Are Press Releases Worth The Big Bucks?

Dumb Little Man

The fact that press releases and their newswire services are still around should pretty much answer the question. Press releases have come a long way and have changed at least three mediums; newspapers, social media, and now dedicated PR platforms.

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Free Press Release Distribution for Small Business. | THE SMALL.

The Small Business Blog

Other Great Business Blogs Social Media for Business WinWeb Pitch of the Week – Martin Everard Benefits Of Building A Home Business Is There More Financial Hardship To Come? www.allround-invoice.com Recent Trackbacks uberVU - social comments : Social comments and analytics for this post. Free Press Release Distribution for Small Business. Using this free service will give your small business web coverage, sometimes even the old media picks it up.

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Why Surveys Show Wide Differences in Small Business Social Media Use

Small Business Labs

You many have noticed that different surveys show very different small business social media usage rates. They also show very different views on how effective social media is for small businesses. For example, the Wall Street Journal article Facebook Tops for Small Business reported on a survey that found small businesses quite positive about social media.    social media

Top 5 Public Relations Tactics for Your Eco Friendly Business

Eco-Office Gals

At this time in our world, “green” companies are something that catches the attention of both customers and the media in very specific and consistent ways because so many are conscious about the well-being of our environment. Send out press releases on days that catch a lot of people’s attention when it comes to being eco-friendly, such as Earth Day. Use your social media platforms. Tweak your press releases.

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The Zen of Social Media Marketing

The Small Business Blog

Other Great Business Blogs Social Media for Business WinWeb Pitch of the Week – Martin Everard Benefits Of Building A Home Business Is There More Financial Hardship To Come? www.allround-invoice.com Recent Trackbacks uberVU - social comments : Social comments and analytics for this post. Entrepreneur, Shama Kabani (formerly Hyder) also believes in social media marketing. You can buy “The Zen of Social Media Marketing” here.

Social Media Basics for Bootstrap Businesses

The Small Business Blog

Other Great Business Blogs Social Media for Business WinWeb Pitch of the Week – Martin Everard Benefits Of Building A Home Business Is There More Financial Hardship To Come? www.allround-invoice.com Recent Trackbacks uberVU - social comments : Social comments and analytics for this post. With the growth of Social Media it is easier than ever for a bootstrap business to effectively market their small business start-up. E-Mail me or follow me.

Antisocial Media: The Opposite of Social Media

Small Business CEO

Engaging with the media in an interactive manner is no longer a “nice to have&# - it is a necessity. More often than not, “just enough&# is anti-social, if not anti-business. Let’s move on to talk about upcoming press releases.&#. In the not so rare scenario above, social media is a dreaded activity. Somehow this client is “using&# social media without “getting&# social media.

Tips for Optimizing and Promoting Video Marketing Material for.

Andrea Kalli

Today, videos are fast becoming the standard medium for promoting products as well as publishing press releases, interviews, music, and so much more. Include social media sharing buttons especially for the more popular ones like Facebook and Twitter. I Recommend These Premium Biz Resources "I cant say enough great things about the Certified Internet Marketing and the Social Media Marketing Specialist programs through VAClassroom.

Age of Conversation 3: It Is In BookStores and Available On-Line

Make or Break Moments

Proceeds are all being donated. 171 Authors Take the Online Marketing Conversation to Print Age of Conversation 3 Graduates from Social Media Theory and Moves On to Full-Blown Social Media Practice New York, NY (May 07, 2010)— Almost three years ago, an online conversation between two marketing pros—an American and an Australian—evolved into a collaborative writing effort by more than 100 bloggers from nine countries, and was aptly titled The Age of Conversation.

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Do’s And Don’ts In The Use Of Social Media As Online Tool

Catch Friday

Social media has played an integral part in online marketing. Social media is definitely one effective tool. However, there are some people who have already utilized social media but still not getting any good result from it – and worst, some of them may have even generated bad web impression. The reason behind this is that sometimes these people have done things that they should not do when using social media as an online marketing tool.

Why a Lot of Small Business Don't Need to Use Twitter

Small Business Labs

  Key quote from their press release: “Twitter has continued to gain traction but at more moderate levels than we had expected,” Verna said.   social mediaeMarketer reports that 9% of the adult (18+) US Internet population currently uses Twitter at least once a month.    Their new forecast substantially lowers the Twitter use forecast they made last April. 

