“Press conference” is one of the most common marketing and media terms that those outside the industry are familiar with. And for good reason, it is a powerful tool for generating awareness about an event or organization. Because they sound rather glamorous, it can be tempting to hold a press conference for announcements […]
Giving a press interview (broadcast, radio, or internet based) can be quite daunting if you don’t have experience. Interviews can be stressful because you are potentially talking to millions of people and that kind of reach can make or break your business. The added pressure of being on camera or on air multiplies the stress. […]
Your business has a marketing department but you know that most of their marketing tactics are not being maximized. In fact, your fairly certain that your 20-something staffers don’t read the newspaper at all. You might be grateful for their capacity to manage your social media channels but frustration can come easily when you evaluate […]
Marketing is an odd beast. When it comes to your business’s marketing plan, it’s very easy to get caught up in the bottom line. Numbers are a key part of any industry, and a marketing plan’s success can be measured by its ROI as it relates to customer response and market penetration.
Public Relations is one […]
Having been in the PR business for almost 20 years, I can tell you that it isn’t the schooling I’ve had, or the seminars that I’ve taken on pitching the media, or years of developing strategic marketing plans that have had the greatest impact on my work. The aspect of my professional training that I […]