Your employer brand is the most important tool in your armory when it comes to attracting and retaining the best talent. The popularity of hybrid working, the rise of the four-day work week and the increase in job opportunities in Ireland towards achieving full employment, all mean that your employer brand must be a leader in your space so that you can compete for increasingly scarce talent.
“Yes – I’ve heard of them, they have a great reputation!” That’s what every business wants to hear about themselves, and what every PR agency wants to hear about their client. If you choose the right PR agency, it can make a huge positive impact on your business. This blog contains our top tips to help you find the right PR agency for you. You might be surprised by some.The top 10 tips for choosing the right PR agency for your business:1. Passion“Hire ‘infected’ people who love your product and are passionate about the problem you’re solving,” said Guy Kawasaki, in his amazing book, The Art of The Start. Kawasaki should know as he was the evangelist who successfully launched the Macintosh.
As highlighted in part one of our newsjacking blog series, newsjacking is a PR strategy used to align your brand with current news stories and expand your audience. This blog will look at how to successfully use newsjacking to boost your brand and gain media exposure.
Newsjacking is a PR strategy that you or your PR agency can use to align your brand with a current event or breaking story in the news. Used properly, it allows you to become part of the conversation, gaining wide attention and becoming part of the story. This blog gives you an overview of what newsjacking is – in a PR context - and the key benefits of doing it.
“What is Public Relations?” “What can PR do for my business?”These are common questions that businesses ask before they embark on a potentially very rewarding investment. In short, Public Relations or PR is a broad set of activities that contributes to an organisation’s communication and overall effectiveness. The practise helps to build relationships between companies and their target audience, establishing trust between the two.
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It’s been a long ol’ year and it’s not over yet! As Ireland’s leading tech PR agency, we’ve had an exceptionally busy 12 months helping our clients help their clients with connectivity, innovation and digital transformation - all essential for life in lockdown. Whether it’s for work or socialising, tech has never been more important in our daily lives. Our team has put together a list of their favourite pieces of technology that has made these lockdowns that little bit easier to get through.
So how has 2021 started for everyone- or do we dare ask?! We normally post our review of the previous year in the first week of January but we got sidetracked with lots of planning meetings and no shortage of exciting client announcements to kick start the new year. We’ve also been interviewing lots of great people for our growing team of technology PR and content specialists at Comit and we’ll have good news to share on that front soon.
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!
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.