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Coworks - A Social Online Talent Marketplace

Small Business Labs

According to the press release announcing the company , Coworks: " provides freelancers and buyers with a unique online platform that takes the “word of mouth” practice, which has worked for so many years in the freelancing industry offline, and combines it with the power of online social media capabilities."  At the broad level, it's another example of how social is being added to many types of products and services.

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Marketing Your Business Online

Catch Friday

The virtual assistant can also do article marketing and press release writing so that you can release information to the public that will help them go for your products and services instead of your competitors’. Tags: social media marketing With the help of a virtual assistant, you can easily market your business online. There are billions of internet users globally.

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How to Start a Business on A Budget

Dumb Little Man

You can outsource your bookkeeping for £15/hour or hire someone to run all your social media accounts for five days for £10. Luckily, there are lots of ways to do this for free: • Social media – Leverage the power of social media to launch your business and collect followers. • PR – Get the local media on board. Write a press release announcing your launch and send it to the editors of relevant newspapers, magazines and websites.

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How To Develop Your Niche — 5 Quick Ideas Based on My Experience

The Solopreneur Life

Publish a blog, in combination with social-media platforms. Be active on the social-media platform(s) where your audience would want to interact with you. Develop a media kit. Include a press release; your bio; list of potential interview and/or speaking topics; testimonials; and a photo of yourself. T his week a solopreneur sent me this question by e-mail: “I’ve identified my niche; do you have any thoughts on how to develop it?”

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Episode 369: Big Picture Planning with Janet Murray

Productivityist

2021 Social Media Diary & Planner. Your Press Release Is Breaking My Heart’ by Janet Murray. Beat content marketing overwhelm by simply planning on a piece of A4 paper. Tune in as Janet Murray shares her framework that you can work on today.

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“The Best Media Kit I’ve Ever Seen”

The Solopreneur Life

I ’m in the midst of a virtual book tour to support the release of The Solopreneur Life, and yesterday the host of one of the shows I will be appearing on told me that my media kit was “the best I’ve ever seen.” So, I thought it would be helpful to share with you the contents of my media kit. When building the kit, I tried to put together a package that would make it easy for media members to do their jobs. A press release.

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Boost Your Online PR: Public Relations as Part of Online Marketing Strategy

Small Business CEO

Online public relations generally refers to any time you can get your business in front of the (online) media. In reality, getting the attention of the media at large can be difficult. Social Media. Social media is an ever changing, and ever hungry monster. Social media outlets can grow – and become too important to leave behind – almost overnight. One of the primary tasks of online public relations is sending out press releases.

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The Rise of Independent Worker Teams: Fiverr's Studios and Upwork's Agency Experience

Small Business Labs

This follows last week's announcement by Upwork of what they are calling the "agency experience" Key quote from their press release: "Upwork’s newly enhanced agency experience removes the friction that exists with the traditional agency model, making it easier for businesses to find, hire and engage specialized boutique agencies on the platform with just a few clicks."

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Speak for Yourself

Step It Up VA Coaching

There are many ways to market your business – email marketing, social media, press releases, attending networking events. Present on a timely topic at industry events, and look for media opportunities to comment as an expert. by Donna Toothaker. But to really “kick it up a notch,” you have to put yourself out there, in person, in front of people.

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Speak for Yourself

Step It Up VA Coaching

There are many ways to market your business – email marketing, social media, press releases, attending networking events. Present on a timely topic at industry events, and look for media opportunities to comment as an expert. by Donna Toothaker. But to really “kick it up a notch,” you have to put yourself out there, in person, in front of people.

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Speak for Yourself!

Step It Up VA Coaching

There are many ways to market your business – article submissions, social media, press releases, attending networking events. Present on a timely topic at industry events, and look for media opportunities to comment as an expert. by Donna Toothaker. But to really “kick it up a notch,&# you have to put yourself out there, in person, in front of people.

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More Sales More Potential Through SEO

Catch Friday

There are a lot of firms that boast making a large number of backlinks, blog commenting, press releases, bookmarking on sites like Delicious and article writing, and you have the choice. You are the customer and your needs come first, and whether you pay a £1000 a month for twenty targeting press releases across social media, or less for more quantity from SMEs.

