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
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
I was recently asked on Twitter how easy it was to write a media release. It's never 100% easy, no matter how many times you've written a media release. Sure, it becomes EASIER, but it's never "EASY". In today's post I thought I'd give you a bit of an insight into some of the steps … Continue reading Anatomy of a media release
Like all of us, I've been on my fair share of Zoom meetings, webinars and training sessions since the COVID pandemic hit. I've contemplated writing this list for a while and I've narrowed my list to a top three takeaways if you're presenting (or co-presenting) online. Have a back-up plan if your power fails /tech … Continue reading Zoom take-aways
Time is of the essence when it comes to communications and your business. Especially if you haven’t already thought about what messaging needs to be communicated to the public about your offering. No matter if you’re reopening your doors, or if you’re unable to reopen at this stage, keeping the community informed is CRITICAL for … Continue reading Meet the “recovery business” head on
The last few weeks I've been reaching out to a variety of media contacts across a variety of platforms. Aside from checking-in with these very valuable associates, I've been asking what stories they're currently working on and will be looking to create in the immediate future. So, why am I sharing this with you? Because … Continue reading What the media needs from you now!
As I've been progressing through the isolation period, one very important question has been front of mind for me. What's next? It's a question that can't be answered on many fronts, however, there are some aspects that CAN be answered. In the "Getting ahead of the curve" consulting service, there are many aspects that are … Continue reading Service highlight: Getting ahead of the curve – What to do in post Coronavirus world… NOW?
I've blogged in the past about the importance of saying "thank you" and whenever I meet a potential client (or an exisiting one) we discuss the importance of a variety of communications channels to get their message across to the public. In this time of COVID-19, NOW more than ever we need to communicate. Staying … Continue reading Now more than ever we need to communicate