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Lisa Goldsberry

Lisa Goldsberry Lisa Goldsberry is a writer for Axia Public Relations with more than 15 years of public relations experience. She specializes in business, higher education and technology PR. Lisa has worked for Axia Public Relations since December 2013. Learn more about Lisa Goldsberry. Read Lisa's recent blog posts below.



Recent Posts:

3 lessons your company can learn from the Aflac crisis

Use PR to avoid, endure and outlast whatever trouble strikes your company

A public relations crisis can happen to any company of any size at any time. Sometimes, they happen quickly, like the scandalous retirement of the CEO or inappropriate comments made by a top executive. Others develop slowly, like disgruntled employees whose behavior eventually begins to affect customer service.

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Topics: Public Relations, Featured, Crisis Communications

Are you writing for the newsroom and living room or your boardroom?

8 tips for creating a news release that will result in numerous media placements and boost your exposure

 

It’s a problem public relations professionals encounter all the time. They write a news release based on what media and target audiences want to see. Then, the CEO or another C-suite executive reviews the release and adds long quotes and several paragraphs of company information to appease partners or other stakeholders. This is a huge (and common) mistake.

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Topics: Media Relations, Public Relations, Featured, News Release

More than words: Why you need a content management strategy


5 steps to help you do more with your vision, ideas and documents using PR 

In your business, you produce tons of content. News releases, articles, newsletters, photos, speeches, reports and financial statements are necessary to tell your story and generate leads. Now, what do you do with it all?

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Topics: Featured, Social Media, Content Management, Public Companies

Got a brick-and-mortar business? Use public relations to bring more customers to your door

6 strategies to increase visibility, traffic and profits

These days it seems like people only want to talk about online businesses and the next big dot-com billionaire. Traditional brick-and-mortar businesses don’t get as much respect and attention anymore. You can use public relations to change all that. 

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Topics: Public Relations, Featured, Retail

3 public relations programs that may change the way you do business forever

Discover how an integrated approach can contribute to your success 

Many companies have a limited vision of the function of public relations. They use it chiefly for writing news releases for media coverage or spinning information to get them out of trouble. You should know that the field of PR is expanding and gaining in importance. If you’re not using it to its full potential, your company is missing out on key opportunities for growth, visibility and profits.

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Topics: Public Relations, Featured, Content Management

How undercover is Undercover Boss?

Axia Public Relations uses its success with the show to give you the facts

The boss of a large corporation dons a disguise to get honest feedback from employees about what’s really going on in the company. Employees think that cameras are filming because the undercover boss is part of some kind of contest. Millions tune in to the hit CBS reality show Undercover Boss. Many may wonder, “Do the unsuspecting employees really not know?” and, “Even with the disguise, why don't they recognize the CEO of their organization?” It begs the question: How undercover is Undercover Boss?

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Topics: Public Relations, Featured, Undercover Boss

How your company can make the most of Yelp

Instead of fearing the online review site, use it to inspire foresight and increase profits

In some industries, the mere mention of the word Yelp is enough to cause widespread panic. Indeed, online reviews can make or break a business, and Yelp remains one of the most popular review sites. Nevertheless, you don’t need to fear it; you just have to use public relations to maneuver Yelp, and other online review sites like it, to your advantage.

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Topics: Featured, Public Companies, Online Review Management, Online Reputation Management

What is brand journalism and is it right for your company?

5 tips to help you use brand journalism to connect with your audience and boost your brand awareness

Most companies have a love/hate relationship with journalists. They know they need journalists to increase their visibility and boost their credibility, but getting their attention can be frustrating and time-consuming. As a result, many businesses take matters into their own hands by using brand journalism.

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Topics: Public Relations, Featured, Social Media

Become a pillar in your industry with the right supporting statements

Key messages are only half the battle; support them to win against the competition

Your company is great. Of course, you know it. But do your customers know it? Even if they purchase your product, do they know why you are great? Don’t guess or wonder if they do. It’s up to you to tell them. That’s the importance of creating key messages along with supporting statements.

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Topics: Public Relations, Featured, Thought Leadership

How to appear on Undercover Boss

Axia Public Relations answers your questions about the Emmy award-winning program

Each week, millions of people tune in to watch the hit CBS reality show Undercover Boss, where heads of corporations don disguises to find out what’s really going on at their companies. If you’ve watched the program and secretly wished to get your company or boss on the show, read on to learn how to go about it.

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Topics: Public Relations, Featured, Undercover Boss

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