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Landlords Rolling out the Red Carpet for Dogs

Small Business Labs

  Key quote on Dog City from a Related press release : Encompassing 800 square feet, Dog City at Abington House will offer an indoor play area, state-of-the-art grooming and training facilities, and a wide range of services, from luxurious pooch-pampering treatments to veterinary care with an onsite AAHA-certified practitioner providing both conventional and alternative therapies. Dog City will even post your dog's activities to social media.

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Good Ol’ Fashioned Marketing is Still Good For Business!

Step It Up VA Coaching

Most online businesses naturally focus on online marketing and social media to drive their business. Offer to do a free class or workshop at your local library, women’s business network, or community center, and send press releases to local papers, radio, television, and local business newsletters, such as those sent out by the chamber of commerce. by Donna Toothaker.

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How I Made My First $10,000: Selena Templeton

The Solopreneur Life

I’d been writing my whole life (stories, novels, screenplays, fake press releases about myself, to-do lists; anything!) And now that I’ve been working the social media platforms and doing more networking, I’ve been getting work that way, too. T his is “How I Made My First $10,000,” a new, ongoing feature that gives all of us a glimpse at how other solopreneurs hit the challenging $10k milestone.

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Social marketing 101: respond to your customers about social issues too

Service Untitled

Nowadays businesses are either riding the social media train or stranded at the depot. Clients and customers love the personal touch and having the ability to comment on an issue; the problem arises however, when no one from the company responds back or follows up on a complaint, lack of service, or even a social issue. There’s no doubt that companies need to continue working on their social media listening skills because the Internet is not going away.

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Virtual Assistant Training – VAClassroom Summer Skill Camp 2010.

Andrea Kalli

Check out what will be covered: Success Strategies for Crafting and Delivering a Winning Social Media Presentation for Your Clients and Community. Simple Blueprint for Building a Profitable In-Demand Facebook Page Service Social Network Management Bliss – Mastering a Proven System for Seamlessly Organizing Your Social Networking Activities. Discover a User-Friendly System for Writing Articles and Press Releases that Produce Results.

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Virtual Assistant Training – VAClassroom Summer Skill Camp 2010

Andrea Kalli

Check out what will be covered: Success Strategies for Crafting and Delivering a Winning Social Media Presentation for Your Clients and Community. Simple Blueprint for Building a Profitable In-Demand Facebook Page Service Social Network Management Bliss – Mastering a Proven System for Seamlessly Organizing Your Social Networking Activities. Discover a User-Friendly System for Writing Articles and Press Releases that Produce Results.

2010 109

Over Half of Baby Boomers Plan to Work Past Traditional Retirement Age

Small Business Labs

Small Business Labs Tracking and Forecasting the Trends Impacting the Future of Small Business Welcome to Small Business Labs Small Business Labs, from Emergent Research , covers the key social, technology and business trends impacting small business. Also, they have  multimedia press release on the survey that has charts and videos on their survey. 

10 Link Building Strategies That Deliver

Dumb Little Man

You can also post your infographics on your social media channels and submit them to sites like Reddit. They might include your story on their pages, press releases, and even interview you for their page. Link-building strategies form, without a doubt, the backbone of any successful SEO and organic reach. But in the complexity of choosing the best methods, how do we know which ones work best?

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WinWeb Launches WinWeb TV – Free Small & Home Business Videos

The Small Business Blog

Other Great Business Blogs Social Media for Business WinWeb Pitch of the Week – Martin Everard Benefits Of Building A Home Business Is There More Financial Hardship To Come? www.allround-invoice.com Recent Trackbacks uberVU - social comments : Social comments and analytics for this post. E-Mail me or follow me. How to be successful and eco-friendly. Making your small business carbon neutral. What is Small Business Infrastructure?

2009 160

Pitch of the Week – Waste Notes

The Small Business Blog

Other Great Business Blogs Social Media for Business WinWeb Pitch of the Week – Martin Everard Benefits Of Building A Home Business Is There More Financial Hardship To Come? www.allround-invoice.com Recent Trackbacks uberVU - social comments : Social comments and analytics for this post. E-Mail me or follow me. What is Small Business Infrastructure? How to be successful by focusing on your core business. Build your own network!

