Getting some press, what to say?

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by Prolawnservice, Apr 16, 2007.

  1. Prolawnservice

    Prolawnservice LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 612

    Had a reporter from the local paper call today to set up an interview. This will be my first feature article, they want to feature a local organic landscape company for earthday. What should I say, or try to include in the interview?
  2. matt spinniken

    matt spinniken LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 323

    I had a similar situation and I think it would have helped my company alot more if in the picture you could have seen my logo, try and get a picture by your truck (if you have signs) or of you in uniform. Congrats on the article!
  3. Prolawnservice

    Prolawnservice LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 612

    Thanks Matt, Great Idea!
  4. Prolawnservice

    Prolawnservice LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 612

    anyone else? interview is first thing tomorrow!
  5. Bustus

    Bustus LawnSite Member
    Messages: 181

    I think talking about your company is the best way to go. Keep mentioning your company name and reiterate the services you offer. Good Luck.
  6. nobagger

    nobagger LawnSite Gold Member
    from Pa
    Messages: 3,065

    I think you should make sure they tell the public who you are. And standing by your truck isn't a bad idea unless they just do a head shot of you. I was interviewed a couple of years ago for plowing and all they got was my very pretty face....:laugh: yeah But I had a sweatshirt on and you could just see our logo. It didnt help my business out one freakin' bit, I just tried to drive up the price for plowing when the reporter asked whats an average price fo rplowing a residential driveway, that didnt even work,lol good luck.:waving:
  7. palmtreepro

    palmtreepro LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    Be sure to cite specific solutions that you provide to Customers, and perhaps what differentiates you.

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