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Dynamic Business is bringing you our top stories from 2012. Read on for some brilliant tips from a journalist on how to get your media pitch heard and published.

Getting some media attention for your business is invaluable, but it can be a difficult and sometimes demoralising process. Use these 8 tips from a journalist to make your next pitch a successful one.

Selina Gordevich, associate editor at Modern Home magazine has this advice for small businesses about pitching to the media:

1. When you send emails, always take the time to find out the writer/journalist/editor’s correct name spelling. I am constantly receiving replies to my call-outs and general emails (which all clearly include my signature at the bottom and my name mentioned twice) which are addressed to ‘Selena’ or ‘Seline’ – I often delete these emails without reading.

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Jules Brooke

Jules Brooke

Jules Brooke is one of the founders and Directors of DIY PR website <a href="http://www.handleyourownpr.com.au">Handle Your Own PR</a>. She is a passionate entrepreneur with lots on the go. Jules’ background in sales, advertising and graphic design led her along a windy road to becoming a small business owner. She loves helping others get their business in the media.

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