Free Advertising With Publicity
Publicity is a great way to reach a lot of people with a limited budget. The key is to have a message that is newsworthy, which obviously changes all the time. Years ago it was enough to launch a new website. Nowadays that’s too common. As I’m writing this, there’s a 12-year old girl making news because of an experiment she conducted for her school’s science fair: she had fast-food ice samples tested for bacteria and compared those test results with samples of toilet water from those same fast-food restaurants (about 30% of the ice samples had more bacteria in it than the toilet water).
Besides ordering your next soft drinks sans ice, this illustrates something profoundly important: news sells. You need something fresh. Something the public would want to know about.
So, that being said, let’s explore some ways to get your free publicity. Continue reading