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Old-school PR: it’s role in the social media era
As people become more familiar with social media, they can use this ‘free’ form of marketing to generate awareness for their business. I put ‘free’ in inverted commas because it does have a cost – your time. I’ve always said PR gives people in small businesses with limited marketing budgets the best bang for… Continue reading Old-school PR: it’s role in the social media era
Boost crowdfunding with traditional PR
If you have a great product or business idea, an option for raising funds to take it to the next level, or to go into production, is crowdfunding. This will involve driving people to the campaign portal. Traditional media can help you in this respect. If you are a start-up founder or entrepreneur and you… Continue reading Boost crowdfunding with traditional PR
Mastering the PR pitch follow-up
You’ve got a media list, have written a release and begun pitching your story to the media. What’s next? The follow up – a contentious issue for many in the media. Here’s how to follow up on your pitch without alienating journalists and editors.