In this era of subtweets, subtext has seemingly become paramount in our culture. Whether it’s athletes subtweeting their teammates, or musicians lashing out at their competitors, the delicate dance with language of what’s really being said has never been more forefront in our society.
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I create ideas about your products, based on a broad technical understanding. By writing as an analyst in Forbes, and working with you and the team, I see the magic in your technology and why it matters to your buyers.
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HBO’s Silicon Valley is a hilarious and true-to-life version of many of the issues young companies face when trying to take a product to market that uses advanced technology. While anyone who has seen the show recognizes that many of the situations are exaggerated for comic effect, much of the journey that the show’s main […]
There’s an iconic scene in Mike Judge’s deservedly renowned film Office Space, where an employee of a company is asked, “What would you say…you do here?” The question results in the employee stammering through a justification of his position, but his answer reveals he’s as confused about his role as his superiors.
Well, it’s hard to believe, but it’s that time of year again. It’s New Year’s resolution time. Granted, most resolutions are personal – to travel or read more, lose weight, to be more vocal at work. But companies can have resolutions too. And here at Evolved Media, we’ve already looked back at what we learned […]
The end of the year is a time for reflection. It’s no different for the world of #B2B marketing.
Last week we spoke with Evan Sirof, freelance #PR expert and consultant about three priorities for laying the foundation of a successful PR journey. This week we’re following up with three more PR priorities you should focus on.
We’re living in an era where outsourcing our lives has never been easier. From driverless cars to Amazon home delivery of almost any product we could ever need possible at the click of button, it’s increasingly easy to automate our existence. Yet, too often, companies approach #PR in the same way – as something to […]
Last week we reviewed the first of Suzanne Block’s two-part strategy to win at #PR. Today we will focus on the second part of Block’s strategy, as well as how to diagnose when your PR relationship just isn’t working out.
Tech entrepreneurs are skilled innovators who identify the market need for the “next big thing” and then build products that address those problems. Yet, when it’s time to get their product noticed, they may not know the best way to utilize a more conventional communication strategy: namely, #PR.
In many ways, social media has turned an old adage on its head: impatience now seems to be a virtue. Instant fame, or at least instant notoriety, is just a few tweets or scandalous photos away for those who want it. And there’s pressure on new businesses to achieve this same type of instantaneous success. […]