Traditional word-of-mouth marketing is one of the most effective methods for reaching target audiences. Going where the audience already meets is a proven way to increase program participation.


Key Messages

A list of key messages for you to use when describing your project in the media.
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Working with the Media

This handy field guide gives you key concepts and digital-savvy techniques for public relations.
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Getting Media Attention for Your Grant

Sample press releases, fact sheets and quick tips to help you win media coverage.
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Financial Literacy Month PR Templates

April is Financial Literacy Month. These tools will help you make the most of it with the media.
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Promotional and News Hook Calendar

When it comes to getting media attention, timing is critical. Use this calendar to find the right times for media coverage of your project.
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Fast Facts: Promotional Methods that Work

Twenty-seven grantees share promotional methods that work for their Smart investing@your library programming.
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