No Shortcuts to PR Glory, Then or Now

No Shortcuts to PR Glory, Then or Now

By Julie Wright—President and Founder Twitter: @JulieWright How PR Worked Before the Internet… I started out in PR before the Internet or email. It was the era of fax machines, the Yellow Pages and 400-page media directories that you combed through to research and build your media lists. There were few shortcuts on the way […]

3 PR & Marketing Tactics to Dump in 2017

3 PR & Marketing Tactics to Dump in 2017

By Julie Wright—President and Founder Twitter: @JulieWright Out with the old. In with the new! What stale PR and marketing tactics will you shed in 2017? I’ve got a few on my naughty list this holiday season. They’re activities that perhaps at one time were strategic but now are automatic things PR and marketing professionals […]

Trends Come and Go, But These 5 PR Tips Are Forever

Trends Come and Go, But These 5 PR Tips Are Forever

By Aisha Belagam—Jr. Communications Strategist Twitter: @AishaBelaPR As we get closer to 2017, amidst a flurry of new trends, it is important to remember that the traditional fundamentals of public relations are timeless and the backbone of any campaign, be it 1977 or 2017. Here are five forever PR techniques that I always return to, […]

What’s Next: Five Industry Trends for 2017

What’s Next: Five Industry Trends for 2017

By Shae Geary- Senior Communications Strategist Industry trends are always a great place to mine for story ideas, especially when working with travel and hospitality clients. Some trends, like Pokemon Go! getaways, are short lived. Others, such as eco-travel, tend to define a whole generation and can change the nature of the industry forever. As […]

The Buzz About B Corps – Why You Should Care

Posted by on Jun 1, 2016 in Communication, Marketing, Public Relations
The Buzz About B Corps – Why You Should Care

By Kat Beaulieu, Communications Strategist Remember when you were back in business class and it first dawned on you that the system is rigged against people who want to do good AND make money? I do. It was one of those “Wait – what?” moments where I felt another shred of my ignorance/innocence slipping away. My […]

Hospitality PR Pros: Interview, Don’t Pitch, Travel Writers

Hospitality PR Pros: Interview, Don’t Pitch, Travel Writers

By Julie Wright, President Twitter: @juliewright What happens when 25 travel media and an equal number of hospitality PR professionals are put in a room together for lunch? First, it gets really loud. Second, if those 25 travel media are from Vancouver and the travel PR pros are from California (including destination marketing professionals from San […]