The Big Picture: Most overused phrases in press releases

The Big Picture

Most overused phrases in press releases. Factiva Insight has issued a new report listing the most overused used phrases in press releases for 2006 for the US, the UK and globally. Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Most overused phrases in press releases : Comments. Communications. Leadership. The Big Picture. A big-picture view of issues and trends affecting associations - in Mississippi and nationally. Shawn on Facebook.

Driving Engagement Through Thought Leadership

GrowthZone

Tactic #4: Driving Engagement Through Thought Leadership. Thought leadership is simply positioning yourself, or your organization, as a voice of knowledge and expertise in the marketplace of ideas. If your communication highlights your organization’s expertise, people will believe it.

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With New Administration, Government Communications Group Reasserts Members’ Role

Associations Now

The National Association of Government Communicators issued a public reminder of its members’ roles and responsibilities as the administration transitions and several federal agencies have restricted their communications.

This Week’s Awesome Association PR and Communications Jobs – March 16

SocialFish

We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. ETA’s mission is to advance the payments industry by providing leadership through education, advocacy and the exchange of information.

Strategic Communications Power Membership Value at the American Public Power Association

Association Adviser

Its communications department, headed by Vice President of Integrated Media and Communications Meena Dayak, has led a strategic rebranding of the association to emphasize what its members do — provide community-owned electric power for 2,000 towns and cities nationwide while creating content for utility members to share as their own, fielding ongoing media requests in times of disaster and calm, and producing a daily newsletter with original content.

How Nonprofit CEOs Use Social Media (Enthusiastically) for Personal and Organizational Leadership

Beth Kanter

He does his own all of his own tweeting and as his communications staff reports, “enthusiastically at that!” Says Eliza Stram, ACLU-NJ Communications Associate, “I was able to make the sometimes intimidating prospect of tweeting approachable and very doable.

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Questions & Answers Regarding Writing Without B t

Higher Logic

Our communications people try to shorten it up, but they will be overridden by our ED who is also an advocacy expert. How do you get your colleagues and leadership to understand this? How would you adjust a traditional press release approach to be more effective and impactful?

Starring….Your Association Publications

Association Adviser

Okay, perhaps this is not exactly how association communication awards presentations really go down. However, the recognition and pride that communications awards bring to associations are no less than Oscar-worthy. Are you rolling out a new communications program?

Pest Management Group Launches Program to Identify and Develop Leaders

Associations Now

In an effort to connect with members across the country, the National Pest Management Association introduced its Executive Leadership Program. NPMA hopes the program will drive engagement and diversify its leadership.

NAACP Charts New Direction With National Listening Tour

Associations Now

I firmly believe that this tour will expand our reach, touch our people, engage more diverse audiences, and reinforce our focus on civil rights in this age of great political and social uncertainty,” Interim President and CEO Derrick Johnson said in a press release.

Earning Media for Associations in the New Age

Association Adviser

Is the press release dead? On the positive side, broadening your thinking of “media” means you have many other places to share your story and more audiences to communicate with. I realize following these suggestions requires a lot more than communication skills.

Luggage Tags and Breath Mints: How MSAE Refreshed Itself As Associations North

Association Adviser

Is our name and messaging across all communications consistent and in step with what the organization stands for and delivers to its members?’ A fun teaser tagline was developed, Fresh, New & True, to give all communications with our members glimpse into what is coming.

Higher Logic's Rob Wenger Announces New Role as Executive Chairman, Welcomes Kevin Boyce as New CEO

Higher Logic

Check out our official announcement in this press release. He is part of this long-term plan to expand our leadership team and continue our focus on driving growth, scaling operations, and delivering a premier customer experience.

Is New Technology Worth The Investment?

Association Adviser

Last month Reggie Henry, CIO of ASAE, recounted a story about an exchange with a University of Maryland student in which the student explained that younger people aren’t communicating by email anymore, but almost exclusively through social networks. Henry pointed out that this shift means two things: You must communicate with people where they are, and you must have an established relationship with them before you can market to them.

