[Sponsored by Marquet Media] Fashion PR Fridays: PR, Marketing & Social Media News 3.8.13

This post is sponsored by Marquet Media, LLC, a New York-based public relations and marketing agency specializing in representing brands in the fashion, beauty, accessory, and lifestyle industries.  From startups looking to bring a new product to market to established brands looking to reposition themselves or generate mainstream press, Marquet Media has a wide variety of experience.  Marquet Media, LLC offers public relations, digital marketing, social media, and copywriting services. Connect with founder, Kristin Marquet on Twitter.com or contact her at Kristin.Marquet@Marquet-Media.com.
  • These are some of the coolest jobs in the fashion industry. Which would you want to be? (via Refinery 29)
  • Instagram no longer supports Twitter cards, but don’t worry, their brand engagement is doing just fine on Facebook. (via Mashable)
  • We hate when they happen, but even the most seasoned PR girls make mistakes. Check out the most common ones and how you can avoid them. (via NYC PR Girls)
  • A PR professional’s aim is to tell a brand’s valuable story, but how developed is that story? (via Bulldog Reporter)
  • London Fashion Week by the Tweets. (via Elle UK)
  • Watch out for those punctuation marks! Good grammar is actually more important than you may think, and it may even affect your job search potential. (Harvard Business Review)
  • Blogger relations are an important part of a fashion PR strategy. Here are some tips on leveraging them and mixing them with the right content. (via Jed Wexler)
  • Facebook strikes again with new content-driven feeds. (via TechCrunch)
  • London Fashion Week had some big PR wins. Here’s a recap of some of the greatest hits. (via Financial Times)
  • This is real-life: The Hunger Games has a fashion Tumblr. (via Capitol Couture)
  • Depressed you missed last weekend’s Fashion PR Confidential? Don’t worry, check out this great recap. (via Mary Lai)
  • Steve Madden gets swinging on Vine to debut its biannual Sneak Peek sale. (via Girl With a Banjo)

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About This Author

Known as the “fashion publicist’s most powerful accessory,” (San Diego Union-Tribune) and the “West Coast ‘It’ girl of fashion PR,” (YFS Magazine) Crosby Noricks put fashion public relations on the digital map when she launched PR Couture in 2006. She is the author of Ready to Launch: The PR Couture Guide to Breaking into Fashion PR, available on Amazon. Crosby spends her time managing PR Couture and mentoring fashion publicists through PRISM and Instappable, as well as the biannual NYC workshop, Fashion PR Confidential. Occasionally, she opens up limited consulting spots for emerging brands through her signature offering, The Brand Elixir.