By getting an article in a newspaper or magazine, you gain credibility as someone else (the editor or journalist) is endorsing you. You will almost certainly then see the story in an online version which will make Google think you are something special and increase your ranking. It gives you something meaty to tweet, blog, post on Facebook, Pintrest, Instagram and more. It also gives you something to put on your website that looks impressive. The list of benefits is enormous! BUT obtaining traditional PR coverage doesn’t have to cost a bomb. You can do it yourself.