Muck Rack's monthly top picks: 5 links we loved in April

May 01, 2014
Muck Rack's monthly top picks: 5 links we loved in April

April just flew right by in a flurry of amazing blog posts, exciting PR/journalism news and of course, the Shorty Awards! Let's get right to it and take a look at some of the top posts in the PR and journalism space online from April. Oh! And also, read on to discover the top five links from right here on the Muck Rack blog.

Links We Loved

1. PR in the digital age: where now?Danny Brown ponders the future of public relations in the digital age on the Spin Sucks blog.

2. 6 PR and marketing e-newsletters that will make you smarter: Of course, we're a little biased because the Muck Rack Daily is on this list, but we love Arik Hanson's roundup of six awesome PR and marketing e-newsletters you need to subscribe to.

3. Relationship building is my career: We all know that relationships are of the utmost importance in this industry. Deirdre Breakenridge shares five key tips about building, maintaining and sharing relationships as you move through your career.

4. Say yes to coffee meetingsHeather Whaling explains why she says yes to networking coffee meetings even though they may not have a direct effect on her business. 

5. Six things you need to know about Facebook Newswire: Last month, Facebook announced a new content resource for journalists, Facebook Newswire. Rosalie Morton outlines the top six things you need to know about the new service.

Top Posts From The Muck Rack Blog

1. Redefining the pitch: An interview with Yumi Wilson, Corporate Communications Manager at LinkedIn by Jonathan Jackson

2. How journalists and PR pros can take better photos (using an iPhone) by Jessica Hammond

3. Five ways to strengthen your personal brand by Jason Mollica

4. How to create visually stunning online press kits by Ashley Bennett

5. Five reasons your story wasn't picked up by Amanda Kane

Did we miss anything? Share your favorite PR and journalism links from the month of April in the comments below. Tip us off to other great posts for future link roundups by shooting us an email at 

Jessica Lawlor is the features editor for the Muck Rack blog. She is a PR professional in the Philadelphia area and blogs at about getting gutsy- stepping outside your comfort zone to reach your goals. 

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CEO at JL&Co. Founder of the #GetGutsy blog. Managing editor at @thewritelife & @muckrack. @templeuniv adjunct, alum & @templewomen founder. Yoga teacher.

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