Every Friday morning, a notification pops up on the top corner of my screen. It’s Basecamp, asking me, “Did you read an awesome article this week? Tell us about it and what you learned.” This automatic check-in encourages the Metis senior team to share some of the interesting pieces we read...
When Metis recently took home a Bronze Stevie Award, it seemed like a great opportunity to share tips about what it takes to win over a panel of judges– and why every company looking to boost visibility should think about an awards program. Our bronze award win was for communications or PR campaign...Read More
Many technology companies have speaking programs as part of their PR strategies, and let me tell you this: there are conferences aplenty. As my grandmother used to say, “There are more than you can shake a stick at!” For startups or emerging companies, one of the first things they want to do is...Read More
You know that magic that happens when you work with awesome people? We think it’s everything, and we love working with folks who bring that kind of chemistry into our days. As often as possible, we sit down with one of these execs to talk about startups, the future of their industries and whatever...Read More
At the end of the day, there are a few truths that all of us PR professionals can relate to. (Coffee being essential to starting your day is one of them.) We’ve worked with a broad spectrum of clients, from startups to more established global technology players, and over the years we’ve collected...Read More
As a public relations professional, you’re always communicating with reporters, and in today’s digital world, it’s usually happening on a screen. Maybe you’re using email to tell them about your new launch, or responding to a question they asked on Twitter and letting them know your CEO is an expertRead More
Dave Friend and Jeff Flowers, the entrepreneurial duo that created six companies together since the early 1980s, most recently Carbonite, launched their newest company this week. Wasabi is selling cloud-based object storage as a service, claiming the service can read and write data more than six...Read More
Hidden somewhere in the depths of your website is a white paper, webinar or infographic that you and your team put a whole lot of heart and soul into. Sorry to break it to you, but it’s not getting any clicks (and, likely, it isn’t going to, either).
Alas, there’s still hope that your creation...Read More
With spring comes rebirth, rejuvenation and, of course, baseball. (You didn’t expect that, did you?) With the change of seasons, now is a good time to look at some season-appropriate grammar and writing tips.
These were a few of the word associations Jason Robins, CEO and co-founder of DraftKings, made rapid fire when put on the hot seat by Sarah Hodges, partner at Pillar VC and co-founder of Intelligent.ly, during this week’s Leadership and...Read More
Have you ever felt the pressure of hosting your first event and wondering if anyone would show up?
We’ve all been there, and it’s a scary feeling. In-person events are a great way to network, attract new prospects, meet potential new employees or simply learn more about your industry or trade. But...Read More
A survey released by Palo Alto-based startup accelerator Founder Institute, which reopened its Boston location last year, revealed that Boston entrepreneurs have the ideal startup temperament. According to the company’s global marketing manager Rachel Sheppard, the Founder Institute used its...Read More
Case studies are valuable bottom-of-the-funnel content assets that speak volumes to the quality and results of your company’s work. Case studies are an indispensable resource and often one of the first assets serious prospects will ask you for.
All this means you should not take your case studies...Read More