Author: Kate Nesbitt

10 Mar Meet Samantha Chavez: SpeakerBox Spring Intern

Samantha Chavez is a current senior at George Mason University and has currently joined SpeakerBox as part of our spring internship program. We couldn’t be happier to bring her on board and show her the ropes of PR before she graduates in December. Here’s a...

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23 Dec 2016 SpeakerBox Holiday Party

Hey, Everyone! It’s that time of year again. The time for eggnog, holiday lights, caroling, etc. But most importantly, it’s corporate holiday party season. We’ve been working long days to get everything we possibly can wrapped up (pun intended) before the year ends, and we...

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18 Apr SpeakerBox Day at Nationals Park

SpeakerBox celebrations for 2016 have been great so far. In February, we all took a nice weekend getaway to the Salamander Resort in Middleburg, VA. No one wrote a blog post about it because, well, it was a lot of fun. And, I’m not sure...

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12 Dec The 2015 SpeakerBox Holiday Party

My neighbor said to me last week, “Ugh, I need to find a way to get out of my work’s holiday party next week.” And, it’s crazy to me how many people feel that same way. They’d rather do absolutely anything than spend an evening...

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13 Nov DC Tech Represents in the Deloitte Fast 500

Last night, the Greater Washington area held its local congratulatory event where Deloitte’s North America Technology Fast 500 List was revealed, while other areas around the country such as Silicon Valley and New England held their own local events. The Greater Washington event honored the...

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22 May TV/Radio vs. Business on Social Media

We often take a look at social media from the perspective of our clients – what platforms are being used, what’s the importance of social for SEO, who’s doing what right or wrong.  But recently, I came across a piece of research focused on television...

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13 May Moves App Sells Out Data to Facebook

As an avid FitBit user, I was somewhat interested in Facebook’s recent acquisition of the app “Moves”.  For those of you who aren’t familiar, Moves is an activity diary that automatically tracks activities like running, biking, etc. and that helps keep people like me accountable...

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10 Dec Hopes and Dreams for 2015

The end of the year tends to make us all reflect a bit. We look back on the past 12 months, assess what we experienced and learned, and wonder what those things will translate into next year. I think that’s one of the reasons why predictions...

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29 Sep How Do We Define Public Relations?

We’ve all heard the clichés – business is constantly changing, companies need to be agile, technology is rapidly evolving, etc. etc. etc. But there’s a funny thing about clichés – most of them have at least a grain of truth to them. Just look at the...

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12 Sep The Apple Brand Phenomenon

Whether you like Apple products or you’re anti-Apple, catching the latest reveal of the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch was unavoidable. It’s been front and center of almost every media outlet at one point or another. And if you’re paying even closer...

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29 Aug The Power of the Press Release

As PR professionals, it’s important to make sure that the recommendations we are making to our clients are with merit.  In my position, I often get the question “Is putting a press release out over the wire worth all of that money?” We all know...

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28 Jul Yahoo Focuses on Mobile, PR Should Too

Mobile is completely changing the way people consume information.  Today, a message needs to be clear and concise, short and to the point, and honestly, might not even require words.  It has to be easily and quickly recognized on a small screen as folks browse...

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30 May Tips for a Happy Partnership…Press Release

Securing strategic partners for a business can bring a lot of opportunities for your company.  And, it can be mutually beneficial in helping both companies involved expand their business at a relatively low cost. There are many types of partnerships a company can make, but...

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04 Apr Facebook’s MLB Opening Day Data

Monday kicked off baseball season, and one social media platform was locked and loaded with some fun data for the occasion. Facebook pulled information from its 1.11 billion users to create the chart below, which shows the most popular baseball teams by U.S. county, according...

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13 Jan SpeakerBox Slim Down Challenge

2013 was a busy year for SpeakerBoxers.  Between our work lives and personal lives, we accomplished a lot from expanded content and design services, exciting new accounts in our portfolio, and engagements, babies, and home buying!  The past year was an amazing combination of challenges and rewards. As...

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12 Nov Live-Tweeting 101

Last week, I was tasked with live-tweeting an event for one of our clients. I’ve done this many times in the past; however, I found this specific event extra challenging. With several different types of speaking sessions and complex topics, I often felt myself scrambling....

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