PR Consulting

How Caster Supports Clients at Trade Shows

I love putting on a show. Weeks of hard work, late nights and practice beyond the point of perfection, all for that glorious moment where you share it with the world: It’s an electrifying high. No wonder that, once my high school theater and college a cappella days were behind me, I found myself drawn […]

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Embracing a Partnership: Integrating a PR Agency with Your Team

Once upon a time, I worked on the internal side of the marketing and communications world, and the idea of bringing in a PR agency felt like inviting a stranger to your family dinner. But now, as someone who’s danced on both sides of the floor, I’ve learned that this “stranger” can quickly become one […]

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Layoff Messaging for Tech Companies

The pandemic hiring spree was a zero-interest rate phenomenon: We’ve seen over 300,000 tech layoffs in the past two years, and we’re on track to hit half a million total by 2025. Throughout this nonstop cycle of tech layoff news, we’ve seen every communication approach imaginable, from graceful statements to disorganized scrambling and shamefaced silence. […]

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World Events, Social Media & Corporate Messaging: A Three Step Guide

When conducting media training, we guide executives through communication and self-regulation exercises to know what to say and when to stop talking. These same principles apply to corporate communications and social media in times of global crisis. The pressure to comment or post on big new stories, take a stance on an issue, or insert […]

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How to Defuse a PR Crisis

At Caster, we have managed a fair share of PR crises over the years. With the right response, however, a crisis downgrades to an issue fast. We had the Kaleidescape account when the DVD Copy Control Association (DVD CCA) filed its headline grabbing lawsuit against the hot start up. The DVD CCA, at the time, […]

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