The world of startups is a confounding one. The instant startup owners start to think that they’re out of the woods, they realize there’s still a long way to go. In such a scenario, anything that aids business success would be welcome. Digital PR can be an effective tool.
One of the trickiest challenges you will ever face when launching and growing your business is doing your public relations right. In its most generic term, public relation involves activities that promote a positive image and foster goodwill in order to increase sales while conveying the right message.
“If a young man tells his date how handsome, smart and successful he is – that’s advertising. If the young man tells his date she’s intelligent, looks lovely, and is a great conversationalist, he’s saying the right things to the right person and that’s marketing. If someone else tells the young woman how handsome, smart and successful her date is – that’s PR.” – S. H. Simmons
Over the last few years, it has become apparent that social media has captured the fancy of most people. The extensive use of social media has drastically changed the way people communicate and share information.
Startups are broadly categorized into – Self-funded (bootstrapped) and Investor-funded (angel investors or venture capitalists) companies. And while it is a good idea to get funding if you can, startups today can easily get going without investors.