Networking Tag

21 Jun Summertime and the PR is Easy

As summer begins, many of us are looking forward to family beach vacations, Fourth of July barbecues, Mojitos by the pool, and all of the fun that warm weather provides. Time to celebrate the successes of the first half of the year, sit back, and...

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31 Oct Behind the Scenes at Government Matters

One of the best and most challenging things about working in PR is that every part of our job is constantly changing. Whether it’s the tools we use, the clients we serve or the way we deliver information, something is always changing. Realizing this, we put...

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08 Dec SpeakerBox Gets Busy Giving Back!

It’s that time of year again! Children all around the world are meticulously preparing their holiday wish lists in hopes they will receive something they have been waiting for all year. Unfortunately, that is not the case for every child. In the spirit of holiday giving,...

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24 Sep Ask the Influencer: Meet Derek Coburn, CADRE!

I am thrilled to be able to interview Derek Coburn, co-founder of an exlusive professional organization: cadre DC, and now a published author of Networking is Not Working, a New York Times bestseller! He has received accolades and reviews from such notable sources as Dan Pink,...

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15 Jul B2B Sales: Revere Your Referrals

We have had a busy quarter at SpeakerBox, and fortunately it seems like the phone has been ringing, emails are coming in, on top of inbound leads. We adoped an inbound marketing strategy for our agency specifically, and it paid off by bringing in leads...

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28 Feb What Do You Look For in a Quality Industry Event?

Budget is usually the first determining factor when deciding on industry events and conferences.  But let’s just pretend budget isn’t an issue.  What’s next on the list of criteria? Do you consider location? Maybe the speaker line up or ROI potential is most important? Every industry...

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30 Sep 3 Things Every PR Grad Should Know

In college, everyone tells you how hard it will be to get a job. If you’re like most of the confident PR grads I know, you won’t believe them. After spending the past few years perfectly sculpting your resume with internships, events, and PRSSA involvement I’m...

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16 Apr The Art of the Ask for Startup Entrepreneurs

This week, I responded to a DC Startups - Fierce Conversations Facebook group post that offered this basic notion: "Entrepreneurs are horrible at pitching. Not pitching the details of their companies so much, but generally pitching who they are to get introductions or sponsorships." As someone who...

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