Dos and Don'ts for PR Interns

Do’s and Don’ts for PR Interns

Congrats! You landed an internship at a public relations firm. Job well done. Now, enough of the kudos, let’s get down to business.

Working at a marketing firm – or any business, actually – is not the same as your work-study position in college or a job you had in your high school years. This internship is your introduction to the ‘real world,’ so following some ‘do’s and don’ts’ should …

So You Want To Film A Video...

So You Want To Film A Video…

Video… the medium of the future! But the future is now, and video production is easy, right? Just take out your phone, aim it at your subject, aaaand you’re done!

Not so fast.

With over a third of the world’s population consuming video through YouTube, clearly there is always a call for more quality video. But just like there’s no ‘right way’ to create content for your business’ social platform, there’s no …

Don't Let Your PR Go Down the "Summer Slide!"

Don’t Let Your PR Go Down the ‘Summer Slide!’

Summertime and the livin’ is easy —  School’s out. Vacation is on the way. Time to kick back and take a break, right?  Not quite. Your public relations and social media can never truly rest. Don’t let them go down the infamous ‘summer slide.’

Teachers refer to the summer slide as what happens to their students once school’s out: Homework ends. Reading slows down. TV time picks up. The …

Should Your Business Be On Snapchat?

Should Your Business Be On Snapchat?

We get this question in almost every social media strategy meeting. Family businesses, accounting firms, nonprofit organizations, medical practices and tech companies – everyone is asking: Should we be using Snapchat to grow our business?

Snapchat F.A.Q.

Like most of the digital marketing world, the GillespieHall team has watched Snapchat’s growth carefully, and the many questions surrounding the app.

The platform’s growing user base has answered the question first asked in 2011 and …

Psst, Graduates! Don’t Run Away from Networking Opportunities!

Psst, Graduates! Don’t Run Away from Networking Opportunities!

Congratulations on earning your Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or Fill-in-the-Blank degree! Now what? For starters, put down your cell phone, pick up your business cards and get yourself to a networking event. (No business cards yet? Create them. Now. There are plenty of online sites, but more on that later.)

Looking for a job after graduation is a job in and of itself. Searching online, emailing resumes, updating your LinkedIn …

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