Just when Sarah Lockard was finally slipping back into the relative anonymity that she so thoroughly enjoyed before she asked Philadelphia-area restaurants to buy her and her “awesome” family a free Christmas Eve dinner, Gawker has included her on its list of “Five PR Tragedies That Shouldn’t Be Repeated this Year — or Ever.” Read more »
Here’s How to Get Your Restaurant Publicity On AroundMainLine.com, Or: How Bad PR People Ruin the PR Industry
Restaurants of Philadelphia, sometimes just being a great restaurant isn’t enough to get publicity for your restaurant. In some cases, you need to buy a publisher and her whole family dinner on Christmas Eve. Read more »
As I sit here writing this article, I am currently blocked from posting anything to Facebook, commenting on anything on Facebook, or even liking anything on Facebook, because Facebook has determined that I violated their “community standards” in a recent thread about a Philadelphia-based publicist whom I unfriended. I won’t bore you will all of the high-school-gossip details of that spat. After all, it’s publicly viewable on my Facebook page, minus the publicist’s epic flameout, which has since been deleted.
But I think it’s important for me to say for the record that I don’t hate publicists. Read more »