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How To Part 06: Getting Publicity for Your Car Wash Fundraiser Event

To insure a successful car wash fundraiser you will need to get publicity. You need to hit many different areas to insure everyone knows when and where the car wash fundraiser will be. The more people know about it the more people will show up. You must alert the media and the community. Here is some good advice for you upcoming car wash fundraiser.

PSA?S

PSA?s stand for ?Public Service Announcements?. Radio stations have to do a certain amount of public broadcasting in order to satisfy their Federal Trade Commission (FTC) requirements. This is good for you because that means that they can announce your car wash fundraiser event on their radio station for all to hear. It?s basically free advertising for you. To get this free advertising, call the radio station and ask for the community service desk or the public relations person. Make sure to list all pertinent information such as: Who, What, When, Where, Why and How.

You should be extremely nice to radio people because radio time is valuable and others also have requests for their events. Sometimes there are many more requests than available time. If you want a spot offer to wash the radio station van for free at your fundraiser. Or give away free tickets on the radio in exchange. If the radio van shows up the D.J. or driver may call on his cellular or PCS phone for a live air link.

"Hi everyone. I?m down here at Gladiator High School supporting the D.A.R.E. program...

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