If you read last week’s blog post titled, “The Future of Post-Pandemic Beauty Events, According to Publicists,” you probably already know how excited many publicists and brands are to get back to post-COVID events, while I’m over here having major post-pandemic anxiety about it all. I’ve started to receive a couple of in-person press event […]

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I’m not going to lie, I was really hesitant to move back to New York City after being in Boston for two years. Believe it or not, my apprehension had nothing to do with the sheer amount of trash in this city, nor was it about the blaring ambulances, fire trucks, or asshole cab drivers […]

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I originally compiled this piece to help fellow freelance writers increase their revenue, build better relationships with editors, or even get their foot in the door if they’re just starting out. What I wasn’t expecting was how much I would actually learn myself! Did I write this piece to help out my freelance colleagues, or […]

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Whether you’re a new writer trying to build stronger relationships with PR, or a seasoned editor looking for more fun packages and swag in the mail (because don’t we all want those?), here are 31 things publicists wish editors and writers knew about event invites, honest feedback, the importance of social media, and so much […]

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Being a publicist is fucking hard. Dealing with demanding and unreasonable clients sucks, trying to build relationships with editors and writers is difficult, and I can imagine that some stuck-up, entitled editors and writers are a pain to work with, too. PR requires a hard shell and really good relationship-building skills, and I don’t think […]

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The title of my first blog post for The Daley Dose sounds braggadocious (I know!), but hear me out. Working as a beauty editor and writer for the last three and a half years, I’ve tried close to a gazillion beauty products in an effort to kill my acne, hydrate my dry skin, banish eczema […]

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