Determining your pitch talking points

What makes up good talking points for pitching is an art, not a science. But there are some quick guidelines to keep in mind to make sure your pitch will get read!   Map out your message Think about your main message and start with a brain dump. Write down ideas and concepts that support…

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how to research media outlets

Researching media outlets is an essential part of making your pitches successful and ensuring your message gets to the right people. By doing research and sending your pitches to specific reporters, editors, or journalists that cover your topic, you are increasing the likelihood that your pitch will be read and an interview booked.    Utilize…

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When you are planning a pitch to the media, you should have set goals in mind. Your pitch should be of value to your intended journalist, reporter, or editor and their audience. You should also have a goal in mind for how you would like the pitch to further your business or platform.   Backlinking…

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As life tends to slow down during the summer, the good news is the news cycle keeps going! Even though producers and editors might also be on vacation, there are ways to make sure your topics and story ideas get the media’s attention. So how do you find news pegs during the summer? Focus on…

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A news peg is the angle or aspect of a story that makes it relevant, timely, and newsworthy. Without utilizing a news peg, your story is just… a story. In order for it to be news, you need to tie it into current events and topics of discussion.   Media outlets need stories and experts…

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Summer is a time for leisure and reprieve. It is also a time for productivity and building momentum. During the summer months, many of us will take vacation time and be out of the office for extended periods, so it is only natural to assume that no one will be around to pitch to. The…

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The process of pitching is a bit confusing, and overwhelming especially if you are not sure where to start. The good news is, we are here to help! We are diving into where to start in the process of pitching to give you some actionable steps to take when crafting the perfect pitch.   Target…

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You’re looking for more visibility and/or credibility for your business, book, event or thought leadership. But are you ready for publicity? The tricky thing about using publicity to your advantage is that you can’t wait until you need it. You can’t wait until you need clients, you can’t wait until you feel ready, you can’t…

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tv recording camera interview

Are you in the beginning phases of pitching to the media?   Even if you’re just thinking about it, here’s something you should know:   It’s really important to get to know the show/publication/podcast you’re pitching to and what they cover. There is nothing more frustrating than putting a lot of time and effort into…

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