"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...]
If you're trying to get publicity but, so far, nothing you've done has worked, it could be because you're doing the same things most other Publicity Hounds are doing.
You might be sending long, lousy pitches to journalists, using a boring subject line.
Or maybe you're not pitching at all. Instead, you're waiting for THEM to call … [Read more...]
This blog post was originally published on July 3, 2017. The training was so successful that it's being offered again on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. This has been updated to reflect the new date and content.
Here's one of the secrets to partnering with a large company or nonprofit that can … [Read more...]
It's wedged between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, a day set aside by American Express to encourage people to shop locally.
If you own a brick and mortar business, you have opportunities galore to promote Small Business Saturday … [Read more...]