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Three Social Media Trends to Spearhead in 2021

Last year was bizarre all around – I think we’re all on the same page there. For public relations and marketing professionals specifically, 2020 was transformative. All our activities shifted to digital platforms and social content proliferated as everyone – from press and customers to friends and family – craved new ways to stay authentically […]

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Maximizing Your PR Efforts – What Are You Leaving on the Table?

To start things with an understatement, 2020 has been unprecedented. However, it’s December, or as some of my favorite memes about this year have stated, we’ve started the “12th level of Jumanji”. Putting the pandemic aside, across all businesses, December means end-of-year (EOY), contract renewals, and time set aside to review the efforts of the […]

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Not Goodbye – Just Bye for Now

Today is my last day at Caster Communications. (Typing that just hurt my soul!) I’m not going anywhere else. I mean ideally, I would be heading to a beach, but alas 2020 is what it is. Like most people, my husband Karl and I have had our fair share of challenges this year. We decided […]

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The Power of a Strong Professional Network in Uncertain Times

In August of 2020, as the coronavirus pandemic raged across the globe leaving whole sectors of the economy a smoldering ruin, I lost my job. I was working in events, a field that has been especially devastated by COVID restrictions. I was utterly bereft: between the evaporation of the events industry and the need to […]

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Managing Clients and Press Through Virtual Events

If there’s one thing we’ve learned this year, it’s that virtual events simply cannot mimic the real deal experience, but they have proven to be a sensible and cost-effective solution when in-person events are not possible. While the Caster team has sat (from our desks) front row center at several virtual shows and events within […]

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