Five milestones to promote to alma maters

Today many schools, from vocational schools to junior colleges to universities, are promoting their alumni. It’s a good place for you to promote your activities when you hit milestones. Some of those milestones could be

  1. Starting your own business
  2. A significant number of clients achieved
  3. Expansion of your business
  4. An important anniversary of your business
  5. Collaboration with any other alumni

Look for the publications from your Alma Mater to pitch as media or post this information on their social media. Be sure to do this appropriately.

Good: “Thanks to my education and ongoing connection with the University of Nevada, I’m able to start my own business in public relations. Continue the great work. Go Pack”.

Bad: “My PR Coach offering. Check out our rates.”

Depending on the policy, they may just remove your information. They might mark you as spammers. Be polite in your process. You never know what alums might need your services.

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