The best and worst time to send out a pitch

09.04.21

Being able to write a good pitch is a key skill all PR professionals need to have in their arsenal. Pitches to media professionals should be sharp, succinct, targeted and tied together with a clickable subject line.   We’ve previously written about how to build a media list.   However, it doesn’t matter how great […]

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Why Media Relations will help you succeed

08.04.21

For most businesses, the importance of media relations and its counterpart public relations is often forgotten. When budgets are tight media relations is often the first thing to be bumped. It is viewed as a ‘nice to have’ rather than a ‘must-have’. This should not be the case.    When executed correctly media relations is […]

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Are Your Media Lists Out Of Date and Bouncing? Here’s What To Do.

05.04.21

It’s a hectic Friday afternoon, you have that all-important press release to send out to journalists. You probably have a selection of media lists that you have meticulously built from scratch. If you’ve been really good over time, you may have edited them from time to time! When you heard an update two months ago […]

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Top Ten UK Newspaper Publications

04.02.20

Get Full Access to all these publications plus 10,000 more with MediaHQ. More than just a media contacts database. Find journalists, build lists and make the news. Request a demo As people throughout the UK continue to find alternative sources to consume news, newspaper circulation has fallen across the board.

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Top ten Irish Newspaper Publications

15.01.20

Get Full Access to all these publications plus 10,000 more with MediaHQ. More than just a media contacts database. Find journalists, build lists and make the news. Request a demo Despite circulation being down across the board for Irish newspapers, the medium remains a vital news source for many people across the country. Thousands of […]

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7 ways to transform your PR in 2020

02.01.20

It’s a new year. The early days of January are a hopeful time to look at how your organisation can achieve better results in 2020. Here are seven ways to transform your PR in 2020: 1. Focus on a few things and set objectives You don’t have to do everything. Set measurable objectives that deliver […]

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September’s Media Movements

30.09.19

September saw a number of changes across Irish media with the announcement of the launch of a new online publication as well as high profile movements within the industry. Below you can find a sample of some of the Irish media movements that have taken place throughout the month: The Currency has launched its online […]

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PR Tips For Communications Teams In The Education Sector

21.08.19

The world of PR and communications is constantly evolving. For those working in the higher education field this means consistently staying on top of new trends, communication methods and ways of doing things.  Old methods no longer work for the new challenges being presented. Higher education communications teams need to be more reactive and engaging […]

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Case Study: Fota Wildlife Park

15.08.19

Here at MediaHQ, we see hundreds of press releases being sent from our system on a weekly basis. PR agencies, government organisations, charities and in-house PR teams from some of the biggest organisations in Ireland use our system to get their message to the media and make the news. This week, we took a closer […]

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