Buzz Builder

How are you sharing your district or club’s Kiwanis story?

Learn how to best promote your club with Buzz Builder, Kiwanis International's monthly PR newsletter and video series. Buzz Builder offers examples of how other clubs have used media and public relations to place stories in newspapers, on television and with radio stations. It also includes tips from industry insiders.

Want to receive future issues of BuzzBuilder in your inbox? Email PR@kiwanis.org.

2017 Buzz Builder PR newsletters

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2016 Buzz Builder PR newsletters

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Buzz Builder webinars


October
2017
It’s a new administrative year with new leaders, new ideas, a renewed focus on the club and renewed energy. Let’s take that excitement and get attention for our projects and good deeds, which can attract new members to our clubs.
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September
2017
The Facebook algorithm is always changing, but it's clear clubs and districts that want to get a message out to a large audience are going to have to spend some money on distribution. We'll look at the different options so you can decide what would work best for your goals.
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August
2017
If a photo is worth a thousand words, it's important to make those photos say nice things about us. Learn how to make drab photos awesome. Also, discover some tips about angles and staging, plus being creative when the scene is anything but photogenic.
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June
2017
In April and May 2017, Kiwanis International conducted a limited advertising campaign in two select markets. The results are encouraging. PowerPoint
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May
2017
In this Kiwanis PR webinar, we have an open discussion to talk about what’s working, what isn’t, how Kiwanis International can help you and what Kiwanis is doing that has no benefit. PowerPoint file PDF
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April
2017
In this Kiwanis PR webinar from April 4, 2017, we talk about four topics:  1. How to get the most media momentum and exposure out of a Legacy of Play entry.   2. Let's take advantage of Teacher Appreciation Day in May.   3. The launch of the new Kiwanis.org.  4. A huge investment in marketing Kiwanis. PowerPoint
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  March
2017
Social media is one of the best and most cost-effective ways your club can reach an audience. Good social media practices spread the message of the good your club is doing in the community; it attracts people to join the Kiwanis movement; and, it keeps current club members engaged.
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February
2017
Kiwanis International has print, radio, television, social media and digital material available to help you spread awareness of Kiwanis and our mission. PowerPoint
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January
2017
Earn coverage by pitching evergreen stories—stories that are not timely and can be used whenever needed. PowerPoint
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December
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Learn how to mold and tweak your service projects to get the maximum coverage by the media. PowerPoint
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