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Editing Your Press Release: 9 Tips for Getting it Right | Business Wire Blog

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The actress and author Louise Brooks, who began her working life as a Jazz Age flapper and concluded it as an acclaimed essayist, described her writing process this way: “Writing is 1% inspiration — and 99% elimination.”. All writing — even the best writing — needs editing. In my years as a journalist, corporate PR executive and now agency owner, I’ve found that the most important edit is the edit we do to our own work, before we ever hand it over to the boss. public relations

Business Wire Celebrates 60 Years of Innovation | Business Wire Blog

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Happy 60 th anniversary, Business Wire! We have a lot to celebrate!

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Hispanic Heritage Month: What the U.S. Census Report Confirms About the Latinx Population and What it Means to Today’s Communicators

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Hispanic Heritage Month takes place every year ( September 15-October 15 ) to celebrate and honor Hispanic Americans. This year, the 2020 U.S. Census Report was released, revealing tremendous growth and change in the Hispanic population, plus a confirmation that the country is becoming more diverse.

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A Must Read for PR Pros: 7 Journalists Share Pros and Cons to Using Clubhouse | Business Wire Blog

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Everyone is talking about Clubhouse – but is this a chat app, marketing tool, or a new way to connect reporters and industry experts around the globe? We asked seven journalists for their experiences and thoughts on Clubhouse and the opportunities it held for media relations. media relations

How Startup Leadership Can Inspire the Team to Deliver Results and Become Great

Inspiring the team to do their best, break through barriers and achieve milestones is the core responsibility of the startup leadership. Inspiring people to do great requires installing confidence and the ability to learn from setbacks and failures.

With Great Power Comes Great Corporate Social Responsibility | Business Wire Blog

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Spider-Man’s Uncle Ben popularized the adage: “With great power comes great responsibility.” His wise words are particularly relevant in today’s climate as brands discover their own power.

Keeping it Real: Using PR to Combat Misinformation and Disinformation | Business Wire Blog

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News and social media can readily be coopted for malicious intent, ranging from taking your money, to damaging a company’s reputation, to political gain. While the internet has many positive functions, it can also act as a fertilizer for untruths. public relations

9 Ways to Increase Media Relations Results in a Post-Pandemic World | Business Wire Blog

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Media relations has always been a blend of timing and storytelling. But what happens when you have a global pandemic, a worldwide cry for humanity and a mass reduction in media outlets?

Strategy is the Best Policy: Building a Successful Government Relations Program | Business Wire Blog

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Crypto regulations , budget and infrastructure planning , and policy measures on Big Tech companies’ practices are some of the vital roles the U.S. government plays in our daily lives. It has become a critical external force that can affect the operations of any organization.

8 Tips for Maximizing Your International Press Release | Business Wire Blog

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There is no doubt today that we are part of a global economy. With a click, we can purchase goods made next door or halfway around the world. For many companies, this provides exciting opportunities to enter into new markets faster than ever before.

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.

5 Considerations When Translating Your Press Release | Business Wire Blog

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Translation is a key component of any multilingual public relations strategy, and the ROI of accurately translating a press release is well worth considering. public relations

9 Enhancements to Improve Your Business Wire Press Release Reader Experience | Business Wire Blog

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One of my favorite parts of my job is collaborating with internal teams on our continual goal to enhance the effectiveness of our clients’ press releases.

5 Public Relations Trends for 2021 | Business Wire Blog

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Business Wire hosted a webinar where experts discussed the top trends impacting public relations in 2021. The panel featured Sandra Fathi , President, Affect PR; Ginger Porter , President, Central Region, Golin; and Stuart Bruce , PR Futurist and CEO, Stuart Bruce Associates.

Moving Beyond Photos – Use Multimedia to Increase the Value of Your News | Business Wire Blog

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I am sure by now, you’ve noticed that everyone is talking about the value of including visuals with your news release. And for good reason. Media relations today is harder than ever, and so is catching reader attention. Multimedia helps you do both.

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.

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

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?

