DIY PR at UCL Innovation & Enterprise

DIY PR at UCL Innovation & Enterprise

Our Founder & Director Lisa Devaney will be back, for a second year, presenting to startups and entrepreneurs at UCL on Thursday, 2nd March, this week, with her DIY PR workshop.UCL Innovation & Enterprise

About 30 attendants will participate in the workshop sponsored by UCL, where they will get insight on how to earn press coverage, and build social media presence, for their startup.

In the three-hour session, Devaney will cover:

  • Developing communications strategy for your startup that will win headlines
  • The tools of PR (email pitches, press releases, press lists, and more)
  • Social media for startups and entrepreneurs

An honour to be part of the UCL offerings, this workshop is included with the UCL Innovation and Enterprise department. which launched last year. As part of UCL’s mission to support students pursuing entrepreneurial paths, they have seen more than 200 startups launch from the programme, including RecommendMe.

Here’s more information about UCL Innovation and Enterprise:

Our aim is to inspire a spirit of enterprise across UCL: to ensure that the economic and societal benefits of our research are fully realised. To achieve this, UCL Innovation and Enterprise brings together academics, the business community and other potential beneficiaries of our research in order to maximize its potential for commercialisation and ‘real world’ use. The goal is to secure our institution’s long-term place as a global leader in enterprise and innovation.

See more about the session here.


Upcoming: New You, New Business

Looking to the new year, it may feel exciting, but also a little bit daunting. Challenges will roll, but how can you cope with unexpected events? Getting balance between business and career is one way to tackle this 2017. Stepping in to help is an upcoming Women in... read more

What we’ll get up to in 2017

Happy 2017 everyone, or HNY!, as people are saying on social media. We want to wish you a great year, filled with promise and potential. In case you are wondering what we are up to this year, here’s a few things that we have planned: We’ll continue to be supporting... read more

Give: Techfugees needs your help!

For years now, the team with Hai Media Group have been watching the news reports about the refugee crisis – and with the headlines, tears result. But what can be done? With millions (more than 65 million globally according to the UNHCR) fleeing their homelands to try... read more

Where To Be: Upcoming Conferences for Tech Startups

A conference or event is an important place for any up-and-coming tech startup to meet and greet with potential customers, partners and to showcase your thought leadership to an audience, if you can get a speaking opportunity. Among our network there are a few top... read more

FutureFest 2016: Smorgasbord for the mind

In 30 years time, the very essence of who we are may shift in directions we can only imagine right now – every visceral emotion and human need from what we eat to how we express love for each other and how we interact with machines is all changing. These far-reaching... read more

FutureFest 2016: Explore how we will love, work, play & thrive

Twenty years into the future, how we love, work, play and thrive may change drastically, and be enhanced and entwined with technology, future thinkers and leaders will discuss at the annual FutureFest, brought to London by Nesta. The event takes place this weekend... read more

Opening this week: The Games Europe Plays – BODY <> TECH

On our radar this week is a new exhibition opening for Summer 2016. Check out: The Games Europe Plays – BODY<>TECH The Stephen Lawrence Gallery at the University of Greenwich 7 July – 26 August 2016 Here’s more more about the exhibition from the... read more

Our founder interviewed on the Entrepreneur Podcast Network

In an interview with Eric Dye, host of the Entrepreneur Podcast Network, of Enterprise Radio, our Founder and Director Lisa Devaney shared some tips about tech startup public relations. In the interview, she talked about planning carefully before you start talking in... read more

Book ‘Saving Bletchley Park’ is social media for good story

This story was first published by our Founder and Director Lisa Devaney with Brand Republic’s The Wall Blog UK, and you can find it here, or read below: So often these days, news headlines are pock-marked with nasty tales of hacking incidents, online trolling,... read more

Our new website is live!

We are pleased to announce that the Hai Media Group website is now live with a fantastic new look and design! Made by Dave Hall, we are really excited to unveil this design today that captures the essence of the services we are offering. With our new design, we have... read more

Coming Up: The Games Europe Plays

‘The Games Europe Plays’ invites kids and adults for inter-generational learning and fun with the most exciting digital games at the Finnish Institute in London. The Finnish Institute in London and EUNIC London are proud to host The Games Europe Plays, an interactive... read more

Event: ReVu App Launch Party, 10 March

Our client Software Optics will soon launch the ReVu video editor app, to help you make awesome videos with your iPhone, iPad and GoPro. The app will go live in the Apple App Store in March. To celebrate, we are planning a fantastic app launch party, on 10th March at... read more

Hai Beta Test: ReVu Video Editor App for iOS and GoPro

That moment when you accidentally film your thumb, or forget to film in landscape mode, or when the subject is too far away. Yeah that! All these oops! situations you captured while filming with your iOS device (iPhone & iPad) or GoPro™ camera can be remedied with... read more

Beta Test: Calling all web developers, designers and DIY makers

Hai Media Group is pleased to be supporting a new beta phase effort for Roktopus Scrapbook! If you are a web developer, designer or DIY maker, and would like to participate in the beta test phase, please get in touch with us. Contact details are below. Roktopus... read more

Startup Spotlight: Enjoy London on a budget with Frugl

In the news this week here in Londontown, we have learned that the city has more multi-million-pound mansions being sold than any other city in the world, we are also hearing that our city is the most expensive place to live in the world. So what if you are on a... read more

