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PR Tips On the Best Way to Get Media Coverage for a Ribbon Cutting

On Monday, we asked our social media followers, “What is the best way to get media coverage for a ribbon cutting?” They have chimed in with their best public relations practices and media relations tips on this discussion question. Our contributors discussed how to get your audience interested, how to utilize the current relationships you have with the media, and they raised the question, should you have one at all? We now want to hear your comments on the topic. Do you agree? Do you disagree with their answers? Do you have anything to add? What has worked for you in the past, or what has worked for other companies and organizations? How do you make the good news, such as a ribbon cutting, newsworthy and interesting? Watch the video below and then comment with your thoughts.


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Yes, YOU are invited to share your bite-size bits of best practices. This question is one of a series of debates in the media relations, crisis communications, public relations, and social media industries where you and your colleagues can share observations with each other.  Here is how to join in:

1: Subscribe to The BraudCast on YouTube

2: You will see a short video that poses a new question every Monday. You then post your best practices and observations on The BraudCast YouTube channel.

3: Once your opinion is shared, you can follow the discussion online so you can compare your best practices to those of your professional colleagues.

4: Watch the Follow-up Friday Video where you will see a short YouTube video outlining some of the most interesting observations. Yes…your comments may actually show up on our BraudCast video, bringing you world-wide fame, fortune, a big raise, glory, street parades, and more.

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