Social Media News Release Template Step-by-Step Guide
The majority of journalists are using social media and say that although they rely on PR content now more than ever, they need it in a new form: a social media news release with multimedia assets to support the story.
Best Practices for an Online Newsroom - Evaluation Checklist
As the news and media landscape continues to shift, PR practitioners have to stay abreast of the latest trends. Usability guru Jakob Nielsen says corporate websites rate only a "D" in PR. Find out what the best practices for an online newsroom are today.
The Business Case for a Hosted Online Newsroom
Our recent research shows that the majority of companies in the US and UK are not offering all the new media features and tools that bloggers and journalists prefer. Here are main reasons a hosted online newsroom makes good business sense.
Can PR Earn an A+ in the Digital Age?
Back in 2001 usability expert Jakob Nielsen said corporate America gets a 'D' in PR because our online newsrooms were not delivering what journalists needed. Have we improved? What grade would we get in 2012?
2012 Online Newsroom Survey Highlights Gaps in Digital PR Practices
How people find and consume the news has changed dramatically in the last five years. Dealing with the media is one of the core techniques of PR, so we have to keep pace with these changes and offer journalists and bloggers what they need in the digital age.
How to Get an A+ in Digital PR - webinar
Online newsrooms are gaining in importance for journalists, bloggers, analysts, investors and the public. It is the one place on a company's website where they expect to find the latest news, and they also expect to find easy-to-use tools to help them to republish the content they find there. In this webinar we cover what should be in an online newsroom today, how the features work and why you ought to have them.
2013 Online Newsroom Checklist
Use this checklist of features and tools to evaluate your online newsroom. With the emphasis on visual storytelling and content marketing in 2013 your online newsroom has become a vital component of the strategy..
Working with the Media - Increasing Earned Mentions
As the media landscape continues to change and traditional media has to adapt to the demand for visual content online, there is a major opportunity for brands to work with the media and get more coverage.
Social Tools for PR - Webinar Video
A one-hour video of the recent webainr held with NetVibes and Meritus Digital about dashboard tools to monitor, manage and measure social content for PR.
Digital Newsroom Strategy - Webinar Video
Big brands like Coke, Nike and Marks and Spencer have already launched magazine-style digital newsrooms with content that appeals to both the public and the media. Can a small to mid-sized business with fewer resources do this?
Owned vs Earned Links in Press Releases
Google has reclassified their "link scheme' rules and they included links in press releases. Google now categorizes a press release as an advertisement.
Social Reputation Ignored by Many Executives
More than one-third of US executives say that the CEO of their company does not care, or cares little, about the company's reputation in social media
How Journalists Use Social Media to Report the News
A recent report from the Indiana University School of Journalism shows how US journalists are using social media to report the news.
Media Relations in the Age of Smartphone Reporting
Now that we are in the age of smartphone reporting, with reporters and bloggers always on the go and on their mobile devices, it's more important than ever for companies and organizations to prepare their news content so that it can be found in mobile search.
Why an Online News Hub is Google Panda Food
Google's latest Panda update focuses on high-quality, authoritative and original content that is updated regularly. A good online news hub that contains rich content about your brand meets all the criteria for great Google rankings.