If youre running a business or developing your brand then youre probably thinking about getting some media coverage for your business. Getting inside big media publications can do wonders for your business. It can help you grow your credibility, reach a new audience or simply position you as an authority in your field which allows you to negotiate higher fees for your services and attract clients a lot easier. But how do you get inside these big media channels. The truth of the matter is that you need connections to reporters and big News agencies. That’s why, in this article we will highlight 10 professionals with the best connections in the Public relations game. Working with anyone on this list will do wonders for your brand growth and positioning.
Natasha Graziano is the nation’s #1 Mindset Coach & ranked ‘number 1 female motivational speaker under 40 in the world’ by Forbes Magazine and top female mindset coach by Business Insider. She is a public relations titan that workes with publications such as Forbes, The New York Times, Entrepreneur Magazine, Vogue and many others. Natasha is the host The Law Of Attraction podcast which has gained over 100 Million Views to date and is ranked in the ‘Top 10 podcasts to download in 2021’ by Influenciv magazine. She also has a program called AUTHORITY ACCELERATOR MASTERMIND which is designed for any entrepreneur that wants to make a name for themselves.
2. Dillon kivo
Dillon Kivo is an American entrepreneur, best-selling author and keynote speaker. Kivo helps brands find their competitive edge and share unique and impactful stories through the use of public relations, advertising and social media marketing. His company, Authority Titans, specializes in turning talking points into powerful PR opportunities that strengthen brand awareness, authority, and conversion rates. As a result, he’s had the privilege of appearing on many of the world’s biggest websites, including Forbes, Entrepreneur, Huffington Post, and others. He’s worked with some of the biggest celebrities in the world such as famous rapper and actor Ice Cube, entrepreneur Brad Lea, Andy Friesella and many others. He is recognized as the king of PR by many famous entrepreneurs and celebrities.
Mark Stephen Pooler is the founder, media & news publisher and editor-in-chief at MSP News Global where he oversees the company’s media business and intersection with global business leaders. Mark specializes in helping high-profile, high-value individuals to be seen, heard and noticed, so that they can become known, globally. What makes Mark very special is his very personal approach to clients. Unlike big PR agencies Marks agency works one on one with their clients. His main values are great customer service, empathy and love. Mark is also known as The Global Profile B
Builder and has worked with big names such as Bob Proctor, Dr Joe Vitale, Bestselling Author and Transformational Leader, Marie Diamond and others. Marks cup of tea is getting you on radio and TV but can also get you inside big online news channels like Forbes, Inc and Entrepreneur. Oh, and if you want to see yourself on a billboard in New York City, Mark is your guy.
Kelli Matthews is a Public relations experts with over two decades of experience. She is a business and community leader, a mentor, cheerleader and advisor. She’s been directly responsible for high-level communication, strategic planning, budget management and leadership for a wide variety of clients, many of which are nonprofits and community organizations. Her work with undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Oregon’s School of Journalism & Communication has required her to stay on the cutting edge of research and practice in public relations. Some of the courses she teaches include:
Principles of Public Relations
Advanced Public Relations Writing
Strategic Public Relations Planning
Public Relations Campaigns
Strategic Social Media
Essentials of Social Media
Allen Hall Public Relations (faculty adviser)
Brielle Cotterman specializes in making her clients Become the most recognized, quoted, and invited Entrepreneur in their Industry. Her clients were featured on NBC, CBS, Earn spend live, Better homes and gardens, Not only do she create celebrities, she is also a former sales & marketing superstar, National spokesperson for multiple charitable organizations and previously spent years both competing on the stage & running programs with the Miss America Organization.
All those years of thoroughly understanding influence, impact, buyer psychology, branding & the power of performance have lead her to scrap the structure of a traditional PR Agency and create what resembles an ultra effective, Executive level Finishing School for Entrepreneurs that want to change the world. Her programme “The celebrity incubator“ helps you Learn the Skills, Gain The Confidence, and Create The Media Collateral You Need to Become a Niche-Celebrity and Get the Highest Levels of Publicity.
