Is the Influencer Influential? How to Find and Vet Influencer Marketing Partners

Is the Influencer Influential? How to Find and Vet Influencer Marketing Partners

By Chloe Janda — Communications Coordinator  Finding the right influencers for your brand is like finding a needle in a haystack. It’s doable, but it takes a lot of time and effort. Except today’s social media haystack is more of a field… the size of Russia. New influencers popup every day, and some aren’t even […]

8 Hilarious Reasons for a Love-Hate Relationship With HARO

Posted by on Apr 12, 2019 in Media Relations
8 Hilarious Reasons for a Love-Hate Relationship With HARO

By Julie Wright —President Twitter: @juliewright   Journalists love to poke fun at PR pros for pitching nutty story ideas or tone-deaf newsjacking attempts. However, turnabout is fair play. On the PR side, we definitely get our fair share of wacky requests from the media. And the Help A Reporter Out (HARO) email service is where the weirdest […]

Three Surprising B2B PR Tips to Secure Media Attention

Posted by on Jun 14, 2018 in B2B PR, Media Relations, PR Measurement, Public Relations
Three Surprising B2B PR Tips to Secure Media Attention

By Chancelor Shay —Director, B2B & Infrastructure Development Twitter: @chanceshay If you’re not on the cutting edge of artificial intelligence-controlled robotics or have the fastest supercomputer in the world, it’s probably hard to get journalists and media outlets charged up to talk about your B2B brand. Brands that struggle with this typically fall into the trap […]

How to Earn Media Coverage in Major News Outlets

Posted by on Jun 5, 2018 in Media Relations

The Wall Street Journal is the world’s most influential business news outlet. For subscribers of our agency newsletter, The Strategist, we recently put together this helpful infographic on how to earn media coverage in major news outlets like The Wall Street Journal. It outlines 12 steps to catch the WSJ’s attention for your business, nonprofit […]

5 Questions for Journalism Expert Lynn Walsh on Trusting News

Posted by on May 16, 2018 in Media Relations, Public Relations
5 Questions for Journalism Expert Lynn Walsh on Trusting News

By Julie Wright —President Twitter: @juliewright The public’s lack of trust in news sources is not just a problem for journalists. It is clearly one for public relations professionals and the organizations that they represent too. To understand what got us to this low point in trusting news and what might be done to restore trust […]

B2B Integrated Marketing: 5 Step Foolproof Guide

B2B Integrated Marketing: 5 Step Foolproof Guide

By Chance Shay —Director of B2B and Infrastructure Development Twitter: @ChanceShay  Marketing communications in silos doesn’t work. If your PR efforts aren’t aligned with your content marketing and your digital marketing is on a different frequency, you’re setting yourself up for a not-so-fun conversation with your CMO. In a time when the average attention span is eight […]