40 Lessons Part 3: Customers

Hi there, welcome to Part 3 of our new ’40 Things We’ve Learned From 4 Years in Business’ series.

If you’re new to the blog, last week in Part 2 we shared our insights about Teamwork, and back in Part 1 we covered the big topics of Foundation, Fear & Faith. Go ahead and catch up if you need to 🙂

And so this week, we’re talking about CUSTOMERS. We’ve learned a lot (fun lessons as well as difficult ones) and we’re excited to jump in and share with you today.

Let’s get started!

Continue Reading


40 Lessons Part 2: Teamwork & Trust

Hi there, welcome to Part 2 of our new ’40 Things We’ve Learned From 4 Years in Business’ series.

Last week in Part 1 we covered the big topics of Foundation, Fear & Faith. If you missed it, you can check it out here.

We’re so fortunate – dare we say, #blessed – to consistently work with some amazing people who are at the top of their game. And in year 2 of our business, 2014, we brought more people on board as our client base and service offering grew.

So this week, we’re talking teamwork & trust. Here’s what we learned…

Continue Reading


40 Lessons Part 1: Foundation, Fear… and Faith!

Hello and welcome back to our blog!

This month, we’re doing something really different from our usual posts, by sharing ’40 Things We’ve Learned From 4 Years in Business’.

Today is Part 1 and we’re covering the biggies of Foundation, Fear & Faith… yikes!

We’ve had an absolute ball since starting In The Bag PR in 2013. Sure, it hasn’t all been smooth sailing and we’ve learned many valuable lessons along the way, but we’re here, we’re happy and we’re excited for the next chapter!

Continue Reading


How To Get The Best PR Coverage For Your Next Launch

It’s easy to dismiss PR as a bit of a mystery and adopt a, ‘let’s just see what happens’ approach when you’re launching a new product. However the truth is that there are many things you *can* control to maximise coverage.
In this blog post, we’ll cover what you can do before, during and after your product launch that can influence your overall success.

Continue Reading


Christmas…In July? Plan Ahead for PR Product Placements

Yes, you read that correctly! We’re starting to get into the Christmas spirit here at In The Bag PR, even though we’re only a week into July.
In fact, we’re feeling so festive that we’re considering setting up the xmas tree a few months early… Maybe…
July is a significant month for product brands, as journalists are eagerly preparing their December features. If you want to boost your sales and exposure this festive season, now’s the time to do it!
Continue Reading


How To Recover From A Lacklustre PR Launch

You’ve developed your new range… you’ve planned and executed your marketing & PR strategy… you’ve set up for success… you’ve even meditated on your results…
And: crickets.
If you’ve ever had a less than ideal PR launch and you’re feeling deflated and wondering what to do next in your PR strategy, then this post is for you.

Spoiler alert: all is not lost 🙂 Continue Reading


Scared Of PR? You Need To Read This…

PR is still a big unknown – and sometimes a big mystery – for many businesses. And with so many unanswered questions, sometimes it’s easier to do nothing for a while than it is to move forward.

Sound familiar? 🙂

In this post, we answer all the questions you may be too scared (or embarrassed!) to ask about PR. You’ll find this useful if you’re a brand new business or if you’re looking to move your existing strategy to the next stage.

Continue Reading


Is It Suddenly Too Late For Summer PR?

Remember way back in January when you set all your exciting PR goals for the year? Well, it’s coming up to the end of May(!) and if you haven’t found time to tick everything off your list…or even get started…then there are still things you can do to gain the all-important summer coverage.

Is It Too Late For Summer PR?

Yes, and no. If you had a lot of big glossies on your target list and wanted to get your products featured in the ‘Must Have’ and ‘Editor’s Picks’ sections for summer, then it most likely is too late to begin now, as these features are typically planned months in advance.

But, if you’re able to be proactive and flexible in your approach, you might just land some fantastic, timely coverage in smaller publications, or online via Social PR or top bloggers in your industry.

Continue Reading