PRFilter Shows Press Release Buzzword Abuse Still Prevalent

Adam Sherk

Press release search engine PRFilter came out of beta last week. It aggregates press releases from 10 wire services and distribution services and pulls them in directly from 60+ technology and media companies. PitchEngine releases do not appear to be in the index.

How to Write a Press Release in 4 Easy Steps [+Examples]

Writtent Blog

Wondering how to write a press release? Great press releases are not that hard to write. If you’re new to press release writing and want to master this art, read our 4-step guide. 3 Reasons Writing a Press Release is Still Relevant.

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The Wrap, Newser and Content Aggregation: How Much Attribution is.

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Wrap, Newser and Content Aggregation: How Much Attribution is Enough? To me the real question is: when one site aggregates another’s content, how much attribution is enough?

Top 10 Reasons The New York Times is Really Putting up a Paywall

Adam Sherk

There is additional information in the NYTco press release , and Jim Romenesko and others have published the staff memo. Real-time Blogroll (via Google Reader) About.com Founder Scott Kurnit Launches Huge New Startup Called "AdKeeper" New Digg Buttons Released - Upgrade Now!

Tips on How PR Pros Can Create Social Media Success

Mindjumpers

Get acquainted with news aggregation services. Therefore, it can be a good idea to use a blog aggregation tool such as Netvibes to create a dashboard of relevant content sources.

Media Relations Gone Wrong: How Not to Pitch a Journalist (Video)

Adam Sherk

At my first PR job I had to type in contact addresses from the hard-copy Bacon’s guide so we could mail merge and send out the press materials. Or stand over the fax machine feeding through one press release at at time. Seriously though, did you get my press release?

PEJ Study Shows Print Still Primary Source of Original News Reporting

Adam Sherk

But before we dismiss online and social media sources as nothing more than aggregators and promotion outlets, let’s remember that this study reflects the state of the news ecosystem today. Bill Hunt wrote about this a while back in looking at the use of tech press releases by bloggers.

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The truth in online health communities

Harp Interactive

They topped it all with a series of electronic press releases. Aggregate social media content on core website: Using aggregations tools like RSS to pull in social media content into your website is great for sourcing regularly updated material.

Mongrel Media: When Corporate Comms hijacks Traditional and Social Media

Laurel Papworth

In other words Media have the content/articles/shows, Organisations have the advertisement/Press Release/Promotion. Instead of taking an ad to a content aggregator (newspaper or TV), Corporates build their own channel. Mongrel Media: Traditional vs Corporate vs Social Media.

The Intern and the Executive Coach, Part I: Clueless

Waxing UnLyrical

I was wondering/hoping you could tell me who is in charge of receiving press releases having to do with the garment and accessories industry? The possibility of getting picked up by one of the really big sites/aggregators? This is a true story.

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Online Reputation Management For Businesses: A Comprehensive Guide

Harp Interactive

Many big companies are regularly confronted with this Internet Reputation Management nightmare and have to employ strategies to push down negative press and relegate Google position of negative sites that malign their brands.

Social Media Best Practices to Help Guide You During Any Crisis

agora pulse

Check other social media automation systems like Triberr, Viral Content Bee, Quuu, and other reciprocal sharing systems or RSS Feed aggregators. If it’s an internal issue, you may have a press release or landing page with updated information and resources. You can’t always predict when a crisis is going to hit your business. But you can take care of how you handle that crisis … and also make sure to have a plan in place for when a new crisis pops up.

I Hope News Corp Does Block its Content from Google

Adam Sherk

Related posts: Video Interview: Rupert Murdoch Doesn’t Like Search So Much The Wrap, Newser and Content Aggregation: How Much Attribution is Enough?

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50 Ways Marketers use Social Media to Improve Their Marketing

Harp Interactive

Download the Social Media Press Release (pdf) and at least see what parts you want to take into your traditional press releases. Consider a Lijit Wijit or other aggregator widget. Social media isn’t always the right tool for the job. Not every company needs a blog.

7 Ways to Use Social Media to Create Buzz-Worthy Events

Convince & Convert

Use Pitchengine to create multi-media enabled press releases, and send the URL for the release to any and all “maybes” on your list. Aggregate.

