35 Quick Tips for Writing A Press Release

Layout1. 1-2 pages in length.2. Double-space.3. 1.5 to 2 inch margins.4. Use company stationary with logo and slogan.5. Avoid bright or dark-colored paper.6. Center "News Release" at top.7. Place a "release date" under "News Release".8. On second page, type "page 2".9. Use company stationary with logo and slogan on page... Read More

Smashing the Myth of the Press Release

A musician spends years honing his craft. He writes world-class songs and performs them in a manner that moves his listeners to tears. He records a demo tape and sends it to record labels. He gets a contract and becomes rich, famous and adored.The lesson: demo tapes are the secret... Read More

10 Tips for Tantalizing News Releases

Want to get radio interviews and coverage in print publications to sell more books? Master the art of writing magnetic media releasesthat attract attention of editors and publishers. A media release (which also goes by its former name, the press release) is a one page, double spaced, single-sided document designed... Read More

The Four Seasons of Publicity - Building an All-Year Publicity

If you're like most publicity seekers, you probably think oneproject at a time. You've got a new product coming out in April,so you send out a release in March. You've hired a new executive,you'll put out a release when she's on board, etc. For hard-core publicity insiders, though, there's a... Read More

How to Tie-In With News Events to Score Publicity

It's safe to say that we live in interesting times. It seems wehardly have a breather between wars, tragedies, scandals,epidemics, circus trials and other events that capitalize themedia's attention. For the business seeking publicity, the "newshole" for more traditional stories -- new product reviews,business features, offbeat promotions -- keeps shrinking... Read More

Publicity From Thin Air

In an ideal world, your business would be overflowing withnewsworthy stories, and the media would be waiting with batedbreath for your next press release, ready to give you front pagecoverage. In the real world, however, it's not always so easy to generatereal news. There are only so many hot new... Read More

Grandma Says...

Southern grandmothers have often said, "there are only three times a respectable person's name should be in the paper: when you are born, when you are married, and when you die." This is the one area in which I part company with my grandmothers. Publicity... Read More

Press Releases for Every Occasion

To many marketers, the press release is something of a "one sizefits all" proposition. You want to get media coverage, you knockout a press release, send it to some journalists and sit back andwait. Of course, smart Publicity Insiders already know that's aprescription for failure. You know that your press... Read More

Press Kit Elements That Work

Considering how fundamental they are to the publicist's trade,it's always amazed me how lousy almost all press kits truly are.Your typical press kit is a bloated folder filled with puffery,hype, irrelevant information and worse. The vast majority ofthese monstrosities do little besides kill trees and clognewsroom trash baskets. The good... Read More

Forget the Press Release - Heres How to Pitch Like Roger Clemens

Stripped down to its core, publicity is little more than oneperson persuading another. You, the publicity seeker, mustpersuade a journalist that your story is worthy of receivingprint space or air time. Your ability to sell your story to ajournalist is what it's all about. If you've ever sat with an... Read More

