Category Archives: Tech PR

Insurtech Round Table Explores Startup PR, Success Factors

We invited a round table of experts on the latest PR, Done & Doner podcast to explore the state of buzz, funding and innovation in insurtech: It was an informative and wide ranging conversation around these questions and others. We … Continue reading

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Boo! Now will you cover my PR?

Tapping emotions is a time-honored tactic in PR and marketing.  This can involve fear-mongering.  Scaring folks can be a great attention-getter, particularly if you are promoting solutions in areas like cyebrsecurity, public safety and infrastructure protection. The reasons relate to … Continue reading

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What’s so Funny about Peace, Hype and Understanding?

Hype has been getting a bad name recently. Trump was under legal scrutiny in NY for variously overhyping or underhyping his assets (depending on the situation). Burger King got sued for inflating their burgers in ads. And many in the … Continue reading

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Frank Strong on the State of PR Tech

I enjoyed speaking with PR blogger Frank Strong (of Sword & the Script fame) about the state of PR tech, for the PR, Done & Doner podcast (here’s a video of the interview). The PR job of has never been … Continue reading

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What’s your Hype Cycle Time?

How to Surf the Tech Trends without Going Under Everyone is familiar with tastemakers in fashion, music, and popular culture. They indicate what is hot and what is not, with words and actions. Those who want to stay ahead of … Continue reading

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No, PR’s Not Dead Yet. Doing Just Fine Thanks! But Try Again Next Year

Many wish to continue to write off public relations and kick it to the curb – by coldly saying that the profession and/or its trappings are dead. First it was gripes about the press release, and in the latest example, … Continue reading

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Introducing PR, Done and Doner!

We are proud to introduce PR: Done and Doner, a podcast that equips tech PR and marketing pros with the info needed to get the best possible results. It is not just about mastering the changing world of earned media, … Continue reading

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You’re out of your Bleeping PR Head – or Should be

Working in PR seems the reverse of the old quote: “I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member.” Groucho Marx The club, or field of PR, can disdain those who want to join; particularly people … Continue reading

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From Breakthrough IP to Market Leadership

Here is the third installment in my series about maximizing “secret sauce” in tech marketing. In the first post, I explored the meaning and history of the term, and shared examples. In the next one, I outlined steps to turn … Continue reading

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Turn Your Secret Sauce into a PR Asset with these 4 Steps

In my last post I explained the history and significance of secret sauce, or IP, in tech marketing. I also laid out the challenges of getting PR mileage from your core tech. To summarize, “secret sauce” underpins a solution or component.  … Continue reading

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