Google News Optimization Tips

Adam Sherk

Articles need to be “objective news” to lead a story cluster (op-ed, satire, press releases and subscription content are not eligible to lead clusters). a group of articles on a particular topic) are ranked according to “aggregate editorial interest.”

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Pew Research Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks.

Adam Sherk

Yahoo and Google were among the most frequently mentioned websites for online news, indicating that users see them as sources for news (be it original reporting or aggregation) and not just search vehicles.

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PR Pros: You’re still doing it wrong, even if you have a six figure income

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

secured was some exact verbatim reprint of a press release her employee wrote on a site that–you guessed it–aggregates press releases. Not a single influencer took the bait and covered the press, and I have to say, it was good press.

Borrowing Content Was Happening Long Before Blogging

Adam Sherk

It sounds a lot like the practices of some industry blogs and news aggregators today. Related posts: Video Interview: Rupert Murdoch Doesn’t Like Search So Much I Hope News Corp Does Block its Content from Google The Wrap, Newser and Content Aggregation: How Much Attribution is Enough? Real-time Blogroll (via Google Reader) About.com Founder Scott Kurnit Launches Huge New Startup Called "AdKeeper" New Digg Buttons Released - Upgrade Now!

NewsPulse Gives CNN.com a New Way to Showcase Popular Content

Adam Sherk

Related posts: The Wrap, Newser and Content Aggregation: How Much Attribution is Enough? Real-time Blogroll (via Google Reader) About.com Founder Scott Kurnit Launches Huge New Startup Called "AdKeeper" New Digg Buttons Released - Upgrade Now!

The Most Popular News Sites on YouTube

Adam Sherk

Help Haiti: News Sites Promote Ways to Donate Videos in Press Releases are Cool – If They Provide Meaningful Content { 4 comments… read them below or add one } The PR Coach August 31, 2010 at 7:08 pm Excellent report and analysis Adam.

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NBC Targets Local Markets on the New Digg

Adam Sherk

It serves as an aggregator of our best local content. Real-time Blogroll (via Google Reader) About.com Founder Scott Kurnit Launches Huge New Startup Called "AdKeeper" New Digg Buttons Released - Upgrade Now!

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7 Ways to Use Social Media to Create Buzz-Worthy Events

Convince & Convert

Use Pitchengine to create multi-media enabled press releases, and send the URL for the release to any and all “maybes” on your list. Aggregate.

The 5 Dangerous Realities of Social Media for Business

Convince & Convert

But it doesn’t often come from firing off your 140-character press release every four hours. But the problem is we’re too often focused on numbers that simply aggregate. The 5 Dangerous Realities of Social Media. View more presentations from Jay Baer.

5 Alternatives to LinkedIn Elevate for Superior Employee Advocacy

Socialmedia.biz

Over the years LinkedIn has released several useful features and tools that have helped distinguish the platform as the go-to social network for business. One of the tools released by LinkedIn that has grown to be especially popular is LinkedIn Elevate , an employee advocacy platform.

5 Alternatives to LinkedIn Elevate for Superior Employee Advocacy

Socialmedia.biz

Over the years LinkedIn has released several useful features and tools that have helped distinguish the platform as the go-to social network for business. One of the tools released by LinkedIn that has grown to be especially popular is LinkedIn Elevate , an employee advocacy platform.

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

It aggregates all of the recent posts from Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus, Instagram, and others that contain that specific hashtag. Cision is a global provider of PR software and services including media monitoring, media list building, press release distribution, and media analysis.”

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Free Tools for Monitoring Hot Search Trends

Adam Sherk

I’ve primarily stuck to aggregated trend/topic lists to keep the list manageable. The Most Popular NFL Teams on Twitter and Facebook: 2010 Season Pew Research News Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks and Twitter Why the News Business Isn’t Profitable Categories Public Relations Publishing SEO Social Media Popular Posts The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases Facebook Pages: Which News Sites Get the Most Engagement?

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Increase Your SEO By Appearing on Google News

ProBlogger

Aggregating content from over 25,000 publishers worldwide, the service uses Google’s algorithms to search for and promote the top news stories of the moment. Just republishing press releases isn’t going to get you anywhere.

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How to use social listening tools for business-wide success

Sprout Social

Before you launch the real deal, consider marketing beta releases, pilot or market tests and sneak peaks to spark interest and get early feedback. Then head to the Tag Report to see all of those messages in one place and share aggregate feedback regularly. .

