Public Relations

Public Relations / Media Relations: Consistent Process Creates Great Results

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A business’ perceived value is increased by the third party endorsement of key business and technology media outlets (Print, TV, Radio, or Web-based). When a client is quoted in national and trade media, they become the expert. We treat the media as a customer, creating stories that meet the editorial needs of both the media and our client.

What is your Public Relations Strategy?

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PRplan

Public relations is used in managing how information moves between an organization and the public. It makes use of a number of public relations strategies to control the disbursement of various types of information to the public with the aim of convincing them about various issues concerning a company, or an individual, or a company's products and services.

Why Should I Hire a PR Firm to Help With My Company’s Exit Strategy?

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Smart executives hire public relations firms that have experience and expertise in their target markets, such as MediaFirst has expertise in the open source Drupal content management system, telecommunications, manufacturing, health care, IT, retail, and supply chain/logistics/transportation/warehousing.

PR can accelerate an exit strategy if executives are looking for that. Last year, we had 4 clients acquired by much bigger firms. We call that a success!

Here’s how PR can be used to accelerate an exit strategy:

Making Press Releases Twitter Ready

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Remember when you were a child and you sat in a circle and one person whispered something into the ear of the child next to them and this continued around the circle until the message came back to the original speaker? Was the message ever the same? Rarely!

This is what happens sometimes when we issue a press release. Journalists may trim your press release to a few sentences. With twitter, well-intentioned followers will reinterpret your release into less than 140 characters, potentially causing the message to be garbled and lose its full meaning.

Social Media: The Difference in Small Biz & Big Brand Social Media

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With all this socializing going on, the challenge of coordinating and integrating messages across multiple social networks platforms has become top-of-mind. Businesses, large and small, are using social media platforms – but for very different reasons.

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