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

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

Goodbye 2015! It's been quite a year. Before it officially ends, let's take a look at the top PR/journalism posts around the web from the month of December. Also, stick around to discover the top five stories from right here on the Muck Rack blog.

Links We Loved

1. 5 PR books every pro should readLooking to do more reading in the New Year? Gini Dietrich hooks us up with the top 5 PR books we need to add to our "to-read" list.

2. PR pros read journalists’ ‘mean tweets’: If you love Jimmy Kimmel's Mean Tweets segment, you'll love this video a group of PR pros from The Hodges Partnership put together reading journalists mean tweets about working with PR pros. Thanks to Kevin Allen for writing about this gem!

3. 4 ways to spark creativity in PR: Need a little inspiration for the year ahead? Heather Whaling offers up tips to spark your creativity. Love the idea of walking meetings!

4. Journalists offer constructive POVs on the PR pitchWe're always looking for new ways to improve on our pitching, right? Lou Hoffman gets the lowdown on pitching (along with some constructive feedback) from a couple of journalists.

5. Seven must-read PR blogsOkay, we couldn't help ourselves- we've included two Spin Sucks blog posts in one roundup, but it's okay because Muck Rack is included in this one! Spin Sucks featured us as one of their seven must-read PR blogs. *Blushing*

Top Posts From The Muck Rack Blog

1. A PR pro answers 10 questions reporters were dying to ask by Julia Sahin

2. How to effectively change consumer behavior through brand storytelling by Laura Petrolino

3. How the PR pitch will change in 2016 by Juliet Travis

4. The official list of journalists not going to CES 2016 by Rob Shapiro

5. The 10 most popular Muck Rack posts in 2015 by Jessica Lawlor

Did we miss anything? Share your favorite PR and journalism links from the month of December 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. 

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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