The Challenges of the Modern Journalist – Insights from Business Wire’s 2020 Media Survey | Business Wire Blog

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Breaking news. Live videos. Social media updates. Push notifications. 24/7 news cycles. We're more informed now than we've ever been. We have unlimited choices to consume news. But, as modern journalists work around the clock, how are they facing the industry’s biggest challenges? media relations

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The Story of U.S. Reflections on a Shared History Built on Diversity | Business Wire Blog

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Like so many people around the world, I watched the events of January 6, 2021 unfold with varying degrees of shock, sadness and despair.

A CHRO’s Perspective on Substance Use in the Workplace: Supportive Strategies to Help Your Workforce Thrive

Speaker: Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Psychiatry and Naj Wright, MBA, C-Suite HR Executive

Through advances in technology and access to care, managers can be empowered to serve as the front line of defense to help identify employee AUD and SUD concerns before they escalate. Understanding AUD and SUD, and providing tools for your workforce to overcome the challenges that they pose, is key to fostering strong mental health at work. Join us for this important how-to discussion.

Three Ways to Increase the Impact of Your Technology News | Business Wire Blog

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For the last 18 months, Business Wire and Onclusive have been working closely together to analyze thousands of press releases. In our recent webinar , we examined more than 6,000 technology press releases and the results were surprising.

The Third Quarter is a “Tell”: Seven Key Considerations for Quarterly Reporting | Business Wire Blog

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For companies on a December 31 st fiscal year, the third quarter is the 'tell' as to the full-year results: there’s only one quarter left, and at the time of reporting you’re well into that period.

Celebrating Success: How Canadian Online Publishing Awards Created an Innovative Virtual Event Experience | Business Wire Blog

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This year’s edition of the Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPA) was a special one, not only because they were forced to transform and innovate their in-place strategies due to the pandemic, but also because it marked their 12-year anniversary.

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.

The Growth PR Playbook

PR and communications now rely on data-driven, real-time, iterative storytelling with metrics that help to manage crises, get ahead of the competition, and impact the bottom line. Learn how to build a Growth PR plan in this Onclusive whitepaper.

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?

[SERIES] Part 6: Why Should You Use a Newswire to Distribute Your News Release? Public Demand | Business Wire Blog

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In this series, we are taking a deep look at the role newswires play in the news and content space, including the highly specific benefits of using a newswire, especially a trusted one, to amplify your news.

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.

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.

Generating Leads with Facebook: A Guide for Businesses

In this Facebook guide for businesses, we’ll help you strategize with tips and techniques straight from our playbooks. We also let you in on the best practices for improving your lead gen campaigns, starting with a review of your performance metrics.

From CSR to Investor Relations to the Hispanic Market to Public Policy: Business Wire’s Most Popular Blog Posts of Q3 2021 | Business Wire Blog

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In the third quarter of 2021, corporate social responsibility (CSR), investor relations, the Hispanic market in the U.S., and government and policy communications were the blog topics that resonated most with communications readers. investor relations public relations media relations

Recruiting in PR: Eliminating Barriers to Entry for People of Color | Business Wire Blog

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While speaking with a friend who is in the process of applying to law school, the topic of the lack of minorities in this particular school came up during a conversation with an admissions officer.

Make Sure Your Reputation Management Agency Doesn’t Ruin Your Reputation | Business Wire Blog

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Reputation has always mattered. We might not have had to worry about “cancel culture” or bad online reviews in our past, but there’s never been a time when people didn’t gossip with their friends and neighbors about other people.

Current State of the Media – What Business Wire’s 2020 Media Survey Revealed | Business Wire Blog

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Smaller newsrooms. Layoffs and furloughs. Fake news. Soaring news consumption. A global pandemic. The media industry was among the hardest hit in 2020 as journalists played a vital role in informing the public during these uncertain times. media relations

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Harness the Power of Influencers and Advocates

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

“What Exactly Do You Do?” Explain Your Role in PR and Digital Marketing With This Handy Cheat Sheet | Business Wire Blog

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No matter which way you’re gathering with loved ones this holiday season and beyond, someone you care about from outside your bubble will surely ask, “What is it you do again?”. For most people that question is easy to answer.

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.

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.

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.