ISBN 9780749449063,The PR Buzz Factor: How Using Public Relations can Boost Your Business

The PR Buzz Factor: How Using Public Relations can Boost Your Business


Kogan Page Ltd



Kogan Page Ltd

Publication Year 2007

ISBN 9780749449063

ISBN-10 0749449063

Paper Back

Number of Pages 192 Pages
Language (English)

Public relations

Good public relations can mean the difference between success and failure - e Bay's founders spent no money on advertising apart from PR for two years. Top-notch PR can attract capital, partners and employees, as well as potential customers.

The PR Buzz Factor takes you through every stage of devising a PR campaign. Jargon-free and uncomplicated, it will help you with e-PR, website design, handling the media, writing newsletters and much more. Using the exercises and tools contained in the book you will be able to analyses the current reputation of your business and then devise an effective strategy to:

Reach your target audience;
Communicate key messages;
Differentiate yourself from the competition;
Position yourself as an authoritative voice within your sector.

About The Author
Russell Lawson is Head of Public Affairs for the Federation of small businesses in Walves. Also a journalist, he is regular conference speaker and media commentator on small business issues.

Table of Contents
Introduction : What makes you tick?
The audit: Introduction,The audit, Gathering information, Strategy versus tactics
Why you need PR
Introduction, Your message, Stakeholder expectations, Agenda setting, Campaigns , Conclusion. Environmental Analysis
Introduction, The SWOT analysis, Conclusion.
Looking after your stakeholders : Introduction, Stakeholders mapping, messages, An Internet community, where to now.
Tactics : Introduction, The next step, over to you
The end has no end : Introduction, Monitoring and evaluation, keep it going
Help available for small businesses