Get PR That Money Can’t Buy. Positive (free) Press. You Want It. You (absolutely) Need It. We’ll Help You Get It. Myrna Sislen , Middle C Music in Washington, DC Liz Reisman, Creative Music Center in Monroe, CT. Myth # 1 . Any Press Is Good Press. NO!. Good Press Brings New Customers.
You Want It
You (absolutely) Need It
We’ll Help You Get It
Myrna Sislen, Middle C Music in Washington, DC
Liz Reisman, Creative Music Center in Monroe, CT
Any Press Is Good Press
Good Press Brings New Customers
1. Create a press release template
2. Make a list of local press contacts
Super Tip: Find out if they are musicians
3. Take pictures!
Bonus Tip: Take group pictures!(i.e. all the kids who participated from a specific school or town)
1. Kids and Puppies
2. Partner with a charity
3. Invite local celebrities (i.e. politicians)
4. Create an event that’s unique
5. Have food
Super Tip: Costco is a great place for inexpensive cookie platters
Bonus Tip: It’s very hard to get brownies out of carpeting
Positive PR can put a music store on the map—and open the door to customers you never knew existed. In this session, music retailers Myrna Sislen of Middle C Music and Liz Reisman of Creative Music Center reveal their secrets for scoring impactful PR that money can’t buy. (Myrna's store was recently featured in The Washington Post for working with Landfill Harmonic.) Liz and Myrna will leave you with examples of newsworthy store events, tips for writing effective press releases, do’s and don’ts for social media, and ideas for strategic partnerships.