Stories by Andrew Hindes

Bio Hazards: 9 Mistakes to Avoid When Writing a Professional Bio

May 8th, 2012 by

Whether you’re a PR pro crafting a brief bio for a client, senior executive or for yourself, following these essential tips will make the job easier—and improve the results.

5 Steps to Crafting Perfect PR Pitches For your Small Business

April 27th, 2012 by

Anyone can pitch a story to a journalist, but actually generating coverage is a different story altogether. Armed with these guidelines, you’ll be ready to launch a mini-PR campaign for your small business.

5 Steps to Crafting Perfect PR Pitches For your Small Business

April 27th, 2012 by

Anyone can pitch a story to a journalist, but actually generating coverage is a different story altogether. Armed with these guidelines, you’ll be ready to launch a mini-PR campaign for your small business.

Writing Press Releases 101: Five Questions to Ask Before Typing a Word

April 27th, 2012 by

You wouldn’t set out on a business trip without knowing where you were going and what you hoped to accomplish. Don’t start writing a press release before you’ve answered the five Ws.

Writing Press Releases 101: Five Questions to Ask Before Typing a Word

April 27th, 2012 by

You wouldn’t set out on a business trip without knowing where you were going and what you hoped to accomplish. Don’t start writing a press release before you’ve answered the five Ws.

6 Things Steve Jobs Taught Us About Writing Press Releases

April 19th, 2012 by

Steve Jobs wasn’t just a technology innovator, he also knew how to make his executive quotes pop in Apple’s press releases.

6 Things Steve Jobs Taught Us About Writing Press Releases

April 19th, 2012 by

Steve Jobs wasn’t just a technology innovator, he also knew how to make his executive quotes pop in Apple’s press releases.

PR With Benefits: What ‘Mad Men’ Can Teach Us About Writing Press Releases

April 3rd, 2012 by

Stating the benefits of a product or service is much more compelling to journalists—and their readers—than relying on vague industry jargon.

PR With Benefits: What ‘Mad Men’ Can Teach Us About Writing Press Releases

April 3rd, 2012 by

Stating the benefits of a product or service is much more compelling to journalists—and their readers—than relying on vague industry jargon.

How to Write for Journalists and Make Their Lives Easier

February 22nd, 2012 by

The social media age hasn’t changed this essential tenet of media relations: To succeed with your pitches, you need to ask yourself what you’re doing to make the journalist’s job easier.