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Border Force helps holiday makers avoid summer nightmare  GOV.UKYoung British nationals travelling to Majorca will receive tips on how to avoid exploitation as part of an annual Border Force operation designed to safeguard ...
Do-it-yourself public relations in Wilton  The Wilton BulletinHow do small business owners build relationships with journalists to share their stories with the world? Answer: Do-It-yourself public relations. PR specialist Tom ...
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Puerto Rico 2020 primary: Gov. Ricardo Rosselló looks to move up date of Democratic contest  CBS NewsGov. Ricardo Rosselló told CBS News the island will become "ground zero" for Democratic candidates to discuss issues like income inequality and climate ...
Public relations firm W opens Malaysia office - unveils plans for the SE Asia region  Mumbrella AsiaLondon-based public relations and social media firm W will be starting an office in Malaysia on July 8. This will be the fifth global office of W, and its second in ...
Puerto Rico Festival goes on despite past issues, includes new elements  WGN TV ChicagoCHICAGO — Despite the rain, thousands of people lined the streets of Humboldt Park on Saturday for the annual Puerto Rico Festival. After years of ...
2019 NCAA Men's Distance Prelims: Bryce Hoppel Gets a PR, a Terrific 1500 Final Is Set, & the Heat Claims Some Victims in the Steeple  LetsRun.comBy LetsRun.com. June 5, 2019. AUSTIN, Tex. — The men's distance prelims are in the books at the 2019 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field championships. A steamy ...
Breakfast Briefing: 5 things for PR pros to know on Monday morning  PRWeekOne of the biggest deals of the year: United Technologies is acquiring military contractor Raytheon. The combined entity will go by Raytheon Technologies ...
Puerto Rico passes ‘religious freedom’ bill in House of Representatives  PinkNewsPuerto Rico's House of Representatives has passed a 'religious freedom' bill, which human rights activists say will allow LGBT+ discrimination. The bill states ...
Monica Puig Is Still Fighting For Puerto Rico, Two Years After Hurricane María  BustleTennis player Monica Puig rose to international stardom when she became the first athlete — of any sport, and any gender — to win the gold medal for Puerto ...
Puerto Rico oversight board reaches deal over retiree pensions  ReutersSAN JUAN (Reuters) - Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board said on Wednesday it reached a deal to restructure more than $50 billion in ...
Krispy Kreme plans Times Square store with 'glaze waterfall'  PRWeekKrispy Kreme is planning to open a flagship store in Times Square early next year that will allow visitors to watch doughnuts being prepared.
FEMA's responsibility to Puerto Rico | TheHill  The HillPuerto Rico has not received the same treatment, in terms of federal aid related to natural disaster relief, as states such as Florida and Texas.
Puerto Rico Pension Deal Scales Back on Planned Cuts to Retiree Benefits  The Wall Street JournalPuerto Rico's federal overseers have agreed to roll back some planned pension cuts under a proposed settlement with retirees, a key step toward wrapping up ...
Lavazza Hands UK Public Relations Account To BCW  The Holmes ReportLONDON — Italian family-owned premium coffee brand Lavazza has handed its UK consumer and trade PR brief to BCW, after a competitive pitch earlier this ...
Hyatt Continues Expansion In Puerto Rico  GET.comHyatt Hotels has announced it will open a new resort in Puerto Rico. The new resort will be a two-part renovation and rebuild project of the current Melia Coco ...
Race-By-Race Brooks PR Breakdowns And Picks  MileSplitBrooks PR is on the calendar this weekend in Seattle, Washington. Here are our predictions and picks.
Puerto Rico Seeks to Move Island's Presidential Primary to March  BloombergPuerto Rico lawmakers are seeking to move up the island's Democratic presidential primary to March to inject issues affecting the bankrupt island into the race.
Kraft is helping parents lie to their kids at dinner  PRWeekFact: more than 60% of U.S. parents tell instrumental lies to get their kids to eat everything on their plate. These innocent porky pies are justified by another fact: ...
FIH Series Finals: Indian team needs a mental conditioning coach, says PR Sreejesh  Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: Hot weather and not-so-hot Team India have been the stories of the FIH Series Finals here. Even before it started, the tournament was never about ...
America’s Forgotten Colony  Foreign Affairs MagazineWhen Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico in September 2017, Americans on the mainland were horrified by the scale of the damage—thousands of deaths, ...
Woman is first to play in PR men's league  MLB.comBaseball history was going to be made, so one thousand fans piled into Utuado's Estadio Ramon Cabanas, the modest stadium in the central part of Puerto Rico ...
Ricky Martin slams 'religious liberty' bill. Puerto Rico's governor backs down.  NBC NewsPuerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló asked the Legislature to shelve a "religious liberty" bill after a strong backlash from international star Ricky Martin and others.
Paul Winner obituary: Hampstead artist, PR guru and road safety campaigner  Hampstead Highgate ExpressPaul Winner understood the importance of presentation in winning an argument.
News of Firms: Blue Engine / JDA Frontline Rebrands; PR World Alliance Names Marianne van Barneveld President; Solebury Trout Unveils Environmental / Social / Governance Group - Thu., Jun. 13, 2019  O'Dwyer's PR NewsBlue Engine Message & Media + JDA Frontline is rebranding as Seven Letter. The rebrand completes a merger process that began last fall 2018 when Blue ...
Madchatter Brand Solutions wins PR mandate for POKKT  Exchange4MediaLaunched in 2013, POKKT Mobile Ads is a smartphone advertising platform for mobile games that are integrated with over 1000 best-selling games and app ...
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