All too often PR professionals pitch ideas to journalists with no real thought to the story’s angle or how relevant it is for the journalist / media they’re pitching to. At Vitis, we make sure everything we send to the media is to the point so it doesn’t waste their time. Here, we give you the first of our simple, all-important top ten tips to consider when targeting the media with a pitch:
Wow, what a great week! It’s been really exciting as we started it on Monday morning by giving a presentation to one of our clients’ sales teams on the value of PR and how they could help us get more exposure on their behalf.
We’ve had more than our average share of broadcast PR this week, with the Gadget Show coming to film at a client and a reporter from ITV Central coming over to find out more about a client for filming later this month.
Over the past five years a growing number of social media sites have sprung up, suggesting people are interested in sharing their experiences and linking with new found friends. But what benefits do networking tools like these give PR activity?
I did a little experiment to see what companies could do to find a Birmingham based PR agency – giving myself five minutes, I went searching. My first stop was Google. I entered Birmingham PR agency and found three actual Birmingham agencies. The rest of the search results were directories with listings of agencies, one flash based site that I couldn’t view on my phone and one Leicestershire agency.