Cover art for podcast PR After Hours

PR After Hours

153 EpisodesProduced by Alex GreenwoodWebsite

Your weekly cocktail of tips, news, and interviews about Business, Public Relations, Marketing, Management, Productivity, and more.

153 Episodes | 2020 - 2021

Successful Media Pitches with Brittany Bearden

September 28th, 2021


Want to know the secrets to a successful media pitch? We will find out today as we welcome Brittany Bearden. This ten-year PR veteran's clients have …

Reach the Best Audience!

September 23rd, 2021


Sponsoring a quality podcast is ideal for budget-conscious small- to mid-sized enterprises and brands. Alex makes a case for why you should consider …

Steve Markman on the Value of Being a Speaker

September 21st, 2021


Many people profess to be afraid of public speaking and don't see the value in it. Our guest challenges that way of thinking and wants us all to consider the valuable benefits of being a speaker. Steve Markman has over …

Ageism in the Workplace

September 16th, 2021


Have you experienced ageism in the workplace or your hiring journey? Today, Alex talks about current trends regarding the hiring (and firing) of …

Self-Care for Leaders with Paul Glover

September 14th, 2021


Leaders who neglect self-care do so at their peril, says Paul Glover, the No B.S. Workforce Performance Coach. Glover is a "recovering trial lawyer," …

Listen to a Free Chapter of The Podcast Option

September 9th, 2021


Still on the fence about listening to or reading THE PODCAST OPTION? How about a free sample of the audiobook? Listen in! 


It is also available as an audiobook:

Manish Vakil On Successful Franchises

September 7th, 2021


Manish Vakil started as an entrepreneur when he was in his 20's and is the founder and CEO of Tumbles Kids Gym and STEAM program. He started his own franchising company six years ago and now has eight domestic locations …

Protecting Your Online Reputation with Curtis Boyd

September 2nd, 2021


Curtis Boyd started as a student nurse who figured out how to get his student loans paid off--by removing fake reviews for doctors in the hospital where he worked. He ended up starting a B2B SaaS company, - …

Nitzan Mosery on Living Life on Your Own Terms

August 31st, 2021


Nitzan Mosery speaks with Alex about living life on your own terms. Really good stuff--listen in!

Learn More:

Promo Product Strategy with Swire Ho

August 24th, 2021


Are promotional products part of your public relations and marketing strategy? If not, you want to meet the #thepromoguy, Swire Ho.

Born and raised in Hong Kong, Swire Ho immigrated to Los Angeles in 1996. He is a proud …

Ian Moyse on Your Personal Brand

August 19th, 2021


Sure, you hear personal branding is important--but has anyone really told you why? You're in luck as we welcome Ian Moyse, Technology Sales Leader, …

Chris Martinez on Building Great Remote Teams

August 17th, 2021


Building remote teams in a foreign country is a challenge. Lucky for us, Chris Martinez joins us today. Martinez is the Founder of DUDE, which gives digital agencies the people and processes so they can take on more …

Keep Pitching, Keep Swinging

August 12th, 2021

Are you frustrated by the lack of interest in your media pitches? Well, Alex has some info that may just empower you to keep swinging. Listen in. Sour

Ari Galper on Trust-Based Selling

August 10th, 2021


Ari Galper is the world's #1 authority on trust-based selling and has been featured in CEO Magazine, Forbes, INC Magazine, SkyNews and the Australian Financial Review.  Ari has created a unique and different sales …

On Press Releases with Mickie Kennedy

August 5th, 2021


Mickie Kennedy is an expert at helping small businesses, authors, and startups increase their visibility and credibility. Mickie founded eReleases 22+ years ago after realizing that small businesses desperately need a …

Ira Gostin on Telling Your Story

August 3rd, 2021


Kicking off season four is Ira Gostin, an entrepreneur and marketing and communications strategist specializing in corporate storytelling to help founders and CEO's grow their companies, both public and private. He is …

Calling an Audible

July 6th, 2021


Alex's latest book, The Podcast Option: Tips and tricks to make podcasting work for you--is now an Audible audiobook! Narrated by the author, learn …

Season 3 Finale: Gone Fishin'

July 1st, 2021


A few words from Alex as season 3 of PR After Hours ends.

Get Alex's new book THE PODCAST OPTION. Click here.


WHAT DO YOU THINK? Alex wants to know! Click here to weigh in:

Be Heard!

