Creating Your Own Freelance Writing Gigs

I believe that one reason writers aren’t in higher demand is our collective shortcoming in marketing our gifts and their value. We have a tendency to wait until people see a need for us when we should be telling them why we’re so damned valuable. When you’re rainmaking, that’s exactly what you’re doing.

How to Write a Press Release Part 3: Distribution

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This is the third of four posts on how to write a press release. Each post will focus on a different aspect of press release writing. This post focuses on distribution. First, a quick invitation to our writers from other countries to offer ideas on press release distribution in other countries. Though I have a […]

The Basic Elements of a Press Release

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by Phil Britt This is the second of four posts on how to write a press release. Each post will focus on a different aspect of press release writing. This post focuses on the basic elements of a release. Once you’ve determined the purpose and the audience for the press release, the next step is […]

How to Write a Press Release: Part 1 – What is the Purpose?

by Phil Britt This is the first of four posts on how to write a press release. Each post will focus on a different aspect of press release writing. Perhaps the most important element of a press release is the purpose. Is it to elicit a call from an editor? Is it hoped to run […]