Topic: pr

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The “Right” Amount of PR: Finding the sweet spot of media coverage

Public relations is a fantastic branding tool that can help increase your visibility and credibility while illustrating your expertise through editorial coverage. (Conversely, advertising only affords you the opportunity to just “tell” someone you’re the best and that they should listen to you – not a ton of credibility in that!) However, there are some...

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What to Look for When Hiring a Public Relations Firm

Working with a public relations firm can help you generate buzz and differentiate against your competition, creating credibility and awareness for your services. However, hiring one is a big decision—one that should be well thought out. But if you have never hired a PR firm before how do you know what to look for? It is...

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3 Ways a TV Interview Can Help More than Just Your PR Presence

Securing a TV interview can be an exciting time for a financial professional. A TV placement provides you with a visual component that can be leveraged in a number of ways – from including it on your Youtube channel, to showing the clip at a client or prospect event, to creating a media reel to...

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Public Relations for Financial Advisors: The Importance of Local Media

When I speak with clients and prospective clients, I can’t help but notice that the majority are more excited about the possibility of working with national news outlets rather than local media. Whether it’s print, TV or radio, it is primarily the same—national media outshines local media in many eyes and has that “sizzle.” But...

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How to Land Media Interviews Surrounding Market Volatility (and Other Breaking News)

When Ongoing PR Efforts Pay Off for Advisors Often times, media opportunities occur because of someone, typically a PR professional, actively working on behalf of a client to secure media interviews. And while this is the case more often than not, at a certain point, there comes a time when consistent PR efforts pay off...

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Maximize Your PR Opportunities: A Step-By-Step Guide to Coordinating and Confirming Interviews

So, you’ve hired a public relations firm to help boost your media presence and build your brand – smart move! You may be itching to begin the interview process so you can see your first placement and start to feel the impact PR can have on your business – but where do you start? When...

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Media Reel: What is it and why do I need it?

Depending on the extent of your PR experience, you may or may not have heard of a media reel. Even if you have, you may not fully understand the purpose it serves and why you might need one. So, here’s the details on media reels and why you may want to consider getting one: What...

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Making the Play: Contacting the Media

Are you’re a DIY-er who needs a little direction on how to reach the media on your own? Well this is for you. When reaching out to media in your community there is some standard ways to communicate the information you are promoting to that the media are accustomed to receiving. They include: Press release...

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