Get more PR advice for writing press releases and securing coverage for your music: The 2 Versions of a Press Release Every Band Needs (Real Examples Included) Ask a Music Journalist: 7 Must-Haves for Your Band's Press Release; 5 Tips to Increase Your Chances of Getting Press; Be Your Own Record Label: The Essentials of PR and Promotion.
Ask the artist who he or she would like to write the press release. Often the artist will have someone in mind who is familiar and engaged with their work. Do not, however, let this lull you into being excessively flexible about the parameters of the text. Be clear about what exactly you expect. After all, you probably don’t want to spend.
These tips are NOT specific to artists. They provide a checklist of points to think about when issuing a press release. Press Release - How to Write a Press Release - Inside tips for writing a press release that will generate tons of free publicity.Sample press release format template presented by Free Publicity, the Newsletter for PR Hungry Businesses.A press kit is essential to get your music noticed and reviewed by media outlets such as blogs, television stations, newspapers and magazines. A rap press kit consists of a biography, a high-resolution photo and MP3 or video files of your music. For ease of distribution, a digital press kit that can be sent via email and accessed from the Internet is preferable to a hard copy press kit. Press.Below is a Sample Art Press Release which shows you how an artist can put together all of the elements that we spoke of earlier. This sample press release provides the reader with a graphic demonstration of how the required content is placed within the press release. In addition, this sample demonstrates the proper formatting and design elements which creates a professionally presented press.
How to Write a Bio for a Press Kit. A press kit refers to the promotional materials that are distributed to the press to generate publicity for a person or business. One of the components of a press kit is a bio. In many cases, public relations specialists write bios and put together press kits, while some people or.Read More
The ONLY reason to write a press release is for a very specific event (like a show, a benefit or a special occasion) OR for a very niche market (a “genre” of music is not a niche but a charity benefit or a tech related news piece like you are featured in a new app is!).Read More
You write a song, or you find a song; the song moves you and you want it to move the world. So you record and distribute that song as a single to platforms like Spotify, Apple Music, and YouTube. Once the song is available, anything could happen. The music could change the world, it could wow a few people, or it could go completely ignored. Of course chance always plays a part, but the outcome.Read More
When you have news to share, write an attention-grabbing press release. Do a little investigating and compile a media list for your style of music (or purchase one online). Make sure you only send news that is relevant to the editor’s interest. Remember: It’s better to write fewer, well thought out emails to appropriate contacts, than to SPAM a random list of industry contacts. For a.Read More
Some music editors (especially the older ones) do ask for you to mail your CD to them, but many are ok with a BandCamp link. Regardless of how they listen to your music, they all want a press release. A press release is a one-page, objective (ish) fact sheet illuminating the who what where why and when of your event. Contact Information.Read More
A complete guide to writing an effective press release; A complete guide to writing an effective press release. There are some clear rules when it comes to writing press releases - covering everything from news angle to structure. Debbie Leven of The PR Coach offers a complete guide to writing press releases that get results. Is your story newsworthy? Before you write and issue a press.Read More
Sample Press Release for Concert. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SECOND MIKE KING SHOW ANNOUNCED! AUGUST 17 TH at PIERCE PAVILION. BOTH PIERCE PAVILION SHOWS ON SALE TODAY AT 10AM! Center Corp. presents It’s Good to Be the King starring. MIKE KING. Monday, August 16th at 8pm. Tuesday, August 17th at 8pm. Pierce Pavilion at San Onofrio.Read More
Sample Press Release. Below is a sample one-page press release. If you are a promoter or publicity coordinator new to the PR biz, this might help guide you. If you simply fill in the blanks and italicized areas, and paste the result into your own word processor, you will have an adequate press release for your local media outlets. HOWEVER, I urge you to customize your press releases to better.Read More
A press release is not a guaranteed marketing tool. Temper your expectations. Don't anticipate that mainstream media will jump on every press release you write. But don't give up, either. Successful publicity depends on sustained effort, and press releases are a key part of your PR strategy. Continue looking for ways to make your press releases.Read More
Your electronic press kit (EPK) is your professional music resume that promoters, venue talent buyers, journalists, and music supervisors use to understand who you are as an artist, what you bring to the table, and ultimately why they should care about you. As such, the smallest details may make or break you, and in this competitive environment, crafting the perfect EPK is critical to your.Read More