[065] How to use media coverage to grow your business with the Merrymaker Sisters

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Health coaches Emma and Carla - aka the Merrymaker Sisters - have been featured in dozens of magazines and newspapers, and on radio and TV.

What's their secret? They just ask.

In this episode,  the Merrymaker Sisters share their tips and strategies for getting major media coverage for their business - without hiring a PR firm (or even writing press releases)

Here’s what's covered in this episode:

  • How being fed up with dieting led Emma and Carla to start a blog that turned into a full-time business
  • Emma and Carla's first pitch to a magazine - and how it landed them on the front cover
  • A chance meeting with a journalist that led to a friendship - and media coverage in regional publications across Australia
  • How photographs can sell a media story (and how Emma and Carla have used this to their advantage)
  • Emma and Carla's appearance on a reality TV show: how it came about and how they used the opportunity to promote their business
  • How they landed a ten-page feature in a magazine - through building relationships on Instagram
  • Dealing with fear: how you can use pitching fear to let you grow

Key links and resources

The Merrymaker Sisters website

The Merrymaker Sisters on Twitter  and Instagram

**MY NEW BOOK - OUT 7JULY 2016 ** Your Press Release Is Breaking My Heart (A Totally Unconventional Guide To Selling Your Story In The Media)

Soulful PR Live (meet eight national journalists and find out what they're looking for in a story)

New Media Europe 2016  June 18 and 19 (I'm speaking on how  to get big media coverage on a small business budget)

The Soulful PR Business Club 

My FREE Soulful PR Facebook Community

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