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. “

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. 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.

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

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.

Anti Global Mass Surveillance Tech Company, OpenNova, Launches New Secured Internet Router Product

NonProfit University Blog

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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.

St. Louis twin duo, WombMates, release new music video

NonProfit University Blog

WombMates release new music video on YouTube. After months of living on the road traveling across the country Jacob and Noah Smith, now promoting their band, WombMates, release a music video referencing their travels and experiences on the road. LOUIS, MO – St.

Ryan Van Wagenen Discusses How Cryptocurrency Will Play into Digital Currency Going Forward

NonProfit University Blog

Press Release Blockchain blockchain technology cryptocurrency digital currency press release ryan van wagenen TodayNewsRyan Van Wagenen has been with Global Private Equity for nearly a decade and is no stranger to the cryptocurrency movement.

St. Louis News: WombMates Scheduled to Perform at thirteenfifty-six Public House, Saturday, June 16th

NonProfit University Blog

ST LOUIS, MO – St Louis band, WombMates , recently released a new music video, is scheduled to perform at thirteenfifty-six Public House in Twin Oaks this coming Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 8 pm to 11 pm.

St Louis Eternity Med Spa Hosts BELLAFILL® Day – The Only 10 year FDA Approved Filler

NonProfit University Blog

Press Release beauty day bellafill cosmetic Creve Coeur eternity med spa fda approved filler free financing st louis st louis beauty spa st louis events st louis med spa TodayNewsLouis Med Spa Holds Bellafill® Beauty Day: Six Months Care Credit Free Financing.

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Completes Nuclear Security Advisory Mission in Switzerland

NonProfit University Blog

General iaea International Atomic Energy Agency nuclear security advisory mission press release Switzerland TodayNewsAn International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts today completed a nuclear security advisory mission in Switzerland.

European Private Equity Updates by Ryan Van Wagenen

NonProfit University Blog

Press Release Blackstone Cuts cryptocurrency movement European Firms Raise $8 Billion European Private Equity Updates Mr. Van Wagenen is from Cottonwood ryan van wagenen TodayNewsEuropean Firms Raise $8 Billion.

Ryan Van Wagenen Update: What Early Investors in Bitcoin Are Doing Now

NonProfit University Blog

Press Release Arthur Hayes CEO of Bitmex cryptocurrency conference with Ryan Van Wagenen Lenny Hyde and cryptocurrency ryan van wagenenRyan Van Wagenen of Global Private Equity has covered technology since 2011 and has been the firm’s guru in cryptocurrency the past few years.

Tech Savy Buyers Choose Eight Sleep

NonProfit University Blog

Press Release IoT mattress sleep Sleep Technology TodayNewsIf you are into tech (and who isn’t these days) we urge you to look into the top pick for technology innovator in the sleep industry.

Business News: Express Scripts Statement on Administration’s Comments on Drug Pricing

NonProfit University Blog

LOUIS, MO – Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) released the following statement in response to the Administration’s announcement today on prescription drug costs: “President Trump rightly recognizes drug companies charge way too much, and their prices need to come down.

SilkStart Selected as Finalist for 16th Annual VIATEC Technology Awards


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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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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.

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

KiKi L'Italien's Acronym Soup

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.

MemberClicks Acquires WebLink, an Association Management Software Company


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

Membership Management Software News: and Affiniscape Combine

YourMembership Blog

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

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

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.

More Venture Capital in the AMS Space

Effective Databse

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 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.

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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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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

5 Ways to Find Low-Cost Association Conference Speakers


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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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.

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.

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.