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2018: The Biggest Year Yet for Tech Press

This year will surely be written in textbooks for years to come as one of strife for American journalism. From presidential vitriol spewed at reporters to newsroom shootings to the crackdown on fakenews, the press has dominated its own headlines this year. But for the tech press corps, 2018 was filled with promotions, new publications … Continued

Check-In: The State of the Future of PR

2018 is quickly coming to an end, and I for one, can officially say that I’m in the holiday spirit! Toward the end of each year, I like to spend time reflecting and revisiting the previous year’s hot topics and trends, identifying lessons learned and looking ahead on what’s to come in the new year, … Continued

[White Paper]: Are you Bridging PR, Marketing and Sales?

The 120-year-old PR industry is at a crossroads. In recent years, we have failed to modernize, investing less in technology than other industries and losing business to digitally native consultants. The result? Shrinking agency/client relationship tenures and a stressed-out work force. Despite these challenges, however, there’s never been a better time to be in PR. … Continued

2018 Social Media Marketing Game Changers for Businesses

There’s always something new happening in the world of social media. Recently, several platforms have changed their algorithms in order to please consumers while sadly making it harder for business to reach their targeted audiences. For example, according to HubSpot, Facebook users only see 2% of organic pages they follow on their feed, which means that … Continued

[White Paper]: Reset, Refresh, Repeat: 8 Steps To Rebranding Your Biz

If you are lucky to be in business long enough, rebranding or refreshing your brand is inevitable. So, the million-dollar question is, how do you make sure you’re one of the rebranding success stories? When done correctly, rebranding efforts can help capture a new demographic, increase sales and keep you on top of trends. It’s … Continued

Meet the Team: Paul Barren

We love each other. No really, we do. We think you should love us, too. Today we are continuing our series that lets you get to know our Army of Awesome. Meet our new-ish Health IT practice group director, Paul Barren. 1. How was your first day of work at ARPR? Amazing – I loved … Continued

Meet the Team: Alexis Pastrana

We love each other. No really, we do. We think you should love us, too. Today we are continuing our series that lets you get to know our Army of Awesome. Meet our new Junior Account Coordinator, Alexis Pastrana! 1. How was your first day of work at ARPR? I had two first days with … Continued

11 Influencers to Follow for the Latest Mobility Insights

It’s pretty much impossible to operate in the technology space and not have some sort of mobile tie-in, as mobility is fueling our digital age and redefining how we experience our lives. From a business perspective, the explosive growth of technology enabling enterprise mobility sector has empowered employees to work from anywhere. But while smartphones … Continued

Is Email Marketing Dead?

If you stay up-to-date on marketing news, you might be inclined to think that the marcomm landscape is bleak. Email marketing, SEO, social media and public relations have all been declared dead at some point in the past year. What’s a marketer left to do? For starters, don’t buy the hype. What’s dead is siloed … Continued

State of the Media 2018 and the Future of PR

If I had to guess, I would say I visit no less than 10 different digital news sites a day. I check everything from getting the latest tech insights on Axios, to learning new business dealings from The Wall Street Journal and getting an aggregate view of the top news of the day from Feedly … Continued

VC, M&A and the Intersection of Tech PR

Each month the ARPR team dives into a specific subject matter at a lunch & learn (or beer & learn and biscuit & learn – we do it all!). In May, we went to DLA Piper’s Atlanta office and met with four partners who specialize in early/growth stage technology, mergers & acquisitions and transaction financing … Continued

Meet the Team: Chris Shattuck

We love each other. No really, we do. We think you should love us, too. Today we are continuing our series that lets you get to know our Army of Awesome. Meet our newest Account Manager, Chris Shattuck! 1. How was your first day of work at ARPR?
 It was great! I was excited to … Continued

Meet the Team: Thomas Bell

We love each other. No really, we do. We think you should love us, too. Today we are continuing our series that lets you get to know our “army of awesome.” Meet our new Account Manager, Thomas Bell! 1. How was your first day of work at ARPR? The first day was great! The team … Continued