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You Graduated- Now What? How to Break Into the PR Industry After College

December 15th marks four years since I graduated from college, and I got my first PR job three months ago. While some public relations graduates are lucky to find a position right after finishing school, that’s not the case for many people. So whether you’re just about to graduate, or have been out of school […]

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Recession: To Cut or Not to Cut, That is the Question

There’s been a lot of talk lately about the dreaded “R” word: Recession. There are also a lot of discussions happing about what items on a company’s P&L statement go first when the company starts to experience the effects of a downturn in the economy. If you think that cutting your marketing, advertising and public […]

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Teamwork Makes the “Ham-Work”

We all know the dreaded, “share a fun fact about yourself,” team building exercise. It can be hard to find an innovative way to strengthen your connection within a team. Whether you have been working with the same team for 10 years or for 10 days, enhancing your work relationships can bring significant value to […]

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Crisis Management on TikTok

The social media platform TikTok is still growing with more than 1 billion active users. With popularity and notoriety comes inevitable crises. Creators on this platform are not immune and often face intense scrutiny by their thousands, or millions, of followers daily. One of the key roles that strong public relations plays, regardless of the […]

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Navigating Breaking News Cycles

By: Ellie Forkins Some months, it seems everywhere we look there is breaking news. And the past few months have been no different. Recently, the world has turned its attention to the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. With heavy hearts, we all watched as the situation unfolded, knowing fully that this breaking news would take […]

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Virginia’s General Assembly Weighs in on our Firm’s Efforts

Now that the 2022 General Assembly Session is complete, it’s a good opportunity to look back on our success. For the last six years, we have been a go-to firm in Virginia for companies and associations that are either supporting legislation and working to get it passed, or fighting legislation. We should note that we […]

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Investing Time in Your Social Media Presence

Your social media accounts are a great way to bring your business to a new level of success. By investing additional time across Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn, you can build brand awareness, strengthen relationships, and drive sales.  Many of our clients utilize our social media services and strategies to further their objectives and goals. […]

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Media Interview Preparation (Series): Conducting The Interview

This is the last blog in our media interview preparation series. We hope you’ve read and enjoyed our previous posts on what to do upon initial contact from a reporter and how to develop your messages. For this final installment, we’ll take a look at the media interview itself and offer some tips and advice […]

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Public Relations Tips for Legislative Sessions

This year, the Virginia General Assembly was in full swing with a long session – eight weeks instead of six. And a multitude of important bills were being debated throughout the House and Senate, including a few that would directly impact our clients. Working with and securing quality news coverage is already a challenge at […]

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What We Have Learned While Working From Home – Two Years Later

More and more businesses have begun transitioning to a “new normal.” Whether that means working in the office or from home full-time (or some combination of both), it is important to reflect on the past two years many of us have spent at home.    At Commonwealth PR, our team has learned valuable lessons and working […]

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