National Initiative Looks to Strengthen Social Services

Associations Now

It just seemed like something that made sense and needed to be done,” said APHSA Communications Manager Jessica Hall. “It APHSA supports the initiative by offering leadership and expertise. “We

Marketing, Membership and Comms Association Jobs – June 27

SocialFish

We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. . The role provides leadership, coaching and professional development opportunities for Membership staff.

Advocating for a Better Legislative Flow

Association Adviser

Now that I’m on the outside [with AWWA], I understand what the regulatory interests and concerns are from utilities and how to best communicate those to the EPA insiders. GTM: Communications reports to me, so communicating externally and internally is important when talking policy and changes desired. We do a lot of internal communications with utility members and staff. When communicating with members on Capitol Hill, we primarily rely on face-to-face contact.

Hot Association and Nonprofit Social Media Jobs This Week – April 5

SocialFish

We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. Under new leadership and a growing team, we have been thriving, increasing our membership by more than 240 percent over the last four years.

Does Your Meeting Need a Chief Experience Officer?

Associations Now

“We needed to create a renewed, reenergized, and resounding focus on making our organization the best in the business by creating the highest level of customer experience, both on the meetings and conventions side and for our leisure travelers, too,” said Jones in a press release.

Girl Scouts Ask Consumers to Invest in Girls Through New Giving Platform

Associations Now

As we enter this season of giving, we’re challenging everyone to join us by investing in girls, the leaders, change-makers, and trailblazers of our collective future,” said GSUSA Director of Communications Stewart Goodbody.

Be a Social CRM Hero!

SocialFish

How to Apply Social to Communications. Social media has created a culture of communication, where a single person can reach thousands–or even millions of people with no more effort than it takes to tweet. You’re more than a contact on a press release–you’re a leader and a shaper.

Event Cancellations: An Unexpected Case Study Happens at MPI WEC

Association Adviser

MPI leadership, along with host hotel MGM Grand Las Vegas and AV contractor Freeman, immediately convened to plan for the unexpected change, communicate the change to attendees and then execute with the time left. Communicate Quickly, Consistently with Attendees.

This Week’s Association Membership & Marketing Jobs

SocialFish

We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. This position requires superior internal client service and the ability to produce high-quality marketing and communications in a deadline-driven environment.

The Big Picture: Back to the Basics

The Big Picture

Corporate Communications Aware of Podcasting—But It Is Rarely Used or Listened To, According To New Poll » April 11, 2006. press with the message, "The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated." " Perhaps we could say the same for the increasing death knell sounds of the press release. In the recent 2006 Online News Survey by Tek Group, 92% of journalists say that a company needs an online press room so they can access press releases.

Groups Release Local Government Broadband Resource Guide

Associations Now

Through the National Resource Network, the International City/County Management Association released a resource guide to help local governments increase high-speed internet access. The post Groups Release Local Government Broadband Resource Guide appeared first on Associations Now

The One Way to Deliver Unwelcome News

Idea Architects

Did you answer "never really come right out and say it in an obtuse two-page press release " ? My focus here is not on the potential merits of the policy change, but on how it was communicated. Knowing how to do so is a critical leadership competency.

The Big Picture: Breakthrough Ideas for 2007

The Big Picture

« Most overused phrases in press releases | Main. Communications. Leadership. The Big Picture. A big-picture view of issues and trends affecting associations - in Mississippi and nationally. Shawn on Facebook. Shawn on Twitter. Shawn on Google+. Shawn on Pinterest. Shawn on LinkedIn. Management Believes Public Relations Contributes to Advancing the Reputation of Their Organization » January 26, 2007. Breakthrough Ideas for 2007.

The Big Picture: RNC Names eCampaign Director

The Big Picture

From the Republican National Convention press release: RNC Chairman Ken Mehlman today announced that Patrick Ruffini has been selected to assume the role of RNC eCampaign Director. Patrick Ruffini will return to the RNC where he previously served as Deputy Director of Online Communications until June of 2003. Communications. Leadership. The Big Picture. A big-picture view of issues and trends affecting associations - in Mississippi and nationally.

