Reviving the Press Release

Wild Apricot Blog

Maybe it's time to revive the press release to help you drive traffic, increase member engagement, and boost search engine rankings. public relations

Writing a Press Release for Associations

GrowthZone

The purpose of a press release is to get attention, make news, and generate publicity. The Basics of Crafting a Press Release: Make it newsworthy; it’s not an ad, it’s a news article. For Immediate Release” under the date. Post the release on your website.

The Complete 2018 Step-by-Step Guide On How To Write A Press Release

Jamie Notter

In order to ensure the maximum effectiveness of your press release, you will want to make sure that they conform to certain generally accepted formatting practices. By following the press release format guide below, you’ll increase the reach and popularity of your company. But first, what is a press release? Whether you are planning on having a startup or you already have a company, here’s a handy guide on how to write a press release.

How Associations Can Get Media Traction with Press Releases

Associations Now

Here are six tips associations can use when writing and sending out press releases. Like other media outlets, Associations Now finds out about some of these initiatives through well-written and well-timed press releases. Release at an odd time. “

Study: The Press Release Is Not Dead

Associations Now

Despite the glut of information available to almost anyone, many journalists still rely on the press release and PR professionals for story leads. One communications pro shares some tips on crafting an effective release and the art of media pitching.

How (and why) to Write an Association Press Release

GrowthZone

The purpose of a press release is to get attention, make news, and generate publicity. The Basics of Crafting a Press Release: Make it newsworthy; it’s not an ad, it’s a news article. For Immediate Release” under the date. Post the release on your website.

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. 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+.

SilkStart Selected as Finalist for 16th Annual VIATEC Technology Awards

SilkStart

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Thanks For Playing: What I'm Reading

Thanks For Playing

Do you do press releases? skip to main | skip to sidebar. Thanks For Playing. Seeking community in associations since 2008. 11 July 2012. What Im Reading. 10 Skills for the future workforce. Want to reward your readers? How about a cookie ? you know you do) PRSA can help you write better boilerplate (although I’d probably avoid the alliteration thing). Secret to success ? Long view, simplicity, speed. Thats it. Dealing with the pain of innovation.

WBT Systems Enhances Social Learning for Professionals with New TopClass LMS Release

WBT Systems

TRAININGPRESSRELEASES.COM ) – With the latest release of the TopClass Learning Management System, WBT Systems expands the social learning capabilities of their comprehensive and flexible learning platform for associations, training organizations and extended enterprise.

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Union Station Turns Red to Support Joplin, Missouri ?Red Tie? event.

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Learning from the ‘Netflix Diet.’

YourMembership Blog

The wildly popular internet brand with more than 100 million members in more than 190 countries recently published a press release about its global audience’s viewing habits. Can Netflix viewer data support our education plans? That audience enjoys more than 125 million hours of television shows and movies every single day. What the data shows. The post Learning from the ‘Netflix Diet.’ appeared first on YourMembership. Online Learning Professional Development

Association Marketing: 4 Ways to Promote Your Professional Association Wins

Association Management

3. Take advantage of press releases. But press releases still work—arguably, even better—for digital publications. For professional associations, this means your story doesn’t have to target the New York Times print edition in order to be press release-ready.

Free Non-profit Webinar Round-up for November

Wild Apricot Blog

Topics include mobile marketing; press releases; email marketing; multi-channel fundraising; volunteer job descriptions; grant proposals and much more. This month we've found 22 free non-profit webinars. Fundraising webinar Non-profit social media

#DropsMic Public Speaking Tips for Association Professionals

AMR Management Services

As association professionals, we all engage in written communication pretty much all day every day, whether it’s writing emails, articles, social media posts, press releases, blogs, white papers

Membership Management Software News: YourMembership.com and Affiniscape Combine

YourMembership Blog

To learn more about this exciting time, please read our recent press release.

More Venture Capital in the AMS Space

Effective Database

According to the press release, MemberSuite will use the money to “add over 50 team members, with a focus on hiring in sales, marketing, and engineering…” This investment is the latest in a string of private equity and venture capital in the AMS market. The latest announcement of venture capital money investing in an AMS company is MemberSuite. As noted here , Revolution Ventures is investing $11 million in MemberSuite.

Higher Logic Acquires Kavi: Powerful Collaboration for Thriving Communities

Higher Logic

Read more about the acquisition in our press release. 2017 is shaping up to be our best year yet! Last month we announced our acquisition of Socious, bringing the best minds in member engagement together to lead in product innovation and the community industry.

Labor Department Proposes Association Retirement Plans

Associations Now

Many small businesses would like to offer retirement benefits to their employees, but are discouraged by the cost and complexity of running their own plans,” said Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta in a press release.

Higher Logic Acquires Informz and Real Magnet

Higher Logic

Read more about the acquisition in our press release. We can’t believe how eventful 2017 has been for Higher Logic. We’re so proud of all the hard work our employees, partners, and customers have put in to help make this a banner year.

Big Data, Acres of Diamonds and more

Wild Apricot Blog

Here are some of the fresh links we've bookmarked on Apricot Jam this week: Big Data Without Defining Success First is a Big Mistake; Finding Your Organization's Acres of Diamonds and 8 Principles for Writing a Nonprofit Press Release. Fundraising Apricot Jam; data

Higher Logic Acquires Socious: Building Better Communities Together

Higher Logic

Read more about the acquisition in our press release.