June 24th, 2021


Alex offers a big tip on making sure your presentations, meetings, and podcast appearances are as successful as possible.

Source material:

Jeremy Haug on B2B Marketing

June 22nd, 2021


Our guest Jeremy Haug is a world-class Marketing Expert and Leader who has led multiple companies to the Inc 5000 and Inc 500 award. He helps B2B …

Angelo Ponzi on Knowing Your Customer

June 15th, 2021


Angelo Ponzi has amassed 25+ years of client-side, agency, and consulting experience in diverse industries - semiconductors to financial to ice …

Angel Ribo on Taking Imperfect Action

June 7th, 2021


Taking action--often imperfect action--is often more important than waiting to make the perfect move in business. Today's guest, Angel Ribo, tells us …

Luke Hohmann on Creative PR and Empowering Kids

June 1st, 2021


Luke Hohmann is a serial tech entrepreneur who bootstrapped and sold his last company, Conteneo, an enterprise SaaS company. Today he shares examples …

Making It Happen with Steve Sims

May 25th, 2021


Do you know anyone who's worked with Sir Elton John or Elon Musk, sent people down to see the wreck of the Titanic, or closed museums in Florence for a private dinner party with Andrea Bocelli serenading them while they …

Get Booked on a Podcast by Answering One Question

May 20th, 2021


The secret to getting booked on a podcast comes down to answering one question. Listen in to learn more.

Click here for the source article. Pre-order the book now and save! Click here.



Get Alex's New Book: The Podcast Option

May 18th, 2021


Are you weighing your options to build awareness for yourself or your business?

If so, you should consider The Podcast Option.

In this fast-reading …

Your Content DNA with Margo White

May 18th, 2021


Margo White is a serial entrepreneur-turned No. 1 Expert In Copywriting For Entrepreneurs. She helps Fortune 500 companies and perspective startups draft their content strategy, find their unique feature and work with …

Making a Podcast Love Connection

May 13th, 2021


Are you looking to get yourself or clients interviewed on a podcast? What does that mean for you if you’re seeking a good fit for your topic that has a decent-sized audience? How do you make that podcast love …

Unmasking Leadership with Jesus “Eddie” Campa

May 11th, 2021


What is it that 27 years of public service teaches you about leadership? Alex finds out as he welcomes Jesus "Eddie" Campa to the virtual lounge. The El Paso, Texas, native retired from public service after 27 years and …

Responding to Negative Reviews

May 6th, 2021


Consumers who shop online typically check reviews for a product or service before purchasing anything--it's called social proof. Reviews are not only beneficial for the consumer, but they also are an invaluable resource …

Maxwell Nee on the Future of Online Events

May 4th, 2021


Imagine if there was a proven pandemic-proof method to sell out your events, even in the most uncertain of times for your audience. Well, there is, and our guest Maxwell Nee, is CEO & Co-founder of High Performing …

Steve Wilson on Rising Above the Clutter

April 28th, 2021


Having trouble getting your brand noticed? You're in luck because today, we're joined by Steve Wilson, Jr., a Senior Account Manager with Family Features, which specializes in getting brands in front of millions of …

How to Handle Too Many Customers with Alicia Butler Pierre

April 27th, 2021


Many successful businesses fail not from a lack of customers, but from too many customers, says our guest today, Alicia Butler Pierre. Alicia is the …

So, You Want to Be a Good Podcast Guest?

April 23rd, 2021


You’re an expert in your field, you have some great points to make, and you managed to get booked on a podcast. Congrats! That’s often the tricky part, but you’re only halfway there. Now you must ensure you’re doing …

Nick Prouten on the Cryptocurrency Motherlode

April 20th, 2021


Need a clear and simple understanding of the sometimes befuddling topics of blockchain, Bitcoin, and cryptocurrencies? Never fear, Nick Prouten is here to fill us in about this rapidly-growing new means of investment. …

Breathing Easier with Dr. Hana

April 13th, 2021


Dr. Hana is an advocate of common-sense solutions for nasal health and is passionate about helping others breathe easier, naturally. She joins us to …

Quick Shot: Messaging Tips

April 9th, 2021


Alex pours you a quick shot on messaging. 

Access source material here.

