If you are considering pitching journalists, the service that I recommend when starting out in media relations is HARO or Help a Reporter Out. H/A/R/O for those who do not work in public relations is “the most popular sourcing service” connecting journalists and bloggers with relevant expert sources to meet journalists’ demanding deadlines and enable brands to … Continue reading How to use HARO to get Media Coverage
In Public Relations, there are no one-size-fits-all approaches and we have to ensure that our companies and clients are using the most sophisticated strategies that support the organization. For startups, especially tech startups, PR may look different, challenging, or sometimes the same as corporate communications. Understanding that a startup is not a small business, although … Continue reading Public Relations for Startups – A Prime Time PR Chat about Early Phase Companies
Let me help you with your PR! Are you familiar with the scene from Jerry Maguire where Tom Cruise's character is battling with his client and he moans and begs, 'Help me help you!' The desperation and genuine desire are expertly acted by Mr. Cruise and that scene pretty much sums up my life as a … Continue reading How to Make a PR Consultant + Client Love Connection
B2B companies have a huge opportunity right now to deploy social media strategies that will move the needle – but with everyone doing it, how do you stand out in such a noisy marketplace? It all comes down to not being boring and telling a story that connects with your target audience. How to know … Continue reading 11 Top B2B Social Media Tips
I was just starting my 2020 list of my best pieces of PR advice when a client shared Brooke Hammerling's insights from her TechCrunch interview. I was so relieved to read her similar experiences and takes on PR, especially public relations in the tech and start-up sector, that I almost cried real tears of joy. … Continue reading 2020 List of Must-Follow PR Advice
People still ask me and I still love to have this conversation, although the method behind the social media madness has changed over the years, my suggestions, from years as a PR professional and as a consultant that has managed brands for over 100 clients, are generally the same. We could write an entire book on how to be successful in social media, as social media marketing is both complex and simple. There are a few pieces of advice that apply to everyone...
The Social Shake-Up Show is the "only social media conference of its kind in the world —focused on using social media to “shake up” your brand, your sales, your customer engagement." Now that is an idea that I can get behind! I was super excited when asked me to come aboard as a writer for … Continue reading What’s Shakin’? The Social Shake-Up: Media Articles by Julia Angelen Joy