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PR Yourself with Leah Frazier
21 minutes | Apr 26, 2022
DeVon Franklin Reveals Why 'It Takes A Woman' In New Audible Book
We're back with another episode featuring Hollywood Producer and New York Times bestselling author, DeVon Franklin. The last time we caught up with him, he was dropping his 2021 hit book, "Live Free". This time, Franklin returns to give us the scoop on his new Audible Book "It Takes a Woman", that just dropped on April 21. Let's face it. DeVon is the king of "PR'ing" himself as he continues to serve his numerous audiences with must-hear (and see) content, films, books, and more that further establishes him as "a different kind of Spiritual Teacher", as stated by the Queen herself, Oprah.Tune in to get the latest on his new project, and what he has in store. Check out more on "It Takes A Woman" through Audible.Follow PR Yourself on Instagram @PRYourselfPodcast.Be sure to get your podcast going and take advantage of our offer with Kitcaster by heading to: kitcaster.com/pryourself.Support the show (https://cash.app/$TheLeahFrazier)
66 minutes | Apr 22, 2022
Go Ahead! Pitch It Afraid! Plus, The Art of Reinvention with Deborah Driggs
On this latest episode, we keep it real on what's holding many of us back from success. Whether it's imposter syndrome, doubt or fear, why are YOU not pitching yourself for the opportunities, relationships, or deals that you want? Sometimes you have all of the resources you need, you need to just pitch it (or you) afraid! We then hear from former Playboy Centerfold AND Covergirl Deborah Driggs on what life was like working for the iconic brand. But most importantly, how her unwavering tenacity, spirit for excellence, and go-getter mantra, has catapulted her into the top 5% of her career. From Playboy to TV hostess to real estate to insurance, we're definitely coining Deborah as the "Queen of Reinvention", as she continues to flawlessly "PR" herself into bigger and better opportunities.Follow PR Yourself on Instagram @PRYourselfPodcast.Be sure to get your podcast going and take advantage of our offer with Kitcaster by heading to: kitcaster.com/pryourself.Follow Deborah and her latest ventures at: DeborahDriggs.com.
80 minutes | Jan 18, 2022
TikTok Made Me Famous with Shantaquilette Develle, Plus Spit Happens for Pastor Mike Todd
In this episode of PR Yourself, we sit down with retiree turned TikTok star, Shantaquilette Develle of @HeyShantaQ, to discuss her rise to TikTok stardom as one of the top moms to follow on the app. She's now known by Tiffany Haddish, Steve Harvey and has even had her videos shared by Snoop Dogg. She discusses everything from journeying into the unknown to truly enjoying the essence of life -- lessons she's learned following her unfortunate experience of both a stroke and a heart attack. Then, we tackle this week's PR Hot News, uncovering the salacious story of Transformation Church's Pastor Mike Todd and the potential PR Crisis of how the "influencer" pastor purposely spit on a member of the congregation during a sermon demo. You'd have to see it to believe it...in Jesus name. In other words.. Spit Happens ...and now he's left to clean up the filthy mess.Follow PR Yourself on Instagram @PRYourselfPodcast.Be sure to get your podcast going and take advantage of our offer with Kitcaster by heading to: kitcaster.com/pryourself.Follow Shantaquilette on TikTok by visiting her page at @HeyShantaQ.
54 minutes | Dec 8, 2021
Do This ONE Thing and Watch What Happens to Your Brand with Ace of Spade's Jay Jay
On this episode we make a triumphant return to the airwaves with social media influencer, blue check king, magician and Founder of the Ace of Spades Agency, Jay Jay. With 57 million views on YouTube and over a million followers on Instagram -- it's safe to say that Jay knows a thing or two about the type of content that can really grow a brand. Jay discusses everything from tactical marketing tips and strategies to implement for 2022 BUT offers that if you do this ONE thing for 30 days straight, you WILL see results. You'll have to tune in to get the scoop.We then welcome back our resident PR Petty co-host Chandra Gore to talk all things Tristan Thompson, his new baby mama and Khloe Kardashian. In a PR face-off, what would YOU do if you had to be the publicists for these two? Tune in to get our take on the cheating felt 'round the world, and as always, we invite YOU to weigh in.Thanks to our sponsors Kitcaster! Be sure to visit kitcaster.com/pryourself to start your journey on becoming a podcasting superstar.Also, shouting out Branch Pharms! Take advantage of their top-of-the-line CBD products by using our promo code "LEAH15" at checkout. See more here: https://branchpharms.com/.And a special shoutout to the talented "Da Dreak" for producing the beats! Follow him on social and be amazed at: instagram.com/dadreak/
