Category: PR Talk

Make Sure to Use Data in Digital Storytelling


Data matters. But too much data overwhelms. As public relations and marketing specialists, we know that authentic storytelling resonates more than statistics and numbers. But combining both is almost always the best route to go to make your audience engage effectively with your brand. The truth is we remember data…
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Why It Matters that Reporters-turned-PR Pros Speak the Same Language as Their Former Peers


In this era of shrinking newsrooms, seasoned public relations professionals have never been more valuable. It’s no secret that former reporters and editors often transition into careers as PR pros and one of the top skills they bring to the table is media relations. If no one on your staff…
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Once Upon a Time… What’s Your Story?


By Stephanie Heinatz “Dad, can you tell me the story again of how you and Mom met?” I’m not sure what sparked young William Heinatz to pipe up from the back seat of our family mobile recently while driving home at the end of a productive work-school-camp summer day. But…
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The Power of Storytelling: Your Story and the Media


Virginia economic developers have a great story to tell. Period. But with an increasingly diverse media ecosystem – from mass media to social media, bloggers to influencers – where should economic developers focus their efforts? Media relations – that is, developing relationships and harnessing the power of mass media (newspapers,…
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