Thought leadership has become a big part of organizations’ communications mix, even for companies like our clients who are selling solutions to government agencies and other businesses, especially here in DC. The idea behind thought leadership is to take the focus away from products and direct it towards the underlying issues that our clients’ solutions…

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As PR professionals in DC, it’s our job to monitor the federal marketplace for trends that inform our clients’ communications and marketing strategies. One theme we’ve heard a lot about lately is that in this era of flat or declining government budgets, it’s become almost cliché to talk of agencies “doing more with less.”  How…

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Last week, New York Times Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Segal aired his grievances about untargeted PR pitches in an article titled Swatting at a Swarm of Public Relations Spam. He called blanket PR pitching antiquated and a waste of money, urging fellow journalists to contact Vocus, Cision, and similar services and ask to be removed…

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These are heady times in the public relations industry with news of layoffs at some of the larger firms and the continued transformation of traditional media practices by social and digital. At RH Strategic, we have always been proud of our position in the PR landscape; our ability to garner great results; and our success…

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Seattle, which is one of the home bases for our PR firm, is a hugely crowded technology market. Between the excitement of the startup community in the city and the marketplace domination from the tech behemoths like Microsoft and Amazon, it can be really tough for mid-sized B2B enterprise technology companies to get attention from…

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