[PR Challenge Week 2] Research your local media

Posted on June 15, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Communications, Digital Marketing, Economic Development, Public Relations, Publicity, Relationship Building, Storytelling, Travel & Tourism.

As more restrictions lift and travel begins opening up, this is a key time for economic development and travel and tourism organizations to get your stories out there in the media. So we’re doing the 4-Week PR Challenge! Every week on the blog, we’re sending you a PR Challenge tip & action step. Last week, …

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[PR Challenge Week 1] How to come up with newsworthy topics

Posted on June 8, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Communications, Digital Marketing, Economic Development, Public Relations, Publicity, Relationship Building, Storytelling, Travel & Tourism.

In Cision’s recent State of the Media Summit, they shared some statistics and trends in the media as the country recovers from the pandemic: Nearly a third of journalists are prioritizing stories on getting back to normal in 2021. There’s a 13% increase in retail press releases compared to 2020. Travel coverage is up 6% …

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3 Keys to Improving Your Media Pitching Strategy

Posted on May 18, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Communications, Digital Marketing, Public Relations, Publicity, Relationship Building, Storytelling.

This week’s blog post is written by Chloe Cain, who recently joined the Platinum PR team as one of our Communications Specialists! We’re so excited to have Chloe on board, who brings 5+ years of media experience specializing in branding, marketing, and content creation with both large and small brands. In addition, she serves the …

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Your Next Tourism Campaign Idea: An Itinerary

Posted on April 6, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Communications, Digital Marketing, Small Business, Travel & Tourism.

Looking for a creative way to promote recreational experiences and local businesses in your community? Here’s one: Create an itinerary. People like being guided through activities and experiences. You can take an ordinary experience visiting a restaurant or brewery and make it into an even more fun experience by making it part of a guided …

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How to communicate your expectations

Posted on March 3, 2020 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Business Development, Communications.

Have you ever encountered a problem inside the workplace where you and another person had complete opposite expectations of the project at hand? This can be a frustrating and challenging situation. We all have different workplace habits, ways of communicating, and expectations. One employee might be accustomed to sending text messages, while another might value …

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