PR Public Relations Course for Startups

What you’ll learn

  • PR
  • Public Relations
  • Media Relations
  • Startup Marketing
  • PR for Startups
  • Public Relations for Startups
  • Media Relations for Startups


  • None


Learn practical public relartions (PR) for startups in this new course from renowned instructor Dekker Fraser.

Key Public Relations Learnings:

  • Dekker’s “3S Formula” for Startup PR: Soliciting, Storytelling & Scaling

  • How to get a lot of media attention and virality with minimal budget

  • Getting awards to drive sales

  • Creative approaches for PR virality

  • How to leverage the advantages startups have over large companies to garner attention

  • Real case studies and tutorials that demonstrate my success with public relations

  • Growth hacks such as advertising and direct mail pitches to journalists

  • Powering search engine optimization (SEO) with public relations

  • Piggybacking off bigger brands

  • Podcast marketing

  • Influencer marketing

  • Building and automating media outreach lists

  • Researching media outlets and journalists

  • Using the latest tools such as Sparktoro, Lemlist, LeadEnforce, and LinkedIn to maximize PR

  • Writing a press release

  • Leveraging stories for maximum reach

  • The types of stories and story angles to write

  • How to interview

Dekker was the head of marketing for a Google accelerator startup where he growth hacking using modern public relations tactics. He also worked with some of the top public relations managers in the world at companies such as Sony PlayStation. He worked at a Google Ventures backed startup in Silicon Valley and has consulted with countless startups at various stages of growth.

Dekker received his MBA from the #1 ranked business school for marketing, Philip Kotler’s Kellogg School of Management. He also studied at Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism and received leadership training from Columbia Business School.

Who this course is for:

  • Startup Marketers
  • Startup Founders
  • Startup CEOs
  • Startup Marketing Managers
  • Marketing Agencies
  • Marketing Consultants