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Eight do’s and don’ts for PR professionals

Eight do’s and don’ts for PR professionals

Working as a public relations professional means constantly adapting to the new trends, industry shifts and the latest technology. And while all of that might change overnight, there are some fundamental things that won’t change, but will rather evolve. These are the basic do’s and don’ts of the PR world for 2019.

Managing a communication crisis: A guide for PR pros

Managing a communication crisis: A guide for PR pros

As a PR professional, chances are you’re going to face a communication crisis at some point in your career. Whether it’s a compilation of poor reviews or a major scandal, it’s your job to mitigate the negative impact it has on your client and their reputation. Not entirely sure if you’re prepared? We’ve got you covered.

Why it pays to build credibility in the PR industry

Why it pays to build credibility in the PR industry

The digital age has changed how communication works and, thanks to social media, anything can make a good story just by seeming believable. This makes it difficult to decipher exactly what's true and what’s fake news. That’s why in a world where PR pros can be anything – it pays to be credible.

Five steps to crafting your own personal PR strategy for 2019

Five steps to crafting your own personal PR strategy for 2019

It's a PR professional’s job to maintain an airtight communications strategy for their clients.
But what about your personal career objectives? 2019 will see the rise of ‘the personal brand’, which is why we’ve put together a guide to help you get the most out of your career this year.

Knowing your target audience: A beginner's guide for PRs

Knowing your target audience: A beginner's guide for PRs

As a public relations professional, determining your target audience may seem rather daunting – but it doesn’t have to be. Because it's something you'll need to get right early in your career, it's always helpful to plan out the perfect strategy – and our guide is here to help.

Five exciting predictions for the PR industry in 2019

Five exciting predictions for the PR industry in 2019

Public relations is an industry that flourishes by staying on top of the latest trends and technology. So to make sure you – the PR pro– are ready for the new year, here’s a look at what 2019 will have to offer.

Five essential steps to take when planning your next PR pitch

Five essential steps to take when planning your next PR pitch

Every day, journalists face the major task of sifting through hundreds of PR pitches. With so much competition, making sure your press release stands out is imperative. And it’s really much simpler than it sounds.

Three reasons why niche industries need niche PRs

Three reasons why niche industries need niche PRs

2018 has seen the rise of niche industries, and more and more businesses are switching from ‘generalist’ to ‘specialist’ PR pros. As industries become increasingly targeted, one has to wonder: is it time for your business to consider a niche PR pro?

How premium magazine Business Beyond makes the most of its niche trend in the print industry

How premium magazine <i>Business Beyond</i> makes the most of its niche trend in the print industry

Business Beyond is a ‘one-of-a-kind’ publication offered by Indlovu Media. The premium magazine features leadership strategies, ideas to help companies grow and guidance on how to make the best business decisions.

The blogger behind Araba uses her micro-influencer status to empower African women

The blogger behind Araba uses her micro-influencer status to empower African women

Micro influencers are people who have the potential to provide additional value to their audience – readers, followers, users, etc – in the form of meaningful content. They have developed an authentic voice within their communities where their reach is typically smaller – but more engaging – than macro-influencers.