Why is Blogging Important in 2021?

Ronn Torossian

The use of blogs has been one of the most used methods of social media marketing. Visit any business site and you are likely to find a blog with tips, reviews, stories and more […]. The post Why is Blogging Important in 2021?

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

Business Wire

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

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Multicultural Communications That Matter | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

Last month, I spent time talking to multicultural communications experts Bernadette Morris , LaTricia Harper Woods , and Christina Yumul to prepare for our webinar on Multicultural Communications.

5 Public Relations Trends for 2021 | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

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.

Media Outlet Availability on PR Efforts | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

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?

Considerations for Effective Post-IPO Investor Communications | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

In 2020, the number of IPOs reached 480 , up from 233 in 2019, and this uptick in public offerings continues to rise in 2021. In fact, as of March 2021, U.S. markets recorded nearly 400 IPOs, a significant increase from the 37 IPOs recorded in the same period in 2020.

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

Business Wire

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.

Blogging Tips for PR Pros

PR Expanded

Fast forward almost ten years and blogging is so ubiquitous that not only are blogs supplanting traditional media channels as sources for breaking news, practically every single company I can think of has one. A good public relations professional will counsel their client to have a blog or content hub as a way to showcase thought leadership, earned media placements, company news, and announcements, and engage with fans and followers. Your blog is your community.

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

Business Wire

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?

State of PR Around the Globe | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

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.

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

Business Wire

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.

From 2021 PR Trends to Diversity in Hiring to International PR: Business Wire’s 10 Most Sought-After Blog Posts (Q1 2021) | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

Writing tips, international news distribution, and a frank discussion on hiring practices in the public relations industry – these are just a sample of topics our blog touched on this year. Business Wire’s 10 most sought-after blog posts for Q1 2021 are back, featured here.

The 7 Deadly Sins of Blogging and How to Avoid Them

Cision

Have you committed one of these 7 blog killers? Media BlogBeing a serial writer is a demanding and mysterious craft.

Communications During the COVID-19 Crisis | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

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 reincarnation of blogs—and new opportunities for marketers

Agility PR Solutions

Although there may be disagreement about when blogging was born, one thing is clear. Blogging has been reincarnated and the pandemic deserves a lot of credit for it. The best guess is that blogging got its name in the early to mid-1990s.

Getting Started in PR? Here are 5 Steps to Build Your Career | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

In our recent professional education webinar ( click here to view the webinar), we brought together PR leaders and academics and a rising public relations professional to find out what newer PR pros need to know to move forward in their careers. public relations

Is PR Ready for AI? New #AIinPR Survey Examines Knowledge and Gaps | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

No disrespect intended, but it seems that for many senior and mid-level PR and communications pros, artificial intelligence is pretty, pretty, pretty low on their priority list. It’s as if they’re waiting for someone to send them the Official Memo with a timeframe and process to get ready for AI.

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

Business Wire

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.

10 Questions to Ask Before You Publish a New Blog Post

Cision

If you don’t have these must-haves checked off your list before publishing, a new blog post may not perform as well as you’d hoped. Media BlogDon’t skip these steps!

Why is blogging important?

Axia PR

Spice up your company’s personality through blogging. Blogs: What are they? An easy description would be blogs are like public online diaries for people, organizations, and companies.

Top Blog: 2019 Edition

Cision

Check out our top blog posts of 2019 to review the best of this year and get prepped for what comes next. Need a little reading to carry you through the end of the year? Best Practices

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

Business Wire

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.

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

Business Wire

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

Business Wire

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.

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

Business Wire

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 Write a News Release in 2020 | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

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.

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

Business Wire

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.

The 2020 Public Affairs Resource List | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

The world is changing. More and more consumers are turning their attentions to the role companies play in the local and global society. And with this attention, the discussion of Public Affairs and Public Policy quickly emerges.

What are Earned Media Visuals and Why Should You Create Them? | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

Every day, Business Wire works with our clients to select the best distribution paths to maximize the impact of their news releases. After all, with 60 years in the news industry, we know what works, and what can be improved. Creating visuals specifically for media usage is here to stay.

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

Business Wire

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.

The Joy of Coverage: Tips for Writing Your Holiday News Release | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

Holiday seasons evoke winter cheer — picture bustling markets, ice skating, warm mugs of cider, and friendly mall Santas. But with COVID-19 cases climbing, communicating 2020 holiday news while capturing the new norm means keeping consumer behavior in mind. public relations

Top 10 PR Blog Posts of 2020

Bianchi Biz Blog

And, perhaps because of the uncertain environment and need for third-party reassurance and guidance, 2020 was surprisingly another banner year for the Bianchi Biz Blog , with year-over-year increases in pageviews, visitors and new visitors.

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

Business Wire

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.

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

Business Wire

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

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

Business Wire

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.

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

Business Wire

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

Inside Journalism’s Social Media World – What Business Wire’s 2020 Media Survey Revealed | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

As more people continue to consume their news via social media, journalists continue to rely on it for research, sources, ideas, story promotion, and audience outreach, feedback and growth.

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

Business Wire

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.

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

Business Wire

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.

Good Deeds Make for Good Stories: Celebrate Your Social Impact This Year | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

It’s that time of year: the winter holiday news season is here. Historically, here at Business Wire, as fall becomes winter, we see an increase in companies issuing news about new products, gift ideas and end-of-the-year data.