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When startups scale their business, it is essential to make sure your employees join you on that journey, rather than leave them behind. Beyond memos and inevitable slack message, most communication depends on what your employees hear and observe. I have spent the last six years working with startups to help them with their communication...
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A common mistake most startups make is looking at PR like a necessary evil rather than a genuinely effective business growth tool. Working in PR for over a decade has thought me a couple of things or two about helping businesses scale, but showcasing that value to entrepreneurs is a bit of challenge. You see,...
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Before we get into the article about reaching Generation Z, let’s first figure out what that generation is all about. According to Tech Target, here’s what it all means: Generation Z is the demographic cohort following Generation Y, also known as the Millennials or the Millennial Generation; other names suggested for the cohort include iGeneration (iGen),...
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When we think about public relations there’s a misconception that it is useful for only a couple of things – brand awareness and limited customer acquisition. This is equivalent to looking at your brand new smartphone as a paperweight or a torchlight – while not totally incorrect, it is a complete waste of opportunity. Now...
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Public relations (better known as PR) is often mistakenly seen as talking a lot and making friends with journalists so you can get your client into the news. First of all, this isn’t PR. Secondly, getting coverage is barely 10% of what PR people really do. There is honestly so much more to PR than...
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Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is the process of improving a website so it is seen by its target audience when they’re looking for something specific online. But SEO is a complex beast. There are a number of different elements to it. Each one requires attention, but by approaching the different aspects with the right tactics,...
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So, you’ve created a startup. That’s great, but without the proper brand recognition and publicity, you’re unlikely to capture a reporter’s attention. That’s why it’s vital to build your startup’s reputation, make contacts, and spread the word. How can you do that? Most entrepreneurs understand the value of media coverage, but often lack that little...
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Contrary to the current climate, facts do matter, but getting people to remember them is the struggle. By incorporating them within a story, helps make them memorable and easily digestible for your audience. That’s why big brands spend millions building a great brand story around their brand. Today’s consumers are buying your story as much...
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It’s not enough to just regularly update your company blog. That’s a good first step for your small business or startup, but it’s also necessary to make sure each post is readable. So, what does that mean exactly? Simply put, it is a measure of how easy it is for people, the common person on...
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One of best ways to kickstart your business is to create a publicly accessible website. Fortunately for struggling entrepreneurs, there are a lot of free or affordable platforms that make it easy to do this, like Wix or WordPress. Before you start envisioning programmable bots and a strong underlying CMS, maybe focus on what’s important...
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