We all dream of reaching our target audience through generating amazing coverage in our key media. If you want to generate purposeful press coverage for your business, you need to master the art of writing an effective news release! Primarily, you need to refine your strategy when thinking about what you want to include in your story, ensuring you have all bases covered, and have featured the attention-grabbing details that will turn a journalist’s head. But how long should a news release be? And what information must you include? We have collated a step-by-step guide to walk you through the process of drafting a captivating news release!Read More
Nobody likes to think about a crisis happening, but most business owners will have been told about the importance of having a plan in place (just in-case!). Yet the reality is that only one in four companies admit to having one.
The word, crisis, tends to lead to thoughts of catastrophic events, but for most businesses a crisis usually involves things like financial problems, negative social media comments, technology failures, disgruntled staff or service and product issues.
It doesn’t matter what sort of company you have, there is always the potential for a crisis to occur and as the famous saying goes, “a reputation takes decades to build and seconds to destroy.”
With this in mind, we have put together some of our top tips for handling a PR crisis.Read More
You are probably all too familiar with the term ‘social purpose’. More than just the latest buzz word in business, we are now living in what is being described as ‘the purposeful age’, but what does purpose really mean for brands, where has it come from and what role does PR play? Purpose is defined by the Oxford English Dictionary as, “The reason for which something is done or created or for which something exists”. At its core, purpose is all about authenticity and your values. It should form a fundamental aspect of your business and marketing strategy. Its about why you do what you do, beyond making money. Listen to Episode 14 of our podcast, Revitalise & Grow, for even more tips on purpose for business.Read More
Over the past year, cancel culture has become a hotly documented topic and the debate over whether it is a justifiable action looks set to rumble on for a while yet. But what exactly is cancel culture and how can businesses and brands avoid falling victim to it?Read More
Working with social media influencers to promote your brand or products is a fantastic way to engage your target audience. Influencers do exactly what they say on the tin, influence their following with the power to affect attitudes, behaviours, and actions (aka sales!). Working with influencers can not only boost your brand awareness, engagement, and messaging, but if you work with the right influencers, you can get right in front of your target audience’s eyes! In our latest podcast you can get the skinny on all things influencers, just tune in to Episode 10: What is influencer marketing?Read More