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When looking at game magazines, under the "contact us" page, I mostly find the email for the editor in chief. This doesn't seem like the right person to give neews about a game. Shouldn't it be someone under this person? If so, where can I find the right people?

I've also seen online web forms instead of giving email addresses. This doesn't seem like the right place either.

Places I've tried:
Family Friendly Gaming
Cartridge Magazine
Gamasutra
Game Informer
IGN Entertainment

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Frobisher: I haven't done a press release yet. I hearted this was important and time consuming so I figure I'd start putting together a contact list. So, the editor in chief is the right person?

Is it a good idea to send your concept doc in the first press release? I hear it's like a resume for your game.

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Contacting press is a marketing function. Marketing is a business function, not a production/management function, so I'm moving this to the business forum.

To explain - production/management is about making a game (it's "project management").
Marketing is about getting the finished product sold.
Project: production. Spending money to create product.
Product: business. Selling product to make money.

Retroactive tldr. Edited by Tom Sloper

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Thank you for all of the helpful responses. And, I apologize for the spelling errors (ipad autocorrect)

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When you are ready and everything, something my friends do with their marketing is hit up a tweet to the person. It's a bit more eye-catching as a plus.


Careful though. Tweeting someone you hardly know could have the opposite effect sometimes...

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When you are ready and everything, something my friends do with their marketing is hit up a tweet to the person. It's a bit more eye-catching as a plus.


Careful though. Tweeting someone you hardly know could have the opposite effect sometimes...

 

 

I thought tweeting strangers that was pretty much the core of twitter?

 

People don't really have 13.8k followers in real life, do they? blink.png

(Well, maybe if you're Putin)

Edited by Servant of the Lord

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