The Plat4orm Blog

Prioritize Storytelling in 2023

As the new year peeks over the horizon, companies will continue to have conversations around their 2023 priorities. Amid these discussions, they often overlook some of the simplest, yet most important priorities.. Priorities that are often considered non-negotiable...

Plat4orm’s 2022 Wins and 2023 Wishes 

As we close the curtains on 2022 and waltz into 2023, the Plat4orm team looks back on our proudest moments and accomplishments from last year and lays out what we hope to accomplish this year. Like you, we’ve been busy – moving to new homes, taking on new roles at...

Plat4orm Team Spotlight Donene Telly

Name: Donene Telly Location:  Houston, TX Role:  Digital Marketing Specialist “If you see someone without a smile give them yours.” ― Dolly Parton Top three life highlights? 1) Having my daughter and watching her grow 2) Traveling with friends to Jamaica and making...

The Greatest Acting Role

As a teenager, extremely awkward and boldly into anime, I had the lifelong dream of voicing a character myself one day. I’ve been complimented on my voice all my life – by customers at my first fast food job, where I was being constantly mistaken for an AI...

Plat4orm Team Spotlight Hazel Ramirez

Name: Hazel Ramirez Location:  Pennsylvania Area Role:  Associate, Media Relations “Follow your heart, kid, and you’ll never go wrong.” – Babe Ruth (The Sandlot) What aspect of your role do you enjoy most? I really enjoy the art of communication and storytelling –...

Plat4orm Team Spotlight Rian Smith

 Name: Rian Smith  Location: Los Angeles, California  Role: Associate, Media and Influencer Relations   What brought you to Plat4orm? What aspect of your role do you enjoy the most?  I was looking to use my public relations skills to interact more with the media,...

Six Productivity Tools and Tips for Working Remotely

We at Plat4orm are no strangers to remote work. In fact, 10 years before the rest of the world was working remotely due to the pandemic, our company founder, Valerie Chan, purposely created and structured our company to be fully remote. She understood the benefits...

PR Pitch Tips from a Former Journalist

As a journalist, perpetually caught in the in the hamster wheel of the news cycle, I quickly learned you must constantly trudge forward through mounds of irrelevant text populating your inbox. I could produce a tome as long as the Game of Thrones franchise...

Legalweek 2022 Recap: Back To Normal

When I started at Plat4orm in January of 2020, one of my very first assignments was attending Legalweek in New York City. Legalweek is an annual industry conference for legal professionals and legal technology vendors. As a new employee, attending Legalweek was an...

Lessons Learned from My First Year at a PR Agency

As a public relations professional, I often get the “What exactly do you do?” question from family and friends who view my job as, well, esoteric. Sure, on the surface they get what public relations entails – “You manage external or public communications for...