As a BLASTmedia public relations intern, you’ll leap headfirst into the real world of a national-level, badass, fast-paced public relations and content marketing firm. So, are you ready to join our team this fall? Read More
The latest development in the live-streaming video arms race took place Monday, as Buzzfeed landed a historic and highly anticipated live interview with President Barack Obama.
The event took place on Facebook Live, and was a chance for Facebook to prove it could hang with the live-stream big boys on the biggest stage. It, uh, didn’t go well.
BLASTmedia was recently recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Indiana by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. Of the 100 companies who won, we were named 35th in the “Small Companies (15-74 U.S. employees)” category. 2016 marks the first year that BLASTmedia has been included in the list. Read More
Companies in our social media-savvy generation have the ability to reach audiences faster, easier and cheaper than ever before through a myriad of social networks. Yet, far too many view their social media channels as an afterthought, choosing to temper expectations by posting halfhearted content or move up in the social media ranks quickly by buying followers.
However, something pretty great happens when you treat social media as an essential component of your marketing strategy, as opposed to a necessary nuisance. You’ll see that it can quickly become a pivotal ally in helping your business generate trust with practically every segment of your target audience. And other than a little more time and effort, it requires virtually no exertion of your marketing budget.
(INDIANAPOLIS – May 11, 2016) BLASTmedia, a national public relations agency, is now the agency of record for Appirio, a global services company that helps customers create next-generation worker and customer experience using the latest cloud technologies. Moving its headquarters from San Francisco to Indianapolis in 2015, Appirio sought a Midwest PR firm with expertise in enterprise technology and a speciality in media relations. After an extensive agency review, BLASTmedia was chosen to lead all media relations efforts for the brand in 2016.
At BLAST, April showers meant a client coverage rainstorm all month long. From Forbes and Fortune to Maxim and Myspace, BLAST clients were surfing easy on the tidal wave of success. Check out these awesome pieces of coverage that position our clients for a month of May that’s sure to be sunny and bright!
Here are some top Aprils highlights! Dive in and let our coverage current sweep you away! Read More
In the fourth quarter of 2015, it was estimated that Facebook had 1.65 billion monthly active users. Since the advent of Facebook in 2004, the social network has remained among the most popular sites around. The company has continued to innovate and adapt their product with the changing times and influx of users.
Coding isn’t just for your office’s web developer, who you’ve probably seen parsing through lines of — is that Spanish? No wait, what are those arrow brackets? — code trying to spruce up a client’s landing page. Designers, SEO analysts and bloggers all reap a heap of benefits by being able to read and write code. Oh, you don’t fall into one of those categories? Guess what! You too can benefit from understanding at least the basic ins and outs of computer coding.
Do you know what’s up with customer-facing AI chatbots, PR-specific apps and the latest data on how people respond to social media posts? It’s possible your answer is ‘no’ — and that’s alright! While it’s essential for PR pros to stay on top of industry trends, it’s hard to keep track of everything going on in the news today. Lucky for you, we’ve got you covered with three of the top stories to bring you up-to-speed: