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PRMR Inc. Communications Blog

So, the South Coast of the Island is Having A Sewage Problem. What public relations measures should companies be taking?

Posted by Pamala Proverbs on Jan 31, 2018 3:53:06 PM

For more than a year now the South Coast of the island has had a major issue relating to the sewage system, which is posing problems for businesses in that area as a result of foul odours, and rumours relating to food and water safety. This issue has escalated to crisis proportion. Despite this, I am yet to evidence a strategic communications plan from businesses in the area describing the environmental state of their business and what they are doing to protect the interest of stakeholders.

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Topics: Public Relations Tactics, Crisis Communication, Communications Plan, stakeholder relations

3 PR Strategies To Employ During A Crisis

Posted by Pamala Proverbs on Jul 22, 2016 12:15:03 PM


I ask myself everyday why did I fall in love with a profession that most businesses take for granted, some executives think hairy fairy and others don’t really understand what the hell it is about but are the first to scream, “We Need PR!” in a crisis.

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Topics: public relations, Crisis, Crisis Communication, PR Strategy, Business Barbados

A Crisis Plan Is Essential

Posted by Pamala Proverbs on Jun 11, 2015 12:59:00 PM



Most companies do not have a communications crisis plan.  Why not?  Because most managers tend to bury their heads in the sand, pretending that crises do not happen at their organisation. 

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Topics: Crisis Communication, Internal Communications

Communicating In A Recession

Posted by Pamala Proverbs on Nov 26, 2013 2:52:18 PM

It’s no secret. The continuing unfavourable economic environment and increasing scarcity of financial resources have combined to make the attainment of corporate goals even harder.

In tough times like these, companies should be prudent in reaching out regularly to their stakeholders, and especially to their employees, with frank, open discussions on the state of their finances and their ability to stay afloat given the vast uncertainties that abound.

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Topics: Communications In Bridgetown, Crisis Communication, blog, Perspectives

PRMR Investigates: How to Communicate a Difficult Message?

Posted by Pamala Proverbs on Sep 13, 2013 2:56:27 PM

At PRMR Communications Consultants Inc. we have often had to deal with clients facing a crisis. In most cases, at both the individual and the company level, no one is quite certain how to discuss a controversial topic. Crisis communication is seen as scary and intimidating.

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Topics: Barbados Corporate Communications, Crisis Communication, Corporate Communications, Barbados Public Relations, Communications

How to Use Social Media in the Aftermath of a Disaster

Posted by Pamala Proverbs on Apr 22, 2013 1:51:10 PM

Public relations companies and communications consultants are often faced with moral dilemmas.

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Topics: Barbados Corporate Communications, social media, Crisis Communication, pr, Barbados Public Relations, barbados, Communications