For B2B tech companies, nearly every media relations strategy also includes an analyst relations plan for industry analyst outreach. But why? Analysts aren’t part of the media and conversations with these individuals don’t typically result in editorial coverage. However, analysts understand their field of interest better than anyone, making these relationships extremely valuable. Read More
Silicon Valley is America’s innovation posterchild. Under the shade of tech giants like Salesforce and Facebook, startup seedlings sprout at a rate that outpaces other cities. It would be natural to assume that in an area with many B2B tech companies, many B2B tech PR firms would have also taken root. And with such a stellar location, you could also assume the majority of these agencies would have the resources to secure your company consistent coverage on an ongoing basis. Yet only one of these assumptions is true.
Thought leadership is a great way for organizations to separate themselves from the pack. By publicly directing a conversation on a given topic, thought leaders establish themselves as an expert in their field and a resource for potential customers looking for answers—thereby lifting their business prospects in the process.
But one does not simply become a thought leader overnight. It takes careful consideration to develop ideas, stories, and angles in order to craft a message that will resonate with your target audience. So, how do you generate those ideas? Start by asking these seven questions to create campaigns that will propel your thought leader and your business. Read More
Most public relations professionals tend to get a blank stare when they tell people what they do on a day-to-day basis. According to the Public Relations Society of America, “Public relations (PR) is a strategic communication process that builds mutually beneficial relationships between organizations and their publics.” Clear as mud now? Thought so. Read More