gift guide

If you are looking for the perfect holiday gift for the business person in your life; then check out this holiday gift guide that will take care of all their media needs! It has everything you need to have a great experience in the media; from microphones to the best camera tripods, there’s something for…

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Amanda McVicker

Katie (00:00): Hi everyone, Katie Reiss here, and we continue our series on people I am really grateful for. This week we’ll be honoring Amanda McVicker, my amazing OBM, who I could not be where I am today without honestly. I wanted to introduce her to all of you and let you say hi and…

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Katie (00:00): Hi everyone. Katie Reiss here with KT Media Strategies. And for November, I am talking to people and talking about people who I am grateful for. I think it’s a great time of year to acknowledge the people around us that we’re grateful for. So this week, I have my amazing client, Stephanie…

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I am grateful

*This is the first video in a Thankful series Katie is doing, highlighting clients, publicists, and those who helped to make KT Media Strategies what it is today. For the month of November, I want to share with everyone some of the amazing people and things that I am grateful for as we celebrate Thanksgiving…

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podcasts media

The short answer is yes, podcasts are media. They may not be the traditional media you are used to such as radio, television, or magazines, but they can be a great way to gain visibility with your exact audience. Like all media, podcasts come in tiers. Just about anyone can become a podcaster these days.…

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pitch to podcasts

Pitching to podcasts is different from pitching to many other types of media. Podcast pitching involves in-depth research and proof that you can deliver the type of information that will resonate with the host’s audience. Podcast hosts have built and cultivated a dedicated following. Your job is to make your message match their listener base. …

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Lead times with different types of media

Are you wanting media exposure, but are unsure of when to pitch to certain producers, editors and reporters? It’s one of the most asked questions I get! How do you know the timing? The truth is, it can be tricky, but there are certain guidelines that we go by. I will explain a few.  …

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How to pitch for the holidays

Just like retail, the media starts early when it comes to holiday preparation. The holidays are a busy time for many media outlets and they want to have their holiday content selected and ready to get ahead of the season.   Timing If you want to get a pitch picked up for this holiday season,…

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reconnect with your business

If you are feeling disconnected from your business you should consider writing a book! I know that might sound like something that is not a high priority at the time, but the sheer process of writing a book helps you reevaluate your goals to better align your business. When you are writing a book, you…

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publishers vs. publicists

What is the difference between a publisher and a publicist? They sound similar, but they are two completely different groups with different ways to help you with your book and your business. You might not know the differences and you’re not alone! Here’s more on how to make sure you aren’t asking one to do…

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