Startup Spotlight: Muzivo

Muzivo is a powerful new music social-network that puts you in touch with music apps you may have not heard of. In essence, it’s like a music app directory allowing you to discover music apps that exist to play music of a specific genre. Once you create an account,... read more

DIY PR for startups at Digital Shoreditch 2015

The Hai Media Group team will be presenting our DIY PR workshop for startups at Digital Shoreditch 2015 on Tuesday, May 12th. And there will be hats! Come along on May 12th and find out top tips on how you can get the word out about your startup to media and... read more

Startup Spotlight: GoodBarber

We caught up with the team of GoodBarber, a DIY iPhone and Android mobile app startup based in Corsica, ahead of Mobile World Congress 2015, to find out more about what the company is all about. Being a fans of all things DIY for self-starters, public realtions and... read more

Sneak Preview: WeAreDotDotDot

We love to share first looks at new things happening in the world and are thrilled to invite you to come along to a sneak preview of!, now in beta phase, is a new platform that will connect young people in East London with digital... read more

Startup Spotlight: Zealify

What is Zealify? Zealify is an online platform that wants to change the way we look for jobs. Normally, you’d apply for a job – and that’s it, right? Well, Zealify goes one step further. It’s a job site that shows its clients the full picture... read more

Startup Spotlight: Trunx

Since the rise of Instagram, photo apps have become all the rage! However, to move away from the mainstream — Trunx is definitely a relatively new photo storage app to shout about. Hai Media Group had the opportunity to interview Trunx’s Marketing VP, Sandra... read more

SPOTLIGHT: Barbican Digital Revolution

The summer holidays are among us, and if you’re looking for a super-cool technology exhibition interesting for parents and kids – Barbican’s Digital Revolution is the one! Located inside the Barbican Centre, Digital Revolution is a must-see technology exhibit that... read more

DIY PR: Launching a literary genre from Taiwan

As fans of all things DIY PR, when we came we came across an amazing DIY PR story from Taiwan, we decided to share it with you here. We’ve gotten to know Dan Bloom who is an American climate activist and journalist living in Taiwan. He’s best known as being the... read more

STARTUP SPOTLIGHT: Seen at London Technology Week

We rocked up to The Start-Up Europe Roadshow on Google Campus during London Technology Week (16-20 June 2014) to check out a few of the amazing tech startups and entrepreneurs showcasing their businesses. Kicking off with a presentation by Lord Graffham, who’s worked... read more

Hello from Miamii Mansour, our summer 2014 intern

Hi there, I’m Miamii Mansour, the new summer 2014 intern for Hai Media Group! I’m a broadcast journalism graduate with a passion for all things technology.  You might think it’s funny that I studied ‘broadcast’ journalism, and am now working in public relations, but I... read more

We are looking for a Summer 2014 intern!

We are looking for an intern to work alongside Hai Media Group’s founder and Director Lisa Devaney this summer. Our intern will get stuck in with the world of PR for tech startups in London’s Tech City. With Devaney’s tutoring, our intern will gain insight to setting... read more

Debuting The WoMentoring Project

For many female writers starting off, affording access to support resources can be a barrier. Writing retreats are costly, classes are costly and sometimes difficult to manage with work and family life, and it isn’t easy figuring out how to connect with agents,... read more

Help Raise Money For The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)

In America, a friend of Lisa Devaney is seeking fundraising help for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). She’s suffering from a form of blood cancer, and it is not putting her off from participating in her 7th and final marathon, at the age of 65! She... read more

What We Did This Year: 2010

Hai Media Group had a busy and productive year in 2010. In fact, we were so busy that we didn’t really have time to update this website. The year was spent helping clients with PR campaigns, blogging, guest lecturing, and getting out to a lot of industry events. So,... read more

HMG Represents HipLogic for European PR

Hai Media Group is now supporting HipLogic with PR services in Europe, introducing media to the popular HipLogic Live application, a free download for Symbian, Windows Mobile and Android handsets, that CEO Mark Anderson describes as being an “extreme makeover” for... read more

Shadow Blogging at London Fashion Week 2010 With Sara Blonstein

Lisa Devaney, head of the Hai Media Group consultancy, was invited to shadow blog alongside veteran fashion catwalk show producer Sara Blonstein, who heads event production company Blonstein & Associates, during London Fashion Week 2010. Devaney watched Blonstein... read more

Hai Media Group Offers Audioboo USA VIP Testing Programme

Hai Media Group is offering American media companies and individuals the chance to be part of Audioboo‘s USA VIP Testing Programme. The audio-blogging tool Audioboo is the UK’s most popular iPhone application, and is loved by the leading media... read more

Hai Media Group Collaborates With IF Communications

Hai Media Group is now supporting the team of IF Communications with PR services for a busy roster of clients in the mobile technology sector. Clients we are collaborating on together to win mainstream media and online exposure include: Mobango –... read more

PR 2.0 Training With Pinnacle PR

Hai Media Group’s Director Lisa Devaney is now a trainer with Pinnacle PR, the world’s largest specialised international public relations training company, offering introductory and advanced seminars in public affairs, media relations, crisis communications, event... read more

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This