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Streetwise Complete Publicity Plans
     

Streetwise Complete Publicity Plans

by Sandra L Beckwith
 
All business owners want to garner publicity for themselves, their products, and their organizations. So how do you create distinctive materials and more importantly-the buzz that sets you apart from the competition? Award-winning publicist Sandra Beckwith goes beyond other PR primers to not only show the mechanics of writing pitch letters and publicity kits, but also

Overview

All business owners want to garner publicity for themselves, their products, and their organizations. So how do you create distinctive materials and more importantly-the buzz that sets you apart from the competition? Award-winning publicist Sandra Beckwith goes beyond other PR primers to not only show the mechanics of writing pitch letters and publicity kits, but also how to strategically create a PR plan for your business.

Streetwise® Complete Publicity Plans is filled with sample forms, resources, and great ideas that you can use right away:

*Press releases
*Pitch letters
*Press kits
*Op-eds and public service announcements
*Sample editorial calendars and media checklists

Target Your Approach, Get Results

*Different types of media exposure-and which is best for your business
*How to tailor PR plans for trade vs. consumer media
*Dealing with print vs. electronic media
*What is-and isn't-newsworthy

Reaching the Right People

*Determine your audience
*Reach diverse communities
*Building relationships with the press
*Media directories

Executing Your Plan

*Staying within budget
*Managing schedules and timelines
*Hiring outside help

Quantify Your Results

*Track new clients or product sales
*Jumpstart a stalled publicity campaign
*Refine your media base
*Justify your effort

Streetwise® Complete Publicity Plans doesn't just show you how to put a plan together, it enables you to maximize results!

Sandra Beckwith is the owner of Beckwith Communications and has been an award-winning publicist for more than twenty years. Ms. Beckwith has managed public relations from both the corporate and agency side, including positions with Burson-Marsteller, one of the world's largest public relations firms. She is the creator of The Do(o)little Report and author of Why Can't a Man Be More Like a Woman? Ms. Beckwith has appeared on national television programs, such as CBS This Morning and The Montel Williams Show; National Public Radio; as well as publications such as the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. Ms. Beckwith lives in Fairport, NY.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580627719
Publisher:
Adams Media
Publication date:
04/01/2003
Series:
Adams Streetwise Series
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
9.12(w) x 7.94(h) x 0.92(d)

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