WHAT DO YOU THINK? Alex wants to know! Click here to weigh in:

Become a Freelance Rockstar with Julie Cortes

April 7th, 2021


Are you a freelancer, or do you want to be one? Are you working with freelancers? Then you need to meet the original Freelance Rockstar, Julie Cortés!

Should You Review Businesses Online?

April 2nd, 2021


Online customer reviews are a pretty big deal, as Alex shares on today's show. Listen in to find out why--and hear Alex's secret fast food go-to.

Source material here. Check out one of Alex's "reviewed" books he …

Jane Tabachnick on Building Your Platform

March 30th, 2021


Jane Tabachnick joins us to share why as an expert, author, or coach, you should build a platform. Jane is a content and PR strategist who works with …

A Special Offer for Aspiring Writers

March 25th, 2021


If you are an aspiring writer who wants to learn more about the world of publishing, welcome to the Oasis.

Oasis is a live virtual writer’s workshop on Saturday, May 1, 2021, tailored to the needs of the aspiring …

Latest Stats on Podcast Listenership

March 25th, 2021


Despite a worldwide pandemic, podcasting had a very strong year. Alex shares info from the Podcast Business Journal

WHAT DO YOU THINK? Alex wants to know! Click here to weigh in:

Why Instagram is Important for Your Business with Kayley Lauren

March 23rd, 2021


Instagram is a hugely viable way to raise awareness of your brand and to communicate with customers. To learn more about the effective use of the …

What is Your Time Really Worth?

March 18th, 2021


Are you wasting your most precious asset? Alex ponders the true value of our time and experience. 

To access the referenced article, click here

Holly Jackson on the PR Long Game

March 16th, 2021


PR Consultant and holistic life coach Holly Jackson joins Alex to discuss the PR long game, and what clients should expect from their public …

Should Toxic Twitter Change?

March 11th, 2021


Twitter has been in an innovation and revenue desert for years--and Alex thinks he's found a better way for the social media giant to soar. Today, he …

The Complete Man with Purdeep Sangha

March 9th, 2021


What is The Complete Man? According to author Purdeep Sangha, the complete man achieves ultimate performance, fulfillment, and victory in every area …

What Do You Do When the Boss is a Bad Communicator?

March 4th, 2021


An anonymous listener asks, "What Do You Do When the Boss is a Bad Communicator?" Listen in as Alex offers some advice from his experience, and from

Elevate and Celebrate with Publicist Tracy Lamourie

March 2nd, 2021


Do you need a publicist? Tracy Lamourie thinks you probably do. A high profile international award-winning publicist, Tracy is the Founder and Managing Director of Lamourie Media Inc., a 2020 Universal Women's Network …

How Can We Prevent PR Budget Cuts?

February 25th, 2021


Today Alex answers a listener voicemail from Brian in Chicagoland. He asks: How Can We Prevent PR Budget Cuts?

Additional reading here and here

What's It Worth with Bharat Kanodia

February 23rd, 2021


Ever wonder what your business is worth? Ask Bharat Kanodia, ASA. 

He has valued more than 2000 businesses, real estate, industrial, governmental infrastructure, public and private companies. Some unique assets …

Should You Sponsor a Podcast?

February 19th, 2021


Sponsoring a quality podcast is ideal for budget-conscious small- to mid-sized enterprises and brands. Alex makes the case for why you should

Persuasion, Not Abrasion

February 18th, 2021


Alex shares an enlightening anecdote from a friend who used VitalSmarts Crucial Conversations ® skills to address COVID protocol at her neighborhood …

Join Me LIVE on March 5!

February 17th, 2021

Join me on March 5, 2021, LIVE in a special webinar to learn why every size enterprise must have a crisis communication plan.

If you're a small businessperson, we will demonstrate why you need a plan and how to get …

Ed Zitron on What PR Pros Get Wrong About Media Relations

February 16th, 2021


Ed Zitron is the CEO and founder of EZPR, a national media relations firm. He is also outspoken in his critiques of the public relations profession. In our discussion, he talks about how and why media pitches go wrong, …

Join Our Crisis Communication Coffee Webinar March 5

February 11th, 2021

Join us on March 5, 2021, for an exclusive webinar to learn why every size enterprise must have a crisis communication plan. Don't forget to listen to get your money-saving discount code, then register here:

Podcasting for Brands with Roger Nairn

February 9th, 2021


Roger Nairn is the Co-Founder & CEO of JAR Audio, which helps companies grow their revenue and impact through ROI-driven podcasts that make …

BIG GAME Bonus Episode with Rally House Cofounder Peg Liebert

February 4th, 2021


With the "Big Game" looming in just a few days, we are thrilled to speak with one of the busiest retail pros around, Peg Liebert, cofounder of Kansas City-based sports apparel giant Rally House. In this fun chat, Peg …

Burgers, Fries, and a Side of Credibility

February 2nd, 2021


What can a burger and fries restaurant tell you about maximizing third-party credibility? Listen in--Alex has the combo!

