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

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

Back to school! Oh wait...well, hello there, September!

Let's take a look at the top PR/journalism posts around the web from the month of August.

Also, stick around to discover the top five stories from right here on the Muck Rack blog.

Links We Loved

1. The 28 best influencer marketing toolsWe may be biased because we're on the list, but we love Tom Pick's list of best influencer marketing tools for Business2Community.

2. 9 social content trends to watch in 2017Start thinking ahead, people! 2017 is just around the corner and PR pro Arik Hanson has some compelling and surprising trends to watch for rounded up in this post.

3. The PR 50: the best public-relations people in the tech industry in 2016: Add these folks to your list of people to watch! Business Insider's Julie Bort and Cadence Bambenek have rounded up the 50 best PR people in the tech industry.

4. 8 etiquette tips to stay on the good side of the mediaYou definitely don't want to be on a reporter's bad side. Follow these tips from Craig Corbett.

5. Why agencies need to play nice In the sandboxSteve Randazzo explains why agencies need to play nice when it comes to cross-agency collaborations. 

Top Posts From The Muck Rack Blog

1. Perfecting the pitch: 26,000 pitches reveal what editors want by Andrea Lehr

2. Better ways for PR pros & journalists to make the most of HARO by Tim O'Brien

3. Three things PR bosses should stop doing by Micah Warren

4. A tale of three public relations career paths: agency, corporate and solo PR by Michelle Vroom

5. Nine things that make PR people want to cry by Michelle Garrett

Did we miss anything? Share your favorite PR and journalism links from the month of August 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 communications professional, writer, personal branding expert and speaker in the Philadelphia area. After six years in the corporate PR world, Jessica left her job to run her own communications agency, blog/brand and teach yoga. She blogs at about getting gutsy: stepping outside your comfort zone to reach your goals and live a life that makes you truly happy.

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