“B2B Marketing: The Latest Strategies and Thinking”

Jeff has been invited to lead a panel discussion on “B2B Marketing: The Latest Strategies and Thinking” at the Mid-Atlantic Marketing Summit.   The panel of leading B2B marketers includes Nora Conklin, senior director of Demand Generation, NowSecure, Mark Devito, president, Beyond Definition, Sarah Nicholson, SVP Marketing & Demand Generation, Babyscripts, and Amanda Eamich, Senior […]

5 PR Pros Share Their Best Crisis Communications Advice

A crisis scenario has the potential to interrupt business and significantly damage the reputation of your organization. Events ranging from unhappy employees to digital security failures are common and put you at risk. Every organization is vulnerable, yet half of U.S. companies don’t have a crisis communications plan. Effective communication during a crisis can be […]

Davis Selected to Speak at New England PR Conference

Baltimore PR pro Jeffrey A. Davis, APR, will be a featured speaker at the upcoming PRxNE conference hosted by the Yankee Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America for the PRSA Northeast District. The virtual conference will cover how to reinvent the delivery of communication and find new ways to engage technology for PR. […]

This Season Don’t Just Count the Home Runs

Fans love the dramatic home run blast, along with the fireworks and slo-mo trot around the bases. But it’s not the only result to count in baseball. A team can easily hit three home runs and still lose the game, 5-3. All the “little” successes add up. The singles and doubles. The outs. The RBIs […]

Is Your Crisis PR Plan Still in a 3-Ring Binder?

When the 2011 earthquake shook cities along the East Coast, offices were evacuated and workers found themselves outside texting and trying to make calls on overloaded networks. One company we worked with, which operates plants nationwide from its Baltimore headquarters, urgently needed to communicate, but the PR team had to wing it from the sidewalk […]

Practically Social Episode 37: Opposite the Editorial Page

Yes, that’s what op-ed stands for! In this episode of the Practically Social podcast, Jeff shared the latest thinking on op-eds, thanks to a National Press Club webinar he attended featuring op-ed experts Sam Ryan and Robby Schrum of Keybridge Communications. Takeaways included “don’t yell” and “don’t be boring.” Listen for more tips, including: Stick […]

Resilient Black Press Remains Trusted and Relevant

The Black press can get overlooked but it’s a trusted source of information for America’s 50 million African Americans and tells stories and uncovers truths that you won’t find in the mainstream media. PR and advertising professionals should not ignore this powerful voice of the Black community. “We’re not the relic in the closet,” cautions […]

Has Your Advertising Agency PR and Marketing Plan Gone by the Wayside?

If you run an advertising or marketing agency you know the drill. You assign agency PR and marketing duties to J.D., the new assistant account executive who’s not extremely busy. All is fine for a few months, but new accounts arrive, J.D. is really good at what does, clients love him and voila, agency PR […]

Davis Continues Service on PRSA Maryland Board of Directors

The Public Relations Society of America Maryland Chapter (PRSA Maryland), the leading organization serving communications and public relations professionals in central Maryland, has announced its 2021 president, executive committee, and board of directors, including JD/PR’s Jeffrey A. Davis, APR. The chapter elected David Marshall, Ph.D., APR as 2021 President. Marshall is professor and chair of The […]

PR and Communications Trends to Watch in 2021

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that we have no idea what’s in store for the new year, but here goes! Brevity Rewarded Audiences will demand even shorter and faster content in 2021. So I’ll make this brief and practical. Expanded Talent Pool Covid taught us we can do remote work. Next up: smart hiring […]