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

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

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 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...

The Best of Propllr: Reader Favorite PR & Content Guides

Should You Do PR During a Crisis Not of Your Making?

PR: Public Relations or Parks & Rec?

Want to Reduce Churn? Test Small Before You Scale Up

Aana Leech is VP of marketing and customer success at Popular Pays, a Chicago-based startup whose software streamlines influencer and content creation strategies at scale.

Aana shared how her team tested a major pivot through a time-bounded...

5 Tips for Founders: How to Use Twitter to Get More PR for Your Startup

Twitter is crawling with reporters.

Celebrating 8 Years as Propllr

As of August, Propllr has been serving Chicago's startup marketing scene for eight years. Eight years! That's two presidential terms, the time it takes a paw-paw tree planted from a seed to bear fruit, and the average lifespan of an opossum.

What The Great British Baking Show Taught Me About PR

Thanksgiving is almost here. Anyone who knows me knows this means I will soon hole up in my kitchen, intoxicating myself with the scents of cinnamon, cardamom, and nutmeg, maniacally churning out baked goods like a sugar-addicted mad scientist.

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