Month: February 2018

Journalist Compares a Bad Media Pitch with One That Has a Fighting Chance

For those who toil on the front lines of media relations, it’s easy to drift into a Jim Carrey-like optimism. PR: “What are the chances that you’ll write about this pitch?” Journalist: “Not good” PR: “You mean not good like one out of a hundred?” Journalist: “I’d say more like one out of a million?”…

Public Affairs Manager of Airbnb Hong Kong and Taiwan Shares Perspectives with Hoffman APAC Team

By Lauren Lee, Account Manager, Hoffman Hong Kong Ten years ago, the thought of vacationing in a stranger’s empty home was unthinkable, and downright strange. And yet, Airbnb has now become a verb (“Let’s Airbnb for our Aspen ski trip”) alongside brands such as Google, Kleenex and Skype, as the company boasts over 3,000,000 lodging…

Did We Mention Happy Valentine’s Day?

Our crack design team created an action-packed Valentine’s Day greeting. A lot can happen in 10 seconds. Naturally, you’ll find the classic story arc.

How to make a first impression: You only get one* chance

by Mark Pinsent, Managing Director, Europe at The Hoffman Agency *Or two, in this case. This new place, Little Farm, opened around the corner from the office yesterday. They did a decent job of inviting employees of local businesses in for a opening breakfast party. Dutifully, at 8.30am, we popped round. About 30 other people…

How to make first impression