Book PR 101 – Elements of the Book PR Plan

Book Reviews Third party reviews of your book Take between 4 to 12 weeks Types of Reviews Newspapers Magazines Online outlets – Armchair Reviews, Midwest Book Review Paid reviews – Kirkus Review Types of Media Interviews Print –Newspaper –Magazine –Wire Service Radio Television Online Media interviews are third party endorsements Logos and interviews can be ..

Book PR 101

What Is Public Relations Public Relations is way to penetrate the public’s consciousness with your book. Public Relations allows you to reach a target audience and stand out from other authors in your genre. It cannot guarantee sales. It takes time. It is as hard if not harder than writing the book A typical public ..

PR 101 for Business – Finishing the Toolset

Speeches Speeches can be keynote addresses, panel discussions, or breakout sessions at a trade show. Speeches are designed to carry the company’s message before targeted audiences. Also many in the media often cover speeches at trade shows, business association’s meetings, and even civic clubs like Rotary. A company should always do a press release when ..

PR 101 for Business – Media Relations

What Does Media Relations Mean? Media Relations can be described as a company’s interactions with editors, reporters and journalists. The media can be newspapers, radio, television and the internet. The goal is to communicate a company’s newsworthy message, story or information using the appropriate media outlets. What Makes Up Media Relations? Interviews – company personnel ..

PR 101 For Business

What Is Public Relations Public Relations is way to penetrate the public’s consciousness about your company, products, or services. Public relations is a strategic communication process that builds mutually beneficial relationships between organizations and their publics. Public relations is the opposite of advertising. In advertising, you pay to have your message placed in a newspaper, ..

Chipotle Mexican Grill – A Strategic Communications Survival Strategy

Chipotle Mexican Grill is struggling to survive. The company has been hit with crisis after crisis. Last fall, Chipotle closed 43 restaurants in Washington and Oregon after six restaurants were linked to an E. coli outbreak. Then additional illnesses were reported in seven more states. In December 80 college students in Boston fell ill after ..

Chipotle Mexican Grill – Navigating a Crisis

Today’s consumers are savvier than ever before when they select a brand. Consumers are not just selecting a brand because of price any longer, they are seeking a brand that tells a story and shares their values. No brand in the fast food industry has represented this more than Chipotle Mexican Grill that boasted ‘food ..

Steve Harvey’s Epic Blunder – A Crisis Communications Game Plan

Comedian and television personality, Steve Harvey made the verbal blunder that is resonating around the world while hosting the Miss Universe pageant when he announced the wrong winner. Harvey in announcing the winner of the contest announced that Miss Colombia, Ariadna Gutierrez Arevalo was the winner only moments later to announce that she was first ..

Authors – Don’t Forget Your Book Title In Media Interviews

Authors know that a major television or radio interview can be critical to the success of their public relations campaign. A successful media appearance can translate to new followers on social media and more importantly sales. Yet a major mistake that many authors make when doing a television or radio interview is to neglect to ..