Posts Tagged ‘Agency Life’

Stellar to Support Women and Wildlife

Posted on: May 24th, 2016
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Stellar Concepts has added two not-for-profit organisations to its portfolio – The Royal Hospital for Women Foundation (RHWF) and WWF-Australia (World Wide Fund for Nature Australia). This year The Royal Hospital for Women is celebrating 150 years dedicated to women, with celebrations culminating at the high profile BAZAAR in Bloom event in October. Stellar’s brief is to highlight Read more…

Promotions for Lauren and Vanessa

Posted on: September 26th, 2014
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We’re excited to share some Stellar news with you – that Lauren Emmett (pictured with Leo!) has been promoted to Account Director. We have been incredibly impressed with Lauren’s dedication, strong client relationships and campaign execution, so her promotion is more than well deserved. As Account Director, we know Lauren will capitalise on her considerable Read more…

It’s Wild Onesie Week!

Posted on: June 3rd, 2014
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This week we’re supporting WWF and celebrating Wild Onesie Week. All across the country everyday Australians are getting  colleagues, family and friends to sponsor them to wear a WWF limited edition panda onesie. The WWF initiative aims to  raise awareness of endangered species and the issues affecting them whilst raising funds so WWF Australia can continue their critical Read more…

Diary of an introvert: how to make a splash in a sea of go-getters

Posted on: October 16th, 2013
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Do you prefer one-on-one conversations to group activities? Enjoy solitude and few interruptions or prefer to express yourself in writing? Chances are, you’re an introvert. But don’t worry, there’s lots of us out there – 1 in 3 in fact. I myself am proudly introverted and navigating my way through a world of bubbly, outgoing Read more…

Fifteen stellar years at Stellar* Concepts

Posted on: November 23rd, 2012

A lot has changed since 1997 – the year that  Stellar* Concepts tentatively set up in an office with a couple of clients (Belinda Seper and The River Cafe) and two staff – myself and Sophia Kevin. That year the media mourned the passing of Gianni Versace, Princess Di and Mother Teresa. Steve Jobs returned Read more…

PR internships: Are they worth it?

Posted on: August 10th, 2012

Have you ever thought about getting a PR internship, but have no idea where to start? This feeling consumed me for my first two years of uni. In many of my classes lecturers would constantly tell you that no matter how good your grades are if you want to be employable you must do an Read more…

10 tips for clients to empower their PR agency to get the best results possible

Posted on: June 15th, 2012

Have you ever wondered how you, as a client, can empower your PR agency to get the best results possible? There’s a common adage – why invest money in purchasing a new car and then neglect to pay for petrol or take it for a regular service? These ten tips are designed to help clients Read more…

12 essential PR books

Posted on: December 22nd, 2011

Forget fiction, nonfiction is where it’s at.  If you’re a PR person, these books are for you.  Some are old thoroughbreds and some are shiny new ponies.  I’m not sure why I used a horse analogy there, but let’s face it; things can get a bit loose at this time of year. If you haven’t Read more…

A Stellar* wrap up of 2010

Posted on: December 21st, 2010

What a year!  It has been a cracker and in our last blog post for 2010 we’re looking back at highlights from some of the great projects, campaigns, brands and events we worked feverishly on this year.  Click below to view.  Enjoy! share

New Stellar* clients

Posted on: May 31st, 2010
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We’re almost half way through 2010 so we thought we’d pause and give you a quick update on some new client wins as we’ve recently welcomed a number of news brands into the fold, including: Valeant Pharmaceuticals and their brands Dr.LeWinn’s, Revitanail, Juice Beauty and Juice Organics IGA, the dynamic group of independently owned supermarkets SapientNitro, the Read more…

MJ’s brilliant career, B&T’s December issue

Posted on: December 11th, 2009

Marguerite Julian (or MJ as we like to call her), Stellar*’s founder and managing director, has featured in this month’s B&T magazine. As a PR person it’s quite comforting to have someone like MJ around because over the span of her career she has seen it, done it and PR’d it all! The thing is, Read more…

New knowledge for PR professionals: how much do you know?

Posted on: July 16th, 2009

“I’m supposed to be on top of what’s new in tech, but there’s just too much, too fast; it’s like drinking from a fire hose” I like this quote a lot.  American tech columnist, David Pogue, said this and it’s sometimes how I feel trying to keep up with social media. Today’s PR professional needs to be on Read more…

A new manifesto for PR

Posted on: May 13th, 2009

Is it just me or has PR been slammed more in the last month than in the last few years?  The industry appears to be copping it from all sides.  We’ve had: Neil Shoebridge’s AFR piece titled How to lose clients and annoy reporters.  He argues that the PR industry is awash with incompetent people and Read more…

Stellar* Analytics PR measurement and evaluation

Posted on: April 1st, 2009

You don’t know this but today is the Birthday of Stellar* Analytics; it’s officially 1 year old!  We’ve been pretty quiet about our new baby but after 12 months of getting to know it, we are ready to unleash it! Stellar* Analytics is our custom measurement, analysis and reporting tool.  It’s also a sophisticated online media centre which has Read more…

Part 2: How to work with a PR agency

Posted on: February 6th, 2009

Here’s part two of our post on how to work with a PR agency (part one here if you need it).  These tips can make the difference between having an excellent experience or one you’d rather forget. Integration PR works best when fully integrated with your business and the rest of your marketing mix. Ensure that your Read more…

Part 1: How to work with a PR agency

Posted on: January 27th, 2009

Now you have gone through the selection process and picked your agency, you need to figure out how to work together to ensure the best results for you and your brand.  Think of your agency as your best friend to get the best you can out of the relationship. Here is the first set of Read more…

How to choose a PR agency

Posted on: January 13th, 2009

Public Relations is unfortunately still one of those professions that I find myself constantly having to explain to people at dinner parties, in taxis, to my grandma (I have tried many times to no avail!).  So if you are a PR virgin and looking for an agency, what should you really be looking for?  If Read more…

Rats and the rumour mill

Posted on: December 11th, 2008

I’ve never been fond of vermin; dirty, shifty little things they are.  Somewhere in Sydney there is a rat spreading a rumour about our client, Justin Hemmes from Merivale.  If you have any information, please call 1800-rat or leave a comment.   Posted by Renee Creer share

PR without borders

Posted on: December 4th, 2008

Here are some things you might not know about us relating to space and time because we’re not just Stellar* in Surry Hills; we’re Stellar* all over the world. We work both nationally and internationally. Our clients are based in all states of Australia, in major capital cities and small country towns (shout out to Brown Read more…

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