Industry

PR Internships are popular – but for different reasons than you think

A new study confirms that public relations internships are where it’s at for young professionals seeking to enter the job market. College-gig finder InternMatch polled 9,000 students about what they want from an internship and ranked their experiences thus far. The study confirmed that internships are key to securing a full-time job after graduation. And […]

Opinion

Content Marketing 101 – When It’s Worth Advising Clients to Spend

Let’s face it – asking a client who is already paying a hefty retainer to pony up more money for a content marketing campaign can be intimidating. After all, they’re paying you to them earned media – if they wanted marketing, they could ask their own in-house team to do it. It’s really easy for […]

News

Hotwire Named Runner-Up For Best New Agency by The Holmes Report

We may still be the new kids in town but we’re thrilled to be racking up the honors. After being shortlisted, Hotwire is a runner-up for 2014 New Agency of the Year, per the editors at The Holmes Report. Our ethos of integrated digital strategy, radical transparency and our belief that a tech public relations agency […]

Industry

FinTech is changing in San Francisco!

By Cristina Dunning, senior program executive at Hotwire PR in San Francisco Hotwire US had the pleasure of partnering with New Finance again this week! New Finance is a network of over 2,000 professionals actively involved in Financial Innovation through Technology. Members include Entrepreneurs, Technologists, Investors, Service providers, Academics, Students, Government and other interested parties. […]

News

Hotwire PR at #LAUNCHFestival 2014

By Christophe Goudy, Hotwire PR, Senior Vice President Client Development In late February, the entire San Francisco team attended the annual 3-Day #LaunchFestival. The event was started seven years ago by Jason Calacanis and has grown into a huge celebration of technology and startups. Its startup competition showcases all walks of entrepreneurial life: tech founders seeking […]

Spotlight

Advice to Budding PR Pros, from a Seasoned 2013 Grad

We have our PR graduate recruitment scheme New York and San Francisco offices underway, but what things should new graduates keep in mind when pursuing a new career in PR? Sarah Longstreet (@sarlongst), who joined Hotwire in 2013 through the graduate program,  blogs on the top 4 tips for budding PR professionals. It seems like so long […]

Spotlight

A day in the life of a Hotwire grad – two years in

We’ve got our PR graduate  program well under way for our New York and San Francisco offices, but what is like to actually work here? What would  your career look like one, or two years in? Hazel Watts (@hizzlehazzle),who  joined Hotwire in 2012 through the graduate program,  blogs on what a typical day for her is like. My […]

Opinion

How does Facebook Paper affect PR professionals?

Hotwire PR US managing director Leslie Campisi weighs in on Facebook’s latest innovation: Paper. The app blends news and social media with lovely design and an innovative interface. But what does it mean for public relations pros?