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

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

Is anyone else in denial that December is here and 2015 is literally just around the corner? Not just me? Whew, good. 

Before we sprint into the holidays, check out our five favorite PR/journalism posts around the web in November. Also, read on to discover the top five stories from right here on the Muck Rack blog.

Links We Loved

1. Dear PR person who just sent me a robo-pitch: Senior editor at Quartz, Gideon Lichfield, has the following message for PR pros sending robo-pitches: "Thank you for your email. But I’d like you to remove me from your mailing list. Permanently."

2. How to winterize your public relations plan: Just like you'd tune up your vehicle for winter, now's a good time as any to dust off the old PR plan! Anthony Hardman shows us how in this great piece for the Spin Sucks blog.

3. 23 creative holiday gift ideas for clientsHaving trouble trying to figure out a great client gift for the holidays? The Solo PR Pro community crowdsourced 23 creative ideas.

4. How to use analytics to build your 2015 marketing planIf you're in planning mode for 2015, this post from SHIFT Communication's Christopher Penn is a must-read. 

5. 6 dos and don'ts of holiday PRShh, this post by Michelle Garrett was actually published in December, but you need to read it now to make sure you're following the rules when it comes to holiday PR.

Top Posts From The Muck Rack Blog

1. Why one journalist is grateful for PR pros by Rebecca Isenhart

2. 7 ways technology has changed public relations by Julia Sahin

3. 5 sneaky ways PR pros and journalists can double their writing speed by Daphne Gray-Grant

4. 11 reasons why journalists aren't replying to your pitches by Kate Finley

5. 10 things TV shows skew about PR jobs by Kayla Matthews

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

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

PS- Muck Rack is looking for guest bloggers! If you’re interested, check out our submission guidelines and send us a pitch. 

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