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Category archives: Tips & Strategy

What to do when your pitches are going nowhere

6 Steps to Take When Your PR Pitch is Going…Nowhere

If the incredible high of landing a great piece of press coverage is akin to spinning straw into gold, then our own personal expectations (not to mention those of our clients) are like Rumpelstiltskin, demanding that we continually work our magic to churn out more more more! And yet, sources say that “on average, the media rejects 95% of the pitches they receive,”… More

Marketing tips for Fashion Designers

How to Think Like a Business Owner (and a Fashion Designer)

Making a living doing what you love is important. I’ve had the privilege of working in the communications field for over 18 years and I’m passionate about my work. Working in the fashion business, it’s likely you’re living your dream as well. I’ve yet to meet a designer who isn’t passionate about fashion, her designs and her customers. Yet that… More

public relations: should you work in house or for an agency?

How to Choose Between In-house vs Agency Fashion PR

Pick up any PR textbook and you’ll notice the author tends to assume that working in PR means working as a company employee (they also seem to only focus on PR as it relates to healthcare, finance, oil companies, etc but that’s a rant for another time). The truth is that public relations practitioners, fashion or otherwise, generally have two… More

Meet Crosby Noricks

Hi. I'm Crosby, the founder of PR Couture and a fashion brand strategist. I care about supporting and celebrating fashion publicists as well as helping rad companies connect with their audiences in more meaningful ways. Recently, iMedia included me in their annual list of 25 Internet Marketing Leaders and Innovators, along with people from Starbucks, Twitter and Volkswagon, which I think is pretty neat. Like Elle Woods, I am a Gemini-vegetarian (that's about where the similarities end). Let's connect: Check out my full bio, Brand Elixer sessions or shoot me an electronic communiqué.