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7 PR Blogs You Should Be Following

By October 24, 2019May 6th, 2021Public Relations

Adjusting to new trends is part of the business for PR professionals.  Luckily, the internet provides many educational resources to them in the loop.

While we certainly encourage PR and communications pros to follow our insightful Critical Mention blog, we also want to share a few of our other favorite PR blogs.


1. Ragan’s PR Daily

PR Daily is a news site that delivers news, advice, and opinions on the public relations, marketing, social media, and media worlds.

Our take on Ragan’s PR Daily blog:

Without a doubt, Ragan’s PR Daily blog is one of our go-to blogs for communication and media related news and tips. Its site provides a true depiction of contemporary media, as well as tips and tricks. Not only does the site provide great advice to PR pros, its team also disseminates current PR and marketing news updates involving today’s top businesses.

Our top picks:

If you’re new to the PR world, we suggest brushing up on these critical tips: 5 things new PR pros should learn

Are you looking for good photos for your brand’s blog or social media posts? Consider using these excellent resources: 4 tips for finding fantastic free photos


2. PRsay

PRsay is an extension of Strategies & Tactics, PRSA’s monthly publication that provides lifelong learning to help you improve your job skills, stay competitive and advance your career. 

Our take on PRsay’s blog:

PRsay is an excellent resource for those looking for professional development advice or PR leadership tips. Its blog posts give readers a great understanding of ethical PR advice to help media personnel kickstart their profession.

Our top picks:

If you’re looking for ways to boost your content strategy, this blog post is for you: Creating a Video Storytelling Strategy That Gets Results

Are you keeping up with the times? Gen Z is sliding its way into media audience markets, so make sure you’re ready to engage with this new demographic: 5 Tips to Effectively Engage Generation Z


3. Entrepreneur

Discover new ideas amid detailed coverage of emerging trends and opportunities.

Our take on Entrepreneur’s blog:

It’s no surprise that Entrepreneur made its way on our list. Their website is a business hub that spotlights brand-building tips, educational business webinars and blogs that help drive success. It provides helpful news for an array of professionals such as entrepreneurs (of course), franchises, small businesses and more.

Our top pick:

Building brand awareness is essential for businesses to succeed. Check out these great ways to engage audiences: 4 Tips for Creating Brand Fanatics


4. PR Couture

We exist to educate, inspire and celebrate forward-thinking communicators and brands through expert insight, job leads, agency directory, digital tools, courses and annual Bespoke Communication Awards program.

Our take on PR Couture:

While PR Couture’s content is mostly tailored for fashion and lifestyle communication pros, we encourage all to take a look at their blog. It provides great resources on how to maneuver agency hurdles, manage client interactions and how to grow your brand whether you’re a beginner, expert or anyone in between.

Our Top Picks:

PR pros should always keep an eye out for marketing tips. These three tactics provide great ways to boost your brand’s performance: 3 Marketing Tactics to Steal to Give Your PR Some ROI

Set the following guidelines to your PR contracts to ensure your organization is set for success:  PR Contracts Should Include These 3 Clauses to Ensure You Get Paid


5. HubSpot

We believe businesses can grow with a conscience, and succeed with a soul — and that they can do it with inbound. That’s why we’ve created a platform uniting software, education, and community to help businesses grow better every day.

Our take on HubSpot:

HubSpot delivers wonderful content, infographics and templates to help guide your marketing techniques. Since PR and marketing often go hand in hand, we suggest reading up on their strategic inspiration posts and top tips for content distribution.

Our Top Picks:

With so much buzz clouding media sites, Hubspot shares top ways to make your organization stand out and attract media attention: 9 Insider PR Tips for Attracting Media Attention

Map out your PR career plan: PR Career Guide: Public Relations Job Titles, Descriptions, & Salary


6. PRNEWS Blog

The PRNEWS Group focuses on honing and growing PR and marketing professionals’ skills in social media, crisis management, digital PR, measurement, employee relations, media training, CSR and writing through its flagship newsletter, webinars, conferences, awards programs, workshops and guidebooks.

Our take on PRNEWS:

If you couldn’t already tell from its name, PRNews is the center for latest news on PR awards, events, research and more. If you’re looking for another PR blog to subscribe to, we highly suggest jumping on the PRNews e-Letter train.

Our Top Pick:

Adapt to your audience’s interest by improving your social campaigns: 8 Ways to Make Your Social Good Campaign Great


7. The Holmes Report

Every day, the Holmes Report attracts thousands of readers from around the world — including the most influential and innovative PR and marketing decision-makers from the Fortune 500, startups, agencies and beyond.

Our take on the Holmes Report:

The Holmes Report provides a vast amount of PR resources for professionals across the globe. We suggest utilizing their blog insight if you’re looking to target greater audiences.

Our Top Picks:

Stay informed with the latest ways to improve your brand’s presence through creative tactics: Disruptive Tactics To Spur Creativity

Understand how other brands are creatively communicating with their audiences so you can improve your brand’s approach: What Does Creativity Mean to Brands

Until next time!

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Priscilla Osorio

Priscilla is the marketing coordinator for Critical Mention. Early on in her career, she developed a passion for marketing, writing and anything within the communication field. During her leisure time, she loves to watch her favorite sports teams and explore new restaurants with friends and family.