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. Leadership. The Big Picture. A big-picture view of issues and trends affecting associations - in Mississippi and nationally. Shawn on Facebook. Shawn on Twitter.

Internet Companies Unveil UK-U.S. Trade White Paper As They Call For ‘Best-In-Class’ Digital Trade Provisions


The provisions in our White Paper would strengthen both countries’ digital trade leadership - at a time when other nations are pushing very different, closed visions of the internet.”. News Press Releases

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SilkStart Selected as Finalist for 16th Annual VIATEC Technology Awards


SilkStart is lead by Shaun Jamieson, a Victoria technology industry veteran, who previously held senior leadership roles at AbeBooks (acquired by Amazon), and FillZ (acquired by AbeBooks). press release

Driving Engagement Through Thought Leadership


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. This is the goal of your online thought leadership activity.

New Report Examines How Millennials View Leadership

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But a recently released report—“ Divergent Views/Common Ground: The Leadership Perspectives of C-Suite Executives and Millennial Leaders ” [PDF]—from The Conference Board, Development Dimensions International, and RW2 Enterprises does just this.

NABJ, Poynter Create Leadership Program to Diversify Newsrooms

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The National Association of Black Journalists and the Poynter Institute have pooled their resources and expertise to launch a tuition-free leadership program to help improve diversity in the digital journalism space.

Blogging Elsewhere: Winter 2011

Reid All About it

Give New Life to Your Press Release. With the rise of social media, some pundits have declared the press release dead. Others say that’s an extreme view; a good release still plays an important role. Is Boomer Leadership Failing Millennials?

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

Beth Kanter

” By using twitter, the ACLU-NJ’s is not just sharing what ate for breakfast, Udi provides quotes on his organization’s most important cases and issues to reporters, in addition to their traditional press release or emailed statement.

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Nonprofits That Stray Off Course

Reid All About it

A press release from the American Beverage Institute (ABI) , admittedly a biased onlooker, provides some ugly numbers – a decline in revenue and spending on community programs, while salaries increased. Tagged: Cause , Leadership , Nonprofits.

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Subscription Box Association Launches to Deliver Tips on Business, Sustainability

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With more than 2,500 subscription box companies launched in the past three years alone, a new organization, the Subscription Trade Association (SUBTA), has emerged with the aim to provide the industry with knowledge, leadership, and resources.

Association Advocacy Thrives in ‘Fake News’ Era

Association Adviser

AAPA leadership pushes every day, with every Congressional meeting opportunity, to make change for its port members. Personal contacts and establishing trust as a source (not just press releases and social media) are important.”. Jill Andreu.

Pest Management Group Launches Program to Identify and Develop Leaders

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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.

Managing the Communications Plan for Your Association’s Virtual Event


Once your leadership team has decided to go virtual, there’s one group of people that must be looped in immediately : your staff. . By Heather Hughes, Marketing Communications Specialist.

2015 Association Management Trends and Important News from YM

YourMembership Blog

Now there is, as we have just released our newest publication, The Essential Guide to 2015 Association Management Trends. The leadership vacuum. Welcome to 2015!

Advocating for a Better Legislative Flow

Association Adviser

For major issues, we work with our communications department and develop press releases, campaigns that involve social media, and other usual methods to reach out. We put on a reception for members of the Senate and House of Representatives, and we supported a rally on the Hill in which our leadership participated. GTM: Because there’s a pressing need for safe water there. From the Corner Office Leadership advocacy american water works association AWWA legislation

New Bill Would Expand 529 Savings Accounts to Cover Professional Certification

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The legislation will reach a broader and more diverse group than just the 50 percent of Americans who attend college,” said Mary Kate Cunningham, CAE, ASAE’s vice president for public policy, in a press release.

NAACP Charts New Direction With National Listening Tour

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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.

Daily Buzz: Don’t Give Up Professional Development

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And the organization benefits too by developing employees’ leadership potential. Dunn, Sesame Workshop’s president and CEO, in a press release. Continuing education is often the first thing to go when budgets are tight, but it’s worth holding on to.

Plan for the News Cycle: The Benefits of Resource Pages

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Sometimes a press release might do the trick, but a thoughtful amount of planning—through the creation of resource pages—can help make it easier for your organization to speak up when interest in your association’s focus area rises.