Twitter: @Anywhere announcement

Laurel Papworth

Anyway here’s my thoughts, right after the Twitter blog/press release : Monday, March 15, 2010. to the video, aggregates the tweets about that video together on YouTube. Twitter just announced @anywhere platform – notice who is missing? Google!

Yahoo News Syndication: Attribution Links Not SEO-Friendly

Adam Sherk

Related posts: Syndication Best Practices: Reduce the Risk of Being Outranked for Your Own Content The Wrap, Newser and Content Aggregation: How Much Attribution is Enough? Real-time Blogroll (via Google Reader) About.com Founder Scott Kurnit Launches Huge New Startup Called "AdKeeper" New Digg Buttons Released - Upgrade Now!

Syndication Best Practices: Reduce the Risk of Being Outranked for.

Adam Sherk

It is important for the link to point directly to the original URL Publish the content on your site and allow it to be indexed prior to releasing it to partners Limit the amount of the text that is syndicated – instead of giving partners the full content, allow them to publish a reduced snippet of the article Require partners to use generic title tags (e.g.

Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth

Why invite Bloggers to a News.com Press briefing? Or putting out a Press Release on How Press Releases Are No Longer Effective. But I accept at face -value the argument that News.com is being impartial, and aggregating opinions. Now they have the Press.

Search Engine Optimization Tip: Adding Content to your Web Site

Bill Hartzer

If you’re a corporation and you have a corporate web site then perhaps adding your press releases to your web site before you put them out on the newswires is an option. Adding a message board, adding product reviews, aggregating the latest news from your industry might be an option.

How to Create Awesome Content From Your Next Event Experience

ProBlogger

Over the last year, many technology companies have discovered that the “biggest” blogs and aggregators – places like TechCrunch and Hacker News – aren’t quite as valuable as they thought. Image via Flickr user richard.scott1952.

How My Blog Landed Me on Yahoo’s Homepage (Twice) in the First Year

ProBlogger

Before you ever get mentioned in other blogs or press, you need to believe your story rocks. The month before all of this press, I was so close to quitting blogging. Yahoo is mostly a content aggregator and takes stories from other sites like CNNMoney. I ended up sending out a press release to local newspapers and TV stations. It took about an hour or so to write the press release. This guest post is by Jaime Tardy of EventualMillionaire.com.

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Google Really Does Pay Attention to Feeds

Proactive Report

As early as 2005 Charlene Li, then at Forrester Research, said “if you do nothing else, put your press releases in RSS feeds.&#. All feed content should be optimized for search and the feed should automatically notify the major feed aggregators when new content is entered.

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65 Ways to Drive Traffic to Your Blog

ProBlogger

Write a good press release, or hire a professional to do it for you (you can get a pretty decent press release written for you for $5 on Fiverr.com), and submit them to free press release distribution sites like PR.com. Submit your RSS feed to RSS aggregators. Take that and submit it to RSS directories and aggregators. This guest post is by Satrap of BlogStash.com. What is the best way to drive traffic to my site?

10 Ways to Use Your Blog to Manage a Crisis

ProBlogger

A blog offers several advantages compared to news releases, websites, or other social media channels. Your blog can provide critical media information as well as links to press releases, fact sheets, FAQs, photos, video, and everything else a reporter needs if they can’t reach a spokesperson.

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Marketing Marvels – Build Remarkable Content Marketing Hubs with Uberflip

Convince & Convert

Well, it really starts with the ability to better aggregate and manage your content. So at the top here, it’s just sort of an aggregate number, but really where the value comes in is when you start to scroll down and you can see how individual pieces of content are performing.

Social Pros 8 – Ian Greenleigh of Bazaarvoice

Convince & Convert

Metrics like aggregate daily comments and likes per page and per post, and things like that. Editor’s Note: Ian is writing a great new book about influence called The Social Side Door, and is releasing weekly excerpts on the official website for the book ).

Social Pros 8 – Ian Greenleigh of Bazaarvoice

Convince & Convert

Metrics like aggregate daily comments and likes per page and per post, and things like that. Editor’s Note: Ian is writing a great new book about influence called The Social Side Door, and is releasing weekly excerpts on the official website for the book ).