The problem is, fancy programs like Camtasia, which I've been using … [Read more...]
1. You find yourself struggling with writer’s block.
2. You can’t find lucrative opportunities for your writing, your artwork or the creative product or service … [Read more...]
Publicity Hound Kate Farrall of San Diego, CA, writes: "I need to get national/international publicity for my two muralist clients who are completing a five-story public art installation this November for the City of Davis, just outside of Sacramento. … [Read more...]
My daily newspaper, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, is among "the incredible shrinking newspapers" I wrote about a few weeks ago. I don't know if it has laid off staff like other big newspapers throughout the U.S., but the page width is slimmer than it used to be. If your newspaper is also … [Read more...]
When musicians email me asking for publicity tips, I share my best advice. Then I lead them to Bob Baker's website. Bob is a writer, independent musician and former music magazine editor who is dedicated to showing musicians how to get exposure and publicity, connect with fans, sell more CDs, and book more gigs. Here are four tips I found … [Read more...]
When the marketing staff at the Baybrook Mall in Houston, Texas brainstormed ways to publicize their expanded food court and "family restroom," they refused to settle for the ubiquitous ribbon-cutting ceremony or the overdone press conference. Family restrooms, by the way, are the new trend in shopping malls. They're private, unisex rooms where … [Read more...]
Thirteen 13 Publicity Hounds have tips for Christine Fichtner of Mequon, Wisconsin. She's an interior painter who specializes in faux finishes and she wants tips on how distinguish herself from every other painter with a paintbrush. From Sandy Shortridge of Hampton Roads, Virginia: "This is an idea used at the salon and day spa where I get my … [Read more...]
How's this for an interesting trend? A mini-industry is springing up, focusing on the protruding bellies of pregnant women and the artists who paint them.
I learned about it recently, just after I spoke at the TransWorld Halloween Costume & Party Show in Chicago. RoByn Thompson, a frustrated audience member, approached me after my … [Read more...]