Sourced material here


Get the official PR After Hours tumbler, here!


Are We in the Era of Information Bankruptcy?

January 28th, 2021


“This is the era of information bankruptcy,” -- Richard Edelman, Edelman CEO.

Trust is the watchword for PR pros, and this article from PR Daily

Are You Failing Your Social Media Team?

January 26th, 2021


Are You Failing Your Social Media Team? Maybe. Alex gives his take on the ways companies often take their social media teams for granted, citing a new survey. Click here to check out the article and survey.


The Big Idea with Michael Irvin

January 19th, 2021


Alex chats about the future of agencies, branding, and more with Michael Irvin, the "Big Idea Guy." Irvin helps the small businessman or woman who doesn't have the resources to hire a large firm or create their own …

Are You Ready for Your Close up?

January 14th, 2021


Alex offers proven tips on how to effectively prepare for a press interview and successfully deliver your message.

Source materials discussed here.

Valerie Forgeard on Effective Branding

January 12th, 2021


Branding is much more than a logo, color palette, and related collateral. An effective brand is one that resonates deeply with the ethos of your …

Communicating Across Generations with Dr. Dina Preston-Ortiz and Don Ortiz

January 7th, 2021


Welcome to 2021 and season 3 of PR After Hours!

Have you ever been ghosted and unsure why? Have you ever dealt with business unsuccessful business …

Best PR and Marketing Books for 2021

December 29th, 2020


Alex checks out the best PR books for public relations and marketing pros, as well as business owners, HR leaders, and anyone trying to effectively tell their story.

Check out the number one book on the list by PR After …

Empowering PR with Tiara Tucker

December 22nd, 2020


PR pro and agency owner Tiara Tucker joins us in the virtual lounge to share her thoughts on empowering women in the public relations profession and …

Over-communicating with Jeff Mendelson

December 15th, 2020


How do we keep up with our clients and teams during the pandemic? Is there such a thing as over-communicating? We'll find out as we chat with Jeff …

A Few December Updates

December 10th, 2020


PR After Hours will switch from two episodes a week to one for a little while so we can get some rest and enjoy the holidays. In the meantime, we …

Delivering High Stakes Content with Tedx Expert Ryan Hildebrandt

December 8th, 2020


Dreaming of a Tedx appearance, but have no idea where to start? That's where Ryan Hildebrandt comes in. Tedx coach Ryan offers a few tests anyone can do to "market research" their ideas to find the most interesting …

A Realtor Gets Real About Marketing

December 1st, 2020


You can learn a lot about effective marketing from a successful Realtor. On today's show, Alex chats with Mary Hutchison, who shares some of her best …

Sharpening Your Job Search with Tami Cannizzaro

November 27th, 2020


Believe it or not, there are jobs to be had amidst this terrible pandemic! Listen in as career coach and author Tami Cannizzaro offers tips for job seekers of all backgrounds, ages, and experience levels. Whether you're …

The Spirit of Entrepreneurship with Jacqueline Maddison

November 24th, 2020


What role does your faith play in your business success? Entrepreneur Jacqueline Maddison, tells her unique story of how she lost everything and …

Want to be on the show?

November 19th, 2020


Alex explains how you can be a guest in the "virtual lounge" of PR After Hours. He covers how the booking process works, technical expectations, topics we are looking for, and more. Listen in!

Capital Ideas with Jeremy B. Hill

November 17th, 2020


Accessing capital is one of the largest challenges a business will face--and finding a lender you can trust is crucial. In this episode, we meet Jeremy B. Hill, an advisor to growing companies throughout the country, …

Local TV Pitch Topic Tips

November 12th, 2020


Alex shares some stats on local media pitching you're going to want to hear to finish 2020 strong. Check out the source info here.

A Little Help?

