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13
Sep

Most common PR mistakes and how to avoid them

Today, more businesses realise the importance of PR to develop their image and brand potential. Even without a PR professional, you’ll find plenty of tips online to get started. However, while proactive advice is great, you should also be aware of the most common pitfalls. Below, we’ve covered the most common PR mistakes companies make...
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12
Sep

Content resources that every startup should use

We all know that creating relevant and credible content is the cornerstone of digital marketing. It’s what builds our brand, develops consumer trust, and demonstrates our authority. Good content is even more critical for startups. However, it’s easy for a startup to feel outgunned when it comes to the resources of established enterprises.   Read this...
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11
Sep

A comprehensive checklist for a successful website launch

As a business owner, it doesn’t get much more exciting than launching your brand new website. Well, maybe that’s just us. After months of planning and development, you can finally see the new online face of your business. Even better, you get to share it with your potential customers.   However, web designers’ job scope can...
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04
Sep

How to master the art of content ideation

Companies blog for several different reasons. Some post informative content to demonstrate their expertise while others write blogs for engaging audiences and creating awareness around their brand. Successful businesses will have a strategy that incorporates a mix of content. Regardless of why you’re creating content, every blog needs to captivate its readers.  From affiliate marketing...
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03
Sep

4 misconceptions every entrepreneur has about public relations

I recently spoke to a Malaysian CEO with over 20 years of experience in technology and running multinational brands. We spoke in length about public relations and he felt that it was not a smart decision at the moment, since his new startup was only 18 months old. Despite assurances from me and positive feedback...
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27
Aug

An insider’s guide to making PR work for your startup

In the last decade and more doing PR for companies in Singapore and the rest of Southeast Asia, one of the biggest takeaways has been that if used correctly, PR is the most effective growth tool available to any brand. Since my early days putting in the hours at the large agencies to my forays...
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23
Aug

Five calls to action that can help start a conversation

Even if you’re not familiar with the term “call-to-action” – or CTA – you’ve probably seen one today. In fact, you’ve possibly engaged with one this week. In the simplest terms, a CTA is a snippet of content that asks its audience to do something. In a marketing context, a CTA is used to convert...
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20
Aug

Five simple ways to get people to read your content

In the year 1996, Bill Gates stated: “Content is King.” Such was the title of the essay he published on Microsoft’s website at the time. The digital marketing industry swears by this mantra. Admittedly, it’s current usage is not directly related to Gates’ original point.  In today’s digital era, it relates to how important relevant content...
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15
Aug

PR tips for responding to a poor customer review online

It’s no secret that the majority of modern consumers rely heavily on review to make purchasing decisions. Recent studies show that more than 90% of people read reviews before buying. Around 84% even trust reviews as much as they would a personal recommendation from a close friend. Every company loves receiving positive feedback, but many underestimate...
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