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Reporters Want Images with Press Releases – But What Images Should You Include?

According to a new poll (see article and infographic here, “Content Marketing Trends for 2014,” https://www.ragan.com/Main/Articles/47524.aspx#), 73% of reporters believe press releases should include images. But for many companies, this begs the question, what images should be included? Product press releases: This is simple enough—include an image of your product. For …

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PR or Coffee Mugs?

Has it really come to this? I was recently talking with a colleague who also owns a service-based business over lunch when he mentioned he’d realized that when he met with prospective clients to discuss how his service could benefit them, he’d started to consider what types of marketing budget …

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Had a great time as a guest PR expert on MediaLeaders Google+ Hangout today!

What a blast today participating as part of a panel of PR pros on MediaLeaders Google+ Hangout! Check out the video here: https://medialeaders.com/public-relations-tips-brands/ Everyone gave PR tips for small businesses–mine was about how to leverage social media, which many small businesses still are a) either not using at all or b) …

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Everyone Could Use PR

In my work as a PR specialist, I often notice things perhaps others don’t. For example, walking through a mall on my way to meet someone for a lunch appointment, I noticed a sign about an upcoming event that would appeal to parents in the area. I thought, “Hmmm, why …

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