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Tools for Garnering Press Coverage

June 23rd, 2017 Posted by Blog No Comment yet

If you are not a public relations professional or a high-profile CEO, chances are you don’t have close relationships with the journalists you are trying to reach. While relationships are key to garnering press coverage for you or your business, there are a few tools out there that can help you pitch news, position you as an expert and build those relationships.

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Tina Lange, APR, is the Owner and Chief Strategist of Strategic Ink Public Relations. She holds 20 years of Communications, Public Relations, and Marketing expertise in both corporate and agency environments and is the past president of the Florida Public Relations Association Space Coast Chapter. Tina has worked with high profile brands such as Space Florida, FLORIDA TODAY and Boeing. Tina holds her B.A. in Communications from the University of Colorado at Boulder and is accredited in public relations. When not hard at work, Tina is spending time with her two wonderful children Alex and Sam, promoting the Arts in Brevard, and is an avid motorcycle enthusiast, snowboarder and ukulele player!
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The Importance of Media Relationships When Pitching a Story

May 19th, 2017 Posted by Blog No Comment yet

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As a small business, or any business for that matter, you want your customers and potential customers to be aware when you launch a new service, are hosting an event or even hire a rockstar employee. All of these things create positive brand recognition and awareness, increasing the volume of your business.

So how do you make this happen? Press releases, right?

Pitching a story to media may seem like an easy task, but it’s garnering coverage that’s the hard part. It’s funny, being in the public relations industry, we always hear, “Oh yeah, we do our own press releases and distribute them to our lists.” Well, guys, times have changed. It’s not all about press releases any more.

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Tina Lange, APR, is the Owner and Chief Strategist of Strategic Ink Public Relations. She holds 20 years of Communications, Public Relations, and Marketing expertise in both corporate and agency environments and is the past president of the Florida Public Relations Association Space Coast Chapter. Tina has worked with high profile brands such as Space Florida, FLORIDA TODAY and Boeing. Tina holds her B.A. in Communications from the University of Colorado at Boulder and is accredited in public relations. When not hard at work, Tina is spending time with her two wonderful children Alex and Sam, promoting the Arts in Brevard, and is an avid motorcycle enthusiast, snowboarder and ukulele player!

Public Relations FAQs

April 28th, 2017 Posted by Blog, Public Relations No Comment yet

What can public relations do for a small business?

Small business owners who decide to handle their own PR typically focus on advertising, since it is more familiar. Being more affordable than advertising, PR is also more effective at raising awareness for a company. While advertising focuses on selling directly to customers, PR gains media coverage, improves public perception and endorsements. This way, public relations can gain a business credibility.

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Tina Lange, APR, is the Owner and Chief Strategist of Strategic Ink Public Relations. She holds 20 years of Communications, Public Relations, and Marketing expertise in both corporate and agency environments and is the past president of the Florida Public Relations Association Space Coast Chapter. Tina has worked with high profile brands such as Space Florida, FLORIDA TODAY and Boeing. Tina holds her B.A. in Communications from the University of Colorado at Boulder and is accredited in public relations. When not hard at work, Tina is spending time with her two wonderful children Alex and Sam, promoting the Arts in Brevard, and is an avid motorcycle enthusiast, snowboarder and ukulele player!

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