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10 Chicago Startup Awards to Raise Your Startup’s Profile in 2021

The year is quickly coming to an end, which means it’s time to solidify your marketing strategy for 2021. If that strategy doesn’t already include applying for awards, it should!

Organic Social Media Strategy for Startups: 6 Tips that Work

Most startup marketers know that social media is a great way to communicate with customers and potential customers, hear what they’re thinking, and get them more engaged with your brand.

Why Blog? The Case for Business Blogging in 2021

More than two decades after the inception of the “weblog,” blogging has evolved from a quirky online soapbox for early Internet users into a high-impact marketing strategy.

How to Use PR to Attract Attention from Startup Investors

Wondering how startup investors find the companies they invest in? 

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.

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.

3 Startup Communications Tips During COVID-19

In recent weeks, we’ve focused on supporting clients and others in our network during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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