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Optimizing Analyst Meetings at Trade Shows

Trade shows are a wonderful way of networking and getting your message out. They’re also costly to participate in, which means a PR organization should set clear objectives and develop a plan to achieve its goals in the short time available. For clients running a booth or meeting room at…
Jeff More
December 10, 2018
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What Is PR?

When you consider that entire textbooks and university degrees are based on the premise of public relations, writing a blog post titled “What is PR?” can be a daunting task. Yet it’s probably the top question we get as PR pros (right after, “How can we get into the New…
Harvey Henao
November 21, 2018
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What’s the Best Time to Pitch Stories to the Media?

After crafting the perfect pitch and determining the right journalists with whom to share your client’s exciting news, you send the pitch – but get no response. You follow up a couple of times, but still don’t hear anything. Then you realized you pitched that story late Friday afternoon –…
Yvonne Gonzalez
November 6, 2018
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5 Ways PR Interns Boost Your Agency’s Effectiveness

Public relations is a fast-paced, ever-changing business that thrives on fresh ideas – which is why bringing in youthful energy is key to boosting an agency’s effectiveness. Here are five reasons PR agencies need interns. Interns bring a fresh mind to challenge the status quo Interns aren’t just new, young…
Tech Image
October 23, 2018
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The 7 Types of Instagram Hashtags: A Quick Guide

In our previous blog, we discussed the importance of hashtags on Instagram for business accounts. Using the right hashtag – or hashtag combination – can help you expose your brand to large and/or targeted audiences. Understanding the different types of hashtags can help increase your chances of attracting new followers…
Anisha Eckert
October 9, 2018
Public Relations

How to Turn Client Stories Into a SUCCES

Earlier this year, Tech Image leadership gifted each member of the team the gift that keeps on giving: A book! And not just any book – the New York Times Best Seller, “Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die.” In “Made to Stick,” brothers Chip and Dan…
Katie O'Rourke
October 4, 2018
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How PR Professionals Can Help Journalists with Their Stories

We live in an era where the term “fake news” worries many, especially journalists. Journalists work hard every day to make sure stories are accurate, credible and timely, and having to fend off accusations of truthfulness can be dispiriting. According to Cision’s 2018 Global State of the Media Report, 56…
Yvonne Gonzalez
September 25, 2018
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New Media Landscape Causes Uncertainty Among PR Pros

More PR agencies now recommend investing in social media influencers over traditional news media, and it’s causing industry pros to drastically rethink the entire PR landscape. That’s according to the 2018 Global Communications Report, an annual study by University of Southern California (USC)’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Researchers…
Andy Ambrosius
September 19, 2018