As a small business operator, knowing that "Freedom Day" for NSW is rapidly approaching makes me very happy. Now more than ever, time is of the essence. So what am I doing now to work towards "Freedom Day"? In my list below I share the details and insights on how you can follow suit for … Continue reading “Freedom Day” Action List
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 my 2019 post of the same title I thought that those 12 months were a real "teacher"... Boy, was I wrong! 2020 you sure as heck taught everyone a thing of two! Now that we're well and truly settled into 2021 here are some the lessons I've used from 2020 to succeed in the … Continue reading Lessons from 2020
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
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
COVID news media shrinks, so what's the next story for the media?
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!
We know you've been able to "shop" via Instagram for a while now, but the ability to set up a shop via Instagram is now available (for those that sell physical goods at least!) There are several boxes you need to tick before you can set up shop, so to speak, including having a linked … Continue reading Instagram Shopping – A new feature
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