Organisations wishing to put story ideas to journalists are expected to benefit from a slight re-design to the home page of allmediascotland.com – expected to go on stream within the next week or so.
In essence, what is currently the small ‘allnewswire’ box on the left-hand side of the page is to be expanded down the whole of that column, re-branded as ‘story ideas’.
Already, allmediascotland.com has gathered some testimonials about the service – in order to further promote it. Please feel free to ‘add to the pot’, by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You’re support is much appreciated. Here are some already in:
“It’s a great way to bring stories to journalists’ attention quickly – and the fact that allmediascotland hits are picked up by Google is a real bonus.” Susan Christie, Blueprint Media.
“Only recently, we were contacted by the Daily Record. The journo said: You guys seem to be busy.” Mike Lynch, commercial director, Nevis Design Consultants.
“Local newspapers won’t always have access to some of the well-established news sources, so a service like this could be hugely helpful.” Susan Windram, group editor, Southern Reporter newspaper.
“Independent TV directors, like myself, aren’t usually on anybody’s media mailing list, yet we are still always on the look-out for stories. So, the more stories on this service, the better, I’d say.” Stuart Greig, director, The Holyrood Files.
“Allmediascotland is a valuable, low-cost PR tool in Scotland today. All of the team post their media releases on the site and many journalists have commented that this is where they first saw the story when they call us for an interview with our clients. The site is always up-to-date and full of important media information essential to my team’s work.” Jane Cumming, managing director, Platform PR.
“I use the service, looking out for property stories.” Tim Dawson, editor, Home, Sunday Times Scotland.
“The most valuable columnists range across the subjects, so the more sources