DMS ink Communications Director, Gery L. Deer, will discuss Public Relations, from the misconception that it's "free advertising" to how it's generally under-utilized by most small companies. He'll talk about the good and the bad of media releases and how to get the most attention on your material by the right audience.
About the Speaker: Gery L. Deer is the Communications Director of DMS ink in Yellow Springs and also serves as the managing director for the company's creative strategy firm, The Bricks Agency. A Pulitzer nominated writer and newspaper columnist, Gery is the founder of the Western Ohio Writers Association and a leading expert in the areas of business development, marketing and publicity. For the last five years, he's served as the business contributor to the WDTN-TV2 daytime program, “Living Dayton.”