3 ways to keep your PR pitches out of Twitter rants

Opportunity knocks. Follow these three rules to make sure your pitches work for journalists—rather than irk them.

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For example, this was tweeted at a recent Ragan PR conference in New York City:

Friends don’t pitch friends on Facebook, only Twitter. – @michelleleff #RaganPR2016

— Em Yang (@emn_yng) April 7, 2016

This was tweeted from the same conference:

Struggling with email subject lines? Use 6-10 keywords and write it BEFORE your email. Subject line should shape the email. #RaganPR2016

— Shelley Nall (@Profeshellnall) April 7, 2016

Less surprising are media tweets exposing lame pitches. Our favorites come courtesy of RedEye Chicago contributor Matt Lindner. A recent gem:

Work today begins with an emoji-laden PR pitch with “please” spelled as “pls” and no, just a hundred thousand million times no.

— Matt Lindner (@mattlindner) February 17, 2016

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