Brand marketing: 4 ways businesses should be using press releases — but many aren’t

Biznology

Ah yes, press releases: a staple of the business collateral landscape that has not just survived the transition from the print to the digital world, but has thrived. Indeed, thanks to the “evergreen” nature of web content, press releases are the brand marketing gift that keeps on giving.

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7 tips for effective press releases

Biznology

Press releases can be very effective for helping to create a buzz and getting the word out about something new with your business. However, since many other businesses also know this, there are often too many press releases floating around. This is also the case for press releases.

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10 Amazing Ideas for B2B Press Releases

Webbiquity

Many marketing and business executives believe that the press release has become an outdated promotion tool. Press releases (or better, news releases) are still used in B2B and can produce meaningful results if produced and distributed properly. A press release is a good way to do it.

10 Press Release Best Practices That Will Skyrocket Your PR

B2B PR Sense

Press releases are a valuable tool in the hands of PR professionals -- as long as you use them correctly. Learn what press release best practices can make your news and announcements more effective in today’s busy world. Why are press releases still important in today’s world?

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6 Benefits of Targeted B2B Press Releases

Schubert B2B

Some might say that press releases are as useful today as fax machines. This emphasis leads to a much better fit when pitching your press release and its chances for getting your news picked up. All from a press release. 6 Benefits of B2B Press Releases.

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Press Release: 3D Augmented Reality Scenes – the Next Frontier of AR for the Enterprise

Kaon

Watch Kaon President & CEO Gavin Finn debut Kaon 3D AR Scenes on stage at the most recent AR in Action Industry Summit at MIT. photo credit: Dave Rezendes.

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3 Reasons To Press Record at Your Next Event

Vidyard

Live streaming your event content is an absolute must if you’re looking to increase the eyes on your keynotes and product presentations, but don’t forget to press record on that live steam. The post 3 Reasons To Press Record at Your Next Event appeared first on Vidyard.

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How to Write Press Release Headlines That People Actually Read

B2B PR Sense

The title did receive a lot of press, albeit for how controversial it was. However, when it comes to your press release, you want your headline to work across the board. Unfortunately, there is no shortage of equally distressing or controversial headlines found in press releases.

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How to Be More Creative When You’re Pressed for Time

Marketing Insider Group

The post How to Be More Creative When You’re Pressed for Time appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. “I’m inspired to make my project better, but that’ll take so much time! How can I change and get it there?” I get this email a lot after people listen to Unthinkable.

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9 Steps to Writing the Perfect Press Release

Sharpspring

How do you create an informative yet compelling press release that will cut through all the noise and get your message out there? Check out the example below to see what a poor press release headline looks like. Here’s an example of a great press release headline from Terminix.

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Attack of the Customers Press Release

Paul Gillin

I’ve read thousands of press releases over the years but don’t believe I ever wrote one until now. It was more difficult than I expected! Links and tweets are appreciated, but Amazon reviews will get you undying devotion.

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Press Release: Google and Kaon Collaborate, Increasing AR User Adoption in the Enterprise with Immersive Experiences Built on ARCore

Kaon

Kaon Interactive , the leading provider of 3D marketing and sales applications for global B2B brands, today announced that it is continuing to drive augmented reality (AR) adoption in the enterprise, with Google’s recent technology release of ARCore. With the launch of ARCore 1.0, Kaon Interactive continues to lead the AR adoption race in the B2B space, with 50+ live enterprise Kaon AR ® applications in use by hundreds of thousands of customers, sales teams and channel partners globally.

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Not All Press Is Good Press

Hubspot

One refrain that I think might benefit from re-evaluation is “any press is good press.” While an argument remains that bad press will still drive attention and awareness, negative perceptions can be damaging to your company. Conventional wisdom gets outdated.

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Death by Content: How Press Release Abuse Killed Public Relations

Marketing Craftmanship

Self-serving Press Release Content Has Killed PR. The origins of the press release are unclear, but in the not too distant past, this communication tool was called a “News Release.” Flacks began using the press release as a marketing and propaganda tool, and this was a bad thing.

