Category Archives: Public Relations

12 Apr

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  Earning media coverage is among the top goals of any good public relations professional. But getting a news outlet to cover your story is far easier said than done.   I should know. As a former newspaper reporter, I’ve probably received hundreds, if not thousands, of media pitches in my career. I can say with […]

22 Mar
20 Jan

Could You be Missing Out on Your Real Target Audience? Here’s what to do about it

By Emily Rogers, Digital Account Executive   We all know the marketing buzzwords and phrases such as “target market,” “demographic” and “know your audience.” But when it comes to a marketing strategy, it’s easy to assume that you had your audience figured out a long time ago. In fact, businesses usually begin with a specific […]

13 Oct

Three Questions to Ask in Every Content-Generating Interview

By Lynn Corbitt, Account Executive   Whether you’re writing web copy, a blog, a press release or some other type of content, chances are high that you, personally, won’t have all the knowledge needed for the piece. Maybe you’re writing a press release for a client, like I’ve done plenty of times here at Rasor. […]

26 Jan

Everything You Need to Know About Marketing and PR, According to Ted Lasso (Plus: the Biscuit Recipe)

By Erika Turan, APR, Senior Account Executive

Have you jumped on board Apple TV’s hit, Ted Lasso? The heartfelt, quirky, funny series stars Jason Sudeikis as Ted, a small-time American football coach who takes a job coaching a professional soccer club in England, despite having zero experience coaching (or playing) soccer. His appointment as head coach for AFC Richmond is either the worst idea in history, or a genius move no one saw coming.

10 Sep
24 Jun

A Teddy Bear and a Boy. Southwest Airlines Does It Again.

By Erika Turan, APR Differentiating a brand in a crowded, heavily regulated industry like the airlines is a challenge indeed. You can be no-frills, like Allegiant or Frontier. You can be one of the heritage brands offering extra perks for a price, like Delta, American or United. Or you can be memorable, personable and customer-centric, […]

18 Sep
27 Aug

The Brent Spence Bridge Needed Repairs: How We Helped 180,000 Drivers a Day Stay Cool, Calm and Informed

By: Matt Fickenworth, Intern Originally designed to accommodate 80,000 vehicles a day, the Brent Spence Bridge now carries 160,000 cars, trucks, ambulances and more across the Ohio River between Ohio and Kentucky. It serves as a critical connector, supporting major economic development as goods and services move along I-75 between Michigan and Florida. Re-vamping the […]

14 Aug

From Baby Boomers to Gen Z: How to Get Everyone’s Input on Your Public Involvement Project

By: Matt Fickenworth, Intern   When the government takes on an infrastructure improvement project, they’re required to get the public involved. They need to get public input and opinions before they can move forward. The challenge is reaching a diverse group of people across all ages, which can be tough when each generation receives their […]