PR outreach

12 Comments - December 20, 2021

As a SaaS business owner, you want an affordable – yet effective – PR plan. You know the value of a good PR strategy. It helps you get media coverage, builds your brand, and attract the potential customer. However, spending tons of money on hiring a public relations agency is also not an option. When …

18 Comments - December 13, 2021

Should you do your own PR? If you’re a startup or a small business owner, hiring a PR company is not practical. It’s far simpler (not to mention inexpensive) to do your own PR. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to do your own PR: Search Google News to find articles related to the topic …

9 Comments - November 14, 2021

Your press release is finally done. You spent hours trying to make it perfect. And now it’s ready. But your work isn’t finished! You now have the tough task of sending press releases to journalists. In this article, I’ll help you craft the perfect pitch email for your press release. I’ll also give you a …

11 Comments - October 4, 2021

What is a Media List? A media list is a document with details of specific journalists, bloggers, writers, editors and influencers who write about your niche or area of expertise. The list usually includes the name of the journalist, designation, email address, name of publication they work for, and a link to their recent article. …

27 Comments - August 6, 2021

What is marketing communications strategy? Marketing communications strategy is the strategy used by a company or individual to reach their target market through various types of communication. It includes your message (what is to be said), the medium (where it is to be said), and the target (to whom your message is reaching). You might …

16 Comments - July 7, 2021

What is a boilerplate? A boilerplate is a standardized last paragraph that is inserted in all the press releases giving an outline of the company’s products, services, clients, awards, its purpose and positioning, and often, its size, presence, key locations as well as its website and social media profile links. When it comes to writing …

9 Comments - March 17, 2021

You can waste your time scrolling through every article about how to pitch journalists like a pro, or … Trust me when I say: I just scoured the internet and compared all the best info about how to get publishers to swoon over your pitches, so I can be sure … All the best solutions …

17 Comments - November 23, 2020

I answer about ~100 emails a day from our customers, I try to reply to as many as I can myself, I love to help folks one on one as much as I can. The most common question I get from entrepreneurs trying to pitch press is the following: How do I make my pitch sound less pitchy? How do I stand out? How do I make a cool story out of this?

31 Comments - April 26, 2020

I've done my own PR for 8+ years, published 1320 articles and got a startup acquired by Google by employing unconventional PR methods. These days I coach startups to do their own PR even though I can earn 3X more if I were to offer PR as a service.

10 Comments - February 12, 2019

Just how useful is Gmail mail merge? Here’s a little story: When Sapph first reached out to me I immediately clicked on her email (out of 57 unread I had in my inbox at the time). She reached out cold, I did not know her. I read the whole email and responded to it within …