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Media Outlet Availability on PR Efforts | Business Wire Blog

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One of the common refrains in the public relations industry is that PR is getting harder because there are fewer publications to pitch. Is this actually true? How would we know?

Hola and Hello: When Translation Isn’t Enough to Reach the U.S. Hispanic Market | Business Wire Blog

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We recently wrapped National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 - Oct. 15) celebrations, but it doesn’t mean your media outreach efforts must stop right there. For Latinos, Hispanic Heritage is all year round, so let’s make sure you’re not missing out. public relations media relations

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The 2020 List of Media Relations Best Practices Blog Posts | Business Wire Blog

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Earned media is considered some of the most valuable content an organization can generate. Earned media comes with a stamp of approval that brands cannot generate on their own. media relations

How to Track Inbound Traffic from a Press Release | Business Wire Blog

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There are many advantages of using Business Wire to distribute your press release. One of the biggest advantages is the high visibility the news releases we distribute receive within media and search spaces.

Harness the Power of Influencers and Advocates

Learn how to find and use influencers and advocates to gain buyer's trust on your behalf.

How to Write a News Release in 2020 | Business Wire Blog

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In 2020, we are consuming more news than ever before. Whether keeping up with the latest health news or attempting to fill endless hours, we are turning to social channels and news apps to discover and learn. This provides an excellent opportunity for businesses to catch audience attention.

Hispanic, Latino/a, Latinx: Celebrating a Growing Cultural Heritage | Business Wire Blog

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Since 1988, the United States has celebrated National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15-October 15. During this month, we honor the countless cultural and societal contributions of more than 60 million Hispanic Americans. Also of mention, Hispanics are the largest minority group in the U.S.

2020 Election: Why Campaign Managers Need to Think Like PR Pros to Win | Business Wire Blog

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On November 3, registered voters in the U.S. will cast their ballots to elect the next president of the United States.

Visual Storytelling: Why PR Pros Should Own Earned Media Creation | Business Wire Blog

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If Public Relations teams are responsible for sharing and amplifying the company’s messaging, why are so many using marketing assets to supplement their outreach? The time has come for PR communicators to start creating their own visual content that appeals specifically to reporters and readers.

Navigating Deal Communications

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Mergers, acquisitions, divestitures – these are some of the most challenging communication scenarios investor relations and corporate teams face.

Top 15 Free PR Ideas to Grow Your Online Business

You've got a great idea, you've built your killer team, and you've maybe even gone through the first round or two of funding.

32 Media Relations Tips to Maximize Your Coverage Opportunities | Business Wire Blog

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For the past 60 years, Business Wire has worked in conjunction with media outlets, large and small, around the globe. As the world changes, so does journalism. In 2020, reporters and organizations are looking for more authentic stories to tell.

A SPAC IPO Renaissance and the De-SPAC Communications Necessities | Business Wire Blog

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SPACs – Special Purpose Acquisition Companies – have risen to prominence over the last few years. Another way to look at a SPAC IPO might be to call it a SPAC “IPM” – for Initial Public Merger.

How to Grab Attention and Maintain Interest with Your Press Release Headline | Business Wire Blog

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News releases are used every day to inform audiences about recent changes within an organization. Some are successful, garnering editorial coverage, attention and eyeballs. Many others are glanced at and ignored. What is the difference?

Finding “the Other” Voice – Three Steps to Mastering your Executive Team’s Written Communication | Business Wire Blog

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The IRO Recipe – Don’t Leave Out this Ingredient. investor relations

How to “Kill It” During Your Next Big Change

When it comes to change communication, employees need your help to understand what’s happening. Use these four steps to help employees navigate change.

So What’s Your Post-election Communications Strategy? | Business Wire Blog

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For any organization, 2020 has been a messaging challenge. COVID-19, personal anxieties, work and school disruptions, and the economic and political issues have disrupted even the best communications strategies.

Learn from the Best:  4 Lessons from PR Agency Experts | Business Wire Blog

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I am always in awe about how much I learn from our clients. During a recent roundtable discussion, agency experts shared their thoughts in a Q&A session with Business Wire clients.

Everything You Need to Know About Press Releases and SEO | Business Wire Blog

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One recurring question we receive is whether news releases are useful in search engine visibility and link building strategies. The short answer is yes – and no. education public relations

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COVID-19: Not the Time to Stop Communications | Business Wire Blog

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We may think that the world will never be the same. Partly, we’d be right. Yes, there is a new normal, and our lives will continue to be significantly disrupted in the coming months—perhaps a year. However, before we start our motorcycle gang and storm across the desert Mad Max-style, we should take pause and look at crises in times past and see if we have any insights on what surviving and thriving businesses did in times like these. public relations

Addressing the Small-Cap Dilemma to Capture Investor Mindshare with Four Alternative Strategies | Business Wire Blog

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Attracting investor attention has been a long-standing dilemma for small-cap issuers, especially due to their lower IR resources.

UK Survey Results Reveal PR Industry in Upheaval as it Comes to Terms with COVID-19 and Brexit | Business Wire Blog

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Productivity planning is crucial to business resilience finds the latest #FuturePRoof survey. Organisations need to plan for dips in productivity as the human impact of the Coronavirus pandemic takes hold.