Why Ghost Blogging? And Why Now?

ChatterBachs

It’s been bounced from Marketing to Communications to Web Development. Links in blogs can direct readers to photos, videos, press releases, announcements , web site pages , or other blog posts so readers can more easily find information they’re seeking. Blogs help develop thought leadership. If your competitors are not already taking up this leadership position through their blogs, they will be soon enough. You’re busy.

The Big Picture: New International Survey on New Media Practices.

The Big Picture

Most overused phrases in press releases » December 05, 2006. The survey, commissioned by The Daily Dog and Peppercorn Communications , was originally meant to see which country had the more digitally savvy PR folks. Among the findings: An overwhelming majority of respondents (85 percent) believe blogs are an important digital communication—the top two responses given being the ability to share information quickly and broadly (U.S.: Communications.

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The Big Picture: How's your e-Press Room?

The Big Picture

Hows your e-Press Room? 90% said online newsrooms are important or very Important for accessing press releases. But I wonder how they define blogs in the survey, because the MHA Press Room is in a blog format. I know they are selling technology to create online press rooms, but I think this may be another example of "blog" not being clearly defined. Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Hows your e-Press Room? Communications.

A Crash Course in Landing Pages : Off Stage

Off Stage

This rule is, of course, a necessary component of a blog, a newsletter, a flyer, an article or press release: always add the buttons for Facebook, Twitter, email, and other sharing options. And, going back to our opening example, the association found that adding the landing page to its arsenal of mobilization tactics really worked by uniting members in a common strategy, creating an informed voting public, and leveraging the social media communications tools. Off Stage.

SCD Group: Is Your Association Prepared for Your Etch-a-Sketch.

SCD Group

If – like many associations -- do you have a “thought leadership” goal for your organization? And, do you have a staff/leadership structure in place to monitor and respond? The 10 New Rules of PR By Jeff Bullas What are “The Old Press Release Rules”?

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Pioneers in Justice: Building Networks and Movements for Social Justice

Beth Kanter

In the first three years, LSF invested close to $3 million in the program, offering three specific types of support to the Pioneers: Capacity-building grants to build technology infrastructure, strategies, and communications skills needed to integrate social media into their work.

The Answer Site: a Social Media Tool for Successful Real Estate.

Off Stage

In a recent blog from the WAV group, the author observes that traditional MLSs are focused on communication with their members. However, “More aggressive MLSs are putting themselves in the center of the conversation about real estate issues by communicating to consumers.

Trade Association CEO Support: Event Planning Checklist

Trade Association CEO Blog

The role of association CEO is diverse and whether youre a volunteer or a paid staff executive director this blog is the starting line for concepts and ideas to solve your leadership challenges. The difference is the CEO of the small association is responsible beyond the level of leadership but also involved directly with implementation down to the administrative task. Communications. (2). Trade Association CEO Support.

AE on the Verge: Say it in 90 Seconds

AE on the Verge

A huge amount of info was communicated, including significant time at the end for Q&A, in about 90 minutes. AE on the Verge. Association management, meetings and mania. Wednesday, December 1, 2010. Say it in 90 Seconds. What if you needed to describe what matters most in 90 seconds ?

Trade Association CEO Support: Balancing the Board-CEO.

Trade Association CEO Blog

The role of association CEO is diverse and whether youre a volunteer or a paid staff executive director this blog is the starting line for concepts and ideas to solve your leadership challenges. The difference is the CEO of the small association is responsible beyond the level of leadership but also involved directly with implementation down to the administrative task. Communications. (2). Trade Association CEO Support.

The Hourglass Blog: Culture Change is Hard Work

The Hourglass Blog

Every doctor didn’t react that way but, to my way of thinking, a surprising number of them—especially those in senior leadership positions—did. Communication. Leadership. Leadership Potential of GenX. skip to main | skip to sidebar.