Innovation START UPS

HOW TO GET INTERNATIONAL PRESS FOR YOUR START UP

As part of its in-house measures aimed at ensuring the holistic development of all Entrepreneurs-In-Training at the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST). MEST Ghana has a monthly panel talk called MEST TALKS which dicuss all matters relating to technology. For the month of June,the focus was on How To Get International Press For Your StartUp. The event featured Ama Boateng – Aljazeera Network,English Language, Andres R. Martinez – Bloomberg News and Sammy Darko – BBC News

Here are tweets on how the event went down:

#MESTtalks. How to get international press for your startup. — Brian Jidefo Dzansi (@Dzansibrian) June 9, 2015

We are at @MESTghana for the MEST talk on how to get international press for your startup. Follow the hashtag #MESTtalks for live updates. — All Over Ghana (@threesixtygh_) June 9, 2015

We are having the #MESTtalks featuring Andres Martinez , Ama Boateng and Sammy Darko. — All Over Ghana (@threesixtygh_) June 9, 2015

@MESTghana listening to Ama Boateng of @aljazeera #MESTtalks on how to get International press for your startup — Henrietta Adjetey (@henriettabrand) June 9, 2015

Brilliant presentation on what to do to get Aljazeera coverage for your startup. #MESTtalks — Rash Shad (@rashriddler) June 9, 2015

I’m at [a] #MestTalks ‘How to get international press for your startup’. It’s interesting to not be the journalist in the process. #MAMMJ — Nwadiogo (@iamnwadiogo) June 9, 2015

Always be prepared, some tips are 1. Filming permissions 2. Electricity 3. Lighting 3. Internet 4. Background noise #MESTtalks – Ama Boateng — All Over Ghana (@threesixtygh_) June 9, 2015

Journalists will be blunt with you because they appreciate bluntness. When you email them be blunt too. Get to the point. #mesttalks — Salim Virani (@SaintSal) June 9, 2015

Al Jazeera is concerned about how you are able to visualize your business, It must have a strong story and must be impactful. #MESTtalks  — All Over Ghana (@threesixtygh_) June 9, 2015

Journalists don’t get back to you, but persist. Theyre busy – and if you’re not relevant, they’ll often redirect you to another. #mesttalks — Salim Virani (@SaintSal) June 9, 2015

@Sammy_Darko gives 7 steps to getting international press attention, let your story be #Original #Relevant …. @MESTghana #MESTtalks — Henrietta Adjetey (@henriettabrand) June 9, 2015

 

A very big thank you to @MESTghana for putting this awesome program togetther,. #MESTtalks — All Over Ghana (@threesixtygh_) June 9, 2015

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