Do you ever wonder what the secret is to getting great coverage for your event? When I was a Venue Media manager with the Commonwealth Games, I received some of the best coverage of the venues that I was looking after. I had some people ask me what was my secret.
News releases are not the best way to get major media coverage, but they can be used to increase the frequency with which your company name appears in the press.
Press releases will get you coverage in set features like business notes, and new personnel columns. They also provide a good way to let allies, employees and customers know what you are doing. For these purposes, post releases on the company website, send out by e-mail, or distribute by one of the services like PR Newswire or PR Web.
Somehow, the press release has taken on a magical reputation as the alpha and omega of publicity. Wanna become rich? Send out a press release. Wanna become famous? Press release. Wanna get on the cover of Newsweek? Press release.
We wanted feedback and a greater audience before publishing the print version of our new book. We gambled on a public and peer review to help improve the quality of our book, and at the same time get out word of mouth. Did it work?
Marshawn Evans, J.D., has garnered a reputation as an inspiring
Bimboism is rampant in today’s media climate where those who do get their fifteen minutes of fame squander it with empty words and idiotic antics. Think about how much of YOUR time is wasted when you watch TV, listen to the radio or read newspapers or magazines. How long do you stay with a story if it’s not pertinent to your interests or if the interviewee is dull? With so much competition for your attention it’s easy to move on to the next best thing.
If you don’t want t…
An effective press release is vital to the success of your business. Here are tips to make yours press release excel using with proven tips and guidelines.
In Google’s recent battle towards becoming an international news center, I’ve come to notice that the results delivered from Google News seems like nothing more than the articles we publish everyday. So I ask, doesn’t it seem like Google News resembles an article directory of some sorts?
Public Relations or “PR” is one of the most important factors in how you are perceived by the public at large. It is the relationship between your business and your customers, past customers, community and potential customers.
How one expert made a splash on CNN’S Paula Zahn Now, and how you can, too
Cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Robert Kotler’s New York based publicist, made contact with the Paula Zahn Now program on CNN to schedule an appearance. Here’s what happened next.
1. Map out the segment with the producer
*I was referred to one of the *bookers* who did a quick screening and then put me in contact with an associate producer. Over several phone conversations, we worked out the subject m…
Starting ones own small business is a dream to many people. It gives them the opportunity to create their own business and steer it in whichever direction they please.
Greetings card are a way to express human well wishes and sentiments and emotions. The beginning of sending of greetings card in ancient times can be attributed to the Chinese before the fifteenth century. The first modern day greetings card is supposed to be published in the 1840s. The current day greetings card can be classified under three heads, namely handmade greetings, mass-manufactured and online greetings cards.