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.

Making your pitch to the media count

You've kicked off your DIY publicity campaign, and you’ve written a killer media release and have your media list ready to go. Now it's time to pitch your idea to the media, which is arguably the most important step in any PR campaign. Here are some ideas for ensuring your pitch catches the attention of the journalists you target.

How a PR strategy can help you run a successful event

Whether your event is large or small, it can benefit from the use of an effective PR strategy. Public relations can help you to increase the profile of your event and the organisers as well as increase registrations or ticket sales.

Four must-have elements in your media pitch

When you're trying to build buzz about your startup, consider the details. Here are some absolute must-haves in your pitch to the media.

How to find the right media contacts for a PR campaign

When you're about to start your own PR campaign, you need to ensure you contact the right media. This means finding out the media your target market reads, listens to or watches. It's basic - you have to identify exactly who you are speaking to, and where.

Five tips for a great PR brief

Often referred to as a ‘dark art’, PR is a complex but critical element of the marketing mix. By engaging media, influencers or appropriate spokespeople smart PR campaigns drive an implied endorsement that generates credibility in spades.

Get a handle on the GFC: How two entrepreneurs did

Your Friday Entrepreneur Fix this week features Handle Your Own PR founders Jules Brooke and Simone Heydon, who took the loss of clients during the GFC and turned the bad luck into a thriving new business.


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