It’s Monday night which means it’s #journchat. Tonight’s chat had approximately 168 professionals (with more than 1,000 tweets) who participated. A one-question poll tonight (taken by 90 of the participants) showed the following breakdown: 26 journalists, 38 PRs, 21 bloggers, 18 marketing professionals among others. While we asked nine questions during the chat, I’ve highlighted [...]
Proper Pitching: Or how to not to make a journalist or blogger angry and maybe ensure your story sees the light of day
Guest post by Jeff Cole. Jeff is experienced in marketing communications and in journalism. Cole spent over 20 years working as an awarding winning reporter in New York, Detroit and Milwaukee before crossing over into marketing communications. Because he was a reporter, Cole knows how the media works from the inside. He knows how to approach a [...]
I received a very telling email from a journalist last week. After I started tweeting the tips, I received a few more emails from other respected journalists. If you’re a current PR student or new to the profession, print this post out and keep it with you.
These comments are from journalists and are meant as [...]
Win Kindle II for entering vetted media contacts and tweeting support on Twitter
I’m using the MediaOnTwitter wiki! Win a Kindle 2 for entering info #mediatweet http://bit.ly/mediatweet
MediaOnTwitter, powered by TrackVia’s online database, is the first shareable media database available to Twitter users. It is a free resource and media can be sorted by beat, location, name or media outlet.
[I borrowed this post from my other blog, journchat.]
#journchat originated via the microblogging site, Twitter. I believe there is a need in this evolving world of media and public relations for some major dialogue between those who make it happen.
The mission of #journchat is to keep an ongoing, open dialogue between journalists, bloggers and public [...]
The ULTIMATE social networking!
On a daily basis I get numerous requests related to job openings (mainly PR, marketing, communications, IT…), reporters looking for news sources, fun/innovative social media sites and such. As you can imagine, it’s a lot of information and I want to SHARE it!
I currently send out 20+ emails, tweets, etc… each day to many [...]