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How to Get a Reporter's Attention

Looking to get media coverage for your startup? The first step is to remember that the “media” is made up of real people whose job it is to tell interesting and important stories to their audience. If you want one of those people to tell your...

Want to Accelerate Your PR? Slow Your Pitch

In our productivity-obsessed society, it’s easy to feel the need to do more – and do it faster. But in PR, sometimes the best way to get better results is to slow down. Specifically, to slow your pitching.

What the First Month of a Successful Startup PR Program Looks Like

Your startup has decided to take the plunge and invest in a PR program – now what?

Want to Supercharge Your Startup’s PR Program? Get Your Customers Talking

You’ve probably heard a million news stories that start with the personal story of someone who was affected by the larger trend or event being covered. For example, a recent NPR piece about creating a frozen bunker for helpful germs begins like...

Why You Can’t Switch PR On and Off

If your business were a house, your PR program would be more like your HVAC system than the the lights – constantly working in the background. It works best (and most efficiently) when it can run consistently, ready to be adjusted to suit your...

Here’s How We Used PR to Introduce Our New CEO

Lori McInerney is the Director of Marketing at Shiftgig, the Chicago-based technology platform connecting people who want hourly work with companies that need them.

Read on for a transcript of her presentation from our January 16, 2018 Here’s How...

How I Used Surveys to Show Our Thought Leadership

Jamie Gilpin is the Chief Marketing Officer at Envoy, the Chicago-based global immigration services provider.

Read on for a transcript of her presentation from our September 19, 2017 Here’s How Startup Marketing Conference, where she describes...

How We Turned a Cease-and-Desist Letter into PR Gold

Kyle Welter is the Director of Marketing at Tock, an elite restaurant reservations and culinary experience platform.

Read on for a transcript of his presentation from our September 19, 2017, Here’s How Startup Marketing Conference, where he...

Here’s How I Created a Contributed-Article Thought Leadership Program

Challin Meink is the Marketing and Communications Director at TechNexus Venture Collaborative, a Chicago innovation think tank and business development service.

Read on for a transcript of her presentation from our September 19, 2017, Here’s How...

How I Maximized PR Results by Minimizing Media Targets

Heather Farr is the PR and Communications Director at Reverb, the Chicago-based online marketplace for new and used music gear.

Read on for a transcript of her presentation from our September 19, 2017, Here’s How Startup Marketing Conference,...

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