May Monthly Reading Round-Up — Branded Content, Crafting Pitches, Career Advice, Crisis Management

As summer vacation begins, it is often difficult to stay up-to-date on current events and industry new. Don’t worry — Progressions has you covered! Below are eight interesting articles you may have missed this month. It’s Time to Take the Brand Out of Branded Content Author: Molly DeWolf Swenson Publication: AdWeek With the hype of Pepsi’s latest commercial beginning to […]

City Series: Public Relations Industry Booming in the Silicon Hills of Austin

When one thinks of the state of Texas, images of cowboy boots, “Friday Night Lights,” and the best brisket you’ve ever tasted come to mind. While Austin does have all of the above, it has become the Boomingest Big City of all, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. With events such as South by Southwest (SXSW), “Austin City Limits” (ACL), […]

Attend National Conference Without Breaking the Bank

Congratulations on your decision to attend the PRSSA 2011 National Conference in Orlando, Fla.!  Some of you have been preparing for Orlando since before leaving last year’s Conference.  You’ve followed conference updates on Twitter and Facebook. You’ve decided on flights, hotel roommates and what sessions to attend.  You’ve even resolved one of the biggest topics of debate for many PRSSA […]

Blogs Are Social Media Too: The Best Public Relations Blogs

Ask someone to list two social media outlets and almost always they will say, “Facebook and Twitter.” It’s true; these are two important social media tools but there are many more to consider. One of the most important (but often forgotten) social media tools is blogs. Personal, professional and corporate blogs share some of the world’s most relevant information. Some […]