Planning a launch? The client expects big things. Probably too big. With a bit of imagination, you can deliver good results even when the usual suspects take a pass, but what constitutes success in today's media environment?
- Fritz Nelson - TechWeb
- Dylan Tweney - Wired.com
- Charles Cooper - CBSNews.com
- David Spark - Spark Media Solutions
- Colin Crook - Voce Communications
- Leigh Anne Varney - veteran indie PR pro
The trade publishers are as frustrated as you are. They wish they had more advertising, too. So they’re diversifying, into virtual trade shows, newsletters, face-to-face events… they’re chasing the money. Just like you would.
For PR, that means that you’ll have to do your job in parallel. You’ll pitch reporters and reviewers as you always have. And you’ll stay abreast of all the non-traditional opportunities in b-to-b media, and seize those opps.
Your clients will have to help you. They need to create digital content assets — audio, video, Flash — to get you into this new game.
Below are the edit themes we’re most likely to see this year. Here’s to a successful 2010!