Resources is my ever-expanding collection of resources. Suggestions for additions are welcome. Contact me.
Bad Pitch Blog: Ridding the PR universe of bad pitches.
Canadian Council of Public Relations Firms: List of Canadian PR firms links to resources for those working in the Great White North.
Canadian Public Relations Society: Good selection of resources, professional development courses, and job postings.
Culpwit: The site’s tagline is “guiding the career in public relations”. The name alone makes it worth a peek.
The Cycle: PR Week’s blog written by PR pros. Content for US, UK and Asia.
Flack Me: From the people who brought you #PrFail.
The Future Buzz: Tackles a wide range of topics from pitching to social media and SEO.
International Association of Business Communicators: Resources,job board and professional development information with a US focus.
Inside PR: A weekly social media and public relations podcast hosted by Gini Dietrich, Joseph Thornley, and Martin Waxman.
Journalistics: Exploring the intersection of PR and journalism.
Measurement Matters: Posts on PR measurement and analysis.
Media Relations in Canada: A place in Canada for academics, journalists, communicators and anyone who cares about media and communications to share information and ideas.
Media Relations in Canada: A Canadian blog for academics, journalists, communicators and anyone who cares about media and communications to share information and ideas.
O”Dwyer’s: Terrific links, blogs and RFP’s for PR, marketing and communications pros.
PolarisB: Great Canadian offering covering PR, inbound marketing and social media.
PR Conversations: Global public relations and more.
PR Daily: Brought to you by the nice folks at Ragan.
PR News: With its tagline “for smart communicators,” you know it’s a must-read.
PRO PR: Great insight from Canadian PR Pro Joseph Thornley, CEO of Thornley Fallis and 76 Design.
PRSay: Blog courtesy of the Public Relations Society of America.
PR Squared: . The big thing is already here according to Todd Defren, CEO of SHIFT Communications.
PRTini: . Excellent mix – cute cocktail theme with substantial PR advice by Heather Whaling, founder of Geben Communications.
Social Media Explorer: . Posts about social media, marketing, research and related topics.
Spin Sucks: . A favourite of communications pros. PR wisdom from Gini Dietrich, CEO of Arment Dietrich.
Books on PR , Communications etc…
Contagious: Why Things Catch On, Noah Berger
PR! – A Social History of Spin, Stuart Ewen
The Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable, Seth Godin
The Hyper-Social Organization: Eclipse Your Competition by Leveraging Social Media, François Gossieux
Social: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect, Matthew Lieberman
The Fall of Advertising and the Rise of PR, Al Ries and Laura Ries
The Father of Spin: Edward L. Bernays and The Birth of Public Relations, Larry Tye