The Big Picture: Most overused phrases in press releases

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

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Most overused phrases in press releases » December 05, 2006. New International Survey on New Media Practices Uncovers Disparity in PR. According to a new survey , public relations professionals in the U.S. The survey, commissioned by The Daily Dog and Peppercorn Communications , was originally meant to see which country had the more digitally savvy PR folks. Peppercom and the Daily Dog have released a podcast offering further analysis of these findings.

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

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Hows your e-Press Room? New survey results indicate that journalists almost unanimously rely on company online newsrooms to get their reporting done, according to the 2007 Online Newsroom Survey conducted by TEKgroup International. The annual survey shows that the online newsroom is the preferred method of interaction by journalists. Other key findings of the survey: 94% of respondents agree that companies will possess online newsroom in the future. Innovation.

Innovation: Key to Boosting Meeting Attendance

Associations Now

In an article that appeared on Foliomag.com Tuesday, WPA Executive Director Jane Silbering said that despite changing the conference format this year based on industry research and survey data, potential registrants were unresponsive. NAA President and CEO Doug Culkin said he was inspired to do something innovative after he saw the impact of the original 2004 X-Prize for sub-orbital space flight, according to a press release. “I Sequestration effects.

Sponsorships: What Do Meeting Organizers and Exhibitors Want?

Associations Now

The latter was up 3 percentage points from 2005, and now a new sponsorship study released by Global Experience Specialists (GES) this week illustrates that show organizers are optimistic that sponsorship revenues will continue to grow. In fact, the survey, which includes data from the top-250 U.S. Not surprising, the survey shows that 29 percent of exhibitors want their sponsorship dollars to go toward something unique for attendees.

Online Community Launched for Parkinson Disease Patients, Caretakers

Associations Now

When surveying the Parkinson’s community, APDA found that people were more regularly seeking information online, and that the web was, in fact, the second-most-common place to seek information after support groups. This innovative opportunity will further a dialogue to nurture the PD community, provide socialization, education, and critical access to information—and will allow us to expand our reach across the country,” Kornhaber said in a press release.

Is New Technology Worth The Investment?

Association Adviser

Tech innovations such as blogging and social media platforms allow associations to host low-cost, two-way communication forums. Using social media to promote existing content, such as an article or a press release announcing new legislation—this is essentially free. When you have consensus within your association leadership, survey your members (online surveys are inexpensive and quick) to gauge their acceptance or interest.

Your Next Great Event Idea Is an Already Great Product

Associations Now

Leading medical experts, renowned healthcare visionaries, and top hospital executives will gather … to address the most critical challenges facing the future of the hospital industry,” said a press release announcing the event’s launch [PDF]. The forum will consist of education sessions, workshops, and roundtable discussions led by healthcare expert and innovators from these top-ranked hospitals.

Four Steps to a Better Member Toolkit

Associations Now

She’s worked on them for the American Staffing Association and the American College of Cardiology, and in her current role as program director for growth at Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, she’s thinking about how toolkits can better serve industry partners. Maybe you’re pulling together a media toolkit, and your chapter has a great template for creating press releases.

Thursday Buzz: Let Technology Bring Ease

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“Restaurant operators and consumers generally agree on the benefits of technology use in restaurants,” NRA Director of Research Communications Annika Stensson said in a press release. ” Four-in-five restaurant owners surveyed favor technology advancements for improving productivity and sales. Don’t let technology complicate your relationship with members and event attendees.

Flexibility Is Key: Why the Top-Down Strategy Is Fading

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In the study, CompTIA notes that nearly 60 percent of all organizations surveyed are allowing employees to use BYOD approaches, at least in part, but suggests that this is only a starting point. “Organizations seeking to maximize the economic and productivity benefits made possible by mobile technologies must look beyond simply which devices are used and re-examine business processes and workforce needs,” the group said in a press release.

Strategic Communications Power Membership Value at the American Public Power Association

Association Adviser

We produce and distribute template resources like infographics, videos, PSAs, fact sheets and press releases that members can customize and use as their own. We conducted a national survey of about 1,600 randomly selected end-use customers that our members serve to determine what they knew or didn’t know — and wanted to know — about their electric utility. We also reach out when we have member stories that demonstrate innovation and the spirit of community.

Lunchtime Links: Invest in New Technologies That Matter

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And, at the pace at which innovation moves, the next big thing always seems to be just around the corner. ” Hurt recommends that organizations set out to identify disruptive technologies that demonstrate a high rate of change in price and performance compared to alternatives; look for tools that have a broad impact across industries, such as mobile devices; and always keep an eye out for innovations that stand to have a significant economic impact.

International Organizations and Social Media: News, Engagement, and Social Data for Policy Change

Beth Kanter

Another example, the World Health Organisation ( @WHO ) shares news via its Twitter account even before press releases. Here’s a few examples: The UN Foundation is hosting a day long digital event on the +SocialGood community platform that will invite experts, leaders, innovators, and civil society to engage in a one-day global conversation prior to Davos on social media channels.