How to Gain Media Buzz for Your Music, Fashion Design, Film and Other Creative Arts


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I will be teaching the seminar below on Wednesday, July 27th, 2011 from 7-8:29pm. I encourage all creative professionals in the Bay Area and Sacramento to attend. If you will be visiting from Los Angeles and New York, please stop by also. You’ll be glad you did! If you are a reader of UDUAK LAW FIRM blog, you definitely have to show up and say hi!  I look forward to seeing and meeting you all, very soon!


Being a hardworking creative artist or entrepreneur is simply not enough in today’s world. There are necessary and added steps creative artists must take to clearly communicate their personal and corporate identities, succinctly, to the press to generate media buzz and sales leads. How do you do that? In this seminar, media insider and attorney, Uduak Oduok, covers exactly how. Oduok addresses both traditional and new media (social media) tools and resources to help you clearly communicate your brand identity to the press. Topics include public relations/market positioning strategy, press releases, press kit, online and social media marketing and promotions, and handling negative media buzz.

1. Understanding Offline and Online Media

2. Know Where to Find Media

3. Know What the Media Wants

4. Know What to do With the Info. you gather

4. Build Relationships

5. Build Buzz

Uduak Oduok, Esq. has almost two decades of first-hand knowledge in the fashion and entertainment industries. Ms. Oduok has counseled a range of clients from musicians, models, actors and actresses to designers on numerous areas of the law including contracts, business law, fashion and entertainment law, copyright, trademark and intellectual property law.

At 19, Uduak earned her B.A. in Speech Communications, with honors, from San Jose State University. While at San Jose State, she co-founded the African Student Union as well as competed on the school’s debate team winning numerous trophies.

Uduak also a Journalist, launched Ladybrille, the first publication focused on bringing African fashion and entertainment to the West. Recently (In 2010), Uduak was nominated for the Africa Fashion International Africa Fashion Awards for her, “Outstanding Contribution to Fashion Communications.”


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Uduak Oduok (Ms. Uduak) is a Partner and Co-Founder of Ebitu Law Group, P.C. where she handles her firm’s fashion and entertainment law practice areas. Ms. Uduak has litigated a wide variety of cases in California courts. She has also handled a variety of entertainment deals for clients including network television and licensing deals. Her work and contributions to the creative industry has been recognized by numerous organizations including the National Bar Association, and featured in prestigious legal publications in the USA: ABA Journal and The California Lawyer Magazine. She is also the author of Fashionentlaw™ and also has over two decades combined hands on industry experience in the creative industry which includes modeling, retail, fashion production, public relations, digital media, journalism and publishing. For further inquiries or if you are seeking legal representation, please email ( You may also follow her on twitter at @uduaklaw


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