Getting the Right Analysts to the Table

Posted by Larry Kenigsberg on Jul 30, 2020 10:15:00 AM

A pitch-perfect pitch can get top influencers to cover your product

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Topics: journalist, analyst, analyst relations, message, corporate communications, technology

5 Ways the PESO Model Delivers Great Content Results

Posted by Consuelo Reinberg on Jul 21, 2020 10:45:00 AM

 

 

Build your brand - By effectively using an orchestrated outreach strategy across all channels, marketers will extend the reach and increase the overall effectiveness of their efforts, boosting both brand loyalty and revenue.

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Topics: journalist, press coverage, content marketing, content, marketing, metrics, social media, brand, audience, corporate communications, client relations, PESO, Earned media, Shared media, owned media

Boost Business Results with the PESO Model

Posted by Amy Kenigsberg on Jul 20, 2020 10:28:39 AM

 

 

Public relations isn’t just media relations anymore

Public relations and advertising used to live in two different realms, with a solid wall separating paid media -- paid placements like advertising -- and earned media -- publicity gained through valuable content contributions, company mentions, or interviews with journalists.

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Topics: journalist, press coverage, content marketing, audience, award, corporate communications, client relations

The Early Client (Gets the PR)

Posted by Judith Segaloff on Jul 14, 2020 11:54:00 AM

PR experts are attuned to the momentum of the media. We understand that in order to present a compelling package to any journalist - a story that gets them interested, it takes research and requires having all the tools, especially a messaging document and “quotes on demand” – ready to deploy at a moment’s notice.

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Topics: journalist, news story, news value, media, audience, messaging, PR, corporate communications

Press Releases and the KISS Principle

Posted by Consuelo Reinberg on Jul 9, 2020 5:51:00 PM

The past decade has seen a clear trend toward attenuated press releases. Gone are the days of public relations people writing long screeds, with endless quotes and reams of data. This is partially an outgrowth of the use of email and social media as the preferred forms of communication between the public relations community and the press (which, for our purposes, includes bloggers and analysts). The explosion of technologies and information, in general, has, in turn, led to journalists’ exploding email boxes.

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

Engaging the Journalist 

Posted by Amy Kenigsberg on Jul 1, 2020 12:58:50 PM

This basically comes down to an exercise in empathy.

Put yourselves in a journalist’s place. Your email box is flooded. You’ve got the pressures of staying abreast of key players in your markets while having to absorb the importance of new products and companies.

Most importantly, you’ve got deadlines.

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Topics: journalist, press coverage, marketing, valuation

DIY PR – Getting the Ball Rolling

Posted by Amy Kenigsberg on Jun 29, 2020 1:01:29 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

“Whoops” - Three Common PR Mistakes Made by Well-Meaning Companies

Posted by Judith Segaloff on Jun 8, 2020 2:05:28 PM


I have worked on both sides of the desk. I was editor-in-chief of a publication in NY and a freelance editor and journalist. Most of my life, since age 16 to be exact, I have found my passion in providing public relations services to results-oriented clients.

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Topics: Public relations, journalist, news story, news value, timeliness, media resources, press coverage, press release, media coverage, media, brand

Is Your Story News - or Not?

Posted by Consuelo Reinberg on Jun 3, 2020 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

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.

Get Your Trade Show Shopping List

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