Have You Seen the IDC MarketScape Report on Online Communities?

Higher Logic

Online communities are all about getting relevant, ongoing conversations to customers quickly and easily. The community industry is quickly becoming a frontrunner for the customer experience, with an emphasis on the growing importance of communities for customer relationships, feedback, and support.

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MemberClicks Acquires WebLink, an Association Management Software Company

MembersClicks

Read the full press release here.]. We announced some very exciting news yesterday! As you may have heard, MemberClicks acquired WebLink , an association management software company located in Indianapolis. You may have some questions, so we want to provide you with a few answers. Take a look! Association Views

You’ve Got to Read This: August 23, 2011

Reid All About it

Claire Celsi asks us to: “Challenge yourself never to send another standard press release again.” She wants us to use our skills and creativity instead to get our news in front of reporters, and gives Six Alternatives to Sending a Press Release.

10 Film Industry Tips for Getting Media Coverage for Events

Cvent Association Tips

Yet, many event planners struggle with attracting media attention and getting enough press coverage. Send press releases to traditional and non-traditional media. Instead of just doing a big press conference, host an evening launch reception and mini-junkets.

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Making a Day of It

Association Management

Instead of just cranking out more press releases or tweets, maybe you need to make a Day of it. Last week I saw the coolest Facebook post from my sister-in-law, who works at EMC in Hopkinton, Massachusetts.

Industry Hiring Managers: Reach & Recruit Only the Best Candidates

YourMembership Blog

Read the press release to learn more. Lean how associations make it easy for you. Niche job boards, recruitment advertising and sponsorship solutions make it easier than ever for associations to bring value to their industry and members.

Working with the Media

Associations Live

Press releases can improve the visibility of your organization and recognize key people and events. Include live links in your press releases. Include the press release in the body of an email as well as attach the document.

Association Web Design and Considerations for News Coverage

Vanguard Tech

However, David points out traditional PR tactics such as distributing your press release through a newswire or having relationships with reporters so you can directly pitch your stories still matter. We already know your association website is a destination for members.

7 things I like about the Federation of Small Business’s website

Optimist Consulting

section: Tabbed content means you can stay on the homepage and see the four most recent news stories, press releases, issues or publications, without having to leave and click through to a separate landing page, giving you more choice over when you want to leave the homepage and read in more depth.

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. I’ve been a busy blogging bee lately.

You’ve Got to Read This: October 11, 2011

Reid All About it

Standard press releases are often misdirected, irrelevant and boring. Here are some creative alternatives to sending a press release from Claire Celsi at Ragan’s PR Daily.

GivingTuesday 2018 Scales Generosity and Kindness to New Highs

Beth Kanter's Blog

Why did they release $7 million match all at once? The results for this week’s GivingTuesday 2018 have been reported.

Report Highlights Internet of Things Security, Privacy Issues

Associations Now

Last week, the Broadband Internet Technical Advisory Group released a report with Internet of Things security and privacy recommendations. Unapproved access or control. Unauthorized monitoring or surveillance. Device or system failures.

Super Lessons

Association Management

Surely everyone’s read our press release.” I know the rest of the country doesn’t want to hear it, but all I’ve watched on TV this week is Super Bowl highlights. I’ve watched the replay of the game. I’ve watched the NFL films featuring the mic’d up players.

Subscription Box Association Launches to Deliver Tips on Business, Sustainability

Associations Now

Over the next decade, the subscription box industry is on track to generate more than $90 billion in annual revenues,” said Paul Chambers, one of the cofounders of SUBTA, in a press release. “We

5 Ways to Find Low-Cost Association Conference Speakers

GrowthZone

press releases, logos on your site, social media promotion, email marketing, etc.). When it comes to finding a conference speaker, associations work with a limited (if any) budget. The challenge, though, is that a talented speaker is a key to increasing attendance and engaging members.

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Higher Logic Acquires Marketing Automation Platforms Informz and Real Magnet

Informz

Read the full press release here. We have very exciting news to share this morning. Informz has been acquired by Higher Logic, an industry leader in cloud-based community platforms.

New Report Examines How Millennials View Leadership

Associations Now

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.

Accounting Association Highlights Certificate Program to Stay Ahead of Automation

Associations Now

When we first launched the ‘You’ve Got to Earn It’ campaign, we were just beginning to understand how automation would impact the work of accounting and finance professionals,” said Jeff Thomson, IMA president and CEO, in a press release.

How a Major Corporation Crowdsources Product Innovation (And How You Can Too)

Higher Logic

Huge approval from customers, dozens of articles on both releases, and increased penetration into a market where nearly half of customers prefer non-dairy alternatives. Almondmilk was released over a year ago and is still delighting customers and improving their lives on a daily basis.

Hurricane Florence Sheds Light on Pharmacists’ Work and Role in Public Health

Associations Now

The theme of this year’s APhA campaign, “Easy to Reach and Ready to Help,” aims to educate the public on just that, according to a press release. What does a pharmacist do?