"We are amped that just a few months into our relationship ... we find ourselves on the cover of Guitar Player magazine!"Ben Fargen, founder and president Fargen Amplifiers
"We met my goals within six months, increasing our sales by 50%!"Jeff Shepherd, Sheptone Pickups
"How does he do it? I don't know but I'm in."Hap Kuffner, Guitar Industry Icon and Guru
"Josh always knows the way to help us succeed in the music industry."James Suh, Cort Guitars
"Josh is always happy to help and makes me feel like I am important part of the company."Chris Camozzi, Guitarist and Bandleader, Michael Bolton, Mariah Carey, Barbra Streisand
"...one of the most influential under 40 in the industry."Musical Merchandise Review magazine, June 2006
"Josh is a dream for any editor to work with. I'd want him to handle my marketing and public relations efforts in a second."Brian Berk, Music and Sound Retailer Magazine
"Simply put, no one delivers like Josh Vittek when it comes to launching a new product!Buddy Blaze, Blaze Fine Stringed Instruments
"Josh's real-world music products industry input and experience were invaluable to NAMM in creating the industry's Wanna Play? National public awareness campaign."Scott Robertson, Director of Marketing and Communications, NAMM
"My email has officially exploded! I can't believe the response I'm getting."Sterling Winfield, Recording Engineer/Producer
"We went from displaying a prototype, to having a #1 top selling accessory within 6 months of initially shipping product."Chris Samu, The Guitar Hanger
"His connections are strong and that is what makes the difference."Dean B. Zelinsky, Master Builder and founder of Dean Guitars
"I truly appreciate all the help and support you have given me."Steve Vai, Guitarist
"I met Josh when he was with Carvin as their public relations and artist relations representative and I find him to be really effective and professional."Bunny Brunel, Legendary Bassist of Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Stevie Wonder, Dizzie Gillespie
"I am so impressed with your performance. You are the guru."Louis Carroll, CEO LC Enterprises
"Josh was instrumental in getting coverage in a number of key publications and websites - his efforts on our behalf have been a great success."Brett Newman, Stagetrix
"I have been relying on Josh Vittek to get my most pertinent news releases out and he has done nothing but exceed my expectations."Elliott Rubinson, CEO, dDrum
"Josh has been the real deal for us, and he knows the ropes. Hire him."Nial McGaughey, President, Solid Cables
"My products have seen national reviews and the press releases and exposure have continued coming the entire time."James Lynn Burke, Blues City Music
"Josh possesses the rare combination of industry knowledge, personality, and a real players instinct."Dean Campbell, President/CEO, Campbell American Guitars
"Josh Vittek's expertise in the field of the music manufacturing industry is impressive."Gary Kahler, President/CEO, Kahler International, Inc.
"My experience with Josh Vittek and the way he handled my product press and media relations was extremely professional."John Kasha, Kasha Amplifiers
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Check out some examples of our work. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask. Contact us today!
Fargen Amplification debuts their John Lennon Series of guitar amplifiers at the 2013 NAMM Show and lands on the cover of the biggest guitar magazine in the world, Guitar Player magazine.
A documentary about the power of music after the devastating 2010 earthquake debuts to a capacity crowd at the 2013 NAMM, with an introduction by Josh Vittek and musical performances by Victor Wooten.
After debuting with “Best New Product” awards, The Guitar Hanger video goes viral and ends up on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon website.
Buddy Blaze Guitars
Legendary guitar builder Buddy Blaze teamed up with Sugarland guitarist Scott Patton and appeared on the USA Today website.
Ikon Custom Guitars debuts their Arachnoid 1 to overwhelming response with coverage all over the world in publications such as Bizarre, Australia’s Zoo Weekly, Guitar Player and Rue.
Reelistic Pictures releases Pelt to critical acclaim, winning “Outstanding Feature Film” and “Audience Choice” award, propelling them to seal international distribution deal.
After 10 years of R&D, Aristides Instruments launched their O7O guitar made of Arium, a man made composite designed specifically to replicate the sound and tonal properties of wood at a cellular level and find themselves on the cover of Premier Guitar magazine.
The largest OEM guitar factory in the world focuses on their own brand and signs legendary jazz bassist Jeff Berlin to develop a new bass together. The results are celebrated on the cover of Bass Guitar magazine.
Revolutionizing music education, iPerform 3D unveils an online virtual lesson format that generates mainstream media coverage and lands in New York magazine.
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VittekPR offers a wide range of public relations services to help you build your image, reputation, sales and brand awareness. Contact us for a free consultation on how we can become your partner for media relations, public relations, celebrity relations, branding, marketing, advertising and sales.
Brand Awareness and Publicity
Your brand name recognition is the most valuable asset you've got. This is what people buy. Utilize our skills to assist you in building your brand name by creating a detailed campaign of press releases, editorial coverage, celebrity relations, advertising, web design, marketing strategies, and sales. If you're not a brand, you're just another commodity on a shelf.
