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

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

Happy LAST month of 2015! December's going to fly by, so take a moment to to catch up on our five favorite PR/journalism posts from around the web in November. Also, stick around to discover the top five stories from right here on the Muck Rack blog.

Links We Loved

1. Lessons from Black Friday to use in your communications planLaura Petrolino details the many lessons you can learn from the tradition of Black Friday that you may be able to incorporate into your overall communications plan.

2. 8 areas PR pros should focus on in 2016: Ready or not, 2016 is around the corner. Stephen Waddington from Ketchum outlines the top eight areas PR pros should focus their efforts in the new year. Hint: paid media is definitely one of the items listed here.

3. You know you're a social PR super hero if...Are you a PR super hero? Shonali Burke will tell you in this post for the PR Expanded blog.

4. Mastering the small stuff (It’s not really all that small)Amanda Grinavich explains how to master the "small stuff" in agency life- time management, prioritization and attention to detail. (Those things aren't really so small, after all, huh?)

5. 5 ways PR pros can stay motivated through the holidays: Feeling unmotivated with the holidays in full swing? No problem. Mercy Chikowore has a useful list to keep that PR magic flowing through December and into 2016!

Top Posts From The Muck Rack Blog

1. Four concrete strategies to become a trusted expert & influencer by Annabel Adams

2. Turning your side-hustle into the main hustle: freelancing 101 by Victoria Reitano

3. Stop being afraid of press release quotes by Tamsin Henderson

4. Three important things one PR pro has learned about working with tech startups by Juliet Travis

5. VIDEO: Get to know PRSA's National Chair and National Chair-Elect by Jessica Lawlor

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 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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