A Seasonal Balance Between Work and Life

Published on January 15, 2018, at 4 p.m. by Hyland Stockton. From meetings to deliverables to outside obligations, life can be extremely hectic, especially for people in public relations. Often jobs will even list “able…

Personal brand

A Balancing Act: Perfecting Personal Brands

Published on December 21, 2017, at 7:40 a.m. by Parker Rocco. The term personal branding has transformed since it was first coined by Tom Peters in 1997. Today, more than ever before, young public relations…

Not So Short and Tweet

Published on December 18, 2017, at 1:47 p.m. by Parker Rocco. On September 26, 2017, Twitter announced that the social media platform will now allow users to compose longer tweets. In fact, the length of…

Alabama vs. Auburn: A Rivalry Stretching Beyond Football

Published on December 12, 2017, at 10:46 a.m. by Hyland Stockton. While the original rivalry between The University of Alabama and Auburn University started in 1893  with the widely popular “Iron Bowl,” a new competition began…

Where It All Started: The Platform Magazine Story

Published on December 7, 2017, at 1:18 p.m. by Hope Runyan. A student-run, online publication focused on the creative exchange of ideas between practitioners, professionals and students, Platform Magazine is an all-encompassing public relations magazine. From…

Interview Answer Key

Published on December 6, 2017, at 3:14 p.m. by Mallory McDonald. You’re in the waiting room, silently praying that you have prepared all the right answers and are providing all the proper materials. For the…

How Social Media Influencers Changed Blogging Forever

Published on December 5, 2017, at 8:08 a.m. by Kirby Tifverman. In 2017, the term “social media influencer” permeates digital culture. This new, innovative career path is so popular that you can now receive a…

Video Marketing as a Public Relations Tool

Published on December 4, 2017, at 3:22 p.m. by Kirby Tifverman. According to Forbes, “a third of all the time people spend online is dedicated to watching videos.” Video content is taking over the internet…

Owning Your Personal Brand

Published on November 29, 2017, at 10:06 a.m. by Kirby Tifverman. In the public relations industry, everything (and everyone) is a brand — our favorite sports teams, musicians and even ourselves. If you’re a communications…

How to Sort Through the Different Public Relations Sectors

Published on November 28, 2017, at 8:05 p.m. by Mallory McDonald. The public relations industry is like an ocean, vast and endless with a plethora of opportunities for starting professionals. Every industry is in need…

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