Engaging the Journalist 

Posted by Amy Kenigsberg on Feb 5, 2019 9:00:00 AM

This basically comes down to an exercise in empathy.

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Topics: journalist, press coverage, marketing, valuation

Prepping for the Big Trade Show

Posted by Judith Segaloff on Jan 28, 2019 10:31:00 AM

Once upon a time, I covered trade shows as a market analyst for a major consumer publication.  Shortly thereafter I flipped to the other side of the desk and ended up with a press conference on one side of the Consumer Electronics Show and a photo shoot clear across the exhibition hall.  Let’s just say that roller skates were very much on my mind by the time I finished my Mrs. Doubtfire dash back and forth across the crowded exhibit halls.

I empathize with journalists who have been given the immense task of covering trade shows, scouting for new trends, and trying to maintain relationships with industry leaders. That is why when I have a client exhibiting, I try to be a resource to media covering the show by helping them identify my clients’ product introductions long before the show, setting up interviews or, better still, pre-show interviews to save journalist’s precious time, jet-lagged exhaustion, and, especially, their shoe leather.

Here are some pointers for being a resource to media at your next trade show:

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Topics: Public relations, journalist, news story, news value, media resources, press coverage, press release, media coverage, trade show

2019 PR New Year's Resolutions

Posted by Amy Kenigsberg on Jan 2, 2019 10:30:00 AM

New Year’s Resolutions for Success with Your PR Firm

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Topics: Public relations, journalist, press coverage, marketing

DIY PR – Getting the Ball Rolling

Posted by Amy Kenigsberg on Dec 19, 2018 1:00:00 PM

Public relations isn't rocket science, as my partner has consistently reminded me over the past decade. However, it does take a significant amount of time, energy, and persistence.

Getting your news out there

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Topics: Public relations, journalist, news story, DIY

Getting the Most from Your PR Team

Posted by Consuelo Reinberg on Dec 3, 2018 9:50:00 AM

So, you are getting ready to hire your PR team. (We're hoping it's us, of course.) No matter what, here are some tips that will help maximize the relationship.

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Topics: Public relations, journalist, news value, press coverage, content marketing

Is Your Story News - or Not?

Posted by Consuelo Reinberg on Nov 12, 2018 5:43:00 PM

Whether your story is truly newsworthy and worthy of press coverage isn’t just your call.

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Topics: journalist, news story, news value, timeliness, press coverage, local story

Press Releases and the KISS Principle

Posted by Consuelo Reinberg on Oct 22, 2018 5:51:00 PM

 

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Topics: Public relations, journalist, DIY, press release, media coverage, media