Press Pass Request Form

Opentopic

Opentopic blog >> mpb2b.marketingprofs.com MarketingProfs offers a limited number of complimentary press passes for B2B Marketing Forum to editors, reporters, writers, or broadcasters from established media outlets, as well as freelance journalists focused on business, marketing industry, and/or B2B marketing coverage. The post Press Pass Request Form appeared first on Opentopic.

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Four Things Smart Marketers Do With Press Coverage

Modern B2B Marketing

If you think the press coverage is a one-and-done type of deal, think again! There are lots of things that you can do with a press hit to make it go the extra mile for your brand. but I urge you to consider the page where I spend most my time: the press room.

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How to Improve Your Press Release Best Practices with Storytelling

B2B PR Sense

Press releases have been teetering on the edge of death for years now. Should the press release go to its eternal resting place, six feet under, and be forgotten -- replaced with communications channels like Twitter? Why Storytelling Enhances Press Release Best Practices.

Introducing the Modern Press Release

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Megan Ziman Messaging and company stories circulate through a surplus of multichannel communication tools, so what’s the use of a press release? I keep hearing terms and phrases like “back to the basics”, “old school”, or “traditional PR” associated with a press release.

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Number One Press Release Don’t – Don’t Write Too Much

B2B Marketing Traction

There are many Do’s and Don’ts of writing press releases (below see the fun Infographic from Skadeedle ). Here is why it happens and how you can avoid this major press release don’t. A well-written press release has ONE angle and a focus.

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Top 10 Tips For Writing A Successful B2B Press Release

Floodlight New Marketing

A B2B Press Release is an essential means to promote your business. Unfortunately, the effectiveness has not been realised by smaller companies who may benefit a great deal by publishing a B2B press release. A press release Read More.

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Press Release: Kaon to be Apple Launch Partner for 3D AR, Showing Interactive 3D Products in Enterprise Environments

Kaon

Kaon Interactive Takes Sales & Marketing Applications to the Next Level with 3D Augmented Reality. Kaon Interactive , the leading provider of 3D marketing and sales applications for global B2B brands, today announced that its augmented reality (AR) solution, Kaon AR ® , is now available on over 340 million Apple devices.

How to Use Your B2B Blog to Promote Your Press

B2B PR Sense

Most recently, I detailed how to optimize your own press. Now, let's extend that concept a little further and talk about how your blog is a useful tool in promoting your press. How to use it to promote your press. How to Use Your B2B Blog to Promote Your Press.

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Is All Press Good Press? How PR Wins & Fails Impact SEO [Flipbook]

Hubspot

Armed with a handful of tools, they dug into the data to determine exactly how media coverage affects press mentions, organic traffic, and backlinks. So is it true that all press is good press? In business, getting ahead often hinges on our ability to get noticed.

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How to Get a Bigger Bang from Your Press Releases

Marketing Action

Once upon a time, press releases were events unto themselves, for the attention they commanded and masses they reached. Press releases drew eyes. Given all the online channels now available to consumers, people who want attention often skip the press and go straight to the consumer.

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Google Answers the 5 Most Pressing Questions About Expanded Text Ads

Reachforce

On May 24th 2016, Google announced a series of changes affecting its Google Maps, AdWords and Google Analytics platforms. However, it was the announcement about expanded text ads (ETAs) that seemed to illicit the most interest for digital marketing teams.

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Are We Scrubbing the LIfe Out of Press Releases?

What Works - What Doesn't

When drafting a press release for a client recently, I highlighted a lot of the themes that would have made it a great newspaper feature. But remember this is a press release, designed to get the attention of editors and readers who like drama and conflict.

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Survey: AI May Help Marketers Solve Pressing SEO Challenges

KoMarketing Associates

To gauge how marketers value SEO, SearchDex recently surveyed 100 industry professionals. Its research found that managing SEO is still difficult for many marketers, and key challenges range from a lack of resources to poor in-house knowledge. Approximately 91 percent of marketers said that managing SEO is difficult. About 55 percent said that it is hard for them to build a good, knowledgeable SEO team, and 45 percent said the same about working with IT for SEO purposes.

