tech pr Tag

Whenever there’s a big tech news story such as Google’s rebranding to Alphabet earlier this week, industry journalists are inundated with PRs offering comment from their clients in the hope they’ll get quoted in articles. When is it a good idea for PRs to try this approach? And when should you give it a miss?

It feels as though there are increasing numbers of media titles targeting marketers right now. And I’m wondering if the extra buzz in the sector  is connected to marketers spending more on technology than ever before –meaning publishers can make money selling advertising to marketing tech suppliers.

The online tech and marketing media is awash with stories about the roll-out of Google’s mobile update which begins today. TWhy Google's mobile update is important for B2B tech PRshe change will mean those websites that Google deems mobile- friendly (easier to use on a mobile phone), will rank higher in mobile search results. But should PRs and marketers who operate on behalf of tech and other business-to-business companies really care?

There’s nothing new under the sun.  And I think that’s broadly true for tech PR. If you’ve been in any way connected to the business over a period of years, you’ll have seen many of the same or very similar PR story angles re-hashed time after time.  Just to make the point, I’ve put together a list of some of my favourites below

Most people I know who are employed in the technology sector use LinkedIn.  So it's interesting to see how the site is trying to transform itself to make it easier for users to share their news and information.  It's another opportunity for technology marketers to spread the word and hopefully get their content (if it's deemed useful) shared across their LinkedIn network.