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  • Being Prepared for an Unexpected Media Interview



    Today we’re talking about looking great for your unplanned media interview. Your PR team has been pitching you as an expert to the media – and one day you get the call that a reporter wants to interview you. This is great news…. but they’ll be at your office in an hour. Not so great news if it’s casual Friday in your office.

  • Going National: How to Score the Greatest Media Exposure of Your Career

    Imagine this. You’re sitting in the green room at Fox News or MSNBC. You are being prepped by the producer. Your heart is racing. Your palms are sweating. You make the walk down the long hallway to the live studio. You get the cue that you are two minutes away from going on the national television news. And you’re live.

  • How Public Relations and Social Media Work Together



    Today we’re talking about how social media and PR work together. Before twitter, facebook and snapchat, the only way to let people know that you and your company were going on to be on the 10 pm news is an email blast or a phone call.

  • Public Relations and Video: The Power of a Visual Story

    When I was 9 years old I decided that I was going to be a television reporter. Thanks to the guidance of Brenda Garton, I did just that. I was always fascinated by not only telling a story, but showing it. It wasn’t about me being on camera, it was all about the video, the images…what the viewers saw. Video combined with great sound bites takes the news or a specific message to a whole new level.

  • Setting Yourself Apart From the Competition

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    Today we’re talking about how to set yourself apart from your competition. Whether you are trying to get new business or working to maintain your existing clients…you need to do what everyone else isn’t. So…we’re going back to basics.

  • Tips on Looking the Part for Your Media Interview



    Today we’re talking about looking great for your media interview. Keep in mind, these interviews will be all over social media… so not only do you want to sound your best, but you want to look great too! If you’re lucky enough to have a scheduled interview then you have time to plan. So hit your closet.

  • Tips on Working with the Media



    Today we’re talking about tips on working the media. As a former journalist, I can tell you first hand that these are extremely important.

  • Tips to Getting Press Coverage from a Former Journalist



    Today we’re talking about the reality of press coverage

    As a former journalist I am going to let you in on some secrets when it comes to pitching your story to the media and getting coverage.

  • Why Every Business Needs a Crisis Communications Plan

    We’re excited to announce our new video blog question and answer series. Today’s question comes from Kyle Reyes, President and CEO of The Silent Partner Marketing. Kyle asks about what types of things should we plan for. All companies should take a look at their industry and look at what the potential risks are. You can’t predict what can happen, but you can prepare.