 million) and members of Generation X (65 million). In America, headquarters for capitalism, we are our work. When the work goes so does much of identity - both social and internal.

2018 43

"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.

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

David Boies, Boies Schiller - Need to Listen Closely to Public Relations Experts

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" Any public relations expert would advise Boies to lay low. Now that superlawyer David Boies had gotten targeted in the Harvey Weinstein mess (thank Ronan Farrow's The New Yorker article) he can't seem to do anything right.

2017 52

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 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.

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

Fall of the House of Ailes - Now Everyman/Everywoman Capable of DIY Public Relations

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The unraveling of the career of media empire-builder, Roger Ailes, provided a free tutorial to Everyman/Everywoman in public relations. As a result, anyone who was paying close attention to the media could become his or her own public relations representative.

2016 60

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.

2014 60

Queen Elizabeth II Preserves Royal Branding - 4 Public Relations Takeaways

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Obviously, there's plenty to learn from the Queen's ability to manage public perception. Never has the Queen let down her guard in public.     Branding careers Current Affairs Games Generational Divide Media Personal Musings Politics Public Speaking Selling Values

2015 56

Law Firm, Akron, OH - Public Relations Specialist (help wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are details and how to apply. careers

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