July, 2008

Fast Five Q&A with Adweek’s Digital Editor, Brian Morrissey

Bad Pitch Blog

Anyone following Brian Morrissey on Twitter may assume he hates PR people. I’m here to tell you he doesn’t. He does hate PR spam. As digital editor at Adweek, he gets a ton of it. After seeing him out a bad pitch this morning, I sent him a note asking for his help in reducing PR spam.

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Here’s a story of a lovely lady — who is so pissed off she turned to me to vent! Richard,” she wrote. Here’s a really stupid email pitch.” What she meant: What’s wrong with this woman?

Fast Five Q&A with PimpMyNews CEO John Atkinson

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“I heard the news today, oh boy…” PimpMyNews is a new, free service allowing you to hear the latest news from your personally selected mix of news sources and blogs. Anyone with an MP3 player and Internet access can use it.

Help a Reporter Out, Become a Media Source

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Peter Shankman created HARO on Facebook and this media relations tool has grown into a free media source matchmaking service with more than 14,000 members. Peter has a really big tool, but he wants your help in making it bigger. Here’s the deal.

Harness the Power of Influencers and Advocates

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

What Does The Bad Pitch Blog Look Like?

Bad Pitch Blog

"Does it look like a pitch, Brad?" Um, yeah, I guess it does. Watch this space to see what the Bad Pitch Blog looks like