We recently took part in a discussion from MyNewsDesk about the ways brands tell their story. Check out the recording below for our thoughts.
About Max Tatton-Brown
Founder and Managing Director of Augur.
Entries by Max Tatton-Brown
Young companies that aren’t eager to spend thousands on a retainer still realise they need to get their story out to the people who count. But, based on the selection of tools showing up on ProductHunt, you’d think the future of PR was press releases and spamming media lists. To anyone who actually has experience with PR, […]
In the effort to rule their industry, almost every player has ended up churning out the same old slurry by neglecting a key element of creating great stories. It comes down to this: the world doesn’t need more content, it needs better editors. A good editor establishes a fair, consistent point of view. They bring priorities, […]
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Search has changed. It’s becoming so hard to just play the game that you end up with half the discussion revolving around really sensible smart strategy, things like using content to gain attention and stand out online or semantic markup and metadata to genuinely clarify the definition of your entities. The downside of this is […]
What’s the difference between a tweet and a blog post? What about a collection of tweets and a website? You may start with a description of 140 characters, but while this famous limit still applies, it’s hardly the point anymore. Twitter Cards (RIP ‘tweets’), are best thought of as ‘action+caption’ and may quickly become the […]
Gorkana recently interviewed us about our industry, including where tech PR is going and the worst thing a journalist has ever said to me. Which social media platform has changed your life? Can I argue BBEdit, which powers the SomethingAwful.com forums? It turns out that growing up out in the country and wasting hours trawling through […]
The Holmes Report: “Having come from managing comms at Tradeshift, I’m most interested in the kinds of unsexy, B2B companies that really power things behind the scenes,” Tatton-Brown told the Holmes Report. “Unsung heroes.” Augur launches with five technology clients, although Tatton-Brown declined to reveal their names, instead noting that some are backed by investors […]
PR has become a much maligned industry. And perhaps there’s some fairness to the criticism. Over the last 100 years, its “two-way street” origin decayed into something designed to match broadcast media’s growth with scalable profitability. But as a result, shifting patterns of attention have left many agencies fielding foghorns in a world now thriving […]