Thank You to Our Summer PR & Copywriting Interns!

It’s hard to believe that it’s already the end of August; this summer has (sadly) flown by. Over the last several weeks, we’ve been wrapping things up with our two summer interns, Julia and Kelly. Julia, our PR intern, worked hard all summer long building media lists, contributing to the BIGfish Twitter account, tracking clients’ press mentions and much more. Kelly, our crafty copywriter, wrote dozens of articles for client Iceland Naturally, blog posts for BIGfish and pitches. We’re definitely going to miss having them around, but wish them the best of luck as they head back to school this fall. Continue reading “Thank You to Our Summer PR & Copywriting Interns!”

WSJ, Fortune, LA Times – Oh My! BIGfish Client Ring Makes Major Funding Announcement

Today, BIGfish client Ring, inventor of the smart doorbell, announced the company raised $28 million in Series B funding to further its mission of reducing crime in communities. Sir Richard Branson (yes – the Sir Richard Branson), Shea Ventures and American Family Insurance led the round. True Ventures, Upfront and multiple angels, including Sky Dayton, also participated. Continue reading “WSJ, Fortune, LA Times – Oh My! BIGfish Client Ring Makes Major Funding Announcement”

Vote for Beaver Country Day School to Present at SXSWedu 2016!

Beaver Country Day School, an independent school for grades 6-12 located just outside of Boston, hopes to return to SXSWedu for the third time, but needs the community’s support to get there.
For the past two years, Beaver has presented at SXSWedu showcasing their ground-breaking initiative, the “Coded Curriculum.” This year, they hope to return to the conference to share information on another innovative area of the school: its design. Continue reading “Vote for Beaver Country Day School to Present at SXSWedu 2016!”

7 On-The-Go Apps for a PR Pro’s Every Need

Those who work in public relations know that the job requires a fast-paced, on-the-go mentality and a constant need to multitask. Whether out of the office meeting with clients, working a press event or overseeing a media briefing, PR professionals need to stay up to date on current news and industry trends. Hence the need for some on-the-go apps. I have compiled a list of some of my favorite apps that any PR professional can use on a day-to-day basis: Continue reading “7 On-The-Go Apps for a PR Pro’s Every Need”

Vote for BIGfish in BostInno’s Coolest Companies Competition!

In case you haven’t heard, BIGfsh is a finalist in BostInno’s 2015 Coolest Companies competition! We always thought we were pretty cool, but it’s nice to hear it from somebody else, too. In fact, last month, BostInno included us in its “Coolest Company Outings” roundup for our company trips to Vegas, Panama, Iceland and everywhere in between!
Now it’s time for you to help: through this Friday, August 7, BostInno is accepting votes for the “Readers’ Choice” award. Click here to vote for us now! It only takes a few seconds. Continue reading “Vote for BIGfish in BostInno’s Coolest Companies Competition!”