60 minutes | Sep 21, 2021
PR Yourself with Amazon Live Streaming
Amazon Live is EXPLODING with views, engagement and content. We sit down with fellow publicist, journalist and content creator Chandra Gore to discuss how she's using Amazon Live to amplify her platform, sell her products and connect with a new and engaging audience. THIS IS HOT AND FRESH INFO! You don't want to miss this!Sign up for an Amazon Influencer platform here: https://affiliate-program.amazon.com/influencersDownload the new Amazon Live app here (for IOS only): https://apps.apple.com/us/app/amazon-live-creator/id1265170914Visit our partner Branch Pharms at BranchPharms.com and use promo code "LEAH15" at checkout for 15% off!Join the PR Yourself Think Three Media Mastermind Group here: Think Three MediaFollow on IG at @PRYourselfPodcastMusic by @DaDreak / EyeWerk Music
47 minutes | Aug 25, 2021
The Moment I Knew We Had to Hire PR...with Fletcher's Corny Dog Heiress Amber Fletcher
Often times businesses and brands ponder on when to hire a PR professional, or an agency or firm. Is there a sweet spot? How do you know when you need to go to the next level? At some point, you just can't do it all by yourself. On the show we talk to Fletcher's Original Corny Dog heiress Amber Fletcher, who candidly discusses the moment when she had to press pause on "PR'ing" all by herself and enlist some professional help by way of our favorite PR guru, Cynthia Smoot of Gangway Advertising. Stay tuned as we discuss not only the history of the Fletcher's Corny Dog kingdom as to why they generated so much PR by themselves, and then the turnkey moment when Amber decided to kick their PR and marketing efforts up to the next level. Be sure to keep up with Fletchers by visiting fletcherscornydogs.com or on social media @fletcherscornydogs.Episode Ad: Visit Branch Pharms at BranchPharms.com and put in code "LEAH15" for 15% off your purchase good through December 31, 2021.
48 minutes | Aug 23, 2021
How to PR Yourself with Influencers
Are influencers out or are they still in? Vogue Business now predicts that there is the rise of "Genuinfluencers" - GENUINE influencers who don't want you to pay them anything (gasp), and who don't want to sell their audiences anything! Say it ain't so!Tune in as we ponder on this new wave of influencers AND as we interview Florida beauty influencer and media personality, Elena Duque of Elena Duque Beauty to see just how brands and businesses should approach working with influencers. What campaigns work and which ones are utter fails? How can YOU PR Yourself by using influencers? Tune in!Follow Elena on social media @elenaduquebeauty.Hit up our sponsor Branch Pharms at BranchPharms.com for the best in CBD Oil. Use promo code "Leah15" at checkout for 15% off!
52 minutes | Aug 14, 2021
Facebook is for Old People! Dr. Whitfield vs. Colleyville
We're back for another #PRPetty episode as we discuss the latest in North Texas news involving a Black high school principal, Dr. James Whitfield, and the request by his school board to remove a picture of he and his Caucasian wife, Kerrie Whitfield, from his Facebook photo albums. The photos under fire are of him and his wife on the beach. The shoot was taken as an anniversary photoshoot and was done by a professional photographer. Was this racially motivated? Was the school board correct in requesting him to remove the photos?Listen in as PR gurus Leah Frazier and Chandra Gore break it down. For the full depth of this story, visit NBCDFW.com.This episode features an ad by Branch Pharms. Visit BranchPharms.com and use promo code "LEAH15" at checkout to get 15% off.
59 minutes | Aug 7, 2021
PR Fail: Give DaBaby A Pacifier - While He's In Cancel Culture's Time-Out
Here in PR Land we know that all it takes is one slip of the tongue and a little bit of loose lip yappin' to get your brand canceled forever. The heat was felt in the kitchen these past few weeks for 29-year-old rapper DaBaby as he insinuated homophobic language and HIV/Aids misinformation targeted towards the LGBTQIA+ community. This week on the PR Petty, we break it down -- if after multiple brand and future concert cancellations due to his offensive statements, if DaBaby's career can recover.We welcome resident PR Petty co-host Chandra Gore of Chandra Gore Consulting back to the show to discuss as we debate whether #CancelCulture should give DaBaby a permanent pacifier forever.Shout-out to LUV Me Hair! Grab Your flawless headband wig or other essential hair items for 25% off by using our link here. You're going to love it!Commercial ad by our favorite CBD provider Branch Pharms. Use code "LEAH15" for 15% at checkout.Follow @PRYourselfPodcast on IG, as well founder/host Leah Frazier @TheLeahFrazier and #PRPetty Co-Host Chandra Gore @cgoreconsults.
