The Public Relations Blog

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:

How long until you start seeing results from PR?

Is 3 months too soon? Is a year too long? Learn more about what PR can and can’t do for your business

You’ve signed on with a new public relations agency. It’s been several months and you’re not seeing any real results. Should you give the firm more time? Or, is it time to find a new PR firm?

You know PR is an ongoing process; yet, you need to have something concrete to show the C-suite or board of directors to justify the expense. This post will help explain what you can expect from your PR firm and in what time frame.

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Topics: Public Relations, Featured, Investment

3 ways your company can take advantage of the Year of the Rooster

Use PR to strut your stuff, be prominent and prosper in 2017

According to the Chinese 12-year animal zodiac cycle, 2017 is the Year of the Rooster. You may think of the Chinese New Year as a time of brightly colored costumes, red lanterns, loud firecrackers and delicious food. However, it should also serve as a reminder to set off some fireworks for your company.

To take full advantage of the opportunities of 2017, it may help to remember the rooster and what it symbolizes. Hiring a public relations agency is also essential.

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Topics: Public Relations, Featured, Thought Leadership

5 tools to make the most of your social media posts

You have the audience. Now use these PR tactics to take maximum advantage

Social media has become an essential part of doing business today. It’s where your customers are and where they expect you to be. Engaging customers and prospects on social media allows your company to build connections and increase profits, if you do it correctly.

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Topics: Featured, Social Media, Public Companies

4 important tips on managing social media for multiple locations

Reach the right audience and learn effective solutions with PR

In business today, brand identity is everything. This is especially true for large companies with multiple offices and locations. You want customers to recognize and respond to your messages across all vehicles and platforms. Increasingly, that includes social media. With help from a public relations firm, you can bring order to complex, large-scale social media challenges.

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Topics: Public Relations, Featured, Social Media

4 common blogging mistakes

Learn PR techniques to get the most out of your company blog 

You spend a great amount of staff time and energy focusing on your company blog. Are your blogs getting the results you expected? Skillful blogging helps drive traffic to your website, convert leads and establish authority. Unfortunately, too many companies get it wrong, missing out on the advantages of this invaluable tool in the process. Read on to learn the most common mistakes companies make with their blogs and how you can use public relations tools and techniques to ensure that you are making the best use of yours.

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Topics: Public Relations, Featured, Content Management, Blog

And the winner is … PR

What your company can learn from Oscar’s biggest goof

It was the moment everyone was waiting for: the announcement of this year’s best film, according to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

And then the presenters called the wrong name.

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Topics: Public Relations, Featured, Crisis Communications

Take control of your blog content with an editorial calendar template

Use these PR tips to make blogging easier

Fantasy and science fiction writer Ray Bradbury said, “I don’t need an alarm clock. My ideas wake me.” For the rest of us, creating ideas and topics is not so easy, especially if you are responsible for developing a continuous list of blog subjects for your company. Public relations tools and tactics can make regular blogging easier. An especially useful tool is a blog editorial calendar template.

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Topics: Public Relations, Featured, Social Media, Blog

What is Growth-Driven Design and why should you care?

If you're facing the difficult burden of website redesign, this new solution in web design can help

Is your company struggling to get its web design just right? Have you recently paid big bucks for a redesign that isn’t delivering the results you expected?

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Topics: Public Relations, Featured, Website

It’s awards season. Was your company nominated?

Use these PR tactics to gain recognition and visibility for your company with the right industry awards

At this time of year, awards shows dominate the entertainment industry. Everyone is talking about the Oscars, the Grammys and other glamorous ceremonies. There are, undoubtedly, awards in your industry as well. Is your company in the running? If not, you are missing out on key opportunities to build your brand and separate yourself from your competition. 

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Topics: Public Relations, Featured, Reputation Management, Awards

What President Trump is doing right in media relations and what your company can learn from it

3 smart PR tools to guide you in dealing with news media

There has been much talk recently about President Trump and his very public battles with the news media. His tactics have been mostly unorthodox and his media style seems more shoot-from-the-hip than a comprehensive approach to news coverage. Still, he has done a few things right. With the help of public relations tools, your company can learn from Trump’s methods to develop your own media policy.

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Topics: Featured, Media, Public Companies

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