Month: November 2018

Power Through the Holidays: A Guide to End of Year Public Relations

The last month of the year can go by in a blink of an eye. There are holiday parties, gift swaps, happy hours, and oh yes end of year pitching and reporting. Here are a few quick tips to keep you and your teams on track through the end of the year.   Tips for EOY Reporting Start reporting as early as possible. What items can… Read more »

What Does the H in Pittsburgh Mean?

Pittsburgh may be one of the country’s most misspelled cities. Seriously. Ask any Pittsburgher, and I’m sure he or she can recount a recent situation where they corrected someone. It’s the H that troubles people. And for good reason. Pittsburgh, the Steel City, The Burgh, The City of Bridges, is one of only a few U.S. cities or towns to be spelled with an “h” at… Read more »

Reflecting on Harvard’s Young Women’s Business Leadership Conference: Career Advice for Girls

What career advice do you have for us girls? This was the primary question put forth by the 300+ high school girls attending Harvard’s Young Women’s Business Leadership Conference to inspire and encourage future leaders. The stellar two-day conference was packed with helpful sessions on many different industries and career paths. From Law to Medicine to Marketing, practically every occupation was represented. With over 50 experts… Read more »

Creative Team Wins 13 Honors at the MarCom Awards

Matter’s Creative client work was recognized this year at the MarCom Awards. MarCom honors “excellence in marketing and communication while recognizing the creativity, hard work and generosity of industry professionals.” They have evolved into one of the largest and most-respected creative competitions in the world since their inception in 2004. Each year there are about 6,000 print and digital entries submitted from dozens of countries. This year,… Read more »

Matter Communications Opens New Office in Pittsburgh

Full-service agency expands national presence, appoints Emma Gielata to lead location BOSTON – November 14, 2018 — Matter Communications — a Brand Elevation Agency specializing in PR, social media, creative services and digital marketing — today announced a new office in Pittsburgh, the agency’s sixth U.S. location. Matter’s expansion into Pittsburgh will make the agency more accessible to brands in the area’s booming tech scene and to… Read more »

Marketing Mojo: Insights from Buildium VP of Marketing, Michelle Burtchell

Jesse Ciccone, VP at Matter recently spoke with Buildium VP of Marketing, Michelle Burtchell to discuss B2B marketing, measurement and more. Check out the video from the interview and read below for the full conversation.   Jesse Ciccone (JC): Michelle, tell us a little about yourself and Buildium. Michelle Burtchell (MB): I am the Vice President of Marketing at Buildium, a property management software company. I was… Read more »

The Countdown to CES is On: Your Preparation Checklist

By the time you’re reading this, the Consumer Electronics Show will be less than three months away. Whether you’re planning to make the trek to Las Vegas next January as an exhibitor, or just want to soak up the scene as an attendee, hopefully you’ve already secured your spot—and booked a hotel room! So, what’s next? Read on for your CES prep check-list.   Plan Your… Read more »

Matter Communications’ Digital Marketing Group Expands Client and Employee Roster

Enhanced service offerings, client additions and employee growth address needs of changing industry BOSTON – November 5, 2018 – Matter Communications — a Brand Elevation Agency specializing in PR, social media, creative services and digital marketing —  doubled down on its digital marketing service offerings in 2018, resulting in significant client and staff growth for the agency. During 2018, this practice area added six new clients… Read more »