Media relations is expanding now more than ever, and it is not a question of whether small businesses should be using media relations but rather how they are integrated this into their marketing. What exactly is media relations? Media relations is the process of creating relationships with press and media with the goal of utilizing those relationships to gain press coverage that keep your publics informed. Here are four reasons why you as a boutique should be utilizing media relations.
Every business, no matter the size, must utilize a comprehensive marketing strategy. But doing so can be a struggle for many small business owners as they try and juggle the many day to day tasks needed to keep the lights on. None the less the only way to get customers in the door is through marketing, but sadly a basic understanding of the tactics used in spreading your message won’t work on its own. Furthermore, there is no gimmick or trick that the competition is using that you’ve simply yet to discover, rather a proper use of the right tools. Here are 5 free marketing tools for DIY Small Business owners without large marketing budget.