Author: Peter Girard

Prep Like a Pro for CEDIA Expo

We’re experiencing the same level of disbelief as you are. It’s only the beginning of August and the countdown to our industry’s next biggest tradeshow, CEDIA Expo, has already begun. You may be asking yourself: Where did the summer go? How do I best prepare my company for the upcoming show? For that first question, […]

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Mise En Place PR

How cooking and PR are eerily similar Great chefs aren’t born, they’re forged – and I submit the same is true for PR professionals. For anyone unfamiliar with the term, “mise en place” is a French term for “having all your ingredients measured, cut, peeled, sliced, grated, etc. before you start cooking” – if you […]

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My Favorite Part of Being a PR Pro

At this point in my PR career, I have been asked, “So, what’s your favorite part about working in public relations?” plenty of times, and my answer to this day remains the same. Put simply, the fact that there is always something new to try coupled with the fact that no two days spent doing […]

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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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Work Benefits to Getting Outdoors

Now, more than ever, the four walls of your [home] office or cubicle may feel a bit more stifling than they used to – and for good reason. When stuck, I often turn to “write what you know” to help motivate and at the very least, get things moving. My last Caster blog focused on […]

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