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A Q&A with Ashley Eggert, VP of Client Services

Last week, we shared a blog post announcing two recent promotions at Dittoe PR. Ashley Eggert was named vice president of client services, and Greta Snell is now vice president of strategic initiatives. If you haven’t had a chance to see the Q&A we did with Greta, click here to check it out or head to our Instagram to watch a short video Q&A. Ashley joined Dittoe PR in 2009 as an account executive and has taken on increasing responsibilities over the years. Most recently, she served as a director of accounts. In her new role, Ashley will be responsible for ...

By |2020-09-09T16:47:29-04:00September 9th, 2020|Company Culture|0 Comments

Summer Tips for PR Career Development

Summer is a time when the skies are blue, the temperatures are warm, and the opportunities to advance your career can be found all around you. Due to the coronavirus, though, this summer already has been and is going to be one filled with social distancing and other restrictions never experienced before. Whether you are laying out on the beach or self quarantining in your house, there are several ways public relations professionals can expand their skill set during the “dog days of summer.” Here are five tips to help any PR professional become the best version of themselves during the ...

By |2020-07-28T11:23:57-04:00July 28th, 2020|PR tools|0 Comments

Why and How to Get Verified on Social Media in 2020

On Thursday, Twitter essentially shut down hundreds of verified users after several high-profile accounts were hacked to help stem the tide of the attack. Verified users across the platform were and are still unable to tweet or log into their accounts if they had changed – or attempted to change – their passwords within the past 30 days.  This has left many users wondering what the point of verification might be if prominent accounts from politicians like Barack Obama or corporate accounts like Apple could be hacked. Although this hack revealed no one online is ever truly safe from hackers, getting ...

By |2020-07-20T14:21:39-04:00July 20th, 2020|Social Media|0 Comments

Live From Indianapolis: It’s Public Relations! (How Comedy Skills Can Translate to PR)

Lights, camera, pitch! As Dittoe PR’s self-proclaimed “funny person,” I’ve dabbled in the world of comedy. In college, I was a member of Purdue’s premier improv comedy group The Crazy Monkeys, I’ve participated in an open mic night here and there, and I was awarded Best Actor for my comedic role as Bob Katz during the Dittoe PR Murder Mystery/Christmas Party of 2019. Aside from being part-time hilarious, I also am a PR pro, and truthfully wouldn’t be where I am today in my professional life if it weren’t for my time in acting and comedy. Getting up on stage in ...

By |2020-07-02T13:12:19-04:00July 2nd, 2020|Communication|0 Comments

How to Network & Find a Mentor in PR

If there is one thing I have learned in my career so far, it is the power of networking. Every single one of my career opportunities, including my network of contacts in the New York City fashion and entertainment industry, are a result of networking. Once, on a flight back to the U.S. after a semester abroad, I sat next to a man who, as it turned out, used to work for NBCUniversal in Manhattan. I shared that I was actively pursuing a career in communications and a dream of living and working in the Big Apple. We chatted on and ...

By |2020-06-05T15:48:15-04:00June 5th, 2020|Communication|0 Comments
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