PR for Startups

  • January 13, 2011 · 6:30 PM
  • Microsoft

Please join us for the January 13 Ultra Light Startups event on PR for Startups.

Please note that we do charge admission for Ultra Light Startups events - but for various reasons we do not use the Meetup.com payment system. The price is $20 (Advance) or $30 (Last Minute). Advance ticket sales close at midnight on Monday the week of the the event or when they sell out. Last Minute tickets sales close when these tickets are sold out.

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PR for Startups


    Topics include:
  • How to get influential bloggers, reporters and journalists to cover your startup
  • Determining which blogs, magazines, newspapers and TV shows to target for your PR efforts
  • Developing relationships with journalists
  • Best practices on pitching your story
  • Handling interviews – how to prepare, what to say, what to avoid
  • Maximizing the business value of your press
  • And much more…


    Panelists (alphabetic order):
  • David Dunne, Founder and CEO of Velocidi PR
    Previously COO of Edelman Digital
  • Stacy Green, Communications Director at Mashable
    Previously with New York Times
  • Nick Saint, Reporter at Silicon Alley Insider
    Previously with Obama for America
  • TJ Walker, CEO of Media Training Worldwide
    Best-selling author and news commentator

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  • jay j.

    I think it was informative and fun.

    January 14, 2011

  • Joshua N.

    To be honest, it was a little sales-y. However, I must admit that had to duck out prior to the second half because I was sick.. so no bad rating.

    January 14, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Well organized and managed. Great people. Interesting discussion from the panelists. Can't wait for the next one.

    January 14, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    It was a great networking opportunity, but I think it went a bit long. Might want to switch the order of things and do the panel first, break, then have the startup pitches.

    January 14, 2011

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