How to feature in mass market media

How to feature in mass market media

Traditional mass market media still plays a vital role in our society, therefore it remains a crucial component of your public relations strategy. But how do you get your product or service mentioned in mainstream newspapers, magazines, TV or radio? It’s simply not as straightforward as sending out a press release and crossing your fingers […]

How to adapt to the advances of social media within your business

How to adapt to the advances of social media within your business

Recently I was asked to give a presentation to community newspaper editors from around New Zealand about the importance of embracing social media. In today’s media environment, newspapers are facing serious challenges with traditional advertising declining – and advertisers favouring digital marketing methods. Digital technology has played a big part in disrupting existing systems everywhere […]

Public relations today – achieving your goals by integrating digital and traditional methods

Public relations today – achieving your goals by integrating digital and traditional methods

It’s no secret that the face of today’s media has changed. Media outlets are cutting back on their resources: in some cases journalists aren’t just required to source and write stories – they also have to be photographers, videographers, sub-editors and content management system operators. Not only that, the journalist is expected to have a […]

Engaging Wanaka with strategic PR and communications

How do you engage the community over a potentially controversial issue? That was the question charitable organisation the Wanaka Watersports Facility Trust asked Scope Media recently as they proceed towards their goal of creating a fantastic facility for Wanaka. The Wanaka Watersports Facility Trust is driving a project to build a high quality, functional, low-profile […]

Scope Media’s Wanaka copywriting goes to Silicon Valley

Queenstown and Wanaka copywriting experts Scope Media has recently produced a slick-looking booklet on doing business in Wanaka that went all the way to Silicon Valley. Our client, the Wanaka Chamber of Commerce, asked us to write and put together a special document that would attract international companies to come to Wanaka for business. Wanaka […]

Scope Media’s web copywriting for Wanaka and Dunedin-based law firm

Scope Media has recently helped with the development of another brilliant website by providing great web copywriting for a Wanaka and Dunedin-based law firm. We were recently asked by top Dunedin marketing agency Immersion Marketing to write the web copy for their client, law firm Gallaway Cook Allan. Gallaway Cook Allan wanted a completely new […]

New mobile site puts Queenstown at the world’s fingertips

Destination Queenstown is again proving it’s leading the charge online with the launch of its brand new site for mobile devices. The tourism marketing agency today announced its second-generation mobile site m.queenstownNZ.co.nz went live. It’s a slick, pretty, easy to navigate version of Destination Queenstown’s full website, queenstownNZ.co.nz, and is aimed at targeting millions of […]

What is Public Relations?

What is Public Relations?

In its pure form, public relations is a sustained effort to build and maintain positive relationships between an organisation and its various audiences (or ‘publics’ – hence ‘public relations’). In PR an audience is someone who forms an opinion about the organisation. PR activity looks to positively influence that opinion on behalf of the organisation. […]