press release mistakes

Press Releases: How to Write Irresistible Headlines

How can you get reporters to read your press releases? By writing headlines that are fantastic! My friend Jill Konrath wrote a great article about how to write great subject lines for sales letters and there was such great info there that I asked if I could share her article with my readers.

Are You Distributing Meaningless Press Releases?

Today's Guest Post is written by Marsha Friedman, President of EMSI Public Relations. The print media landscape has changed dramatically in the last two years. Most major daily newspapers no longer employ book editors or staff reviewers. They no longer have the space for reviews, nor the revenue to pay for a writer to cover [...]

How Much Hype Can You Put Into A Press Release?

Press releases are meant to be promotional pieces of communication that help you tell the world about your new products and services. Reporters and prospects expect a certain amount of self-promotion. But how much is too much? This article will show you six ways to improve your press releases so they get read and you get the attention you deserve.

Do You Make These Press Release Mistakes?

I used to believe that you should do your own publicity and press releases.  After all, who can tell your story better than you can? Turns out, I was wrong. I’ve spoken to thousands of people in the past year about writing press releases during my speeches at conferences and on teleseminars and webinars. Now [...]