Public Relations Candidates FAQs

This set of Public Relations FAQs, answered by director at EASTWEST PR Jim James covers some questions candidates might have after joining an agency or deciding which agency to join. These public relations new hire questions are timeless – they were relevant 20 years go and will relevant 20 years from now. The questions and… Continue reading Public Relations Candidates FAQs

Public Relations Agency Billing FAQs

Jim James, director at EASTWEST Public Relations answers your public relations agency billing questions. How is billing normally handled in a public relations agency? There are five questions Jim answers in all: How does an agency calculate fees for their services? The three major fees are time, deliverables and third-party expenses. What is the difference… Continue reading Public Relations Agency Billing FAQs

Public Relations FAQ – How do You Evaluate a PR Agency?

This week’s ‘Masterclass’ FAQ asks, “How do you evaluate a PR agency?” In the video Jim James Director of EASTWEST PR sites a few methods of evaluation that need to be taken into account . Firstly you have to assess the agencies capabilities. Can they match up to your demands? Secondly, what is their cost?… Continue reading Public Relations FAQ – How do You Evaluate a PR Agency?

Public Relations FAQ – Is it Better to work In House or in an Agency?

  This week’s ‘Masterclass’ FAQ question asks, “Is it better to work in house or in an agency?” Jim James Director at EASTWEST PR lists the pros and cons that will ensure your final decision is an informed one. You can watch our video here, on iTunes, or at  www.eastwestpr.tv  and If you enjoyed it please rate it… Continue reading Public Relations FAQ – Is it Better to work In House or in an Agency?

Public Relations FAQ – Who Should I Talk To About a Career In PR

 This week’s ‘Masterclass’ FAQ question asks, “Who should I talk to about a career in pr?” Jim James Director at EASTWEST PR guides you towards the right people to talk to about a job in PR. No matter how informative these FAQ’s are there is always somebody else you can talk to. Jim cites Career… Continue reading Public Relations FAQ – Who Should I Talk To About a Career In PR

Public Relations FAQ – When in your Business Lifecycle Should you Hire an External PR Agency?

This week’s ‘Masterclass’ FAQ question asks, “When in your business lifecycle should you hire an external PR agency?” Jim James Director at EASTWEST PR lets you know. Ultimately, you have to be able to afford one. Once you can afford it, there is no set time. You simply have to ensure there are genuine benefits… Continue reading Public Relations FAQ – When in your Business Lifecycle Should you Hire an External PR Agency?