Karbo Communications Blog

Bridging the Gap Between the Tech World and the Outside

April 10, 2018

When I first started looking for PR internships in Silicon Valley, I was nervous that most of the opportunities were in tech PR. B2B tech seemed highly technical. I felt like I had to have an engineering degree to even begin to comprehend what tech PR clients were doing and I was terrified of being a fish out of water, of being a liability to my firm.

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Spread A Little Love For Your Brand With These Thought Leadership Tips

February 14, 2018

It’s February and love is in air! As many brands look to launch their romantically themed mini-campaigns designed to bring “warm fuzzies” to the masses, don’t forget to bring thought leadership into the mix. At Karbo Communications, we believe that “thought leadership is a verb, not a noun.” We help our clients to communicate their problem solving ideas to the right audiences.

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6 Plot Lines from 90s Sitcom, Friends, that Today’s Tech Would Resolve

January 23, 2018

As we enter 2018, predictions for what technological advances this year will hold are abundant and point to the development of technologies many are still trying to envision—autonomous vehicles, virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR), artificial intelligence and space exploration, to name a few. The focus is the future and while the rapid pace of innovation makes it increasingly difficult to picture what our world might look like in 10 or 20 years, it prompts us to reflect on the progress we’ve made and the challenges we faced 10 or 20 years ago that technology has since solved.

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What a Year

January 11, 2018

Last year was full of blessings for the Karbo Com team and our clients. As we begin the new year, it’s the perfect time to reflect on 2017’s challenges and accomplishments. We are grateful for it all.

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An Oasis in the Desert

December 13, 2017

When you think of Palm Springs, you reflect on warm, welcoming weather and lush oases nestled in unforgiving terrain. It’s relaxing enough to encourage freedom of thought, yet the harshness of the surrounding desert reminds you not to get too comfortable.

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Your Star Turn: How to Prepare for a Podcast Interview

October 25, 2017

Coming from a background in radio, I presented monologues and conducted dialogues over the airwaves for two and a half years. My coverage varied from current events, to school and business promotions, to music and humor. No matter what genre you cater to in your radio presence, preparation is absolutely necessary. Today, podcast culture is as strong as ever, with topics ranging from self help to tech venture capitalist roundups. So it behooves company representatives to be prepared for media relations in this space. Here are the keys to preparing for a radio and/or podcast interview.

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Client Success Highlight: TDK U.S.A Corporation (TUC)

September 5, 2017

At Karbo Communications, we have seen how strategic positioning yields stellar results – regardless of whether a company is a startup or an established one. We know this firsthand because we’ve made it happen for the dozens of tech companies we have worked with throughout the years.

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What I Learned During My Summer Internship at Karbo Com

August 29, 2017

I was not sure what to expect on my first day as an intern at Karbo Communications. I was excited, but also a bit nervous. I was confident in my knowledge of public relations (PR) and was looking forward to applying my skills throughout my summer internship. I looked to my internship at Karbo Com to give me insight into technology PR. Within eight weeks, I developed new abilities and a new-found appreciation for the importance of PR in high-tech marketing.

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Five Ways to Amp Up Your Tradeshow PR

August 16, 2017

Whether it’s your own user conference or an industry exposition, tradeshows present an important opportunity to increase brand awareness and thought leadership for your company. While most companies that choose to exhibit at a show understand its value for networking with new faces and allowing a sales team to speak with current and prospective customers face-to-face, not every organization capitalizes on this opportunity. Here are five PR best practices to make sure you are getting the most out of your tradeshows:

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