How to Find SPICY Angles That The Right People Cannot Ignore

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In this episode, we sit down with PR expert and author Lucy Werner to uncover the secrets behind crafting compelling angles for your content. Whether you're pitching to journalists, writing blog posts, or planning podcast episodes, the right angle can make all the difference in capturing your audience's attention.

Some key takeaways:
  •  Avoid the launch hype trap: Focus on creating sustainable, long-term impact rather than chasing short-lived bestseller lists or viral fame.
  •  Master the art of the angle: Learn Lucy's three-pronged approach to developing powerful angles based on your business expertise, human interest, or passion points.
  • Embrace transparency: Build trust with your audience by being honest and authentic in your marketing, without resorting to exaggeration or overpromising.
  • Think beyond the obvious: Challenge yourself to find fresh, unconventional angles that set your brand apart from the competition.
  • Tailor your angle to the medium: Understand how to adapt your story ideas for different marketing channels, from email subject lines to podcast episode titles.
  • (00:00) - Intro
  • (01:36) - Knowing how to launch
  • (04:59) - Who to pitch your product to
  • (09:46) - How to choose a good story angle
  • (17:23) - Criteria to create a great story angle
  • (22:58) - How to reach an advanced level of PR
  • (26:25) - Lucy's process for choosing an angle
  • (45:49) - Number 1 Tip to "show up"
  • (50:55) - Hyping yourself up
  • (54:57) - Lucy's top 3 resources
  • (57:24) - Outro


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Louis Grenier
Louis Grenier
The French guy behind Everyone Hates Marketers
How to Find SPICY Angles That The Right People Cannot Ignore
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