Why Startups Should Hire a PR Agency

You’ve made the big plunge! Congrats on your incredible startup adventure. You’re probably thinking, “Now where do I go next?” It’s no secret that starting a new business, no matter how much professional experience you have under your belt, is a challenging endeavor. And when it comes to showcasing a new company, it can be intimidating (especially when you’re trying to stay on a budget). By partnering with a PR agency, some of that weight is lifted off your shoulders, allowing you to focus more intently on running your business. Investing in PRPublic relations is about making news happen and ultimately [...]

By |2019-10-29T17:43:00-05:00July 18th, 2019|Media Relations|0 Comments

How to Build a Social Media Advertising Calendar

So, you’re ready to advertise on social media – congratulations! Now that you have a strong social strategy and content flowing regularly on your page, it’s time to increase the reach of your posts by putting ad dollars behind them.Typically, at Dittoe PR, we build “ad cals” on a monthly basis for our clients, but you have the option to create a weekly, monthly, quarterly or even an annual advertising calendar.From outlining your advertising goals to selecting content and setting a budget, below is a step-by-step guide to help you build a social media advertising calendar and further promote your business [...]

By |2019-07-22T17:07:44-05:00July 11th, 2019|Media Relations|0 Comments

Benefits of Leveraging Influencer Relations in Your Social Media Strategy

I’m guilty. I follow a ton of influencers. I read their microblog captions, like their photos and videos, and check out the products they promote. I’ve even purchased a product, or three, after seeing my favorite influencers post about them. Instagram reached over 1 billion active users nearly a year ago, and it’s already recognized as the fastest growing social network of 2019. So, it’s no surprise that nearly a third of my newsfeed is influencer-related content. Influencers aren’t a new concept, though. Back in 1931, Coca-Cola launched one of the first “influencer” campaigns, getting Santa himself to represent the refreshing [...]

How to Successfully Work Remotely

WFH. These three letters allow employees to move from the desk-bound constraints of a 9-to-5 office and give them the freedom to work from the comfort of their own home, a coffee shop, a collaborative working space or anywhere in between. In recent years, the option to work elsewhere has seen a surge in popularity. According to a survey by AfterCollege, 68% of millennial job seekers say an option to work remotely would greatly increase their interest in specific employers. Furthermore, a survey from OwlLabs found that employees who work from home at least once a month are 24% more likely [...]

By |2019-07-22T16:53:33-05:00May 9th, 2019|Company Culture, Media Relations|0 Comments

If We Pitched Characters from “The Office”

Just like every other Millennial, the employees of Dittoe PR are concerningly obsessed with "The Office" and everything that it perfectly articulates – always managing to generate laughter no matter how many times you’ve seen the episode. It is just that good. And after reading a brilliantly creative blog by a Sigstr employee [and fellow ButlerBulldog], I was inspired to merge my love for Dunder Mifflin with the most significant aspect of public relations: pitching. While drafting personalized pitches for each reporter can seem time consuming, the lasting relationships formed with media members and top-notch coverage secured for our clients is [...]

By |2019-07-22T16:50:42-05:00May 2nd, 2019|Media Relations|0 Comments
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