Please take a moment to show your support for the show by leaving a …

Zach Giglio on Identifying Who Your Biz Is

November 10th, 2020


Organizations should communicate about who they are and showcase their identity first as trust drives purchases, says Zach Giglio, CEO of Giglio …

Quick Shot: What Do Employees Want to Hear from Leaders About the Election?

November 6th, 2020


What’s your message to employees while the election results hang in the balance? Alex discusses an article in Ragan's PR Daily that addresses this …

The Landscape of Success with Bryan Clayton

November 3rd, 2020


Are you bootstrapping a business and have no idea how to kickstart the marketing and PR? Well, the grass is greener for you here in the virtual lounge as we welcome Bryan Clayton. Clayton is CEO and co-founder of

Quick Shot: Make Your Voice Heard

October 28th, 2020


November 3, 2020, is Election Day. If you have not yet voted, please make a plan to safely cast your ballot at

--- Send in a voice message:

Make Your Content the Write Stuff with Raj Goodman Anand

October 27th, 2020


Does your PR and marketing content have the "write" stuff? We’ll find out as we welcome Raj Goodman Anand to the show. Raj is the founder of Goodman Lantern, a team of native English content writing and software …

Susan Drumm on Resilience for Leaders

October 20th, 2020


The quality of resilience is not necessarily something you are born with. Much like leadership skills, it can be developed. To learn more about ways you can apply this quality to your own business or career, we welcome …

Should You Blog Every Day?

October 15th, 2020


Blogging is a great way to build up your value to customers and prospects while also improving your website’s SEO value. To maximize these positive …

Strategic Content Creation with Brady Hester

October 12th, 2020


Creating content that is based on what your audience will benefit from most can help amplify your PR efforts. Learn more as Alex welcomes digital marketer, podcaster, and PR pro, Brady Hester to the virtual lounge.

The Value of Candor

October 8th, 2020


Alex offers tips on operating in a culture of candor in your business dealings. 

A Little Help?

Please take a moment to show your support for the …

On Creating a Viable Company Culture with the Biz Bros

October 6th, 2020


How does your company culture affect creativity, retention, and client relations? We'll find out as Alex welcomes the Biz Bros, Eli Libby and Kyle …

Sam Brake Guia on Why PR Pros Should Podcast

October 1st, 2020


Why should PR pros embrace podcasting? Let's find out from one of the industry's most enthusiastic practitioners, Samuel Brake Guia.

Sam hosts Brains …

The New Social Scene

September 28th, 2020


As people are at home more because of the COVID-19 pandemic, they are also online more via social media platforms. They are looking for interaction and connection. This presents an opportunity for savvy brands and …

How Do You Express Calm in a Crisis?

September 24th, 2020


Maintaining a candid form of calm during a crisis situation is crucial for positive outcomes. Alex shares info from an article in Ragan's PR Daily about ways to communicate calm in a crisis and offers his take. 

Learn …

Author Marc Whitt on the Servant's Heart and Finishing Strong

September 22nd, 2020


This week, we return with the second part of our interview with author and PR veteran Marc Whitt, where we discuss the servant's heart, staying out of the spotlight, and finishing stronger in everything you do. 

Listen …

PR Lessons Learned with Marc Whitt

September 16th, 2020


Host Alex Greenwood's first job in PR was at a university, so you can bet when we saw a great new book out about Higher Ed PR, we just had to learn more. We are thrilled to welcome author Marc C. Whitt!

Marc is the …

Cognitive Bias in a Crisis

September 11th, 2020

What role does cognitive bias play in your crisis communication planning? Alex uncovers the many ways cognitive bias can hamper your efforts and what …

Harness the Power of LinkedIn with Scott Aaron

September 8th, 2020


Is LinkedIn really a good option for building your business? Find out as we welcome author, coach, speaker, and LinkedIn expert, Scott Aaron. He'll share what most people get wrong about their LinkedIn profile, as well …

Want to Be A Guest in the Virtual Lounge?

September 5th, 2020


Do you (or your clients) want to be a guest in the virtual lounge? You're in luck--there's always a seat available!

Please listen in for details on …

The Modern Customer Journey with Ryan Mason

September 1st, 2020


The pandemic has, seemingly overnight, changed so much about the way consumers shop. How do businesses compete in this challenging, hyper-digital environment? We'll find out as we welcome Ryan Mason. a renowned …

Is Your CEO the Best Spokesperson?