Amusement Park Group Moving to Orlando

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I cannot think of a better place to build our future than in Orlando, the theme park and attractions capital of the world,” said John McReynolds, chairman of the IAAPA board, in a press release.

IAB Expands Membership Offerings From Advertisers to Brands

Associations Now

“Brand leaders will now join executives from publishers, platforms, data and technology companies who serve on our board of directors,” IAB CEO Randall Rothenberg said in a news release.

Group Asks Universities to Review Athletics the Same as Finances, Curriculum

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Recently, the highest-profile issues in higher education leadership are related to college sports. Legon, in a press release.

Success With Disruption: Why T-Mobile’s Departing CEO, John Legere, Was So Effective

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Legere came to the leadership role at T-Mobile in the wake of a failed merger with AT&T, which the FCC opposed for competitive reasons, with a pledge to compete.

Study: CEOs Just Wanna Be Coached

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A new Stanford study finds many chief executives are receptive to outside input on leadership decisions, but more than two-thirds say they don’t get that desired coaching.

IT Group Hosts Virtual Reality Events, Encourages Tech Careers

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Other initiatives , along with a book scheduled for release in March, also help parents guide their children toward considering a tech career through experimenting and problem solving with these tools on their own.

New Fitness Group Looks to Develop Women Leaders

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The intention is that every woman in our industry that has a desire to be in a leadership role or wants to progress their career, [can have] a connection, [have] a community of people that they can partner with to do that with,” said Lindsey Rainwater, a consultant and WIFA founder and president.

Daily Buzz: Taking a Stand on All-Male Speaking Panels

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Collins in a June 12 press release. Maryam Zaringhalam, a member of the leadership team at 500 Women Scientists , told The Washington Post that she hopes Collins’ message prompts other men to join the inclusivity conversation.

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National Initiative Looks to Strengthen Social Services

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APHSA supports the initiative by offering leadership and expertise. “We There is no better time than now to do this work as a united front and get to real solutions with commitment from all sides,” Evans said in a press release.

Report: Women Underrepresented in Cybersecurity

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Leadership and professional development programs also help build the pipeline as women who’ve completed these programs feel more valued at work, the report found. A new report found women in cybersecurity continually fight obstacles to their career advancement.

Questions & Answers Regarding Writing Without B t

Higher Logic

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? I got some great questions after last week's webinar, “ The Value of B t-Free Writing ,” for Higher Logic.

Hotel Industry Embarks on Pilot to Prevent Food Waste

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“Imagine every hotel breakfast buffet or conference luncheon eliminating food waste,” Pearson said in a news release.

Destinations Make Diversity and Inclusion a Strategic Priority

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“As the fourth-largest metropolitan city in the nation, Dallas offers arts and culture, shopping, dining and night life to all cultures and age groups,” said Bill Boyd, former Dallas CVB Chairman, in the 2012 press release announcing Richards’ new role.

Quiet Your Mind: Implementing Meditation in the Workplace

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Practicing mindfulness can strengthen awareness of how our experiences and historical choices drive our present moment actions and decisions,” eMindful Chief Digital Officer Zev Suissa said in a press release.

Let Your Message Fly on a Platform You Don’t Own

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“It frees up my time from operational and management duties and allows me get back to the ‘let’s just make something awesome that people love’ spirit that got us here,” he wrote , in a way that allowed him to get around the negative press floating around the valuation story.

Marketing, Membership and Comms Association Jobs – June 27


The role provides leadership, coaching and professional development opportunities for Membership staff. Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board !

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. Brittany Thompson, Naylor Association Solutions.

Abercrombie & Fitch Sizes Spur Association to Lead Boycott

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According to a press release from NEDA , the association met with A&F leadership in May to discuss the issue, but felt its concerns were disregarded.

Does Your Meeting Need a Chief Experience Officer?

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“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.

New Partnership Seeks to Diversify Boards

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NACD is working similarly with other affinity groups, including the Executive Leadership Council, Ascend, and Women Corporate Directors, to help recruit black, Pan-Asian, and female business leaders. “We

Online Community Launched for Parkinson Disease Patients, Caretakers

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Associations offer online communities for any number of reasons, including networking and information sharing, education, and leadership support.