Refreshing PR Conversations Redux

In 2010, we took a new approach to PR Conversations – as we saw it, creating a Redux version. Five long years, and after nearly 600 PR Conversation posts, we’ve refreshed the look and feel, but continue to offer a platform for informed discussion, where a wide variety of voices can converse about public relations in a global-local context.

You will find the same editorial team approach which we believe offers a cohesive approach to the content, without losing the spontaneity of responding to new ideas and emerging issues.

When PR Conversations originally launched in the spring of 2007, it broke new ground by envisioning and introducing an international, collaborative PR-blog concept.  Three years on, the redux version sought to build on that strong base and continue to offer something different to other blogs.  That included bringing a sense of fun and excitement into online debate about public relations.  We continue to do this with a number of features – including the PRoust Questionnaire, a focus on innovative programmes and case studies, and profiles of lesser-known people and new experiences.

We set out our Vision and welcome anyone who shares our belief that PR Conversations provides a great place to stop by for thought-provoking and exciting ideas that offer interesting perspectives on the many complex challenges facing public relations practitioners.

Don’t just take our word for it – PR Conversations is tops the inkybee list for relevance in its best Public Relations blog in the world.

Naturally, we are only as good as our loyal readers and contributors – so please feel free to join the dialogue and exchange considered ideas (see our Talking Points ).  We also invite you to support our crowdsourcing ethos by suggesting posts or participating in our regular features.

When we launched the Redux version in 2010, we said: “As with all social media endeavours PR Conversations is a work in progress”. Well it took us five years, to update the look and feel of the site – like most people the editorial and technical administration team are busy people but we remain committed to this blog. Over the years, we have developed the format and content with the help of everyone who has contributed a post, left a comment or contacted us outside the blog forum.

That’s the main difference since we launched PR Conversations Redux – the expansion of other places to start and continue our discussions.

Our Twitter account, @PRConversations is ably curated by Judy Gombita, who also promotes our posts via our Google Plus G+ account.  Click on the icons at the top of the page to find us via these social media channels.

We also encourage you to explore our Classic PR Conversations – which is where you’ll find our most popular posts, and those that we feel are worthy of ongoing attention. Also check out our extensive archive – our Seasoned PR Conversations.

Of course, our thanks go to our Alumni Contributors and others who have authored so many of these great posts.

Our Seasoned PR Conversations archive is structured into eight areas – each has a theme and we hope you will enjoy exploring our ever-expanding, back catalogue.

  • PR Axis – features posts and case studies relating to planning, practice and evaluation
  • PR Mediums – brings you thinking related to all kinds of media, from social media trends to questions about modern journalism, book reviews and links to useful online multimedia
  • PR Motion – looks at trends and developments in relation to PR education and professional development.
  • PR Nexus – focuses on social capital, professional associations and networks
  • PR Sense – tackles ethical questions, reputation management and social responsibility
  • PR Sphere – considers the PR community (including our PRroust Questionnaire) alongside engagement in the public sphere and discussion relating to stakeholder relationship
  • PR Tech – highlights new technology and developments which offer benefits, or threats, to PR practitioners
  • PR Vision – where we look at issues, crisis and situational management, including contemporary and classic case studies
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7 Replies to “Refreshing PR Conversations Redux

  1. Looking good – love the change – and looking forward to immersing myself in all the posts to come. Congratulations all and nice job Markus.

    1. Yes, we changed everything and then some. Actually, content is still the same, but everything else, including the tech base, is new.

      Glad you like it.

  2. Wow! Congratulations my friends….

    Only for the record the earlier version of pr conversations was an outcome of a preceding blog named tonisblog which dates back some time (maybe 2005…).

    I will certainly make sure to send potential posts to your attention.

    toni

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