Top Resources For Using HARO – Help A Reporter Out

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Help a Reporter Out (HARO) is the most popular sourcing service in the English-speaking world, connecting journalists and bloggers with relevant expert sources to meet journalists’ demanding deadlines and enable brands to tell their stories.

HARO distributes more than 50,000 journalist queries from highly respected media outlets each year…More at http://helpareporter.com

How Does Help A Reporter Out Work

What is HARO and How Does It Work? – Blogging Basics 101

Finding sources for a news article is hard when you don’t know where to look or if you don’t have contacts within an industry. It’s also hard to contribute your knowledge on a given subject when you don’t know who needs your help.

Enter HARO, which stands for Help A Reporter Out and is a source for news people (traditional and new media) to find sources for their stories quickly.

If you’re chosen as a source, you have the opportunity to ask the reporter to include information about you and your blog …More at http://bloggingbasics101.com

How does HARO work? (functionally) – Quora

That really depends on what you consider “working”. HARO will absolutely land you or your company in the news. But you still have to put in work, and you should still be selective.

My company did an experiment of sorts, where we pitched hundreds and hundreds of HARO inquiries over the course of a year. We got our company mentioned 119 times in that span — a mention in the news every three days, basically.

I argue, however, that it wasn’t worth it. There wasn’t much value in the mentions, and it was seldom contextually relevant to our brand…More at http://quora.com

How to Get Exposure For your Blog: HARO (Help a Reporter Out)

Earlier this month, I was quoted in a GoBankingRates article about the best jobs for stay-at-home parents.

How cool is that?

I was able to offer an expert opinion on why I thought blogging was the best job for stay-at-home parents, which is awesome…because it just so happens that this blog is completely dedicated to helping moms start a blog…More at http://livingfornaptime.com