August 27th, 2020


It's normal to defer to the woman who signs your paycheck, but is she the best person to face the cameras? Listen in for information excerpted from this article, along with Alex's take on this sensitive subject.


Creativity in a Crisis with Nir Bashan

August 25th, 2020


What role does creativity play in a crisis communications situation? We're going to find out in our premiere Season Two episode featuring our …

Restocking the Lounge

August 10th, 2020


PR After Hours had a great first season, posting more than 55 episodes! It's been a fun experience, but a little exhausting. So, we will now take a two-week hiatus to recharge the batteries and restock the lounge.

Emotional Intelligence with Alan Samuel Cohen

July 29th, 2020


Artificial intelligence as it pertains to public relations and marketing has captured the headlines—and even an episode or two of this show.

Today, however, we look away from AI and look at EIEmotional intelligence. …

Self-Care for PR Pros

July 22nd, 2020


Being a public relations professional is stressful enough, never mind during a pandemic! In this episode, we share some self-care tips from an …

Rattling the Tip Jar

July 22nd, 2020


We are asking for your support to keep the show going, with opportunities for special content and messaging for your business. 

Click the link to add a buck to the tip jar!

A …

Mastering Online Presentations with Brenden Kumarasamy

July 20th, 2020


Do your public speaking skills need some help, particularly in the online realm? Well, you're in luck as Alex welcomes Brenden Kumarasamy, Founder of …

The Game Of Self Domination with Natsune Oki

July 16th, 2020


Are you tired of just getting by the day, hoping for the weekend to come? Do you feel tired of just trying to stay positive knowing that deep inside you, you are not happy at all? Do you wonder why some people manage to …

Dave Schneider on Scaling Up and More

July 10th, 2020


This is the episode for everyone who needs help bolstering marketing efforts! Dave Schneider founded Shortlist, a marketing un-agency that …

Don't Wrestle with a Pig

July 9th, 2020


Should you always respond in a potential crisis situation? Alex shares insights on why sometimes the best response is no response--and gives advice …

The Power of Podcasting with Hernan Sias

July 2nd, 2020


If you have any fears, apprehensions, or questions about starting a podcast for your brand (or for your clients) you must listen to this interview with Hernan Sias, co-host of the Business Bros podcast! Learn how …

Internal and External Diversity Messaging

June 30th, 2020


It's not enough to mouth the words--organizations must correctly frame communications about diversity, inclusion, and equity. Alex references an …

How to Position Your Clients on Podcasts with James Mulvany

June 25th, 2020


Is podcasting a viable way for PR people and brands to position themselves?  We ask James Mulvany, founder of,, and

Messaging During a Crisis

June 22nd, 2020


Alex shares the big picture about messaging during a crisis, referencing the article "Incorporate the crisis lifecycle into your communications."

A Little Help?

If you like the show, let the world know! Please take a …

Get Ike's Productivity Hack

June 19th, 2020


President Eisenhower knew how to maximize productivity for the things that mattered most. Check out his Matrix to learn ways you can improve your time management and direct your best energies to the most important …

A Special Request for Listeners

June 19th, 2020


If you like the show, let the world know! Please take a moment to show your support for the show by leaving a starred review on Apple Podcasts. 

Here's the link:

Project Management with Alex Sanfilippo

June 17th, 2020


Project management skills are crucial, yet many professionals face challenges. We're joined by entrepreneur and online community builder Alex Sanfilippo, who offers tips, strategies, and candid stories about how he went …

Personal Branding on LinkedIn with Sam Winsbury

June 10th, 2020


Sam Winsbury is on a mission to reform personal branding. As a personal branding consultant, he helps clients build an effective personal brand by …

Agency CEO Kelli Kelley on Staying Sharp

June 4th, 2020


How do communications pros stay sharp and create a culture of professional growth? We asked Kelli Kelley, Founder and CEO of brndMethod Media Group, …

Is AI the Future of Marketing and PR?

June 2nd, 2020


Is Artificial Intelligence (AI) the future of marketing and public relations? Could be. 

