We are exposed to the fruits of public relations every single day, in every medium -- TV, newspapers, radio, on social media, and in magazines. It’s a growing industry. Never before have so many people and businesses been in the public eye. However, despite views to the contrary, not all PR is good PR!
A year ago, I decided that after 17 years in broadcast journalism working for Newstalk and RTÉ among others, it was time for a change. I still had a passion for media but wanted to broaden my horizons and deploy my skills in a new environment. Transitioning to the world of PR was the obvious choice as there are many commonalities across both lines of work.
A 'one-size fits all' approach to client management just doesn’t cut it in today’s highly competitive PR agency landscape. Given the numerous ways that PR can elevate your brand, it is important that PR agency client managers get to work quickly, both in terms of delivering tangible results, but also in terms of complementing a tailored communications strategy with a personable, engaging style of management.
Writer and thought leader, Robin S. Sharma once said: “Awareness precedes choice and choice precedes results.” PR is key to enabling you raise that awareness.
Positive company culture has a transformative impact on organisations. What was once a “nice-to-have” has become a necessity. You might be surprised to know that your PR agency can make a significant impact on your company culture, and as culture affects every aspect of businesses, this is worthy of consideration.
A key to building and maintaining your company's reputation is generating media interest in your business. In technology PR, press releases are a great way to announce company news, communicate key messages with your target audience and increase your company’s ability to influence potential customers.
With the world of social media, 24-hour news cycles and digital desks, Public Relations has gone through a transformation in recent years. However, the PR tools that you need for a successful campaign have remained largely unchanged.
As the new year and new decade begin, we’re very much looking forward to the technology PR news opportunities ahead at Comit HQ. While there are some clouds on the horizon, most of our clients are optimistic for growth and continued success.
As Ireland’s leading technology PR agency, we have seen the industry thrive in recent years. We have helped to build and maintain reputations of some of the most successful Irish and global tech companies.
PR in Ireland is a fast-paced industry. With the dawn of digital and an ever-changing Irish media landscape, it can be challenging to stay abreast of all that’s going on.