What You Need To Know About PR as a Tech Startup Company -The Hoyt Organization

What You Need to Know About PR as a Tech Startup Company

As a tech startup company, there are certain mistakes you cannot afford to make. One of these is underestimating the importance of establishing your brand on the media landscape. A winning public relations strategy can be (and often is) the difference between success and failure. With only 56% of startups making it through to their… Continue reading What You Need to Know About PR as a Tech Startup Company

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Practice Active Listening

The goal of any PR firm is to help clients craft messaging and then clearly communicate. But what is the most important way to prepare empathetic, and relatable communication? Active listening. By really listening to what your clients’ target markets are saying, you can effectively position brands into market segments. In this article, we will… Continue reading Practice Active Listening

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Moving Through a Most Difficult Year: Communications Makes a Difference

COVID-19 and now the Delta variant continues to impact our world. It’s not news that it has changed the way we work, socialize, and shop and more. While things have improved since spring 2020, we continue to grapple with the new normal. As a result, what is crucial to moving forward is how we manage our communication.   This isn’t the first time that we’ve been through this. From… Continue reading Moving Through a Most Difficult Year: Communications Makes a Difference

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What We Can Learn From The Condo Collapse in Miami

The recent tragic condominium collapse near Miami showed once again how important being prepared for crisis management response can be. Tragedies happen. However, how we respond to them can be the difference between failed public relations and professionally crafted crisis management communication with government agencies, media and the public. 7 Things We Can Learn About… Continue reading What We Can Learn From The Condo Collapse in Miami

What Makes a PR Firm The Best For You?

Today, PR firms fill a number of roles and functions, including media relations, corporate and marketing communications, brand awareness, creative solutions, and many more. Depending on your business, your relationship with your PR firm and the role of PR within your organization can vary considerably. Regardless if a business is either trying to outsource the… Continue reading What Makes a PR Firm The Best For You?

Five key learnings from social media crisis

In today’s world, there’s no escaping social media – especially when it comes to crisis communications. I can say this with authority since 99.9 percent of the crises we’ve managed in the past few years have involved one platform or another. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat, Yik Yak (yes, even Yik Yak, for those of… Continue reading Five key learnings from social media crisis

“A Public Relations plan? What you should remember when creating a PR plan for your company

Most communications officers know what public relations mean, but rarely do they fully understand everything that should be covered when planning a company’s PR activities for an entire year to come. It’s not only the media, stakeholders or even social media influencers that need to be watched. It’s also about deciding how the company should… Continue reading “A Public Relations plan? What you should remember when creating a PR plan for your company

Intern Advice for Rocking an Internship

Communicating to a larger audience requires strong organization and time management whether you’re doing media outreach, trying to manage social media, or boost attendance for an event. Part of being a successful communicator is being aware of, and knowing how to correctly use, the tools that are available to reach a large audience. Whether you are new to media management or unsure of the available tools, we have complied a list of our top Five programs to fill out your tool belt.

Five Best Apps to Assist Your Media Management

Communicating to a larger audience requires strong organization and time management whether you’re doing media outreach, trying to manage social media, or boost attendance for an event. Part of being a successful communicator is being aware of, and knowing how to correctly use, the tools that are available to reach a large audience. Whether you are new to media management or unsure of the available tools, we have complied a list of our top Five programs to fill out your tool belt.

Ten Ways to Promote Workplace Health and Wellness

Health and wellness is key for employees to be happy and productive. Sitting at a desk all day can be draining and is not usually conducive to a healthy lifestyle. Our team tested out some of these small changes and we were able to improve the overall health and wellness in our office. We encourage… Continue reading Ten Ways to Promote Workplace Health and Wellness

Why Online Activism has the Power to Change the Way We Do Business

Online activism is a very potent tool for change. It gives activists who would otherwise go unnoticed an immediate and global audience to hear their side of a story. We’ve seen how activists can garner a groundswell of support. This support can overrule the ‘terms and conditions’ of business. It can even put world leaders… Continue reading Why Online Activism has the Power to Change the Way We Do Business

PTSD Awareness Day

Communicating to a larger audience requires strong organization and time management whether you’re doing media outreach, trying to manage social media, or boost attendance for an event. Part of being a successful communicator is being aware of, and knowing how to correctly use, the tools that are available to reach a large audience. Whether you are new to media management or unsure of the available tools, we have complied a list of our top Five programs to fill out your tool belt.

The Five Proven Benefits of Meditation in the Workplace

Meditating offers an abundance of benefits. It can be especially helpful in a workplace setting. Mindfulness and meditation help to bring your attention inwards. Through focusing on the present and noting any thoughts mediation can help you understand yourself better. Our agency recently had the privilege of inviting in a meditation expert to lead our… Continue reading The Five Proven Benefits of Meditation in the Workplace

Building Bridges to Cross the Generation Gap at Work

Generation Gap Differences Love them or leave them – the fact is we simply can’t ignore them – the generation gap between employers, the Baby Boomers and their younger employees, the Millennials. One of the most common complaints Baby Boomer leaders have about Millennials is that they seem to have a sense of entitlement. This… Continue reading Building Bridges to Cross the Generation Gap at Work

Media Moment: Jessica Isaac

Jessica Isaac is a writer for Apartment Therapy as well as a a freelance professional photographer. You can see Jessica Isaac and her work on her website here and on Instagram here. What led to your interest in writing? What led to your interest in photography? I’ve always loved the slow, introspective nature of writing. Though,… Continue reading Media Moment: Jessica Isaac