September, 2007

Dudes, stop your belly aching

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I’ve been thinking a lot about b g. See, I just got off my eighth flight in nine days (don’t ask) and everywhere I went there were citizens relishing their bad times. It was as if this had become the national pastime.

Ready to Pitch a Blog? Take This Quiz First

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Everyone wants to know the secret formula to pitching blogs. The secret is it takes more than pitching. You need to get immersed in the topic you’re pitching and be able to expand the conversation.

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The Answer to Work is Play

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In a post at "that other blog," I stress the importance of surfing the web for your job. If I had one suggestion for Bad Pitch Blog readers, outside of media relations, it would be to play. We get so hung up making sure every question is answered that we never get started at all.

Fast Five: Pitching Your Local Daily, Pitching National Business, Girding up for a Trade Show

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1) Charlotte Observer business section pitching tips The Publicity Hound So many editors take the time to give tips like this, have you tried searching for pitch tips on your top outlets and editors?

Harness the Power of Influencers and Advocates

Learn how to find and use influencers and advocates to gain buyer's trust on your behalf.

Connect in Georgia on October 19-20, 2007

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PR professionals, educators and students should attend Connect on October 19 and 20 at The University of Georgia. Karen Russell from The Grady College of Journalism & Mass Communication asked me to kick things off Friday evening. This is no small task considering who else is on the dais.

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