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Press Release: Kaon Fuels Enterprise WebVR Adoption, Showing Immersive Experiences and Interactive 3D Products in Virtual Reality

Kaon

Kaon Interactive Takes Sales & Marketing Applications to the Next Level With WebVR. Kaon Interactive, the leading provider of 3D marketing and sales applications for global B2B brands, today announced that their 3D product and solution experiences are now available in WebVR using the Microsoft Edge, and other WebVR supported browsers upon their release.

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15 Smart Techniques that Will Skyrocket Your B2B Press Coverage

B2B PR Sense

You earned that B2B press coverage, and n ow your article is published for the world to see. Many pack up their PR bags and simply pat themselves on the back when they receive B2B press coverage. You can take it further, and gain triple the results of your original press coverage.

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5 Ultimate Press Release Components That Will Boost Your B2B Marketing

B2B PR Sense

With the press release nearly as ancient as Methusalah, it's easy -- far too easy -- to bash this relic. In fact, press releases with their inverted pyramid format of the big news on top are ideal for our 140 character world. Imagine your press release as a meal.

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Press Release: Kaon Interactive’s Virtual and Augmented Reality B2B Solutions Launch on the ASUS ZenFone AR

Kaon

Kaon Interactive , the leading provider of 3D marketing and sales applications for global B2B brands, announced that its augmented reality solution, Kaon AR®, and virtual reality solution, Kaon VR®, are now available on the new ASUS ZenFone AR. Both solutions are deployed on the Kaon High Velocity Marketing Platform®. The ZenFone AR is the world’s first smartphone equipped with Google’s augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) technologies, Tango and Daydream.

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What to Do After You Press Record: A Formula for Videos People Love

Content Marketing Institute

The post What to Do After You Press Record: A Formula for Videos People Love appeared first on Content Marketing Institute. People are flocking to Amy Schmittauer’s YouTube series, Savvy Sexy Social. As of this writing, she has 75,947 subssacribers. Wait, 75,948 … 949.

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3 Easy Ways to Stretch Your B2B PR Budget by Displaying Your Own Press

B2B PR Sense

You’ve worked hard to gain press mentions. If you want your press to become evergreen, you’ll have to make it that way. Don’t rely on happenstance or the whims of the media world to dictate how your press will be used. Press and Your B2B Newsroom.

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How to Increase Your Press Release Readership by 80% [Free Video Tutorial]

B2B PR Sense

When it comes to press releases, some B2B companies are blazing trails. B2B brands who have it together understand that writing a press release isn't about creating an advertisement as much at it is about telling a story. Press Release Headline Quick Tips. Press Releases

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Report: Content Development is Most Pressing SEO Issue for Enterprise Marketers

KoMarketing Associates

percent) claimed that content development was their most pressing SEO issue in 2017. When it comes to search engine optimization, enterprise marketers are still investing an ample amount of their budget in tactics ranging from link building to content development.

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If You MUST Write A Press Release, Do It Better

What Works - What Doesn't

Plenty of people use “blogs,” “Twitter,” “Facebook,” or “LinkedIn” but “press release” barely registered. Her employer, a B2B electronics manufacturer, regularly uses press releases that have been optimized for search engines.

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Should B2B Marketers Kill the Press Release?

MLT Creative

The CEO of a company I once worked for decided that the way to get more business was to distribute two press releases every week. I thought he was kidding. He wasn''t. I asked him, "What if there isn''t any news, then what?" His response? Just gin something up."

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Time to Kill the Press Release?

What Works - What Doesn't

While writing a press release for a client the other day, I got to thinking about what I was doing. By definition, the press release is all about what’s important to the vendor , not the reader. (“We

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Eight Ways to Get More Out of Your Press Release

KEO Marketing

Press releases are an important part of a business’s communication process. If you invest in creating a great press release , you want to get the most of it. Here are eight tips for creating an online press release that will get media attention.

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Hello News Releases; Good Bye Press Releases

Marketri

In today’s post, I explore the notion that press releases are becoming a bit obsolete (cue: sounds of shock and horror from journalists and publicists around the world). Also, be sure to use spell checker and the Press Release Grader from HubSpot. Free Press Releases.