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  There’s no escaping the ever-growing threat of the “fake news” label – for media, and potentially as a huge PR crisis for communicators. According to Cision’s 2017 State of the Media Report, journalists said that regaining trust amidst the rise of misinformation and fake news is one of the greatest challenges facing the media […]

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Not all content is created equal. Are you guilty of committing one of these content creation crimes? Find out what you can do to fix your mistakes and get back on track to content marketing success.

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In September, Google unleashed a long-expected update to its existing Penguin algorithm. Now that the dust has finally settled on this latest installment, here is what content marketers need to know about the SEO impact of Penguin 4.0.

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Although the right story idea and content distribution channel can get your election news noticed, you need to do more to inspire audiences to take the next step. Here are five ways to boost election content engagement.

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How you end a press release is as equally important as how you begin it. Your boilerplate is your chance to tell the reader about your company or organization. Follow these tips to write one that wraps your message up right.

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We all have a personal brand, and if you are an independent business owner, oftentimes your personal brand is your business. As this Content We Love demonstrates, press releases can help drive earned media and new customers back to you.

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There are three methods that are most commonly used for content press releases: the content teaser, content round-up and full-text syndication. Here we break down what those releases are, when to use them, and a quick tip for each.

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Be engaging, be clever and take the time to craft press releases and other content that will motivate readers. But always be upfront about the source. Learn how to properly attribute your content and press releases for distribution.

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In a demand generation strategy, your communications team’s press release expertise is essential for success. But your standard press release isn’t going to do the trick. Learn how to write press releases for content marketing.

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Familiarizing yourself with the needs of the media will make your news stand out in the crowd. While preferences may vary from media point to point, there are a handful of traits and tips your media outreach should always follow.

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Writing a short press release headline that packs an informative punch isn’t easy. The next time you’re writing a press release, follow these five tips to keep your content headlines clear, concise and compelling for your audience.

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Navigating the election topics making headlines can be difficult. Here are a few newsworthy content themes and press release examples to help you distribute all-star content to voting blocs, political media and policy makers.

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Brands must craft a mix of content offerings to appeal to their audience’s various personality and learning types. Discover how the popular 90s sitcom Friends can help you create a content calendar that engages everyone.

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No marketer wants to waste hours on a hashtag, only to have it disappear into the social media mist. Follow these tips to create and promote successful hashtags for your brand.

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Formatting press releases to be reader friendly plays an important part in telling your brand story effectively. The next time you’re sending a press release, look to these six formatting practices to improve your storytelling.

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When writing a press release, you can learn a lot from the tiny house trend. If you’re wondering what press releases and tiny houses have to do with one another, the answer is “simple.” Follow these four strategies to do more with less.

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There are many boxes to check when getting your news release or content ready for distribution. A typo can put it all at risk by disrupting your audience’s reading experience. Here are the 3 most common press release mistakes we spot.

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Connect your public relations strategy to the bottom line by connecting your brand’s story to customers’ purchase decisions. This priceline.com press release shows how it’s done by reaching Millennials with tips to beat travel FOMO.

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Inspired storytelling and strong visuals can help today’s PR agencies start conversations, interest media and hook new customers for their clients. The key is getting buy-in for your ideas. Learn how with these tips.

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From “What am I writing about again?” to “Is this the best word to include in this sentence?” there are questions that PR and marketing pros need to answer when writing and editing press releases. Here are 6 tips to help.

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