Public Relations

Insight into the world of tech, marketing and PR.

July 30, 2018

Be the best from anywhere: Three tips for remote working success

In May 2018, CNBC reported that 70 percent of people around the globe work remotely at least one day a week. Statistics like that don’t indicate […]
July 25, 2018

Why outsource PR? The missing piece to your marketing puzzle

Behind every great company is a great PR pro. Okay, we may have altered that old saying a bit, but it still holds true; a company’s […]
July 3, 2018

What Drives You? Finding and Growing Your PR Niche

“If you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life,” said Marc Anthony. This quote rings true every day I step into […]
May 31, 2018

The components to a successful media launch: Before, during and after

One of the most exciting opportunities for a business’s growth and development is a successful media campaign, whether that’s around a product release, funding, an industry […]
April 20, 2018

Crisis Communication Starts with Customer $LUV

Southwest Airlines had a bad week. The fatal accident on flight #1380 left one dead and many others injured and scarred – every airline’s worst nightmare. […]
March 5, 2018

An Olympic-Sized Lesson for More Effective Marketing Campaigns

When it comes to creating more effective campaigns, don’t tell your prospects a story; focus on building a connection. I must admit, I’m a sucker for […]
October 11, 2017

Why you should prep for your tradeshow like a job interview

Like an interview, tradeshow marketing yields success proportionate to the effort you put into it. Would you walk into a job interview cold? Benjamin Franklin once […]
July 10, 2017

Why I volunteer – and why you should, too

Some employees may consider volunteering to be a strictly personal activity. However, it can enhance your career in more ways than one. Throughout high school and […]
May 8, 2017

Risky business: How to handle PR nightmares

Is all press good press? Sincerity is the key to recovering from public relations crises. Corporate Ink shares how to master crisis management. In the last […]
April 27, 2017

Why every executive should care about the NFL Draft

It’s Draft Day – but why should communications professionals care? If your job includes media relations, we’ll tell you why you should be paying attention.  It’s […]
April 24, 2017

Marketers: Why aren’t you changing the world yet?

Marketers: It’s time to take up the mantle of societal change, and use our skills to make the world a better place. Here’s how.   Sometimes […]
April 17, 2017

The Boston Marathon: A $192M brand

$192,000,000. That’s the dollar value the Boston Marathon brings to the city. For the more than 30,000 runners, and the 600,000 or so families and friends […]
March 6, 2017

Creating action from awareness: How to win a prospective client’s business

When it comes to assessing the benefits and value of a comprehensive public relations program, the first thing companies typically look toward is awareness. After all, […]
March 1, 2017
Bean Pod podcast

Marketing CSR and sustainable business practices (Podcast)

The Bean Pod is joined this week by Luke Stephan, partner at Keene Advisors, to discuss the importance of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability in […]
February 13, 2017

Clients are successful at PR when…

Having spent the better part of 20 years working in PR agencies I can tell you that one of the most common discussions with new clients […]
February 1, 2017
Bean Pod podcast

How to make event marketing worth your effort (Podcast)

When done right, event sponsorship and attendance can be a great way to reach prospects and get face time with the media. Charlotte Jolicoeur joins this […]
December 7, 2016

Even “boring” industries need marketing

At Corporate Ink, we’ve heard it many times: “I love the work you guys do, but the stuff my company does just isn’t that interesting. I’m […]
November 28, 2016

Four tips for maintaining work-life balance in PR

It’s no secret that managing work, relationships and extracurricular activities can be a challenge. At Corporate Ink, we stress the importance of unplugging and relaxing, because […]
November 21, 2016
marketing tech, b2b

Innovation Women conference: Empowering women to succeed in public speaking

Last month, some of the ladies of Corporate Ink had the chance to attend an event hosted by Innovation Women and Women Entrepreneurs Boston (WE Bos). […]
November 15, 2016

What you can learn from Samsung’s (literal) meltdown

Samsung has been in the hot seat lately – literally. Samsung’s Galaxy Note7 crisis made headlines last month as reports arose of devices inexplicably catching fire. […]
June 16, 2016

