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

Posted by Judith Segaloff on Apr 24, 2019 12:28:51 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

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

Show Prep with Time to Spare

Posted by Amy Kenigsberg on Jan 2, 2019 12:00:00 PM

Getting ready for a trade show can be overwhelming, even for those of us who are regular exhibitors. Early in my career, I was at a show every fifth week, which made life quite busy for a year or two. To make it simple for all of us, here's a quick and easy calendar of activities you need to keep in mind.

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Topics: Public relations, press release, media coverage, media, trade show, staffing, conferences, giveaways

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