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Top 10 Cheap PR Trick to kickstart small businesses

Top Tip #9

Offer your services as volunteer speaker at various events. You will be highly regarded by your peers and portray yourself as a respected professional with a respected business.

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Top 10 Cheap PR Trick to kickstart small businesses

Tip Tip #6

 

” Who you know not what you know” is a very true statement. Do you have any friends or acquaintances who work in the press, local radio or television that can give you a cheeky plug in their article or show? This will give you bigger media coverage and cost you zilch.

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Top 10 Cheap PR Trick to kickstart small businesses

Top Tip #5


Get yourself actively involved in relevant organisations such as your local Rotary Club, Art and Design museums, government bodies, or institutions like the British Institute of Interior Design. Making sure your finger is in every pie and that you’re in the thick of what’s happening. This will improve your chances of keeping your business up to date and in the loop.

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Top 10 Cheap PR Trick to kickstart small businesses

Top Tip #4


Prepare yourself for the unexpected! You never know who you might meet on the 4 o’clock train to Kings Cross, so keep spare leaflets and business cards at the ready. You may have a Kate Moss moment and get scouted!

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Top 10 Cheap PR Tips to kickstart small businesses

TOP TIP #3


Don’t just aim for the biggest shows. Look out for local charity events, exhibitions or school fairs. You could give away a free mini makeover in the village raffle – be generous and smart to reap the rewards!

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Top 10 Cheap PR Tips to kickstart small businesses

Top Tip #1


START BLOGGING it’s free , quick and can widen your target audience dramatically. You can get your creative juices flowing and plug your business with maximum results. Blogging is a popular PR tool because the practise is less corporate than a website. Blogs have a softer tone and more personal feel which viewers are attracted to.

Blogging can be time consuming and requires dedication, but if you stick to your goals you will see the benefits. Have a look at the blogs listed below, some are professional and some not, but you can still learn valuable techniques from both. Continue reading

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