In this section of our blog: The B-Sides, we look at 5 PR Daily articles that caught our attention during the week and share them with you – in case you missed ‘em.

1. 50 Useful Apps for PR and Social Media Professionals: some are obvious, some are worth a look, some you’ll use once and some you’ll wonder how you ever managed without…
50 Useful Apps for PR and Social Media Professionals

2. How to become a media source and build relationships: some tips on how to relate to journalists and talk about your and client interests as opposed to being on the sell constantly. It’s a fine balance because clients demand coverage and don’t always understand the journalist relationship building process. Hopefully these help.
How to build journalist relationships

3.Some best and worst PR moments from the London Games: this one includes a few by Ryan Lochte, a man who should stop talking to the press…
10 best and worst PR moments from London Games

4. 8 Reasons Journalists should Love PR pros: reasons we rely on each other – and bottom line, we’re all just trying to do our jobs.
8 reasons journalists should love PR pros

5. Writing tips from former newspaper editors: some writing guidelines worth noting here:
Writing tips from former newspaper editor

Enjoy these – more next week.