Cara Mitchell

January 31, 2009

Pitching 101 with Dave Fleet

Filed under: Online discoveries & resources — by caramitchell @ 12:19 am

-Dave Fleet takes us  “Back to Pitching Basics”-

This posts makes it clear about what to do and what not to do as far as pitching goes – and Dr. V has us on the right track.

I saw this post linked to on PRos in Training and it’s definitely useful to our class. My group just met today to work on a PR assignment and we found ourselves talking and being strategic about what makes a good pitch – when we finished we thought we had done a pretty good job pitching for this assignment.

This post puts our thoughts about what makes a good pitch into black and white and reaffirms some of the guesses about which direction to take in pitching.

p.s.: Read the comments, some PRofessionals are a bit wary about what us upcoming PR practitioners are learning- just proof that we should know a/b what this post is discussing, so check it out!

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3 Comments »

  1. […] Cara Mitchell, Pitching 101 with Dave Fleet […]

    Pingback by Notable student posts [past 2 weeks] « PRinciples — February 11, 2009 @ 4:29 pm |Reply

  2. That was a really helpful post Cara! I subscribed to Dave Fleet’s blog. I like how in the post you are writing about, he says what to put in a news release, and then says what to write in a pitch. I think it makes it easier to understand how to do them, and how they are different, by seeing his suggestions right beside each other.

    Comment by Allie Fox — February 11, 2009 @ 7:56 pm |Reply

  3. Thanks Allie! And yea, he blogs about a lot of helpful topics!

    Comment by caramitchell — February 16, 2009 @ 11:14 pm |Reply


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