I've been contemplating what to write to celebrate the milestone of 14 years in business. I could write a version of an "Oscars Acceptance Speech", but where's the value in that? So here's my list of 14 things I've learned from 14 years in business (in no particular order). Practice makes perfect - Rewriting and … Continue reading Fourteen lessons from fourteen years in business
Are you thinking about engaging with the media?Here are three ways to get some cut-through… Send-outWe LOVE a creative send-out (and love the brainstorming process even more!) Why is a send-out such a good idea? Because even in these highly digital times, it allows your desired media contacts to EXPERIENCE your product first hand. So … Continue reading Three Ways to get cut-through with the media
This Summer I decided to *REALLY* try my best at a decent work /life balance... Is there such a thing??
As a PR professional, it's my job to know what's going on across a variety of sectors as they relate to my business and my clients. I love being able to dip in and out of different industries, learn from experts and then communicate that messaging to the public. I also love being able to … Continue reading Awards for everyone
It's tough out there at the moment. Here we share some tips to keep front of mind with your customers during lockdown.
If you've decided to DIY your public relations, you'll want to avoid making these three common PR mistakes Mistake 1: Writing a long-winded "media release" We get it, you're passionate about your business, your new service offering or the award you just won. But in this instance, the saying, "less is more" is something you … Continue reading Avoid these PR mistakes
In 2021 your content really does have to speak louder than words. What do I mean by that? Well, you have to have good imagery, this should include headshots, product shots (if that's your biz!) or service "action" shots (sure some of these may have to be "set-up" with a photographer). You should also have … Continue reading Content is king
I recently shared tips with A little Pink Book about working from home, which you can read here. Since then, the period of working from home culture has almost become the norm. With that in mind, here are some *more* tips for your consideration. *If you're in a location where you can meet face to … Continue reading Work from tips – revised
COVID has certainly played havoc with the media landscape. Magazine titles have been shut down, local radio and TV programs are now networked from other locations and newspapers have been shut down or moved their content online (often with a paywall). It's devastating on so many levels, the job losses, the loss of quality content … Continue reading The meaning of earned media exposure
In our next series of tips about Zoom sessions we look at three more essential areas when hosting meetings on Zoom. We're all missing the interaction of being in the office with our "work friends" and this first tip should help with this! Tip one: If you're having a team meeting, start with something fun. … Continue reading Zoom take-aways part 2