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An Effective PR Strategy Takes Time

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By Chelsie Woods The internet and growth of social media have contributed to a cultural shift where people expect information immediately. Referred to as the “instant culture,” we expect instant gratification from a social media post, where we track the number of likes or views, or an immediate email reply from a client or colleague. Technology has changed the way in which…

PR: More than just your product

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By Rachel Peck In the age of holistic public relations and marketing strategies, many organizations are still confused as to the main purpose of PR. Some might envision antiquated ideas of PR professionals crafting press releases daily, constantly pitching clients and products. While press release writing and pitches remain an important part of our daily practice, in the age of social media…

2020 Marketing Trends to Watch

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By Rachel Peck We’re just two weeks away from 2020 and a new decade. A lot has changed in those ten years. In 2010, social media consisted of Facebook, Twitter and Youtube, while integrated marketing was just beginning to emerge. As PR and marketing professionals, we’re used to adapting to change – whether it be client-based or technology. As in year’s past,…

3 Things Every Business Owner Should Know About PR

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By Rachel Peck If you own or manage a business, chances are you have engaged in some sort of public relations or marketing to attract new customers and retain existing ones. However, the nuances of PR can be complicated. Questions about what PR really is, coupled with misconceptions, can lead to confusion for many. Here are three things every business owner should…

4 Ways to Make the Most Out Of a Trade Show

By Emma James There are few opportunities in the PR world that garner immediate results. As PR professionals, we are constantly preparing for the future, often times working weeks and months in advance to engage with the media and conference program organizers to identify and pursue different media opportunities, from onsite, in-person media interviews and educational presentations as part of the conference,…

Measuring Social Media Success

By Emma James In a world of constant connectivity and togetherness, everything that PR pros put out on social media is analyzed – for better or worse. With the migration from print media to digital outlets, more than ever we have to be creative in how we publicize – it’s easy to get lost in the mix in our 6,000-Tweets-a-second world. It’s…