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The Three Essential Communications Messages Shoppers Need to Hear to Get Them Back Into Physical Stores | Business Wire Blog

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Over the weekend, I saw a commercial for the rural lifestyle retailer Tractor Supply Company called “ Stronger Together." Like many current ads, it thoroughly communicates that Tractor Supply Company cares about the health and safety of the customers and employees in its stores.

If You Want Reporters to Pay Attention to Your Story, Here Are 5 Things You Must Do | Business Wire Blog

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Recently, on a Business Wire webinar, I spoke to Lydia Dishman , Contributing Editor, Fast Company; Jefferson Graham , Tech Columnist, USA Today; and Anna Medaris Miller , Senior Heath Reporter, Business Insider on how they want to be pitched. You can view our conversation here. public relations media relations

What PR Stands to Gain from Content Marketing

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The public relations industry has always been a text-based business. education public relations marketing

We May Not Know When, But We Can Plan | Business Wire Blog

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What companies can do to prepare for a return to work post COVID-19. public relations

State of PR Around the Globe | Business Wire Blog

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The With Global Alliance is an international network of agencies specializing in tech PR and marketing. The Coronavirus pandemic is affecting agencies around the world in a variety of ways. Each country and region is at different points in the lifecycle of the virus and its economic impact. public relations

Is 2020 the Year ESG Forever Changed Business for Better? | Business Wire Blog

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To think, under the fog of a global pandemic, social unrest and economic duress, we started a decade that, in a look back years from now, could rank as the year we not only just talked about but acted the most on the initialism that’s just about everywhere in the business community.

Media Relations in the Age of Coronavirus and Other Natural or Manmade Disasters | Business Wire Blog

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When a major disaster hits, whether it’s COVID-19 or another event that puts people, property and businesses in peril, it's often difficult to understand the best path forward to approaching the media. Although companies may have information or announcements that can benefit the public, there is a sensitive line between providing helpful and valuable information and being seen as trying to profit on the back of a tragedy.

Investor Relations Thoughts and Best Practices in the COVID-19 Environment | Business Wire Blog

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The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all aspects of our lives. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed amid a sea of information, but it’s paramount to focus on the health and safety of loved ones, family and co-workers. My partners and I founded Blueshirt in 1999, right before the tech stock bubble, and we’ve helped guide companies through the highs and lows of major financial events over the past 20 years. investor relations

From Germany to the United States, A Look at Today’s Media Landscape with Journalist Jan Wagner | Business Wire Blog

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Jan Wagner is a freelance financial journalist from Chicago who is based in Frankfurt, Germany. public relations media relations

The 2020 Crisis Communications Resource List | Business Wire

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In today’s digital world, a crisis can occur at any time and can come from any direction. It can be a negative event surrounding your product, an emergency impacting your stakeholders, or a global pandemic impacting your business supply chain. education public relations

Black History Month Webinar Reveals Digital Marketing Best Practices in 2020

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Last month in honor of Black History Month we co-hosted “The Art of Marketing” webinar with our media partner Black PR Wire. Panelists from various marketing industries shared their best practices and how they have used the art of marketing to build successful brands. marketing

Top Tips to Successfully Work From Home While Parenting During COVID-19 | Business Wire

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Working from home has its perks but also presents unique challenges—especially when the rest of the family is home too. With offices and schools closed to combat the spread of COVID-19, working from home means changing the traditional way of conducting business for many organizations and their employees. education

Communications During the COVID-19 Crisis | Business Wire Blog

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The current COVID-19 pandemic is undoubtedly one of the worst in living memory for most people. The suddenness and the rapid spread of the virus across the world have caught many companies (and governments) by surprise. The reactions of many of business leaders and heads of government have ranged from shell-shocked silence to impressive displays of leadership. public relations

The Ultimate 2020 Investor Relations Communications Resource List | Business Wire Blog

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Communicating market-moving news in 2020 is unlike any other time in modern investor history. From supply chain disruptions to workforce displacements, this global pandemic has single-handedly changed businesses and, with it, investor relations. investor relations

Communication in the Age of COVID-19: What Conditions the Efficiency of the Communications Strategy | Business Wire Blog

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Uncertainty about the unknown is normal. What we are experiencing has no close precedents. Is it possible to have formulas for situations not previously experienced? Without the spirit of questioning the intentions of some specialists, the real thing is that we have to take action. Although we are talking about changes – and many were already in full development – now we have been forced to make them.

The Art and Science of PR in the Digital Age

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Public relations isn’t easy. There’s a balance to our craft—a strategic mix of interpersonal grace and tactical excellence mostly foreign to other professions. Persistence, assertion, charm, and humility tie to every relationship and placement we earn. For decades, understanding the audience’s goals and interests drove our successes; it was our ability to engage with reporters that earned PR a seat at the table. But in recent years, that balance has shifted.

How We Talk “ESG” in a Post Pandemic World | Business Wire Blog

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In many ways, how we talk about environmental, social and governance themes hasn’t changed in a long time. What has changed in the last decade, though, is we’re discussing it an awful lot more, which means the choices we make in how we communicate on ESG and impact and sustainable business – and the myriad ways we refer to same – are far more critical in the months and years ahead.

Investor Relations Communication in a Time of Crisis: 6 Areas to Focus On | Business Wire Blog

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Investors are in the business of assessing risk and making judgment calls based on their belief in a company’s ability to achieve certain results in the future. During times of crisis, it is more important than ever for management teams to have decisive plans in place, convey a sense of control and communicate effectively with the investment community.