The Element Public Relations department is booming! And, we’ve made another addition to the team. We sat down with Becca Doyle, our new PR Specialist, to get the play-by-play on rugby tactics, British royalty, and coffee cravings.
Question: You’ve recently moved out of the hustle and bustle of Milwaukee and into the more laid-back lifestyle of the Fox Cities – what are you most excited about?
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Hello, it’s your favorite furry friend here, Canuck the Moosey Mascot, and today I’m on location in none other than our Neenah office. Back in December, you tuned in as our team duked it out over the divisive topic of hashtags. Today, our public relations pros are going gambling and playing a round of PR poker to decide the best and biggest industry trend for 2018.
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Within the walls of Element, 2017 proved to be one heck of a great year! Not only did we celebrate our 14th year in business, welcome ten new team members, and promote three rock star employees … three of our teammates also welcomed new babies into their families and one got engaged!
And, while all that went down, we were here SLEIGHING AWAY at lead-generating social snippets, all-encompassing content marketing strategies, website overhauls, jaw-dropping design pieces, and astonishing public relations wins.
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Element’s public relations (PR) department is always buzzing. From trade show preparations to press releases and pitches, every day in PR is exciting. Our PR specialist, Chloe, is a contributed article master, an out-of-this-world interviewer, and an expert release writer, so we did the only natural thing: promote her.
To inaugurate her into her new role, we thought we’d ask our freshly made PR manager to create an event plan and run of show for an intergalactic grand opening. That’s right … on Mars.
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We’ve all received them: a stiff, impersonal invitation in black serif type on white letterhead. It’s the dreaded corporate event invite, an event you need to attend … but don’t necessarily want to attend.
If you’re planning to host a corporate event for your business, whether that be a ribbon cutting, product launch, or networking event, there are ways to flip that reaction on its head. Here are 11 tips for planning and hosting a seamless, successful, and measurable corporate event—one that guests will be clamoring to attend.
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As the “middle man/woman” between clients and the media, the role of a PR team is to launch campaigns that help clients gain exposure and maintain a positive image with the public. But this can’t be done without solid media connections and impactful coverage. Here are the four fundamentals of media relations that help Element launch successful campaigns and elevate our clients.
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Element is excited to welcome Account Strategist Mike Dockum to the team. From a marketing firm to a video production company,
Mike has held a variety of positions in an array of industries. Now, as Element’s own marketing “medicine man”, Mike demonstrates his skills to quickly identify the root cause of acute and chronic maladies experienced by the brands our company serves, and proposes appropriate remedies based on his diagnosis.
We sat down with Mike to learn more about his unique skill set, sense of humor, and just what makes a magnificent IPA.
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Public relations can be a tough gig. Your client’s image and reputation are put into your hands, and they expect you to deliver results when it comes to media coverage, public awareness, event planning, and crisis management.
That’s why it’s important to have people like Chloe De Young on your side.
Chloe is Element’s new public relations specialist, joining PR Director Tara Brzozowski in serving our clients’ needs on everything from press releases and media plans to featured articles and influencer outreach.
Previously, Chloe’s worked for a Fox Valley ad agency and as in-house marketing specialist for HJ Martin & Son. She also volunteers for House of Hope in Green Bay through Touchdowns for Hope.
Since starting at our agency this summer, she supported her team in the Element Games by stuffing marshmallows in her mouth at an incredible rate.
But beyond her résumé, how are we so sure Chloe is good at what she does?
We decided to put her to the test.
Continue reading We Put New PR Specialist, Chloe De Young, to the Test – Here’s What Happened
If you’re a marketing or communications professional, you might be wondering how to improve your business’ media relations.
What does it take to get an internal idea into the hands of a journalist? Are you using outreach plans that hit on what a journalist wants or needs?
Continue reading Maximizing Media Relations: A Pitching Primer