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It is a common misconception that you cannot quantitatively measure public relations or PR success other than counting the number of articles that mention your brand. Companies often have trouble relating PR success to business success, because how do you attribute your revenue to media coverage? I’ve personally spoken to over 200 CEOs or marketing...
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Last night, I went to watch a local theatre production and I happened to be introduced to someone from the tech industry who attended the same show as well. He worked in a robotics start-up in USA and told me how he wished he and his start-up colleagues were like the actors on stage. I...
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Public relations has been evolving significantly in the last decade as the growth of digital and the slowdown of traditional media has changed how brands benefit from PR. We look at PR trends that will shape 2019 and what we can see shaping the industry till 2020. PR Trend 1: PR and content marketing are...
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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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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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We all love Public Relations. Let’s be honest and admit that we do. I’ve been doing it for 10 years and have seen how clients react behind closed doors when that positive review comes in or they get a full page spread in their local daily. We’re all human. However, we don’t all understand what...
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Journalists are often very busy and have little (or no) time to look through your email or listen to your pitch. We aim to give you a short guide on how to ensure the journalist understands your pitch and most importantly remembers what you say through email or over the phone. Before starting on this...
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Journalists are often very busy and have little (or no) time, so being concise and informative is a positive for them. This article aims to provide you with a clear guide on how to respond to a media query. Before we go any further, it is important to remember that Singapore journalists and in fact...
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Publications or PR is essential for any brand looking to build a reputation in their industry and gain consumer trust. Whether a company is a Fortune 500, startup, or MNC, the need for PR is there. Though startups often launch public relations initiatives that are similar to those of established companies, the difference lies in...
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