In our last post we discussed the importance of building relationships with news media and having a strategy for interacting with them. This post is about executing that strategy through interviews.
As you learned in our last post, having a spokesperson who represents your company is critical. He or she embodies your mission, gives a personality to your company and serves as the face of your organization.
There are only so many perfect Fridays; inclement weather, end of week deadlines, or team building exercises could be lurking around the corner. Any of those could spoil routine Friday trips to Sun King Brewery, our new neighbor down Ohio Street.
It is critical to have an effective spokesperson represent your organization. He or she embodies your mission, gives a personality to your company and serves as the face of your organization.
Picture your customer.
Who is the person most likely to purchase your product or service? How old is he or she? Where do they live? What is their life like? What do they value? What problems do they need solved?
Every organization has a brand. The difference between organizations that succeed and ones that fail is often how well defined that brand is, how it resonates with consumers, and how consistently the organization upholds it.
Roughly once per week, a prospective client asks for a specific deliverable, say, a website, a brochure or some other marketing vehicle. While the ask is certainly flattering, that’s not how Borshoff approaches brand development. We typically start by asking a lot of questions, such as: