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How to Develop a Successful PR Strategy

by Chelsea Higgins

public relations

Sun Tzu once said, “All men can see these tactics whereby I conquer, but what none can see is the strategy out of which victory is evolved.” For any public relations campaign to end in success, an overarching strategy is needed to guide the individual tactics PR professional take when securing press for their clients. When kicking off with a new public relations partner, there are three fundamental pillars that help guide the development of PR strategy: end goals, target audience and key messages. With proven success developing and executing on PR strategies, the BIGteam has some advice on how to turn these pillars into a successful strategy.  

How Blogging Can Increase Traffic to Your Website

by Anna McGeady

branding public relations seo social media writing

PR pros are constantly looking for metrics to gauge the efficacy of their communications efforts. And while social shares, mentions, likes and comments tell an important story, often the main metric a client is looking for is website traffic. Here, the lines between PR, marketing and sales get a little blurry, as the main goal of PR is to establish awareness about a client’s product, whereas other departments are responsible for turning that awareness into leads. That being said, there are some effective methods PR teams can employ to help drive additional traffic to a client’s website. One of the best ones? Blogging. 

How to Get Noticed at CES

by Chelsea Higgins

consumer electronics public relations technology

The Consumer Electronic Show (CES) is one of the most prolific tech trade shows in the world. Tech companies from all over descend on Las Vegas for a week in January to announce new products and get face time with some of the most well-known reporters and outlets in the industry. With 7,460 members of the press registered to attend CES in 2017, the opportunities to tell a company's story are boundless. However, there is tremendous competition to have products and announcements stand out in the noise of CES. Finding the right PR partner early can help a company effectively navigate CES and ensure participation in the show is successful and generates lasting results.  

When’s The Right Time to Start Doing Holiday Gift Guide Outreach?

by Chelsea Higgins

marketing our team public relations

If you walked into the BIGfish office today, you would see the acronym HGG dotted all over our to-do lists, project tracking grids and August goals. So, what is requiring so much of the account team’s attention in August? Holiday gift guides, curated lists of top gift ideas for everyone on your holiday shopping list published by your favorite digital and print outlets. Yep that’s right: the sun is still warm, the birds are still chirping, and Red Sox are still the main focus of Boston sport fans, but the holidays are at the front of our minds at BIGfish.  

How to Survive a PR Nightmare

by Anna McGeady

business public relations

Everybody makes mistakes. It’s how you respond to those mistakes that makes all the difference. 

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