Blogs

Blogs  / February 14, 2013

MDV’s Pamela Mahoney on how to avoid PR sabotage

This week we kick off a series of guest posts from some of the PR industry’s top pros. Some have corporate communications backgrounds and are now working in-house for VCs, major brands or Fortune 500 companies, while others have built…

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Blogs  / February 7, 2013

Entrepreneur Media’s Kara Ohngren talks startups, PR, and journalism

In the words of my dear friend and founder of Astrsk PR, Elliot Tomaeno: “This is the future, and we’re living in it. So deal with it.” This was his [indignant yet charming] response to a discussion we recently had…

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Blogs  / February 1, 2013

PR myths and future models, Peter Himler gets cheeky

He got his start in entertainment PR, and then migrated to the global agency world as the youngest VP at Hill & Knowlton. He then spent six years as Media Director of Cohn & Wolfe, followed by over a decade…

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Blogs  / January 24, 2013

PR Entrepreneur Sabrina Horn dishes on the future of PR

A few weeks after our October 2012 launch, Sharam (AirPR’s CEO) received a LinkedIn message from someone at HORN requesting a meet and greet with [the one and only] Sabrina Horn. He showed me the email and we were both…

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Blogs  / January 17, 2013

The Next Web’s Managing Editor and his PR wish

Martin Bryant is a breath of tech press fresh air. As Managing Editor for The Next Web (based in the UK), he’s seen his fair share of interesting companies and reported breaking news for hundreds of tech startups across the…

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Blogs  / January 10, 2013

Gary Belsky talks journalism, PR, and telling stories

Connections are funny. And whether we want to believe it or not our personal, physical, soul connections are what make the world go-round. This is an easy thing to forget in our hyper-connected, tech-driven, amped-up world; but it’s absolutely true.…

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Blogs  / January 3, 2013

What’s in a hyphenated last name? We sit down with Sharam Fouladgar-Mercer

Happy New Year! To kick off the amazing-ness that is sure to be 2013, I wanted to take a moment to say how grateful we are for all those who have supported the AirPR journey thus far. In case you…

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Blogs  / December 10, 2012

AirPR Launches Investor Program

Last week, we [proudly] announced our Investor Program, which essentially offers VCs and Angels a direct channel for portfolio companies to discover and source PR professionals and firms.  Investment partners at launch included Mohr Davidow Ventures, 500 Startups, Intel Capital, Shasta…

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Blogs  / November 27, 2012

TechCrunch Newsflash: “Avoid PR”

Today I received an email from one of the PR pros in our AirPR community with the headline you see here (TechCrunch Newsflash: “Avoid PR”) as her email subject. This was her opening line: “TechCrunch is having a serious identity…

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