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 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
An insight into a morning for PR professional - Brooke Simmons