The Big Picture: Most overused phrases in press releases

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« New International Survey on New Media Practices Uncovers Disparity in PR | Main. 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. Social Media. The Big Picture.

Social Media Roundup: A Glaring Example of Leadership Disparity

Associations Now

This issue, and more, in today’s Social Media Roundup: Missing in Action. "The The conference, which focuses on the future of the media, notoriously sees a small number of women attendees year after year.

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

Beth Kanter

But you are probably, like most who work in the social change sector, incredibly busy. Maybe you are muttering to yourself ”Who can find the time to do social media?” What are your strengths and preferences and what is the best match in terms of social channels?

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


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.

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

Off Stage

4, 2011 - The Answer Site: a Social Media Tool for Successful Real Estate Communities. “Not another social media column,” you grumble. Social media is hype—all Stetson and no horse.” Leadership Thoughts: Crafting the Job Description.

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.

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? How can these strategies for writing brevity be used to improve your writing for social media?

Nonprofits That Stray Off Course

Reid All About it

Steve Drake, whose company manages the National Christmas Tree Association, reached out to the social media community for advice and later wrote about the lessons they learned – lessons every nonprofit should heed. Tagged: Cause , Leadership , Nonprofits.

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Be a Social CRM Hero!


Just a quick recap of our How To Be A Social CRM Hero series so far. How To Apply Social to Education and Learning. Why do busy professionals turn to social media? How to Apply Social to Communications. Social media demands a new approach from you.

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.

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

Associations Now

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.

Association Advocacy Thrives in ‘Fake News’ Era

Association Adviser

Reading “fake news” is even more interesting, particularly on social media where passionate individuals often hide behind a left- or right-wing moniker and feel emboldened enough to spat about a blog or not-so-reputable news site. Jill Andreu.

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


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.

Marketing, Membership and Comms Association Jobs – June 27


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.

With New Administration, Government Communications Group Reasserts Members’ Role

Associations Now

Following a communications freeze by some government agencies , the National Association of Government Communicators (NAGC) released a statement last week reminding the public and the administration of the role its members play in government.

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.

This Week’s Association Membership & Marketing Jobs


We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. Director of Marketing and Membership , National Council for the Social Studies – an excellent opportunity for an experienced and high-energy association marketing professional.

Government Shutdown: Head Start Protest Draws Hundreds to Capitol Hill

Associations Now

In a press release issued before the rally, the association said that the current funding crisis is causing additional pain for a program already suffering from the effects of sequestration.

5 Lessons from Regis


Now, this is the area in which we tread lightly, especially those of us accustomed to the carefully-crafted press release or prepared statement. In this era of social media, however, organizations need to have quicker responses, they need to move as a living organism and not hide behind official statements. Uncategorized association Cardinal Hayes High School corporation leadership Live with Regis and Kelly members Regis volunteers

Four Steps to a Better Member Toolkit

Associations Now

Maybe you’re pulling together a media toolkit, and your chapter has a great template for creating press releases. A good toolkit can be shared in a variety of formats—on social media, across email, or even handed from one member to the next,” she says.

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.

The NEW Internet Landscape: A Primer for Realtors and MLSs : Off.

Off Stage

By now the news is out: earlier today the names of applicants for new top level domains (or TLD, the name that follows the dot in an internet address) was released. The press release states that “ NAR, through Real Estate Domains LLC (RED), has filed with ICANN for the.REALTOR TLD.

Starring….Your Association Publications

Association Adviser

Landscapes | Paysages has won two gold and three silver EXCEL awards from Association Media & Publishing for the Canadian Society of Landscpae Architects. One is Association Media & Publishing’s EXCEL Awards. Association Media & Publishing. Digital Media.

The Big Picture: Back to the Basics

The Big Picture

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. 70% say they visit online press rooms often or very often. 70% prefer news releases to be organized by types of news.

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. We asked Marcus Underwood, vice president for online media at Naylor, to weigh in about technology becoming more personal and, at times, more expensive. Marcus Underwood is the vice president for online media at Naylor, LLC.

Meetings, They Are A-Changin’

Associations Now

CFDA says that the current fashion week schedule doesn’t make sense in the era of social media, and it hired Boston Consulting Group to conduct a study in 2016 on the future of fashion shows. In addition, a new Executive Leadership Conference will be added in the fall.

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.

The Big Picture: Breakthrough Ideas for 2007

The Big Picture

« Most overused phrases in press releases | Main. Leadership. Social Media. 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. Leadership. Social Media. 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. « More Use RSS Than Have Heard Of It | Main.

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

Association Adviser

Task force members staffed the booth, answered questions and gave out a press release , new branded items and held a Q&A about the new brand. It’s about leadership, authenticity and principles. Angela Kisskeys, Associations North.

Pioneers in Justice: Building Networks and Movements for Social Justice

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: How do we build networks and movements around important social change issues. A generative social impact network links people together through relationships. A social impact network is different than a coalition or alliance – where the agenda and actions are controlled.

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.

Earning Media for Associations in the New Age

Association Adviser

Is the press release dead? Why won’t the media show up to my news conference? However, there’s another question I invite you to consider: How can I win in this new media landscape? Media loves provocative. Evolving: Think Beyond “Media”.

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? Leadership.

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

The Big Picture

Most overused phrases in press releases » December 05, 2006. New International Survey on New Media Practices Uncovers Disparity in PR. Sixty-three percent have not adapted their communications strategy to include proactive outreach to blogs, message boards and other forms of digital media. Peppercom and the Daily Dog have released a podcast offering further analysis of these findings. Leadership. Social Media. The Big Picture.

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

SCD Group

” Scott says “social media are tools. A couple of “definitions:” Newsjacking: “The process by which you inject your ideas or angles into breaking news, in real-time, in order to generate media coverage for yourself or your business.” Pages.

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AE on the Verge: Say it in 90 Seconds

AE on the Verge

Also, the media was invited and sufficient space was provided around the table for the photographers and news cameras to move around during the discussion. social media. (77). AE on the Verge. Association management, meetings and mania. Wednesday, December 1, 2010.

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. Leadership. Leadership Potential of GenX. Social Media. skip to main | skip to sidebar.