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

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 Ensure Your Byline Pitch Gets Noticed

Let’s talk about bylines.A pillar of public relations, the epicenter of a great thought leadership campaign, the distinguishing mark of an established brand – okay, I’m being a little dramatic, but it’s true – bylines are a great way to make your client stand out amongst the competition. I’ll be honest, when I first started as an intern at Dittoe PR, I had no clue what a byline was. After all, there’s a lot of PR lingo that gets thrown around in this industry. I remember frantically typing “What is a byline?” into Google after seeing the phrase assigned in my [...]

By |2019-07-22T17:02:55-05:00June 20th, 2019|Thought Leadership|0 Comments

The Impact of Social Media on PR

The world of public relations is changing, and we must change with it. Since the birth of social media, people have used various platforms to build communities, keep in contact with distant family members, share personal life updates and more. But over the past decade, businesses have made use of platforms like Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn to further their goals of connecting directly with the public. According to a recent ING survey, 81% of PR pros feel they can no longer do their job without social media. Read that again. Now, let it sink in. But how much has social media [...]

By |2019-07-22T17:00:01-05:00June 6th, 2019|Social Media|0 Comments
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