58 minutes | Jul 28, 2021
Your PR Needs CPR with Gloria Chou
In this episode of PR Yourself, we revisit Sha'Carri Richardson and her sneak attack promo with Kanye West and Beats by Dre, plus a behind-the-scenes discussion on Olympian gymnast Simone Biles' decision to withdraw from the team gymnastics competition at the Tokyo Olympics. Was this good or bad for her brand?And -- speaking of brands needling a little CPR, PR Guru and NYC-based PR strategist Gloria Chou visits the show to talk about how a little bit of grit and a little bit of guts can go a long way in the world of PR'ing yourself. Rejection is the name of the game, but consistency and persistency is what will pay off. She breaks down her signature CPR method on the show, that has helped many early-stage startups and entrepreneurs breathe a little life into their brands, and head to the forefront of publications such as the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. Listen in to hear how... Be sure to check out Gloria by heading to her website GloriaChouPR.com and by following her on Instagram at @GloriaChouPR. Slide into her DM's with the word "PITCH" for a special PR treat! Let her know Leah and the PR Yourself crew sent you her way!
46 minutes | Jul 5, 2021
Sha'Carri Richardson & Weed-Gate 2021: Sorry Not Sorry?
It's the puff felt 'round the world as news burst of Dallas Olympic hopeful Sha'Carri Richardson failing a drug test, after earning her way into the 2021 Tokyo Summer Olympics to compete in the 100-meter race as one of the fastest women in the world. As some would say "it's just a little weed", or "The Olympic rules need to be reevaluated", or "rules are rules" -- as fans and spectators wait to see if Richardson will be eligible to at least compete in the relay races after her suspension expires. It's crisis management to the max as PR Pros Leah Frazier, Chandra Gore and Honorary Publicist, Quiana McDaniel give all the smoke to break down what should or shouldn't be Sha'Carri's next move.
51 minutes | Jun 30, 2021
PR Yourself and Avoid Cancel Culture with Ed Zitron
On this episode of PR Yourself, we sit down with Ed Zitron of EZ-PR to chat all things PR and media outreach, but things take an interesting turn when we get real about cancel culture: what is it, how brands get caught within its web, and how it can be avoided. Ed doesn't shy away from naming names and dishing out the game on what we're coining as the "realest" PR Yourself episode to date. Ed Zitron is the Founder and CEO of EZPR, a national media relations firm focusing on consumer tech startups. He has authored two best selling books, This Is How You Pitch and Fire Your Publicist and was named one of Business Insider’s Top 10 PR people in tech.Follow Ed on Twitter for more "keepin' it real" moments at @EdZitron.
3 minutes | May 20, 2021
Sneak Listen: Lena Byrd Miles New Single "Watch Me"
Enjoy this PR Yourself sneak listen, of gospel recording sensation Lena Byrd Miles' new single "Watch Me." Be sure to check out our previous episode interviewing Miles (Season 4, Episode 16) and show support for this incredible artist by downloading the full single on all streaming platforms today! For more on Lena, be sure to follow her on IG @LenaByrdMiles.
71 minutes | May 17, 2021
Lena Byrd Miles Exclusive Interview: Singing at DMX's Memorial, Going Gospel & Her New Single "Watch Me"
We stalked Gospel singing sensation Lena Byrd Miles after her stellar performance with Kanye West's Sunday Service choir for DMX's Memorial Service. We needed to know all the details on this beloved Gospel artist, and how she booked the solo heard 'round the world. PR Yourself Podcast host, Leah Frazier -- along with her unofficial co-host Chandra Gore, snag an exclusive first interview after the memorial service and sit down with Lena to break down her much buzzed about performance, going gospel, and of course -- her soon-to-be released new single, "Watch Me." Follow Lena Byrd Miles on Instagram: @LenaByrdMiles. Re-watch her iconic performance here: https://youtu.be/xIFX9b_Ov4Mhttps://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/pr-yourself-with-leah-frazier/id1537875452. Follow PR Yourself on Instagram @PRYourselfPodcast, Leah Frazier @TheLeahFrazier and Chandra Gore @CGoreConsults. Lena's Single "Watch Me" drops May 21.
