New Rules of
Writing Press Releases for Musicians
Marc Gunn - The Bard's Crier, February
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When I first
published The Bards Crier, I sent out a lot of
press releases; both for the
Crier as well as for my band, the Brobdingnagian Bards.
somewhere on the way I stopped writing them. That made it harder
than ever to write them when I next needed to. As a result, I missed
out on some big opportunities.
Two weeks ago, I sent out my first press
release in probably a year. Oy! The week after writing it and sending it
had two radio interviews and three newspaper interviews for
my Irish Drinking Songs for Cat Lovers CD.
Yeah. I know. That CD is
P.R. bullet which is why I caught the media attention. But it got me thinking
that I need to get back to writing more press releases.
Do You Write a Press Release?
That's when I
ran across David Meerman Scott's eBook "The New
Rules of PR." When do you
write a press release? The answer? All the time.
have evolved. They are no longer the static tool sent via fax to specific
editors. They can go out to tens of thousands of readers worldwide with the
click of a button. Once they are published, they drive traffic to your
website. Course, if you're like me, you don't want to write
press releases. There's a solution for that too. Hire someone!
little $20 per press release, you can do what I did for my Cat CD and hire
someone to write the release for you. Or find an aspiring writer and educate
them on the process. They may do it for less. You may need to educate them a
wee bit. Believe me, it is well worth the money to hire a
professional writer to get the traffic that will give your band that
each push up the music business ladder of success.
The New Rules
of PR - Gift eBook from me to you
Cedric, my Personal Press Release Writer
fitherle @ aol.com
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