That's because it's one of the most well-respected and frequently used databases of experts. It's easy to use. … [Read more...]
This guest post was written by Marjorie Turner Hollman, an indie author, freelancer, personal historian and longtime Publicity Hound who loves the outdoors.
L.L. Bean came calling the other day.
Not to my door with one of those glossy catalogs. But by email.
An employee at an L.L. Bean store north of Boston, … [Read more...]
I don't like to humiliate people in public.
But I wish bloggers everywhere would start sharing screenshots like the one above to shame companies that spam us with generic, cookie-cutter pitches for guest blog posts. I didn't have to read past the subject line to know that the sender has no idea who I am, what I do, how to get to … [Read more...]
The new Colorado Authors Hall of Fame honors the legacy of authors with any connection to Colorado. Nominations are open until Wednesday, May 15, for authors:Who were born in Colorado Lived in … [Read more...]
"Our non-profit wants to ask Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers to donate a signed jersey for our silent auction. Who do we … [Read more...]
Podcasting, also known as Internet radio, ranks as one of the fastest and easiest ways to build a large audience of raving fans, regardless of your topic.
If you don't want to hassle with learning the technology or buying fancy equipment to host your own show, no worries.
Be a guest on other people's shows where ready-made … [Read more...]
A question popped up recently in a publicity group on LinkedIn, and the moderator asked me to comment:
"I have written some articles and am having no luck getting them into national publications. Any ideas?"
Yes. Stop submitting articles to national publications. That is, unless you already have a relationship with … [Read more...]
By the time you've published your long-awaited book, you're ready to keel over from exhaustion.
There's little gas left in the tank to launch an aggressive campaign that pitches those all-important book reviewers, the critics who help readers decide whether to buy your book.
It can take you weeks to track down bloggers, … [Read more...]
Everybody's buzzing about the Jeff Bezos divorce which could become the most expensive in history.
That means it's a perfect opportunity to piggyback onto it and offer your expert commentary, background and story idea on some aspect of this bombshell. This is known as newsjacking, a term coined by PR expert David Meerman … [Read more...]