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Are PR Firms Worth The Money?

Working with a PR firm is certainly a big
investment, and for some, it may be difficult to judge if the cost is worth the
reward. Before your business overlooks hiring a PR firm, make sure that you
understand all that they can do for you. Here are some things to keep in mind
when deciding if the …

When Should You Hire A PR Firm?

Hiring a PR firm for your business or brand can seem daunting. You’ve worked incredibly hard to craft your brand and it can be scary to pass the reins over to a PR team. Before taking the plunge and securing that monthly retainer, make sure that you and your business are ready. Below are …

Social Media Marketing: Building Your Voice through Engagement

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What is social media engagement?

Engaging means putting the social in social media. It is liking and commenting on other accounts’ posts as well as retweeting and following new accounts on social mediaplatforms including but not limited to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest. Engagement can also mean how much other accounts interact with yours. The …

Angela Cordova Promoted to Senior Director of Accounts

After a year as an intern and more than two years as an account executive, Angela Cordova was recently promoted to Senior Account Executive. She is a native Houstonian bringing a strong communications background to The PR Boutique with experience in event planning and marketing prior to joining the team. Working primarily with restaurants …

CRAVING Attention: Do I need a PR Agency?

When do you need a PR AGENCY? Well, one client recently reached out with a situation and how to handle it. In June 2018, CRAVE commemorated their 10thbirthday with a giant cupcake that serves 8 to 10 people and a multitude of throwback flavors dating back to the very beginning of the cup “cakery”.

Upon debuting …

The Benefits of Earned Media to Your Small Business

As compared to paid advertising, earned media is more valuable to reach consumers as it is more genuine and reliable in a world full of paid-for advertising clutter. Not only is earned media or editorial content more dependable from a consumer’s viewpoint since it is written from an outsider’s perspective, but it saves you …

Think Outside the Box – Definitive Guide to Grow Brand Awareness

Need to think outside the box? When a PR agency finds a media relations strategy that works, it’s easy for it to become a template applied to every client.

Here is the deal! While this cookie-cutter approach may generate some results, it gets tired fast.

Challenge yourself and your team to think creatively, not conveniently. Below are …

How to implement effective social media marketing

In today’s world, social media marketing is a vital component of a successful public relations campaign. As we develop social media marketing campaigns at The PR Boutique, there are three things we aim to create: engaging content, shareable content, and relevant content. These three factors help create content that stands out to the public …

Partnering with Bloggers to Increase Client Exposure

How Can PR Boutique Increase Client Exposure?
PR professionals encourage clients to give us creative freedom to come up with innovative marketing tools that will be most effective in this day and age. The Internet rules the world and the traffic among blogs and social media has never been stronger!

At The PR Boutique, we took …

Keep Austin Wired: 7 Austin iPhone Apps

What keeps PR pros up-to-date on the latest news and trends? Mobile apps! And Austin’s got apps for days. The PR Boutique’s Principal Gretchen Brice stays in the know and tech-savvy with the following Austin-based applications.

Statesman – Breaking news from the local newspaper, The Austin American – Statesman, this app sends alerts straight to …