We build brands!
Press Releases and Copywriting
Press releases are the most overlooked yet, most effective tools in generating brand awareness and sales. The power of the press release is outstanding. Let our staff compose and distribute your press releases through our established network of media outlets based on 20 years of relationships. Bang for your buck, nothing beats a press release and we've got the track record to prove it.
We can also work with you to create websites and content, brochures, newsletters, business plans, sales presentations, and manuals. Put our editorial and creative staff to work for you and together, we can help take your business to the next level.
In today’s world your website is often the first impression you leave with others. Your website needs to function on all platforms and devices, anywhere in the world. We keep our clients at the forefront of today’s technologies and trends by offering full design and content to make sure you are represented in the best possible light.
Today's hot button is social media. Creating a social media account will get you nowhere without the right strategy. We navigate the ever changing social media terrain to ensure your brand and reputation flourish. Tell us what you want to achieve and we'll get you there.
Third party validation prompts customers to take action. Whether you need to penetrate a new market on the other side of the world or simply introduce a new product to your industry, editorial coverage in print and online works. Let us go to work and show you our ability to generate the coverage you deserve.
For over 20 years we have worked on campaigns around the world. This has allowed us to establish relationships with writers fluent in a variety of languages. When you need your message to be delivered loud and clear, be sure it is delivered in a language that they can easily understand. Language translations we offer include: Russian, German, French, Korean, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, Italian and Portuguese.
Your videos can get lost in the shuffle. There are millions of videos online. For yours to stand above the rest it needs to be professional and high quality. Put our creative award winning team to work for you today.
The importance and impact of celebrity endorsements is tremendous. For many of us, this is where it all began. The decision to play a particular instrument or to play a specific sport was influenced by someone who inspired us. Michael Jordan changed the market of athletic shoes. Celebrities inspire your prospective customers to take action.
There is more to advertising than simply throwing your money at full page ads or buy-ins through movies and television. From the mundane to the insane, advertising works when done effectively. Before you commit your budgeted dollars, give us a call to see how we can improve your advertising campaigns.
Starting out on the assembly line of an electronics company; he has since held such titles as Director of International Sales, Artist Relations, Public Relations, Purchasing Agent, Media Buyer and General Manager for some of the industry’s most popular brands. In 2003, the Musicians Institute acknowledged him for his commitment, generosity and excellence toward the school and music education. Come 2006, he was honored as one of the "40 Most Influential Under 40" by Musical Merchandise Review and by 2008; he was selected to the Presidential Advisory Board of the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM). Later that year, he established Vittek PR. In addition to his business, he is frequently interviewed by publications and is often a guest speaker for organizations such as USC, NAMM and Covenant House.
In the music business, his work has appeared in virtually every major publication around the world. His clients have been featured locally, nationally and internationally in print publications and television. Online media coverage includes mainstream sites such as AOL, Rolling Stone, Bloomberg, Huffington Post, boingboing.net, and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on nbc.com. Countless online music coverage sites routinely cover his clients and their products.
In the music industry, he has worked with Dean Markley USA, Cort Guitars, Fargen Amplifiers, DBZ Guitars, Fender Musical Instrument Corporation, Gibson, Peavey Corporation, Carvin Corporation, Ultrasound Amplifiers, TCS Audio, Wizard Amplification, Blues City Music, The Guitar Hanger, dDrum, Dean Guitars, Albion Amplification, TourSavant, Musicians Institute, Solid Cables, Campbell American Guitars, B.C. Rich, Kasha Amplification, Souldier, Brown’s Guitar Factory, Buddy Blaze Fine Stringed Instruments, Ikon Customs, Moser Custom Guitars, Sheptone, and Tone Box. His work isn’t isolated to the music industry. Outside of the music world, he has worked with Reelistic Pictures, Clear Creative Media, Daylight Design, Jon Moyer Photography, and Wornstar Clothing.
Bands/Artists/Celebrities he has worked with include: the Eagles, Slayer, Toby Keith, Jason Aldean, Motley Crüe, Brooks and Dunn, Earth Wind and Fire, Yes, Alice In Chains, Michael Bolton, Bruce Springsteen, Megadeth, Moby, Rush, Fall Out Boy, Los Enanitos Verde, Poison, Lit, Staind, P.O.D., Engelbert Humperdink, Mark Wills, Andy Johns, Lita Ford, Judas Priest, Warrant, Steve Vai, Tony MacAlpine, Victor Wooten, Les Claypool, Suffocation, Allan Holdsworth, Robert Fripp, Brian Auger, Bunny Brunel, Jon Reshard, Roy Vogt, Walter Trout, Eric Sardinas, Steve Trovato, Brian Kahanek, Richard Smith, and Jeff Richman.