To learn more, we meet Jerry Abiog, Co-Founder and CMO of

Establishing Your Personal Brand with Burton Kelso

May 29th, 2020


Do you have a personal brand? Do you know how to build one? Join us for a conversation with Burton Kelso, The Technology Expert. Burton is a …

Survey Says: Uncertainty

May 20th, 2020


What do PR pros think the future holds for our profession as we move through the uncharted waters of the pandemic? Alex shares a PR Daily survey with …

Empathy is Key to Your Messaging

May 15th, 2020


We explore the concept of empathy and the ways you can successfully engage your audiences by communicating in a more empathetic (human!) manner.

The Value of Comfort in Graphic Design

May 12th, 2020


How can brands and businesses reach people on a human level during a pandemic? In this episode, Alex interviews Jason McIntyre, a design and …

Is Building Up SEO A Good Tactic Right Now?

May 7th, 2020


We're all dealing with slashed budgets due to the effects of the pandemic. Is building up SEO a relatively-inexpensive way to get traction?

Source …

Is Growing Online NOW the Best Strategy?

May 5th, 2020


Alex Greenwood discusses his interview with Startup Missouri Magazine, which asks what businesses can do online during the lean times of the pandemic in order to be positioned positively when things open up again. …

Brand Messaging in a Pandemic

April 29th, 2020


Are you helping or harming your brand during the radically-changed business landscape of the pandemic? Alex is joined by public relations and brand expert Jeremy C. Little to offer tips on the best brand messaging …

Adaptability and Visioncasting

April 27th, 2020


Are there ways for your brand to not only survive but thrive in the pandemic era? We asked foodservice product designer and industry expert, Brian Hutton, to shares his thoughts on adapting to the pandemic. He also …

Pre-Written Holding Statements: A Critical Crisis Plan Element

April 23rd, 2020


In the midst of a crisis, the last thing you'll have time to do is to write a holding statement. Often, this means no statements are given, which …

Why Hire a Public Relations Consultant?

April 20th, 2020


The choice of hiring a public relations consultant or firm is a tough one for many business owners, often because they do not fully understand the …

Quick Shot: Adapting During the Pandemic

April 20th, 2020


Foodservice product designer and industry expert Brian Hutton shares a quick shot on adapting to the pandemic in a way that will pay dividends--both …

Small Business Brand Awareness Strategies in the Age of Corona

April 17th, 2020


How can your business or brand build awareness in the right way during this pandemic? To find out, Alex welcomes a special guest to the lounge, Carey Kirkpatrick, Founder and CEO of CKP, an independent, woman-owned, …

Staying Relevant Amidst A Global Crisis

April 12th, 2020


How do you keep your brand relevant amidst a global crisis? Alex shares research from 360PR+, a firm that engaged Engine Group (formerly Opinion Research Corp.) to survey 300 senior marketing executives, gauging their …

How to Stop Bad PR Ideas

April 10th, 2020


Does your client or boss want you to do something that may injure the brand and/or your reputation as a PR pro? Alex takes a listener question and offers some advice on dealing with those bad ideas that pop up from time …

What Not to Do

April 7th, 2020


Advice on what not to do to tactfully increase brand awareness during the pandemic crisis.  

Source material here. 

Follow us on Twitter! @HoursPR

PR …

Is a SBA Disaster Loan Right for You?

March 31st, 2020


The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loans to businesses that qualify. We asked business consultant …

Let's Stop Misinformation

March 26th, 2020


Misinformation is Dangerous. We can all help combat misinformation with easy steps. Alex shares how PRSA’s infographic encourages PR pros to follow …

Working from Home Tips for Beginners

March 21st, 2020


New to working from home (WFH)? Fear not! Alex has some tips that will help and may even make you chuckle. 

Special thanks to In Kansas City Magazine.

Conference Call Tips

March 20th, 2020


As we are all "hunkering down" at home, the use of video and audio conferencing is growing. Alex offers a few handy tips to make your calls run …

Quick Shot: Do You Have a Covid-19 Crisis Landing Page?

March 18th, 2020


Do you have a central location for Covid-19 information on your website? In this quick shot, Alex covers why it's a good idea.

Learn more about …

Affordable PR Tools

March 16th, 2020


Need some good, affordable tools to build brand awareness? Listen in!

Source mentioned in this episode here.

Learn more about AGPR's crisis …

Tell Your Customers

March 12th, 2020


What are you doing about the coronavirus? More importantly, what have you told your customers about your efforts to keep them safe, as well as what …

Internal Communications Tips

March 6th, 2020


Fact sheets are a great way to inform, educate, and advise your internal audiences (employees, volunteers, etc.) on what they should know and do to …

Communicating with Customers About the Coronavirus

March 4th, 2020


How do you talk with your customers about your response to the Covid 19 coronavirus? Listen in for quick tips to help your organization communicate more effectively.

