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.
The 10 commandments of small business PR
Coverage in magazines, newspapers and blogs gives you exposure and word-of-mouth that money can’t buy. It’s attention that’s been earned, not paid for, and people take notice because it’s content they want to read. But if you’ve struggled to get the media interested in talking about your business, it could be that you’ve got your PR strategy wrong.
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.