Editorial Calendars: A Key to Publicizing Your Business
What is the one thing that all of the best public relations
They research and compile editorial calendars from publications
You should too.
What's an editorial calendar?
Editorial calendars are schedules of what topics a publication
If you feel that you can contribute to this particular topic,
Final thoughts: Many publications post their editorial calendars
Bill Stoller, the "Publicity Insider", has spent two decades as
Why You Should Write a Book (Even if You Really Dont Want To)
Recently, I told a friend (who's a business owner) that she needed to write a book. Although she's a good writer with terrific ideas, she said, "Do I really have to do it?"
PR: The Thrill of a Good Idea
The notion that a business, non-profit or association manager can actually hold a big key to success in his or her own hands IS a thrilling idea!
Writing a Press Release: The Design Basics
Big corporations like General Motors and Coca-Cola spend thousands of dollars on press kits with specially-designed folders, full-color stationery, digital photos and lots of other goodies. Does this make a reporter more likely to do their story? In my experience, the answer is no.
Want This Kind of PR?
PR that really does something positive about the behaviors of those outside audiences that most affect your business, non-profit or association?
Media Relations: Ending the Press Release Crutch
When most people think of media relations, they think of press releases. To be sure, writing and distributing them is one of the most important parts of the job. But press releases may be the most overused tool in the media professional's arsenal to the detriment of other tools that might have greater results.
Free Radio Publicity for Marketing-Minded Financial Planners
Radio is a powerful publicity tool. Most stations offer news and talk programming. Those shows are put together not necessarily by the voice you hear on air, but by people called producers.
Are You Sure You Know What Youre Doing?
Because when it comes to public relations, non-believers can produce a double-bummer -- missed opportunity AND a ton of wasted money. It really is a shame because we do public relations to change the behaviors of certain groups of people important to the success of those very Doubting Thomases.
Dont Use PR
?lose the confidence of your key target audiences? discourage them from taking actions that lead to your success?fail to achieve your department, division or subsidiary objectives.
Publicity: Polls and Surveys Are a Great Path Free Publicity
When I search Google News for "surveys," I get nearly 50,000 results. When I search for "stocks," I get about 54,000. The media love polls and surveys.
How To Write A Killer Press Release
One of the primary tools still used by PR professionals to garner media coverage is the press release. Now understand the purpose of a press release is to grab the attention of an editor, not to offer a word for word story to a publication. Most professionals as well as small business owners misunderstand this concept and are therefore frustrated when they can't seem to make it work for them.
How to Make Publicity Work for Your Business: Six P.R. Strategies to Use Right Now
Public Relations (or P.R.) is a wonderful, yet often overlooked marketing tool. P.R. is an intangible ? making it a tough sell for many P.R. professionals. It is our job to sell the concept and show the client how it will enhance marketing efforts and, in many cases, replace costly or one-off advertising. Public relations is just that ? relating to the public. Every outward communication should be carefully executed and the mission of the company should never be compromised. How do your customers find you? How does the public perceive your business? These points can be incorporated into a P.R. strategy that maintains consistent messages to your customers, thereby keeping your company top of mind and, in turn, growing your business.
Take the High Ground With Quality PR
Quality public relations does something positive for business, non-profit and association managers about the behaviors of the key external "publics" that most affect their operations. In other words, it alters individual perception that leads to changed behaviors among theirreally important outside audiences.
Publicity: Show a Reporter You Care by Inviting Them to Fact-Check
Just like a financial planning client fears not having enough money for retirement, reporters fear getting their facts wrong in print.
3 Reasons to Tap into the Power of Publicity
Publicity is obtaining editorial coverage or features for your business. Publicity is getting your business reported as news. Examples of publicity are newspaper and magazine articles, radio and television interviews and Internet forums and much more. These are just a few reasons you should consider letting your business tap into the power of publicity.
The Key to Great PR
The Key to Great PR is Perseverance
PR Campaigns ? How To Get To Grips With The Media
If you're serious about getting great results from your PR you may find that you have to severely challenge your current reading habits. A recent client completed her PR assessment form with a comment about how she had always read a certain paper because her parents had and she'd just fallen into the habit too. She now realised that she had to read a lot more widely to understand the amount of opportunities that are out there, and which ones would work for her.
Its the Little Details that Can Make or Break a News Story
Have you ever heard of the saying, "One person's trash is another person's treasure?" Well, that statement is a true one, but never more so than in the realm of media relations where so many small-business owners find it so difficult to garner media coverage for themselves or their companies. Allow me to illustrate my point below in an actual incident that happened to one of my clients and the lessons we learned from this experience.
How to Get Publicity for a Service Business
Many of our clients are in service businesses, such as realtors, financial advisors, interior designers, attorneys, salon and spa professionals, home health care, therapists, consultants, accountants, computer services, and several more.
Marketing-Minded Financial Planners, Create Your Very Own Story to Get Free Publicity
One big mistake that many marketing-minded financial planners make when contacting the media is to drop what's called an "information dump."
Publicity - Tips on Dealing With the Media
You thought of it, you researched it, you wrote it. So you own your story. At least you do until you send it to the media.
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