PR agencies: A secret weapon for demand generation campaigns

The role of public relations agencies is rapidly evolving. With a shifting digital media landscape and increased focus on personalized marketing content, prospects pull information from […]
May 24, 2016

This month in PR and marketing: May 2016

The marketing and PR world is constantly evolving, and this month was no exception. Here are four recent stories that discuss what’s hot right now: 1. Has […]
January 26, 2016

Here’s the definitive answer to picking agency vs. in-house life

Spoiler alert: I won’t be giving you the definitive answer to the agency vs. in-house question in the next 700ish words. Sorry to disappoint with my […]
January 12, 2016

Five reasons you should go to grad school for public relations

In the summer of 2013, I had to make a choice. As a rising college senior, I needed to decide if I would spend that fall […]
December 23, 2015

The year in review: 15 Corporate Ink milestones

The year was a successful one for Corporate Ink. We’ve grown our team, had opportunities to work with exciting companies across a variety of markets and […]
December 8, 2015

From TV to PR: How to help reporters help you

When I was a television reporter, I barely had time to take a five minute coffee break, and “lunch” was not in my vocabulary. The TV […]
November 19, 2015

Going global isn’t easy: Six tips for the expanding business

There’s no doubt that the world is getting smaller. Technological advances like the Internet, and now social media, are making it easier for companies to do […]
November 5, 2015
First year job

What I learned in my first year of PR

Public relations is an exciting and rewarding industry in which to work. No day is ever the same, and nothing beats the high of delivering valuable […]
July 15, 2015

Leveraging Our Agency PR Partner to Differentiate in a Crowded Travel Industry

By Katherine Wellman, vice president of marketing and product management, FlightView Winning in the travel tech space isn’t easy. It’s an ultra-competitive industry with numerous highly-entrenched […]
April 9, 2015

What’s the Value of Public Relations, Anyway?

“You work in public relations? My brother is in advertising, too.” “Marketing, advertising, public relations… aren’t they all kind of the same thing?” Sound familiar? There […]
March 30, 2015

Four PR Hacks You Need to Know

There’s no quick trick to rocket your company to fame, however there are some hacks that you should be doing to make it easier and quicker […]
March 12, 2015

How B2B Market Pressures are Changing PR

We’re really proud to be a partner in Worldcom, the world’s largest partnership of independent PR firms. Our Dallas partner, Michael A. Burns & Associates asked us […]
March 2, 2015

Want to Work in PR? 4 Interviewing Tips You Need to Know

Public Relations is a leading industry to work in, and one of the most rewarding, particularly for college graduates holding a degree in marketing, communications, or business. […]
February 16, 2015

Three Simple Tactics to Increase Your Reach

Getting noticed by customers, prospects and media isn’t easy nowadays. For any business, reaching a wider audience is critical to expanding brand awareness and reaching new customers. […]
December 8, 2014

The Show Goes On: The Art to Customer Conference PR

1.8 million: The approximate number of conventions, customer conferences, trade shows, exhibitions and events held each year. 100: The approximate number of conferences reporters are invited to […]
October 13, 2014

CMOs As The New CEO: Love Your Inner Geek

If sales is a numbers game, marketing’s already joined it. It’s a major cultural shift, and it’s prompting CEOs and VCs from the South Bay to […]
August 29, 2014

5 Tips to Break through the 12,000 Emails Reporters Receive–and Delete–Each Year

How do you cope when the reporters you want to target get 12,000 emails a year – and spike most of them? That’s our job–hitting it […]
April 25, 2014

Rise of the Contributor and It’s Impact on the PR World

The model for newsrooms and publications is changing, and with that, reporting staffs are shrinking. For PR professionals, this means finding creative ways to make media […]
March 21, 2014

What Kind of Conference Do Your Customers Want?

There’s a lot to love about user conferences: The networking opportunities, the industry insights and best practices, the face–to-face conversations with customers – and of course, […]