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January 23, 2018

Be a Better Sender: Email Resolutions for 2018

The average office worker sends out 40 business emails each day and receives more than 120. From your headline to your signature, every line is an opportunity to stand out in the crowded inbox. A key tenet of communications and marketing is to reach your audience in the way that most appeals to them. Whether emailing coworkers, journalists, board members, vendors, or other stakeholders crucial to your business, there are universal best-practices you can put into place to make sure your emails never go unread or unanswered.

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December 19, 2017

5 Social Media Trends for 2018

From influencer marketing to the staying power of Twitter – here are some of the biggest social trends on the horizon in the New Year.

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December 06, 2017

Top PR News this Month

We scrolled through the best PR news outlets so you don’t have to. From the sassiest brands on social media to the influence of Instagram, here are the industry news highlights you can’t miss.

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November 21, 2017

data journalism: What does it mean for PR pros?

While data has always been incorporated in the journalistic process, it has generally been in just that capacity – post-genesis incorporation; supporting in nature and secondary in consideration.

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November 01, 2017

Writing for LinkedIn: Tips & examples we love

In a world drowning in social media output, using LinkedIn as a publishing platform to showcase your expertise and insight is one of the still-underexploited avenues left in 2017. This blog piece will give you some advice and tips–and also 6 recent examples of non-celebrity Boston-area people who can offer you great examples of how to use LinkedIn.

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October 24, 2017

How to promote your white paper on social media

As much as we all love a well-slaved-over Thanksgiving dinner, if you’re like me, what you may love even more are the leftovers.

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October 11, 2017

Social media apologies: 3 Rules

Mistakes happen, but when they play out on social media, the reputational damage can be wide reaching and hard to contain.

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September 26, 2017

Promoting Your Videos: Facebook Ads versus Boosted Posts

Video content consistently receives higher engagement across social media platforms than text or photos alone. As companies look to expand their digital footprint, videos offer a unique opportunity to showcase the authentic personality of your brand. Promoting videos on social with just a few advertising dollars can help drive traffic to your website, get new followers, and create buzz both on and offline.

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September 07, 2017

Social Media Tips: Avoid These Faux Pas

Your goal is to make news—but not through social media faux pas. The constant introduction of new platforms and features can bewilder even the savviest digital natives. Here are some tips for making the most of your company’s social presence, without inadvertently igniting a crisis.

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August 22, 2017

BuzzFeed and Public Relations: Friend or Foe?

BuzzFeed may be home to the latest viral obsessions but does it have potential as a reputable outlet for public relations strategies? While it began as a site dedicated to tracking popular social content, it has quickly grown into a force of nature in its own right. With former Huffington Post chairman Kenneth Lerer and Politico veteran Ben Smith at the helm, it’s making a concerted effort to re-position itself as a news platform. It’s been a rocky road, one riddled with allegations of plagiarism and fake news, but BuzzFeed continues to capture millions of views and comments. A mere mention on its Community Page can boost a brand into celebrity status.

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