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Making Your Press Releases More Effective

Are you tired of sending press releases that don’t get picked up by the media? You’ll want to identify the reasons: Is your writing subpar? Is your timing off? Are you sending the right information to the right outlets?


To learn how to successfully get the media to help you spread your library’s news, sign up for this webinar with Kathy Dempsey. She’s not only a library marketing maven; she’s also a member of the media who’s gotten thousands of press releases during her professional lifetime. This webinar will cover these topics:

  • Writing and proofreading basics
  • Press release templates
  • Being newsworthy
  • Forming media relationships and partnerships
  • Sending press releases and graphics; following up
  • Print vs. digital work


Stop wasting precious time working on press releases that won’t get picked up. Learn the Who, What, When, Where, Why—and How—of reaching editors effectively.

Making Your Press Releases More Effective


$25 per person for 4+licenses

  • Kathy Dempsey is a consultant and trainer through her business, Libraries Are Essential, and is the author of The Accidental Library Marketer (Information Today, Inc., 2009). Her work is dedicated to helping librarians and information professionals promote their value and expertise in order to gain respect and funding. Kathy has been the Editor of the Marketing Library Services newsletter for 24 years and was formerly Editor-in-Chief of Computers in Libraries magazine. She also blogs at The 'M' Word, and is an active member of the New Jersey Library Association.

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