Source material discussed in this show located here.

Don't Panic, But Prepare Now for a Potential Coronavirus Crisis

March 2nd, 2020


The Covid 19 coronavirus is dominating the news, and rightly so. Following his maxim of crisis communication, "not if, but when", Alex offers tips to …

Speaking of Public Speaking

February 28th, 2020


Does the prospect of public speaking give you the shivers? Fear not! Alex has some helpful tips to make your speaking experience easier for you and …

Is Multitasking A Good Idea?

February 24th, 2020


Multitasking: we all do it...heck you're probably doing it while you listen to this show! Alex explores why multitasking is inefficient and …

Break Out of Email Jail

February 21st, 2020


Do you use email, or does email use you? On today's show, we talk about ways to make email work for you, not against you!

Sources mentioned in the show here and here.

PR After Hours host Alex Greenwood makes numerous …

An Instagram Hack You Have to Try!

February 20th, 2020


You know that Instagram is not link-friendly - there is only one clickable link possible to add for the whole profile. Luckily, you have Shorby to …

Side Hustle Shots

February 18th, 2020


Do you have thoughts of starting a side hustle, or perhaps a freelancing career but are concerned about how to manage the books? Fear not, as we …

Finding the Next Big Idea

February 16th, 2020


How do you get your team to discover the "Next Big Idea"? In this excerpt from the Mysterious Goings On podcast, author and strategist Mike Brown, founder of The Brainzooming Group, shares ways his company encourages, …

Predicting the Unpredictable with Mike Brown

February 12th, 2020


How do you predict the unpredictable, and is that even important? In this excerpt from the Mysterious Goings On podcast, author and strategist Mike Brown, founder of the Brainzooming Group shares the thinking behind …

Make Money While You Sleep

February 8th, 2020


Some say the way to wealth is to make money while you sleep. There could be something to that! 

In this episode, Alex shares ways he employs passive …

Marketing Tips with Bob Martin

February 6th, 2020


In this excerpt from a longer interview on Mysterious Goings On, Alex sits down with marketing consultant and coworking entrepreneur Bob Martin. From …

Should I Order Inbound Marketing or PR?

February 3rd, 2020


So, you're new at the PR After Hours bar and ask yourself: do I order the fancy special cocktail known as Inbound Marketing or do I go with the …

Quick Shot: Storytelling

January 29th, 2020


Enjoy a quick shot of storytelling this week, as Alex explores the value of telling stories in your public relations campaigns and marketing.

Source referral: Contact Alex at

Your …

Are You Ready for the Inevitable PR Crisis?

January 24th, 2020


When it comes to a crisis, the question is not if, but when.  On this episode, learn valuable tips about handling a PR crisis, and find out about the …

Pull Up a Chair for PR After Hours

January 22nd, 2020


COMING SOON: Pull up a chair and Join Public Relations veteran Alex Greenwood for a cocktail of tips, news you can use, and recommended resources to …

Loading ...

Are you the creator of this podcast?

Verify your account

and pick the featured episodes for your show.

Listen to PR After Hours


A free podcast app for iPhone and Android

  • User-created playlists and collections
  • Download episodes while on WiFi to listen without using mobile data
  • Stream podcast episodes without waiting for a download
  • Queue episodes to create a personal continuous playlist
RadioPublic on iOS and Android
Or by RSS
RSS feed

Connect with listeners

Podcasters use the RadioPublic listener relationship platform to build lasting connections with fans

Yes, let's begin connecting
Browser window

Find new listeners

  • A dedicated website for your podcast
  • Web embed players designed to convert visitors to listeners in the RadioPublic apps for iPhone and Android
Clicking mouse cursor

Understand your audience

  • Capture listener activity with affinity scores
  • Measure your promotional campaigns and integrate with Google and Facebook analytics
Graph of increasing value

Engage your fanbase

  • Deliver timely Calls To Action, including email acquistion for your mailing list
  • Share exactly the right moment in an episode via text, email, and social media
Icon of cellphone with money

Make money

  • Tip and transfer funds directly to podcastsers
  • Earn money for qualified plays in the RadioPublic apps with Paid Listens