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How To Do Business Publicity Effectively

How To Do Business Publicity Effectively

This speaker deck talks about how to do business publicity effectively. David Jenyns teaches techniques like press releases, media endorsements, and testimonials.

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David Jenyns

June 17, 2014

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  2. 2 KEYS TO ANY BUSINESS • Traffic • Getting new

    leads • Conversions • Turning those leads into buyers
  3. PUBLICITY + TRAFFIC • Kinda obvious, right ?

  4. PUBLICITY + CONVERSIONS • Authority • Credibility • Halo Effect

    • Third Party Testimonial
  5. TESTIMONIALS • Provides an ‘objective’ opinion • Saves prospect on

    ‘due diligence’ • Social proof • If someone else says it, it must be true!
  6. TYPES OF TESTIMONIALS • Customer • most common + often

    faked • Celebrities • more a paid endorsement • Experts • more believable, as their reputation is on the line. • Media + Organisations • the ULTIMATE testimonial
  7. THE MEDIA ENDORSEMENT • The HALO Effect • Can’t be

    faked or bought *** • Instant ‘Expert’ Status
  8. TWO TYPES OF PUBLICITY • Providing the content • Being

    the content
  9. PROVIDING THE CONTENT • Magazines NEED content to sell their

    magazines • articles • features • commentary
  10. PITCHING YOUR CONTENT • The media need content that interest

    their audience... PERIOD. • If you can prove your content appeals to that niche/audience you’re a shoe in... • Blog Posts - comments show interest, relevance + social proof • Twitter Followers - shows authority • Facebook Fans - shows authority • Awards - shows credibility
  11. THE RESULTS • More Leads, Enquiries + Prospects • Increased

    Conversions • the prospect has been preconditioned • media endorsement provides ‘instant’ trust + credibility • magazines readers, already spend $$ in that niche
  12. BEING THE CONTENT • Free advertising • Non-interruption • Halo

    Effect (not an advertiser)
  13. THE PRESS RELEASE • Is a sales letter, pitching YOU

    as an interview/story • Have to ‘see’ the end story first. • What’s in it for the media’s audience ?
  14. PRESS RELEASE PURPOSE • You DO NOT want the release

    printed word for word • The purpose of the press release is to get you an interview • A press release is a sales letter “selling” you
  15. PRESS RELEASE HOOKS • You need a strong HOOK to

    focus your press release on. • Survey your customers • Popular blog posts • Yahoo Answers • Google Alerts • Follow the general media.
  16. PRESS RELEASE FORMAT • Headline • Intro Paragraph • Quotes

    / Substance • Credentials • Call To Action
  17. DISTRIBUTION • Email or fax directly • Distribution services •

    AAP Media Net • SeekingMedia.com.au • Get2press.com.au • PR Web
  18. RATHER THE JOURNOS COME TO YOU? • Get 2-3 emails

    per day, listing specific media queries from journos across the globe, looking for experts to interview + quote. • Help A Reporter Out (Global) • Reporter Connections (Global) • SourceBottle (Aust)
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 out. 22) Summary: Looking for books, gadgets, supplies and information to help maximize a home veggie garden ! Name: Melissa Newby (Examiner.com) Category: General ! Email: query-bqs@helpareporter.com ! Media Outlet: Examiner.com ! Deadline: 02:00 PM EST - 27 May ! Query:
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 willing to be interviewed, please also contact me. Thanks! 24) Summary: Meeting Planner Catastrophes ! Name: Jennifer LeClaire (Boston Business Journal) Category: General ! Email: query-bt5@helpareporter.com ! Media Outlet: Boston Business Journal ! Deadline: 07:00 PM EST - 27 May ! Query:
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 sources. 17) Summary: Photo industry and photo-related news and stories ! Name: Laurence Chen (American Photo Magazine) Category: General ! Email: query-ay7@helpareporter.com ! Media Outlet: American Photo Magazine ! Deadline: 07:00 PM EST - 26 May ! Query:
 American Photo publishes every other month and therefore seeks
 stories and ideas about longer-term trends and issues that
 influence the practice and/or business of photography. News and
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