How to Write and Distribute a Nonprofit Press Release

Wild Apricot

Looking to write a nonprofit press release and aren't sure where to start? Here's everything you need to know + examples and a free template

Reviving the Press Release

Wild Apricot

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


Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

2021 AMG Scholarship Winners Press Release


Writing a Press Release for Associations


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. Key Components of a Press Release: Letterhead (identify that it’s from your organization). For Immediate Release” under the date. A Press Release Should Not: Be longer than 1 page. Use a detailed subject line in your email (not simply “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. Press release titles should be relatively short,” Kane said. After all, a one-line title enables a reader to grasp the gist of the release. “It Subscribing to a wire service extends a press release’s reach.

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. For example, the wire service’s “2014 Media Survey” found a heavy reliance on press releases. When evaluating a press release, the most important information journalists look for is.

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+.

Add your press release to a blog.

AE on the Verge

If you email or fax your association press release to the media, consider what else you should do with it: 1. and include your blog address in the press release. The tag will likely show up on their own Facebook page, which means their friends, family, business acquaintances, others will enjoy seeing their name/picture (and read your press release too.). Add at least one hashtag to further promote your press release to the intended audience.

ASAE Condemns Assault on Democracy at U.S. Capitol


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. NEWS asae press release U.S. January 7, 2021. ASAE Condemns Assault on Democracy at U.S. Capitol. WASHINGTON — ASAE strongly condemns the violent, unlawful revolt against civil authority and America’s democratic process that took place yesterday at the U.S.

Protech Announces SSO Integration with Web Scribble


About Protech Association Answers AMS Integration integrations Job Board Press Release Web ScribbleCOLUMBIA, Md. July 29, 2020 – Protech Associates, Inc.

ASAE Calls for More Association-Specific Relief for COVID-19 Impacted Organizations


NEWS 501(c)(3) 501(c)(6) advocacy and Economic Security (CARES) Act asae ASAE Research Foundation Capitol Hill Coronavirus Aid covid-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) pandemic press release Relief Susan RobertsonWASHINGTON— ASAE applauded Congress for swiftly constructing a $2.2

ASAE Announces 10 Association Leaders to Class of Fellows


NEWS ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership fellows press releaseWASHINGTON — Ten association leaders have been selected for ASAE’s 2021 Class of Fellows.

Class 52

Protech Adds Chief Revenue Officer to Accelerate Growth and Boost Industry Partnerships


About Protech Association Answers CRO John Bjorn Press ReleaseCOLUMBIA, Md. Nove mber 11, 2020 – Protech Associates, Inc. Protech), a proven association management technology provider for associations and member-based organizations, hired John Bjorn as Chief Revenue Officer.

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.

ASAE Reveals 2020 Gold Circle Awards Winners


NEWS asae gold circle awards press releaseWASHINGTON — ASAE announces the winners of the 2020 Gold Circle Awards competition, which denotes excellence, innovation, and achievement in association/nonprofit marketing, membership, and communications programs.

SilkStart Selected as Finalist for 16th Annual VIATEC Technology Awards


press releaseApril 12th, 2017 (Victoria, BC) – SilkStart, a leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Membership Management Platform, is excited to announce our selection as a finalist for the 16th Annual VIATEC Technology Awards in the category of Technology Company of the Year (1-10 employees). VIATEC (Victoria Innovation, Advanced Technology and Entrepreneurship Council) announced 48 finalists in 12 award categories on April 11th, 2017.

Internet Association Hires New Legal & Policy Counsel


News Press Releases content moderation federal privacy intermediary liability protections legal and policy privacy

Internet Association Hires New Head Lobbyist In California


News Press Releases California California legislature New Hire Sacramento state government affairs

New Survey Shows Americans Want Economy-Wide, Federal Privacy Protections


Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) today released the results of a national public opinion survey that demonstrate Americans’ strong support for economy-wide, federal privacy protections. News Press Releases federal privacy federal privacy law privacy privacy legislation Survey

Internet Association Launches Website Highlighting the Industry’s COVID-19 Response Efforts


News Press Releases coronavirus covid-19 member efforts membership new websiteWashington, DC – Internet Association (IA) today launched a website highlighting the internet industry’s wide-ranging response to the COVID-19 pandemic and related resources.

