It’s hard to believe that Social Media has played a daily part in our lives for over a decade. But, is social media marketing really an effective form of tech PR for businesses and worthy of further investment?
How much do you allocate to your PR and content marketing budget? A study by Google and CEB, B2B Digital Evolution, shows us that the B2B world has changed – because buyer behaviour has changed. The report found that buyers will self-serve 57% of the sales process before engaging with sales. They want to engage with sellers on their terms and at a time of their choosing.
Ireland is experiencing a tech and digital explosion. New tech start-ups are popping up every day, while increasingly, large multinationals are choosing Ireland as their European hub. It’s a fascinating time and an exciting place to be—what ambitious PR professional looking to build a career wouldn't want to be a part of that?
At Comit, we’re lucky to be able to say that we are right there in the middle of it. From multinational giants to Irish-born start-ups, through tech PR and marketing, we help clients grow and pride ourselves on being a part of their success stories. It is witnessing that success that drives the Comit team.
Know your client.Each client is different and each client is different in their very own way. One might love an idea for a photoshoot that takes place on a mountain-top with an elephant’s trunk holding their logo while acrobats backflip in the foreground, while another client may quickly backflip away from that same idea. The key is to get to know your client.
Interns, assemble. Starting off your career as an intern won’t be a month-long montage of you picking up dry-cleaning, doing coffee runs or covered in paper-cuts after endless piles of shredding. The role of an intern has evolved. Businesses are competing with one another to hire the best graduates to invest their time and training in. Here are some tips to help you secure the PR internship you’ve always wanted.
Imagine waking up in the morning and finding your website SEO ranking has plummeted from page 1 to page 8 or lower. A new SEO ranking factor could mean just that. Google’s new mobile friendly algorithm launched on April 21st 2015 and it carried with it important consequences for the SEO ranking of your website.
Maintaining a balance of traditional PR and digital PR in your company’s strategy is extremely important. It isn’t as delicate an operation as cooking to Heston Blumenthal’s standards, however it requires a fine level of experience, skill and knowledge in both elements of PR.
PR offers great opportunities to build a truly exciting, fast moving and dynamic career, but before you go off and book yourself onto the next Public Relations Masters programme, you might take a minute to consider if you REALLY have the right ‘stuff’ for a great career in PR.
There is a lot of competition to reach customers in the vast mall of the internet. Positive reviews and ratings can make the sales process shorter and increase the reputation and trustworthiness of your brand. This is why testimonials are an invaluable asset when it comes to encouraging people to buy your product or service.
Advertising is nothing new. There’s a whole TV show about it. Everyone is familiar with the impact a full page advertisement in a national newspaper or 30 seconds of clear messaging on a well-received radio programme has.