DC Home Featured in Oprah Magazine Lost in Massive Fire

When we think about someone losing their home to a tornado or to a fire, most of us picture a middle class family in the middle of Kansas, with a few small children, staring blankly at the spot where their home once stood. Toys are strewn on the front lawn and the parents pick through the wreckage to find family photos or a piece of cherished crystal. But disasters know no bounds and happen just as frequently to the country’s most exclusive neighborhoods – for example the Malibu and Santa Barbara wildfires, or hurricanes that swept through beach front resorts

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How to Get Featured in Your Local Newspaper

Getting featured in your local newspaper is a great way to get exposure, and it is free! In addition to reaching a local target for your niche market, many papers have online versions, enabling you to post the link to the article on your website, blog, etc. What to do: 1) Decide what you have done that is news-worthy and of local interest. Are you publishing a book? Organizing a fundraiser or community event? Starting a new business, new location, or offering new services? For ideas, take a look at your local paper for the kind of stories that are

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