6. Sarah Evans
Sarah Evans is the modern day PR Girl. She is the founder and CEO of SevansPR, a global tech, finance and B2C PR agency. If you’re a tech company that’s looking for growth, then they are your strategic communications partner for building trust, credibility, awareness and authority. Their approach to generating credibility, trust and authority is done through a combination of earned and organic media, including reactive and proactive media (broken out into subcategories like thought leadership and data-driven stories), and additional categories like thought leadership, speaking opportunities and award submissions. They work with you to identify a highly specific strategic process that turns into a week-by-week plan executed to precision. Their clients were featured in Fortune magazine, Techcrunch, USA Today, Tech republic, U.S. News and others.
Founder of 7 Club marketing, Faris is an entrepreneur that is quickly emerging in the Public Relations industry. He believes that today’s discerning consumers like to feel a connection to a company or personal brand’s roots and values. What sets his company apart from other digital agencies is their specialized skills in empowering personal brands and small and medium-sized businesses. Although each story is unique and each of these brands belongs to different industries, 7 Club Marketing has proven successful in highlighting each company’s strengths and leveraging that to encourage more growth. If you’re running a business and you want partners that will be like part of your family then you should seriously consider working with Faris and 7 club marketing. They deliberatly work with a small number of companies so they can devote all of their time and energy to creating great results.
Faris Preljevic is a person who believes that everyone has the responsibility to grow, expand, and thrive in every area of life. So it comes as no surprise that this growth mindset and philosophy are at the heart of the agency he built. 7 Club Marketing can help small businesses or personal brands create cohesive PR branding, social media growth, and lead generation. Aside from these three primary services, this digital agency can also help its clients develop websites, media exposure, and even podcast interviews.
Jose Aristimuño is a communications and marketing strategist, American television personality, and President and Founder of NOW Strategies LLC (DBA VIP MEDIA SOLUTIONS). Aristimuño is the former Deputy National Press Secretary for The Democratic Party. Previously, he worked at the Department of Health and Human Services where he was the Director of Specialty Media. He is a top expert on public relations, branding, and digital marketing and was named “40 Under 40” in US Politics, by The Huffington Post. He is the CEO of VIP Media, a hybrid PR agency. His diverse client base includes world class entrepreneurs, public figures, influencers, international music artists and celebrities. His clients are regularly featured on NBC, MSNBC, ABC, CBS, Yahoo Finance etc. Jose has a following of over 1 million people on Instagram and has a reach that can definitely help you grow your exposure if you decide to work with him.
9. Jayjay live
Engaging, exciting and energetic. If you like people with these qualities then you will Love Joshua Jayaweera.
Jay Jay is a speaker who captivates crowds globally, teaches personal branding, and he shares the secrets to getting known and being trusted! Jay founded a digital PR and media agency, Ace Of Spades, that helps grow and scale personal brands. He has worked with over 500 clients globally and has been watched 57 million times in over 150 countries globally. Some of the clients he’s worked with include heavy-hitters like BMW, Sony, Coca Cola, Google and Starbucks. Jay Jay is your go-to guy if you want to build up your “know, like and trust factor“. He loves working with personality brands and his main cup of tea is sharing the “You“. If you’re a personality brand or aspiring to become one, reach out to Jay Jay here.
Lais Pontes Greene is the Founder and President of The Pontes Group. Lais believes firmly in taking big risks and encourages her colleagues, employees and clients to do the same. She loves to work with clients that are not afraid to do the unknown and take chances. If you are an innovator, risk taker and game changer then you will love working with Lais Pontes Greene. Her agency is extremely successful in landing their clients top-tier print, digital, broadcast, radio, and celebrity coverage. Read about Lais here.
Working with any of these experts will surely do wonders for your brand but even if you think you don’t need PR at the moment, you can still learn a lot from them just by following their work on social media.