Category Archives: PR

He fired me and Launched my Career in Tech PR

People sometimes wonder how I started out in engineering and wound up in PR.  Something that happened recently really made an impression and brought my career journey full circle, 35 years later.  Read on to learn more, and I hope … Continue reading

Posted in Events, PR, Tech, Tech PR | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Call was Perfect! The PR pitch, Even Better!!

Recently, we’ve heard a lot about a phone call between a certain U.S. leader and a Ukrainian head of state. The call was said to be perfect at least by the former, and it must be true because he’s said it not … Continue reading

Posted in Campaign Analysis, In the News, PR, Public Relations | Leave a comment

Think outside the Block in Promoting your Venture: Join our 10/2 Webinar

Looking to launch or grow a blockchain venture?  What are the secrets to success? It’s a noisy world and a never-ending battle for the consumer’s attention.  If the average user is slammed with info and updates, just think about journalists! … Continue reading

Posted in Agency news, Events, NY Tech, PR, Public Relations, Tech PR, Technology | Tagged , | Leave a comment

How to Contain PR Fallout from a Cyber-attack

Fusion PR works extensively in the cyber security space.  We are often asked about how to handle the PR fallout from breaches. What are the similarities and differences with other kinds of crisis management? I decided to answer these questions … Continue reading

Posted in Campaign Analysis, Crisis Management, Current Affairs, PR, Public Relations | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Getting Political in Branding and Messaging

It used to be a much simpler world for brand development. The tough questions related to name, design, and color.  If you were launching a new tech company circa the early 2000s, you might wonder whether to include a swoosh with your … Continue reading

Posted in Branding, Fun Stuff, Politics, PR | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Do’s and Don’ts Of Handling A PR Crisis

This post is by David H. Lasker, Founder and CEO of News Exposure   Your company’s hard-won reputation is an immeasurable asset. Start with the fact that your bottom line is built on customer trust. Add the likelihood that employees … Continue reading

Posted in Campaign Analysis, Crisis Management, PR, Public Relations | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Just DON’T It: Brands Fight Culture Wars at their Peril

Should brands get involved in culture wars? E.g. some thought that Nike was very shrewd in hiring Colin Kaepernick as a brand ambassador.  He’s polarizing, but the bold move seemed to sync with their brand.  For the uninitiated, Kaepernick is … Continue reading

Posted in Branding, In the News, PR, Public Relations | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

How to Become a Media Darling

This post originally appeared on Business2community Every startup wants to be the belle of the media ball. But what do you do if the press just aren’t biting? It’s all the worse if they’re lavishing attention on the competition. So … Continue reading

Posted in Branding, Marketing, PR | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Building a Fintech Startup: Top Tips, via Betaworks Panel

Last week I wrote about growth tactics for B2Bs. This week I am following up with a post on how to build a fintech, based on a panel discussion I attended at Betaworks Studios in New York. Amanda Moskowitz of … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Marketing, NY Tech, PR, Public Relations, Tech PR, Technology | Tagged | Leave a comment

Cheap Trick: Great Band, Lousy B2B Growth Strategy

It’s tough to launch and grow a successful business, and tempting to look for shortcuts. And why not? We’ve all heard about the magical growth hacks; the campaigns that went viral, the PR home runs that crashed servers and exploded … Continue reading

Posted in Campaign Analysis, In the News, Marketing, PR, PR Tech, Public Relations, Tech PR | Tagged , , | Leave a comment