Publicity Hounds have tips for Melissa Pagan of Tequesta, Florida. She works for a performing arts troupe that specializes in children's entertainment. Their live shows have an education component that focuses on literacy, and some of their school programs address test-taking tips and techniques for relieving the anxiety of the high-stakes … [Read more...]
You volunteer to do PR for your church, and the job includes generating publicity for--groan--the annual spaghetti supper.
A morning drive-time radio show in your community would be the perfect place to promote the event. It's a fun show and everybody listens to it because the deejay is a real character.
But what can you say about … [Read more...]
Sally Kirby Hartman of the Norfolk Foundation in Norfolk, Virginia wants ideas on how to publicize the Academy for Nonprofit Excellence, which offers monthly two-day training sessions for area nonprofit staff and board members. Topics will vary each month and range from strategic planning to marketing, accounting and fundraising.
From Lois … [Read more...]
I confess to watching most of "Who's Your Daddy?", Fox's maudlin melodrama in which a blonde babe tries to pick her biological father out of a line-up of seven men and pocket $100,000. She guessed correctly, of course.
Adoptive parents and others, including the National Council for Adoption, pleaded with Fox's 182 affiliates not to air it. … [Read more...]
Bernadine Whedon Smith of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, does volunteer PR for her Episcopal church and wants to know how to measure the effectiveness of a 2 by 3 ad in local newspapers. She also needs creative ideas on how to promote the church and its new, young, dynamic minister.
From Lois Carter Fay of Marketingwomen.com and Massanutten, … [Read more...]