WHAT WE DO
Quikmark Media is a boutique PR consultancy specialising in business profile building & national publicity campaigns for non-fiction books . Please contact us to see how we may be able to help with your next project.
Are you a business or consultant looking to increase your media profile or promote your service offerings? Perhaps you’re looking to gain exposure to obtain leads? Or are you just frustrated seeing your competitors in the media when you have something better to say? We will get you heard. In consultation with our clients we develop a media strategy to quickly build your profile and thought leadership across targeted media outlets. We know what it takes to achieve cut through and get your message across to those that matter.
Business book publicity is our specialty! We’ve worked with publishers and authors on hundreds of publicity campaigns for books covering most subject areas. The media landscape is constantly changing but we have the experience and strategy to ensure that your book stands out from the rest and achieves the media coverage it deserves. We’re passionate about publishing and have many successful campaign examples to show you. If you are in need of a book publicist to secure targeted, national media coverage please get in touch.
We also specialise in launch publicity for lifestyle products. Perhaps you have a travel, health or lifestyle related product that you know the media will love? We create and implement a targeted publicity and promotions strategy across all media platforms to support the trade release and help with sell through. Recent projects have included family games, travel bags, a herbal tea range & whisky distillery. Working diversely means we maintain a large database of media contacts that regularly come to us asking for new products to feature.
Quikmark Media is a boutique PR consultancy that specialises in working with businesses and consultants on national media profile building & publicity campaigns for non-fiction books (specialising in business books).
We believe in an individualistic approach to each project and only work across a small number at any time, guaranteeing personalised and efficient service for our clients. In an industry that can have a bit of fluff, we operate with a 'no BS' policy - there's enough of that out there and integrity is crucial to both our client and media relationships. We are transparent in our work and always listen to both what the client and media need - it's managing this relationship effectively that delivers the most value.
Based in Melbourne, the company is headed by publicist Scott Eathorne who brings nineteen years of industry experience. Working closely with national media contacts on a daily basis, we have strong relationships and a reputation for quality. We work with our clients to deliver meaningful and targeted coverage that helps you share your expertise.
Recent projects have secured national TV interviews on Channel 7’s Sunrise & The Morning Show, Channel 9’s Today & Today Extra, Channel 10’s Studio 10 & The Project, ABC's Breakfast & 730, Sky News, extensive coverage across major & industry b2b magazines, newspapers & online publications, as well as thousands of radio and podcast interviews around the country.
Our client roster has included business clients in the fields of Leadership, HR, Small Business, Finance and Real Estate; book publishers such as Wiley (including The Barefoot Investor, over 1 500 000 copies sold), Major Street Publishing, Publish Central, NLA Publishing & Rockpool Publishing; and lifestyle clients such as Goliath Games and Hellyers Road Distillery.
So, if you have a project coming up that needs specialised attention please contact us to discuss how we can help achieve your goals. We get inspired helping our clients succeed, and would love to hear from you.
Here’s what some of our recent clients are saying about working together. Please contact us if you’d like to see any sample publicity summaries and we'd be happy to share.
"I had no faith in PR consultants until I worked with Scott. He delivered media coverage way beyond my expectations. I really appreciated his highly structured, service driven approach and highly recommend Scott‘s services to any author looking for measurable media outcomes."
Fran Connelley, Author, Workplace Culture & the NDIS
"Thanks - as ever - for your support, encouragement and feedback throughout! You're a pleasure to work with."
Colin D Ellis, Author, The Hybrid Handbook
"Scott was absolutely fantastic to work with and I can't recommend him highly enough. His process to work together was simple, straight forward and best of all it actually worked to get PR! Scott was able to get the word out in a range of national and smaller super targeted media outlets. No doubt he had other clients but I felt like his only one - he was super responsive and went above and beyond with the media opportunities he secured."
Felicity Furey, CEO, WeAspire
"I can’t thank you enough for your help. I am over the moon with how the publicity campaign has gone and regularly sing your praises."
Amalia Chilianis, Author, Work-a-holistic
"The opportunities you have created for me have been beyond my wildest expectations and I feel truly grateful that I have had the opportunity to have worked with you. You have such an outstanding reputation in the marketplace, it was through a recommendation from Fiona that I found you and I have loved every minute of working with you, you are truly a brilliant Publicist"
Monique Richardson, Author, Managing Difficult Customer Behaviour
"I want to quickly say thank you for helping me to get so many excellent publicity. It was an incredible journey. I have just updated my website to include all the cool PR you got for me and felt so grateful to have met you.
Thank you again!"
Kaley Chu, Author, 100 Lunches with Strangers
"I have been amazed at how much interest you were able to get and I’m very grateful for your support and feedback over this time."
Megumi Miki, Author, Quietly Powerful
"It has been an absolute pleasure working with you and we have been blown away with the amount of coverage you have achieved for us."
Gabrielle Dolan, Author, Ignite & Real Communication
"Strategic, committed and results driven, Scott is my go to for all things publicity and PR. He is a key part of my marketing team and plays an instrumental part in building my personal positioning across all media platforms. Scott worked tirelessly to drive coverage of both my books, with the latest book becoming bestseller as a result of the consistent and frequent coverage across print, radio, TV and on-line. If you are looking for someone to partner with to drive your publicity consistently and professionally then look no further."
Janine Garner, Author, It's Who You Know & Be Brilliant
"Super impressed with your professionalism and results. Wouldn’t hesitate for a moment in recommending you to others and I also look forward to working together again soon."
Michael McQueen, Author & Speaker
"From the moment I engaged Scott I felt confident about working with him and he has certainly left an impression. He is proactive, organised and easy to deal with… I got so much value out of the experience and would absolutely recommend him to anyone looking at building their profile in their industry. I look forward to using his again myself in the future. Brilliant!"
Shelley Flett, Author, The Dynamic Leader
"Scott was excellent to work with. He was efficient, highly networked in areas that were key for us and gave very clear feedback that ensured our goals were delivered on. We experienced a great return on investment for our campaign and will turn to Scott again."
Peter Bowen, co-founder, deliberatepractice
"...the results he has achieved have far surpassed my expectations. His extensive experience and depth of relationships position Scott well to open doors and minds to opportunities. I couldn’t recommend Scott more highly to anyone looking to establish a strong media presence."
Karen Gately, founder, Corporate Dojo
"Thanks for your support of the brand over the last six years. You have been a very valued supplier and pivotal to our sales growth."
Don Jennings, Hellyers Road Distillery
"It was such a pleasure working with someone so organised and thorough—couldn’t have asked for better publicity."
Anna Clark, Author, The Catch
"Scott has always, without exception, delivered campaigns that exceed our expectations. His attention to detail, can-do attitude and ability to quickly pull together and execute campaigns is second-to-none as are his excellent media relationships.”
Georgie Way, Marketing Manager, Wiley
“To say I was happy with the result of Scott’s work is an understatement. His media proficiency was very clear from the onset and he prepared a very clear structure for a multi-faceted publicity campaign. This is the second time I have used Scott’s services and I will do so again without hesitation.”
Stephen Raff, Author & CEO, Ace Body Corporate