We are kicking off January with a topic that is much discussed, How to pitch to PRs.
If you are looking to work as a blogger either part time or full time, you will need to start working with brands. Most of the time, this involves pitching PRs with ways that you can work together.
Rather than waiting to be approached to do random sponsored posts on your blog, you can take a more proactive approach by targeting brands you want to work with.
Of course there are right and wrong ways to do this.
This month, our speaker Megan Hallinan will walk us through:
- How to pitch
- When to pitch
- The essentials of following up
- Handling rejection
- Increasing your success rates
- …and some insider secrets
Megan wears both hats, as a blogger as well as a PR, so she has seen both sides. She is in a great position to tell you of her experiences of from both view points. She has a lot of stories to share about the pitches she has received and what was right or wrong about them.
More About Megan Hallinan
Megan has 10 years of experience in the PR industry, working across a variety of sectors from finance, to technology, to food, both in-house and in-agency. She now heads up the PR & Social arm of digital marketing agency MBA, looking after clients such as Sage Appliances by Heston Blumenthal, Comté Cheese and Riviera Travel. Alongside her job in PR, she also runs her own food blog at www.gottobegourmet.com.
Meetup Details and Buy Tickets
Date: Wednesday, 18 Jan 2017
Venue: Alion Clerkenwell (Big room in basement)
Unit 1, The Turnmill,
63 Clerkenwell Road,
London EC1M 5NP
6.30pm – Registration and networking
7.00pm – Presentation and Q&A
8.00pm – Networking Drinks