44 minutes | May 12, 2021
Started From the Bottom, Now She's Here: Designer Shavonne Dorsey Makes HSN
After 17 years in the fashion game, grinding, and taking some time off following the passing of her father, Dallas Plus Size Fashion Designer Shavonne Dorsey re-emerges with a new outlook, new designs and new opportunity. The dedicated designer gives us an exclusive interview on her Shavonne Dorsey collection hitting HSN on May 13th and the grueling process it took to get there. And did we mention she's doing it all during a pandemic? Shop her latest collection for HSN by visiting: https://www.hsn.com/search?store&query=Shavonn&fbclid=IwAR0paBXLg5AWsDULfYSAsWk-4EUZBQ2lWeG5o-3GLvKeX0QP06srOLvtVcI. Follow Shavonne Dorsey on social media by following @shavonnedorsey
61 minutes | May 4, 2021
Live Free: Exceeding Your Highest Expectations with Hollywood Producer DeVon Franklin
How many times have you heard the saying, "Get out of your own way."? In business and in life, it is a concept that can make or break our successes. We sat down with award-winning Hollywood producer, New York Times bestselling author and renowned motivational speaker DeVon Franklin to chat about his new book, Live Free: Exceed Your Highest Expectations. Tune in as he candidly discusses how he allowed his own expectations, the expectations of loved ones and the expectations of society, to hinder his life. In this episode, we not only talk about these expectations, but also how to curate a life free from unnecessary stress and anxiety on a pathway to liberation and happiness. For more on DeVon Franklin and his multiple ventures, visit https://devonfranklin.com/. Order your copy of Live Free here! Additionally, stay up to date with DeVon Franklin on social media by following @DevonFranklin on Instagram and @DeVon Franklin on Twitter.
59 minutes | Apr 29, 2021
PR Success or Fail: Tashera Simmons PLUS Cinnamon Toast-Gate 2021, Surf with no Turf
The PR Yourself PR Petty crew is back at it to discuss another round of PR hot news! We first pay homage to DMX and discuss the memorial service held at Barclays -- and then round it out with what everyone is buzzing about on the interwebs... DMX's ex-wife Tashera Simmons and his fiancee Desiree Lindstrom. Has Tashera PR'd herself to an even higher likeability factor? Also, we discuss the saga of the Cinnamon Toast Crunch Shrimp Scandal with Jensen Karp. Was it a PR success or fail on either part of the parties? Tune in to find out! Send us your PR Pettys via the contact form on the PR Yourself with Leah Frazier website at: https://pryourselfwithleahfrazier.com/. Follow Leah Frazier on Social Media @TheLeahFrazier and Chandra Gore on Social Media @CGoreConsults.
60 minutes | Apr 28, 2021
Discovery TV Dish with Restaurant Recovery Star Brent Reaves of Smokey John's BBQ
Leah's favorite Dallas BBQ joint (and the reason for her COVID weight gain) is the latest in spotlights for this season of Discovery TV's Restaurant Recovery. She sits down with Smokey John's BBQ Co-Owner Brent Reaves to discuss their latest appearance on the show, what the experience was like, and where they are "PR'ing" themselves at for the future. Tune in for this first-ever live-streamed episode, and be sure to support the Reaves family and Smokey John's BBQ on their latest TV appearance for Restaurant Recovery. Be sure to subscribe to their new Youtube Channel here and follow them on social media @SmokeyJohnsBBQ. If you're local to the Dallas area, be sure to drop by and show them some love -- and be sure to let them know that Leah sent ya! Check out their latest menu offerings by visiting SmokeyJohnsBBQ.com.
35 minutes | Apr 28, 2021
Get It Babe! Go After Your Dreams but with Permission to Pause with Kellie Rasberry
"The Kidd Kraddick Morning Show's" nationally syndicated radio veteran drops by the show to chat all things entrepreneurship and her venture outside of the airwaves, Emma Kelly and Me. Admitting to bumps along the way, Kellie keeps it real as to the unexpected feelings she's experienced with her small business and how she's pressed pause until further notice. An inspiring lesson for PR Yourself listeners, Kellie gives hope for those who may have lost the zest for their business and need a little time to recalibrate before re-entering the game. When all else fails, press pause, breathe, and know that it's okay. When you're ready, tie up your shoes, hold your head high and "Get It Babe!" Kellie dishes on her future ventures, and more on this special episode of PR Yourself. Be sure to listen to Kellie every weekday morning on "The Kidd Kraddick Morning Show" as well as following her two podcasts: A Sandwich and Some Lovin' and Love Letters to Kellie. Shop your favorite day to night clutches by visiting ekandme.com.
32 minutes | Apr 28, 2021
PR Yourself Exclusive: New 2021 LinkedIn Features and #FoxRocks with Judi Fox
Yep, you've guessed it. It's another episode about...LinkedIn! But this time we hear it straight from the expert, Judi Fox, on the new features that are dropping like Creator's Studio, integrated LinkedIn Events options and more. Judi is the LinkedIn guru behind some major celebrity profiles and knows a thing or two about how to make your profile pop. Tune in as Judi dishes to PR Yourself on all the new add-ons that LinkedIn is dropping and how to personalize your own LinkedIn hashtag. Be sure to add or follow Judi on LinkedIn and to sign up for her LinkedIn Accelerator that'll show you how to take your profile from drab to fab. For additional information, visit her website at: judifox.com.
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