Public Relations Questions


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How can writers promote their books online without a publisher? Without breaking their bank?

Is it possible for writers who don't have their own following yet to promote their books without a publisher? What are some cost-effective ways to do PR?These might even be things that a writer...

asked Apr 16 '14 at 23:43
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William Reed
11 points

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Is any press good press for a startup?

If a startup were to get some questionable press in the media, would it still be considered a good marketing strategy? Granted that negative press might tarnish a large company's brand. But...


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Are PR distribution services worth the money?

I'm thinking of doing a press release (with a unique spin on it, not just announcing the launch of the startup) with a PR distribution service like PRWeb. Is the worth the money? If you've used it...

asked Apr 3 '14 at 09:55
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John Grant
11 points

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Should you contact a journalist by alternative methods right after sending email?

Since journalists get so many emails, would it make sense to try to reach them via alternative methods right after sending the email. Maybe via Twitter, Facebook, calling them if a number is...

asked Mar 5 '14 at 11:17
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Jordan Mayhugh
155 points

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How to start relationship with journalists?

How do you get started with creating relationships with journalists and bloggers that cover your niche? Almost everyone mentions creating one-on-one relationships to grow your business, but I...

asked Mar 5 '14 at 04:06
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Melany Brawley
140 points

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Average cost of hiring a PR firm?

We have a mobile app and thinking about hiring a PR agency to help promote it.How much does a decent PR firm charge?What types of pricing structures would you recommend using with a PR firm?

asked Mar 4 '14 at 09:22
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Mai Latshaw
45 points