Listening to a HubSpot webinar yesterday on content marketing, it discussed how we all are becoming publishers. I thought, to become publishers, we must be writers first, or at least know the right content that our target audience wants to read. We must write articles that are interesting and will engage readers. But this takes time, energy, and creative juices.
Issue-Based Press, now a.k.a Newsjacking
Press releases are not a dying breed as some of the media reports. Editors and reporters receive hundreds of press releases each day, yet often these are not targeted to the beat the reporter covers, so they are quickly trashed.