Scott Houghton (far left) runs the marketing aspect of Higher Plane with his father Lee Houghton, CEO, and brother Cole Houghton, Director of Sales. (Source: gohigherplain.com)

Building awareness for your budding business

Start-up companies start out small. That’s the way every business works. So how do you build awareness for your brand when all of your staff could carpool to work in the same car? Many start-up companies don’t have the funds to hire a firm or designated employee to do its public relations …

Experience with HTML coding and the Adobe Creative suite is a huge resume booster. (pexels.com)

How to nail the bottom line

Thanks to the decline of traditional advertising and the rise of social media, young public relations professionals with technical experience are in high demand. While successful companies know the value of good public relations, quantifying that value can be difficult. “At the end of …

Illumibowl has a motion activated light that changes colors every few seconds. (PC: Illumibowl)

For PR grads: Learning the media-tier system from a toilet night light company

It was 3:00 a.m. when the call of mother nature rumbled in the stomach of Wendy Hale. This call wasn’t an unusual occurrence. It normally happened at least once a night. As she got out of bed, she began the sluggish journey across the room and into the bathroom. She moved through …