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Download our Logo Getting the word out Want to get the word out about your arts or cultural event or exhibit? Here are some tips on sending out information to the public and local media. Gather all the details: Gather graphics for publicity. Gather photos, create a logo if necessary, work with a designer on the look and any printed materials.
The Press Release Press releases inform the media about your event and can inspire the media to publish a calendar listing or even cover the event. Click here for a description and example of the anatomy of a press release. Try to let the media know what makes your event unique or relevant.
Exaggeration or inaccuracy will only hurt your chances of being a reliable media source. The more a press release reads like an actual news article, the better. Many smaller publications love releases they can print verbatim. Press releases should look professional and be easy to read.
Make sure the organization's name, address, website and contact information is visible. Include the media contact's name, direct phone line and e-mail address near the top of the first page.
Include a "pull date" the last date of the event near the top of the first page. Include a headline that summarizes the event and invites people to read the details. All the most pertinent information should be included in the first paragraph - the five W's. Who is presenting what, where and when?
Why should people attend? Additional paragraphs can provide more descriptive information about the event, artists involved and quotes. Use your mission statement or general description of the organization at the end of the press release.
If the press release is longer than one page, write "-More-" at the bottom of each page. At the end of the last page, include " " to indicate the end of the release.
The Press Kit Press kits provide useful background information for members of the press writing previews or reviews of your arts or cultural event. A press kit should be organized in a folder and generally includes:Effective Business Writing, now in a new, revised and updated edition, will help you write the letters and memos that are so important to your career: persuasive memos, goodwill letters, complaint letters, sales letters, executive summaries.
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