Tips for busy media relations days

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I have experienced both busy and slow periods while dealing with the media. Last Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday brought the busiest three days I have ever experienced in regards to receiving calls and e-mails from media outlets.
To name a few (in no specific order) CNN, Fox Business Network, Fox News, Wall Street Journal, Fortune Magazine, Arizona Republic, Phoenix […]

I’ll have some PR chatter – make that a cup of media relations

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There has been a lot of chatter lately on Twitter about PR advice and the future of PR. Twitter is great because it allows PR pro’s to learn about the latest industry trends and connect with others. People keep learning and sharing, but PR pros’s continuously are in the social limelight for negative tactics they use. […]

Off topic pitching – on purpose?

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Journalists complain about receiving a pitch that is completely off topic and not anywhere near their beat. Understandable when you have to read a few hundred e-mails a day from PR people. It happens, PR practitioners have access to thousands of contacts by subscribing to services such as Vocus or Cision. Some PR practitioners blast their […]