December is the time to focus your clients on the 2011 editorial landscape, and how to help journalists against aggregation, curation and one another. We'll split our 30 minutes between b-to-b and b-to-c. We focus on how to build story lines that serve your clients' goals, yet tap into trends that promise page views and reader engagement.
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E.B. is Fast Company's newest editorial staffer, hired to patrol Silicon Valley for the most innovative tech startups. E.B. is an accomplished student of media and communications, frequently attending Bay Area meetups and symposia.
She's empathetic to PR when approached personally and with genuine respect for a publication's readers. Now is the time to build a relationship with E.B., before all of Silicon Valley discovers her.
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- Workflow among editors and artists
- Which story types get access to the artists and which don't
- Trends in page design and SEO
- Impact of tablets
- Tools and forms that presage "graphics self-service" for reporters and editors
SWMS Coverage Analysis: TechCrunch50, Part 1
Wednesday, September 16, 2009
How many media members will cover your event if you let 'em in free?
If you're TechCrunch, about one-third of them. Thirty-nine of 118 working media members posted at least one item from the two-day start-up showcase which concluded last night in San Francisco. We culled our research from TechCrunch's official media list.
Thoughtful and articulate, Michael Fitzgerald is a kind of journalist that journalism cannot survive without. He is a storyteller, who ties together disparate elements to engage and entertain a casual reader. As a freelancer, Michael did well in 2008. But publications keep missing their ad page forecasts, and editors are starting to accumulate pieces that they've purchased but have no room to run -- at least in print. PR pros have a vested interest in heeding Michael's words and helping him -- and all storytellers -- to be successful.