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How to Do Content Research for Blog Posts that Convert

This is a post for anyone new to content marketing and anyone looking to boost their skills in creating compelling content that performs well on whatever metrics you care most about – SEO, social engagement, thought leadership, sales enablement,...

Want to Get a Bigger Bang for Your PR Buck? 5 Steps to Boost ROI

As we consider the uncertain future thrust on us by the COVID-19 pandemic, a lot of us are asking, “How can I make the most of what I already have?”

You’re a B2B Startup with No Product Yet. Should You Do PR?

I’d say that nine out of 10 times I have a call with a B2B startup founder, I tell them this: It’s too early to hire us, but it’s never too early to start PR. And to help them get started, we have tons of resources on this very blog, including...

No News for Your Startup? Here’s How to Get Media Coverage Anyway

Many startups get media coverage for funding rounds and new products.

Big Names Over Early Rounds: A 2020 Update to Our Analysis of TechCrunch Startup Funding News Coverage

In July of last year, I did some research into TechCrunch in an effort to answer one question:

Stop Spamming Reporters: Here's How to Build and Grow a Media List for Your Startup

The dirty little secret of PR is that much of what firms like Propllr get paid for can be done by anyone. Probably not as well and almost certainly not with as much speed, creativity, or consistency. But still, it’s doable.

How to Turbocharge Your Sales Pipeline in 4 Steps

Mike Ryan is Senior Director of Global Demand Generation at project44, a Chicago-based startup that provides a transportation visibility platform for shippers and third-party logistics firms.

How to Pitch During COVID-19: Tips from HuffPost’s Kristen Aiken

Photo by Damon Dahlen, HuffPost

In times of crisis, people need good journalism. The COVID outbreak is no exception. In recent weeks, people have been flocking to the new sources in record numbers, hungry for ever more information about the virus...

Why Propllr Withdrew Its $150,000 PPP Loan Application

I don't know if it's a trend or not (saw this yesterday), but I decided on Friday night to withdraw Propllr's application for a forgivable PPP loan (estimated around $150,000).

13 Chicago Startup Marketers Share How They Adapted to COVID-19

It’s been a bit over a month since COVID-19 reared its ugly head, and much has changed, big and small.

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