This section contains posts about public relations and how it can help your small business. Articles on this subject include how to write and publish a press release, how to get media coverage, tips on how to create a perfect PR campaign and much more.

How would you like to get attention from the media? We are living in a time when hiring a publicist is just about unnecessary. Christina Daves and I have a much needed conversation about how you can get a lot of attention from the media without hiring a publicist. We have a lot to talk about, so I' Read More

23 FREE PR Opportunities for Women

23 FREE PR Opportunities for Women Avatar Posted by HollyHanna under Public Relations
From http://www.theworkathomewoman.com 46 days ago
Made Hot by: SimplySmallBiz on June 16, 2014 12:57 pm
One of the most effective ways to get the word out about your business is through media exposure. But for many entrepreneurs and small business owners, hiring a PR firm just isn’t in the budget. While you can purchase DIY media kits and lists, the whole process of pitching your business and followi Read More

Press Release 101

Press Release 101 Avatar Posted by HollyHanna under Public Relations
From http://www.theworkathomewoman.com 46 days ago
Made Hot by: maestro68 on June 13, 2014 11:12 pm
Press releases can be a great way to grow your business, increase your exposure, and dramatically increase your SEO effectiveness. And, it’s affordable! An effective press release can catapult your business in front of thousands. Read More
People are going to talk about your brand whether you like it or not! Steer the conversation in the right direction with brand journalism. Read More
The idea of being a good citizen, one that gives back to the community doesn’t have to stop just because you own a business. In fact, a case could be made that you now have a greater responsibility. You are taking […] Read More
I recently responded to blog post about public speaking and the topic was on “should a speaker thank the audience”? The writer of the blog said absolutely not, that a speaker shouldn’t thank them before or after giving a speech. There were a couple of different responses to that. I personally thoug Read More

Keith Olbermann, MLB Advanced Media, and Arrogance

Keith Olbermann, MLB Advanced Media, and Arrogance Avatar Posted by jeffyablon under Public Relations
From http://answerguy.com 74 days ago
Made Hot by: Webdev1 on May 12, 2014 11:36 am
Major League Baseball, a VERY influence-y business organization, just showed how hard managing media changes and social media is. MLB and MLBAM? Trademark this! Read More
New patent filings reveal how Google defines what counts as high-quality, independent links to a website - including media coverage! Read More

Is Volunteering Overrated?

Is Volunteering Overrated? Avatar Posted by esheckler under Public Relations
From http://www.paypromedia.com 76 days ago
Made Hot by: sundaydriver on May 9, 2014 12:16 am
Thinking about doing volunteer work? Kayla Garza talks about five personal and professional benefits you can gain from volunteering. Read More

Origins of 5 Famous Company Names

Origins of 5 Famous Company Names Avatar Posted by UPmarketArt under Public Relations
From http://www.youtheentrepreneur.org 77 days ago
Made Hot by: NolanGreen on May 7, 2014 8:19 pm
What the heck is a Reebok? How did ASUS get its name?

Names are a crucial part of any brand, and it can be surprising just how much or how little meaning some names hold.

Here are just a few interesting stories behind some popular brand names. Read More

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