tech PR Tag

08 Jan Q&A: The Geek In Residence Helping Startups Bloom

G. Nagesh Rao is the Chief Technologist at the United States Small Business Administration, but his business card reads Geek In Residence. Along with boosting entrepreneurship at the SBA and in partnership with other federal agencies, he's an advisor for a host of entrepreneurship-related groups including...

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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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30 Jun Live from Red Hat Summit

This has been a busy and exciting week! On Monday I flew out to San Francisco to work with the Red Hat communications team during their annual partner and user conference, Red Hat Summit. Summit is an incredible conference for anyone -- from developers to the...

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01 Dec Macro Solutions Chooses SpeakerBox for Integrated Messaging, Content-creation, and Communications Support

We’re proud to share that we were recently selected by DC-based Macro Solutions to serve as their agency of record. Macro, a woman-owned SBA certified end-to-end IT and management consulting firm, assists government agencies with core business solutions in finance, human capitol, business intelligence, acquisitions...

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30 Jul Are We Partying Like It’s 1999?

Are we experiencing another tech bubble? At SpeakerBox, we focus almost exclusively on B2B technology-focused companies or other B2B companies looking to tell a tech-driven story. We’ve certainly been experiencing an increase in activity with our clients and have noticed a real uptick in companies approaching...

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19 Dec 8 Tips for a More Interesting Pitch

Confession: I have a serious PR crush on Michael Smart. It all started when my colleague Jonathan did an in-office training on a few of Michael Smart’s general writing tips, but the full on PR crush developed when I attended a PRSA event where he...

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31 Dec Ode to 2013! Happy SpeakerBox New Year!

As we look into ’14, I reflect on the year, I am proud of what we accomplished, with spirit and cheer!   I decided to write an ode, which I’ve often known to do, To share the highlights as we begin anew.   We hired two new employees who have helped...

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16 Jul My New Favorite App: Hailo

They had me at Hailo. Hailo, an App-based taxi service launched in DC on July 8th. I worked closely with them on their launch, which is a disclosure, but also due diligence for you because SpeakerBox vets each company carefully before we bring on a new...

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03 Apr Why Did It Have to Be Fake? The BullScanner

April Fool’s Day 2013 presented us with a wide variety of pranks, from Google’s answer to Smell-O-Vision to SpeakerBox’s move to the moors of Scotland, but as always, there are a few that one wishes were actually real.  For me, it’s the BullScanner. The faux product...

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11 Jan Wiki Whatnow? A PR Perspective of the Wikipedia Trap

Often the first stop for information-seekers on the Internet, Wikipedia seems to be a perfect target for PR firms seeking to raise awareness of their clients.  That’s because: Its views/readership numbers are incredibly high It supports a fair-and-balanced approach to content, accepting no advertising and, therefore, contains...

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31 Dec Happy Holidays from SpeakerBox!

As we wrap up 2012 and prepare for 2013, I reflect on what a great year it has been for SpeakerBox and for our clients. We are proud of their success and are encouraged by the optimism we are feeling and the opportunities that we...

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31 Oct The New State of PR: Statelessness

Public relations has long been looked at as a world of suits, handshakes, martinis and Blackberries (or iPhones, whatever floats your boat), perhaps a more modern sibling of AMC’s Mad Men.  This image, however, is nothing more than that – public relations, especially when technology...

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22 Oct Ask The Influencers: Steven Overly

I recently met up with business and tech reporter Steven Overly at Distilled Intelligence 2.0. Steven's Washington Post - Capital Business weekly column, The Download, covers the Washington region’s technology, life sciences and venture capital communities. As someone focused on the news, people and ideas that make up...

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