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Myths of PR

Explore some of the most interesting, widely-accepted myths that permeate the industry, in this fascinating and critical examination of PR, shedding new light on the reality of PR practice.

£14.99

Book Details

Dimensions 156 x 234 cm
Publisher

Kogan Page

Publication date

04 Mar 2017

EAN

9780749479596

Pages

224

Binding

Paperback

Edition Number

1

About The Author

Rich Leigh

Listed in PR Week's 29 under 29 list and named one of 'the brightest young social media communicators', has a rich and varied PR background, having led award-winning campaigns and household name accounts at digital agency 10 Yetis and consumer agency Frank PR. He now runs Radioactive PR, working with brands big and small, as well as a range of personal PR clients. created PRexamples.com, dedicated to the best in up-to-date PR stunts and campaigns. He also co-founded blogger outreach service bloggabase, used by brands including Disney, Ralph Lauren and Tesco.

Myths of PR uses popular myths about the theory and practice of public relations as a vehicle for helping startup owners, brand marketers, communications practitioners and students to distinguish between fads and tried-and-tested PR practice. Its purpose is to shatter widespread misconceptions about PR, and grant readers insights into why these myths have endured in spite of clearly demonstrable evidence to the contrary.

By exploring topics that readers will relate to (though many might frequently misunderstand), Myths of PR will shed new light on essential PR methodology. From the assumption that PR is a never-ending party, propagated by the way the industry is shown in the media and entertainment, to more potentially damaging misconceptions such as the often-repeated ‘all publicity is good publicity’, it is an engaging, anecdotal read that offers authentic insights into the reality of PR practice from one of the brightest and most exciting young communication experts in the UK.