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"The Last Thing I Need is More PR Pitches" - Joe Journalist

Allison Kugel | Posted 08.03.2016 | Business
Allison Kugel

Every now and then our team at the Upitch App receives an email from a journalist who, frustrated with their overflowing inbox, tells us they don't want to download Upitch because the last thing in this world they want or need is - you guessed it - more pitches! Point taken. But here's the rub (in our humble opinion)...

Why Local News Coverage is So Important

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
Richard Lorenzen

When it comes to building your brand and standing out in the market, so many CEOs only focus on the big picture and on the national coverage. While th...

How to Bring a Little SEO to Your Press Release

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 05.27.2016 | Business
Richard Lorenzen

The right news release can go a long way in promoting any company and any story. One of the great things about press releases today is that even if th...

How to Handle Media Rejection

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 05.13.2016 | Business
Richard Lorenzen

No matter how much time you have spent creating a plan, honing the perfect launch strategy and fine-tuning your press releases, there are many busines...

The Five Easiest Ways to Boost Your PR Success

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 05.09.2016 | Business
Richard Lorenzen

When it comes to finding success in today's in-demand PR market and getting the media attention your brand needs, there is no end to the different str...

Top 10 Most Cringeworthy PR Blunders Of 2015

Rich Robinson | Posted 12.28.2016 | Media
Rich Robinson

Attention all schadenfreude enthusiasts, it's time to take a look back and see who really shined in this year's public relations blunders, bloopers and boners (trademark pending).

How To Make Sure Your Press Release Reaches the Right Audience

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 07.30.2016 | Business
Richard Lorenzen

It may come as a surprise if you're not familiar with PR, but press releases aren't exactly the most useful tools in your media relations arsenal.

Blogcast Turns Text Articles into Talk Radio

Posted 01.23.2014 | Huffpost Code

HuffPost Labs is excited to present our latest project, Blogcast. Featured at January’s New York Tech Meetup, Blogcast is an innovative way to turn ...

A New Year Career Cleanse

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 03.04.2014 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Instead of setting unattainable goals that you will most likely abandon by Valentine's Day, consider your professional future and what you really want out of your career this year.

Have Fun While Making Money

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 11.10.2013 | Business
MaryEllen Tribby

Public relations today, like marketing and advertising, is much more effective when it's done with intelligence, personalization, and individualization.

In Tough Economic Times: Market Smarter, Not Harder

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 10.22.2013 | Business
MaryEllen Tribby

Perhaps one of the greatest benefits of multi-channel marketing is that it provides great customer relationship-building opportunities.

PSA for Small Dance Companies: Why You Aren't Getting the Press You Want

Lauren Warnecke | Posted 07.02.2013 | Arts
Lauren Warnecke

I've had several conversations lately with small-scale choreographers and company directors who are frustrated by the dance press. The little guys hav...

Self-inflicted Wounds: New Alaska Laws Reject Statehood

John Aronno | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics
John Aronno

The signing of these bills into law is the closest any state has come to seceding. One resolution went so far as to urge the federal government to "recede." We have officially adopted laws asserting autonomy and authority over the union of which we are a part, to which we pledge allegiance to.

The 10 Commandments to Perfect PR for Your Business

Christopher Lee Nutter | Posted 07.09.2012 | Business
Christopher Lee Nutter

If you want media coverage for your business or creative venture -- and, by extension, to exponentially increase your social media presence -- but you don't know how to go about it, here are the 10 commandments to perfect PR.

'The Most Amazing Press Release Ever Written'

The Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The folks at PitchPoint Public Relations have really taken the press release genre to a whole new level. PR Newswire has posted a press release th...

Funniest Press Release Ever: Senator Howell Heflin And Pink Panties

Time | KAREN TUMULTY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

But there are some artifacts that you come to realize are real treasures. Like my favorite press release of all time. It is dated July 19, 1994, and w...

Obama Restores Endangered Species Protections Weakened During Bush's Last Month in Office

M.S. Bellows, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
M.S. Bellows, Jr.

This legislation promises good science now, and for the next 4-8 years; and hopefully restored guarantees of good science later, even under less humane executives than Obama.