Combating Writer’s Block

Are you haunted by writer’s block? Are your creative thoughts and ideas ghosting you? The torturous feeling that’s as agonizing as it is inevitable – nearly every writer struggles with “getting stuck” while writing and creating. For many professionals – including myself – writer’s block is a massive inconvenience, delaying the overall writing, editing and approval process. For those working on deadline, combating writer’s block is critical in ensuring timeliness. If you’re on the brink of a creative meltdown, try some of these useful tips to get the words flowing and fingers moving. Remember it’s psychological Writer’s block isn’t a real or accepted [...]

By |2019-11-07T02:19:22-05:00November 7th, 2019|Public Relations|0 Comments

Our ‘PR’edictions for the Future

This month, Dittoe PR celebrates 20 years in business! All month long, we’re celebrating our anniversary by sharing content dedicated to the big 2-0. For our final blog post of this series, we’re looking ahead at the coming years and making predictions on how things will evolve.As we mentioned in last week’s blog post, the PR industry has changed so much in the past 20 years. Can you believe we used to fax our pitches to reporters? Our Gen Z employees definitely can’t. Twenty years ago I was in second grade, getting in trouble for talking too much, and today I’m [...]

By |2019-10-31T13:14:54-05:00September 26th, 2019|Public Relations|0 Comments

That Was Then, This Is Now

As we approach the 20-year anniversary celebration of Dittoe PR, I can’t help but reflect on how we got here. And just how much has changed.I worked in public relations for four years before we started Dittoe PR. I was young, 22. And I looked it. So, with my first paycheck I bought librarian inspired reading glasses, a navy-blue pant suit and a handsome pleather briefcase. Nothing screamed seasoned professional to me more than these three essentials.It was 1995. We didn’t have cell phones. We connected to the internet by dial-up. And we used fax machines – often. How else could [...]

By |2019-10-31T13:10:37-05:00September 20th, 2019|Public Relations|0 Comments

20 Reasons to Hire a PR Agency

This month, Dittoe PR celebrates 20 years in business! All month long, we’re celebrating our anniversary by sharing content dedicated to the big 2-0. To kick things off, we’re breaking down the top 20 reasons to hire a public relations agency:1. Build brand awarenessOne of the biggest and most obvious benefits of PR is that it helps gain exposure for your brand. And let’s be clear: building a brand is a marathon not a sprint, which means you need people who are working to secure consistent, ongoing media coverage for your company, your leadership team, and your services or products day [...]

By |2019-10-31T13:10:25-05:00September 6th, 2019|Public Relations|0 Comments

Tools to Make You a Better PR Writer

Being a better writer takes time and practice. It’s elementary to do your very best to avoid spelling and grammar mistakes, as well as industry jargon, in press releases, email media pitches and other content.But to increase the chances of your press release or email pitch getting picked up, it’s vital to tell your client’s story well, and with language that’s both engaging and easy to understand.Below, we outline some essential tools that can help you improve your PR writing and make your media materials clear, concise and compelling to journalists and other readers.Read NewsThe best PR writers are usually the [...]

By |2019-10-31T13:03:59-05:00August 23rd, 2019|Public Relations|0 Comments
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