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Public Relations Fundamentals Masterclass 2022 Course

PR skills, tactics and strategy for Personal Image Building and Corporate Communications
David Swinfen
839 students enrolled
English [Auto]
A deep, accessible introduction to using PR planning, strategy & tactics
For personal branding, business marketing and corporate communications,
Lessons cover fundamentals and key message development, creating a positioning statement and biography,
Writing a press release and photo release, preparing for a media interview, handling misrepresented facts and connecting with media professionals.

What you’ll learn

The Zen of PR Public Relations Fundamentals Masterclass 2021 provides deep knowledge and insight for anyone looking to grow their public profile or their business. The course provides top-level public relations counselling, explained in expressly simple language that’s accessible to anyone.

This course teaches essential PR skills which enable YOU to achieve your business or personal ambitions. The course covers PR fundamentals and key message development, the creation of an effective positioning statement and biography, deep learning on how to write press releases and photo caption releases, the preparation of a media Q&A for media interviews, how to handle misrepresented facts and general guidance on reaching out, connecting and developing relationships with key media professionals and industry stakeholders.

We guide you carefully through practical examples, so we don’t just tell you WHAT you should do, we go in detail through HOW you do it, with case study examples and step-by-step “build” tutorials at every step of the way.

Who it’s for

Marketers, business managers, students, entrepreneurs, models, MCs, TV presenters, musicians, singers, small business owners, sportspersons, philanthropists, fashion designers, photographers, social media users, DJs, sole traders, artists, chefs, interior designers, politicians, counsellors, club chairpersons, media, PRs, writers, editors, consultants, salespersons, hotels, medical centres & hospitals, start-ups, board directors, club members, content writers, brand ambassadors, affiliates and key opinion leaders (KOL) … in fact, everyone.

Public Relations for Everyone: PR for Personal Brand Building & Corporate Comms

Introduction: Public Relations Fundamentals

This first lesson will enable students to have an instrumental understanding of what PR is, what it is able to achieve, and teach the foundational aspects of key message creation, which is the cornerstone of any public relations activity or strategy.

How to Write a Positioning Statement and Biography

In this second lesson, students will learn how to begin conveying their crucial key messages by understanding how to create a positioning statement and personal biography to empower their marketing efforts.

How to Write a Press Release

In this lesson, students will learn how to create the number one most essential PR tactical document, the press release.

How to Prepare a Media Q&A

Students will learn how to prepare for media interviews by anticipating questions and preparing answers that effectively convey key messages, by way of the useful media Q&A document.

How to Write a Photo Caption Release

This lesson will teach students how to pitch visual stories by way of the photo caption press release, and a full insight into how to maximise its uses.

How to Handle Misrepresented Facts

In this lesson, students will learn what to do when media organisations or third-party websites state information that is not correct about our personal brand or our company's products.

Connecting with Media and Building Relationships

This final lesson will discuss ways in which students can form key relationships with media professionals and offer advice on event attendance and presentation of key messages at media programs.

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