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

Three PR Uses for Twitter Lists

One of the most underused social media features by our industry are Twitter lists. Many public relations professionals either don’t know the feature is available or don’t know how it works. Before discussing the best uses for Twitter lists, let’s first touch on etiquette and how to use them. When creating a new list, the platform will prompt you to name it, give it a description and set its privacy to be public or private. A public list can be viewed by other Twitter users and followed by them as well, whereas private lists are viewable by only you. Keep this [...]

By |2019-11-01T08:23:49-05:00October 31st, 2019|Social Media|0 Comments

Five Tips for Acing Your Internship

Internships are a great opportunity to learn about your strengths and weaknesses in the profession you intend to pursue as a career. For me personally, this has been very apparent, as I started this internship at Dittoe PR with no prior agency experience. To say I was fighting an uphill battle coming into this internship would be an understatement. Fortunately, I have learned so many things that have helped me throughout my time with Dittoe PR, but here are my top five tips that will help you ace your internship:Be proactiveThis tip gets thrown around a lot when regarding schoolwork or [...]

By |2019-10-31T13:20:05-05:00October 24th, 2019|Internship|0 Comments

Fall Season Brings Change and Growth to Dittoe PR

Oh, fall! There are so many reasons to love the season - the cooling temperatures, the changing of the leaves, apple cider, and pumpkin spice everything...the list goes on and on! But at Dittoe PR, we’re most excited about the changes this season has brought on to our growing team and our client roster! Over the past few weeks, we have promoted four team members, hired three new team members and added several new clients. Our Recent Promotions: Mallory Sturgeon - Director of Accounts Mallory joined Dittoe PR in 2013 as an intern, and has since worked her way up to an account coordinator, [...]

By |2019-10-31T13:19:43-05:00October 23rd, 2019|Client Relationships|0 Comments

Four Creative Ways to Research Your Target Audience

When people think of public relations, they often think of the glamorous Samantha Jones-type in “Sex in the City” – but it’s usually much more mundane than that. Don’t get me wrong, we do chat with media on a daily basis, oversee some pretty cool events and travel a lot, but more often than not we are buried deep in research. What are we researching, you ask? Usually searching for the best contacts and audiences for the next client outreach campaign.While it can be daunting to think about, stepping outside of the box to research a target audience can bring in [...]

By |2019-10-31T13:19:50-05:00October 17th, 2019|Social Media|0 Comments
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