Cracking the PR Code, Part 1: The Code Crackers
This is first of a special, two-part series on getting publicity for your small business. Part 2 will be a blog article posted this Tuesday, April 29th right here on The Marketing Spot.
Have you ever seen a story in the newspaper or a TV news segment featuring a local business and wonder, “How did they do that?” It’s not as difficult as you think, you just have to know the code. On this episode we feature two people who have captured the publicity most businesses crave, but can’t seem to get.
Listen as they give insight into how they cracked the PR Code.
Power To The Small Business - Episode #10: The PR Code Crackers
Click here to download the audio file: PR Code Crackers (for personal use only)
- Embrace your DNA and understand authenticity.
- Handle, adore, and respect your community.
- Build a personal brand.
- It’s about content, promotion, and community.
- Commit to doing something outside the box.
- Focus on social equity & currency rather than private equity.
- Is what I’m writing in my press release newsworthy?
- Present your release as a news story, not an ad
- Have a big hook.
- Don’t be self-serving.
- Publicity is easy to get.
- Publicity feeds on itself.