PR: Your Key to Business Success

Date & Time: 
Monday, October 12, 2015 - 12:00 to 13:00

Free online event


PR: Your Key to Business Success

The WebEx recording of this session can be found here.
(Due to a technical error, the audio starts two minutes into the recording)

The slides from this session can be found here.

PR is often viewed as a luxury beyond the reach of most small businesses. However, in reality, it is an essential building block for growing any business. It secures both buying interest from potential customers and interest from business investors as well as connecting your business with its target market to increase brand awareness and, ultimately, drive sales.

Jessica Huie MBE, PR expert and founder of JH Public Relations, a WEConnect International self-registered business, will lead this webinar. Jessica, who counts accolades such as Glamour Magazine’s Power List, and the Daily Mail’s Enterprising Young Brit Award amongst her business awards, will be informing and educating participants on the necessity of PR for business growth. Participants will be further equipped with the tools needed to set up and manage their own PR campaign and raise the profile of their business on a limited budget.

Key learning points will include:
• Why PR is critical to your business success
• A four-step plan to creating your PR strategy
• The importance of a tailored media contact list in securing the right coverage for your business
• How to write a compelling press release or blog and the best way to pitch this to journalists
• How to combine reactive and pro-active PR
• The value of ‘PR-able’ partnerships

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Our presenter:

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Jessica Huie is a multi award-winning entrepreneur and founder of Color blind cards and JH Public Relations. In recognition for her contribution to diversity and influence on her community, aged just 34 Jessica was awarded an MBE in the 2014 Queen's Birthday Honours list.

Color blind cards, the multi-racial greeting card and gift company which was launched in 2006, is credited with having made history as the first company to secure a presence for a black card range in the UK high street (Clinton Cards 2007). This was further recognised in 2013 when Jessica won a National Diversity Award for Color blind cards’ contribution to diversity.

Having spent over a decade working for two of London’s most high-profile PR agencies, Jessica founded JH Public Relations in 2008. The PR agency represents inspiring individuals, entrepreneurs and start-up businesses and its impressive roster has included Samuel Jackson’s Glittering Stars in Dessert Nights event, Kelly Rowland and former Dragon’s Den star Hilary Devey.

Named as one of Britain’s Most Inspiring Entrepreneurs by the Evening Standard, Jessica is passionate about supporting start-ups and using PR as a tool to help share the business journeys of her clientele with the next generation of Britain’s entrepreneur. To this end, she was invited to No. 10 Downing Street to advise on encouraging a more enterprising young Britain.

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