Email is still preferred to social media when pitching journalists because it allows you to really control your message and provide details.
Nebo Agency and its partners set out to alter the perception of Atlanta to reflect the cultural, technological and financial powerhouse that it is.
Reaching out to reporters can be a laborious process, but providing them with useful information and fostering those relationships can help you reach your coverage goals.
Getting face time with reporters who cover your sector doesn’t ensure that they’ll give your story/company/campaign coverage—although that’s certainly a possibility—but it should go a long way in helping to cultivate the relationship and put your company on a short list of sources.
Writing obituaries for the traditional press release has become a growth industry. Nevertheless, organizations continue to rely on press releases as a cost-effective means to disseminate their messages. Yet the nature of the press release is changing.
There is nothing pretty about the Planned Parenthood crisis or the situation confronting Bill Cosby. Abortion and sexual assault are controversial and uncomfortable topics. Both are indicative of how society traditionally has viewed subjects that no one wanted to talk about—and how that is changing rapidly.
Your brand’s social or political action is likely to catch the attention of the audiences that care about you the most—and those who don’t. Are you prepared to respond quickly and responsibly if questions come up?
Sure, some brands and organizations try to jettison the term “press release” from their PR lexicon and craft more visual content to get their message out the media and other stakeholders. But a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.
Brands can rebound after a crisis if they are true and authentic to their identity during that crisis. What will happen to Donald Trump’s brand after his presidential campaign ends?