New Quarterly IA Research Shows Consumer Preferences For Carsharing For The First Time


Washington, DC — Internet Association today released the Q1 2020 (Q3 2019 data) IA Industry Indicators Report (3I Report), which provides quarterly indicators for the internet sector. News Press Releases 3i 3i quarterly report 3i report

March Jobs Report Shows Online Jobs Posting Up After Last Month’s Drop, But Still Down By Half Over Last 12 Months


Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) today released the March IA Industry Indicators: Jobs (3i Jobs) report , which presents monthly insights on the U.S. News Press Releases 3i 3i jobs 3i jobs report 3i report

Internet Association Releases Proposal For Racial Justice And Reform And Reaffirms Commitment To Diversity & Inclusion


Washington, DC - Internet Association (IA) today released racial justice and reform considerations for policymakers as they work to address systemic racism and inequality. News Press Releases black lives matters diversity Diversity and Inclusion racial justice workforce

IA Calls On Supreme Court To Weigh In On Section 230’s Crucial Role In Content Moderation


News Press Releases CDA 230 como content moderation enigma software v malwarebytes section 230“Online content moderation efforts enabled by Section 230 make the best of the internet possible and help people enjoy safe experiences online.” Jon Berroya, IA Interim President and CEO.

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


News Press ReleasesLondon, UK - Internet Association (IA) – the trade association that represents leading global internet companies on public policy – today has unveiled a White Paper detailing the key digital provisions that should be part of any U.S.-UK UK trade agreement.

Class 52

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

KiKi L'Italien's Acronym Soup

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. The post WBT Systems Enhances Social Learning for Professionals with New TopClass LMS Release appeared first on WBT Systems.

LMS 41

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

Free Non-profit Webinar Round-up for November

Wild Apricot

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

We Could Not Be More Proud!

Velvet Chainsaw

Read the full press release , and for more event and registration info, visit the EIC Web site. Dear Friends, We are so excited to announce that Dave Lutz, our illustrious managing director, has been named an inductee to the 2021 Events Industry Council Hall of Leaders.

We’ve Been Acquired by Advancea – Association Field Report (October 8, 2021)

Moery Company

Read full press release here. . Hello, everybody, it’s JP Moery, Observations from the Field and oh my goodness, I got the biggest observation of all time, from our perspective anyway. I am really excited about our company and a future partnership moving forward.

Report 308

Big Data, Acres of Diamonds and more

Wild Apricot

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

Association Marketing: 4 Ways to Promote Your Professional Association Wins


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. Google News will display a press release on Business Wire the same way it does for traditional publications.

IMEX America picks Swapcard


[ Read full press release ]. Swapcard has partnered with IMEX Group, the premier global organizer for the business events community, to deliver a new portfolio of digital experiences for the global meetings and events industry.

Membership Management Software News: and Affiniscape Combine

YourMembership Blog

To learn more about this exciting time, please read our recent press release. Categories: News Tags: affiniscape , associations , membership management software , merger , We’re ushering out 2012 with a bang in this exciting merger, creating the world’s largest and fastest growing provider of web-based membership management software and association management software.

Ask Me Anything: 10 Answers to Your Questions About Membership Recruitment and Development

Moery Company

9) Is there still a place for “old school” communications like press releases and print advertising in my membership recruitment strategy?

#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

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.

CommPartners Announces Acquisition By Symphony Technology Group (STG)


[ Read the complete press release ]. Symphony Technology Group Acquires CommPartners, a Leading SaaS Provider of Learning Management System Software and Virtual Events .

CA 52

AMS News: Fonteva Acquired by Togetherwork


Read the full press release. Arlington, Va., February 10, 2021 – Fonteva announced that it has been acquired by Togetherwork , the leader in integrated software and payments for managing communities, groups and organizations. Togethrwork CEO Neil Platt. “I’m