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How to Shine Through the Rain

In Featured News, news releases, public relations, public relations southwest florida, publicity by getpushing0 Comments

Despite being known for our illustrious year-round sunshine, we are now in the heart of the Southwest Florida rainy season. Much like we receive heavy rain showers day after day, journalists too experience their own form of a downpour. Except, instead of rain, they are flooded with emails. Hundreds upon hundreds of emails. If you’re like most individuals sharing a …

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PTE has a new title – Best PR Firm in Southwest Florida!

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Yesterday it was announced, readers of Gulfshore Business (maybe even some of you!)  voted Pushing the Envelope (PTE) Best PR Firm in the publication’s annual “Best of Business” awards. Thank you so much for all the support! This experience has been energizing and as we look ahead to the future of PTE, we will work hard to live up to …

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Why PTE has Communication Strategists instead of Account Managers or Executives

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Titles have changed quite a lot over the years. From the airline industry (flight attendants vs. stewardesses) to business (Chief Visionary Officer, Director of First Impressions, etc.), we’ve seen changes that reflect our evolving culture. Want to see more? Check out Forbes’ “21 most creative job titles” list. Some of these changes are meant to reflect respect, while others are …

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Meet A Local Reporter

In Featured News, media, media pitches, news releases, pr, press, public relations, public relations southwest florida, publicity by getpushing

Do you want more people to know about your business? Are you interested in having a story written about your product or services, but aren’t sure how to get the ink? Strategic public relations can help – if you employ proper media relations. While all journalists follow the same ethical rules and best practices for presenting news, each reporter, editor, …

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Start With The Facts

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Fact sheets are just that: a one-page summary of facts about a company or organization. Fact sheets are typically posted on a company’s website and included in its media kit. They can also be used in business directory listings, award applications, etc. to give a quick and concise synopsis of a company, organization, event or product specifications. Fact sheets on …

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What to Say When Pitching Media

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You want to generate exposure for your business or organization, right? Publicity seems like a natural option – you can share your news with the media and they’ll cover it. While it sounds simple, it’s anything but… Reporters and journalists receive hundreds of emails each day, which means sending a standard news release won’t always put you in the spotlight. …

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Community Engagement & Relations for Businesses

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Community relations, as it pertains to businesses, has a two-fold positive effect: first, it allows local businesses to present their employees the opportunity to be a part of their community as a group; second, it provides local positive exposure to a company that may not have a large budget for advertising or marketing. These can both be achieved with five …

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Team Up with PTE to Build Up Our Community!

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Decades of research and the resulting studies confirm that youth who participate in after school and / or mentoring programs reap positive benefits in academics, improved interpersonal skills, social, emotional and intellectual growth and delinquency prevention. Organizations like the Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County and Pickup the Ball have made it their mission to provide such opportunities for …

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Happy Small Business Week – Succeed and Save with Compass!

In blog, Compass, Email Marketing, Featured News, Instagram, LinkedIn, marketing, news releases, pr, public relations, public relations southwest florida, Reputation Management, SEO, social media, strategy, twitter, web design, Website Analytics, Website Development by getpushing

We’re excited to celebrate this year’s Small Business Week, and Small Business Month, by giving small businesses, startups, and nonprofit organizations a marketing boost where it’s needed most! We’re a small business too, so we know how important it is to spread the word about the awesomeness of your organization. So how does a business or organization flourish without stellar …