2010 138

Top 5 Tips for Giving a New Business a Kick Start

The Small Business Blog

Other Great Business Blogs Social Media for Business WinWeb Pitch of the Week – Martin Everard Benefits Of Building A Home Business Is There More Financial Hardship To Come? www.allround-invoice.com Recent Trackbacks uberVU - social comments : Social comments and analytics for this post. Liz Said on March 4th, 2010 at 4:37 am A press release is always a good option too. E-Mail me or follow me. Starting a Small Business?

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WinWeb Pitch of the Week – Uni Baggage

The Small Business Blog

Other Great Business Blogs Social Media for Business WinWeb Pitch of the Week – Martin Everard Benefits Of Building A Home Business Is There More Financial Hardship To Come? www.allround-invoice.com Recent Trackbacks uberVU - social comments : Social comments and analytics for this post. E-Mail me or follow me. Starting a Small Business? On-Demand Small Business Infrastructure™ allows you to run your business online. Benefits of Online Software for Small Business.

2010 129

TechShop, Ford Partner on Automotive Innovation Center

Small Business Labs

Small Business Labs Tracking and Forecasting the Trends Impacting the Future of Small Business Welcome to Small Business Labs Small Business Labs, from Emergent Research , covers the key social, technology and business trends impacting small business.   The joint press release describes it as "a collaborative effort to open a communal work center in the Detroit area for individual inventors."

2010 113

Budget 2010 – The Saviour for Small Businesses?

The Small Business Blog

Other Great Business Blogs Social Media for Business WinWeb Pitch of the Week – Martin Everard Benefits Of Building A Home Business Is There More Financial Hardship To Come? www.allround-invoice.com Recent Trackbacks uberVU - social comments : Social comments and analytics for this post. Traditional media outlets like radio, newspapers, etc. are on the decline, and many people are beginning to get their news via social networks, blogs, and online publications.

2010 116

Planned European Webserver Outage

The Small Business Blog

Other Great Business Blogs Social Media for Business WinWeb Pitch of the Week – Martin Everard Benefits Of Building A Home Business Is There More Financial Hardship To Come? www.allround-invoice.com Recent Trackbacks uberVU - social comments : Social comments and analytics for this post. E-Mail me or follow me. Benefits of Online Software for Small Business. Concentrate on your business, not your office.

2010 126

WinWeb Pitch of the Week -Domoticware

The Small Business Blog

Other Great Business Blogs Social Media for Business WinWeb Pitch of the Week – Martin Everard Benefits Of Building A Home Business Is There More Financial Hardship To Come? www.allround-invoice.com Recent Trackbacks uberVU - social comments : Social comments and analytics for this post. E-Mail me or follow me. What is Small Business Infrastructure? How to be successful by focusing on your core business.

2010 122

WinWeb Pitch of the Week -Environmentally Friendly Solutions

The Small Business Blog

Other Great Business Blogs Social Media for Business WinWeb Pitch of the Week – Martin Everard Benefits Of Building A Home Business Is There More Financial Hardship To Come? www.allround-invoice.com Recent Trackbacks uberVU - social comments : Social comments and analytics for this post. E-Mail me or follow me. You ask a question, I answer! Ask me your small business questions, I will answer them ASAP.

2010 122

WinWeb Pitch of the Week – Hire My Parents

The Small Business Blog

Other Great Business Blogs Social Media for Business WinWeb Pitch of the Week – Martin Everard Benefits Of Building A Home Business Is There More Financial Hardship To Come? www.allround-invoice.com Recent Trackbacks uberVU - social comments : Social comments and analytics for this post. E-Mail me or follow me. You ask a question, I answer! Ask me your small business questions, I will answer them ASAP. What is Small Business Infrastructure?

2010 122

WinWeb Pitch of the Week – Direct Sitters

The Small Business Blog

Other Great Business Blogs Social Media for Business WinWeb Pitch of the Week – Martin Everard Benefits Of Building A Home Business Is There More Financial Hardship To Come? www.allround-invoice.com Recent Trackbacks uberVU - social comments : Social comments and analytics for this post. E-Mail me or follow me. Starting a Small Business? On-Demand Small Business Infrastructure™ allows you to run your business online.

2010 122

Master the Art of Re-purposing Your Work and You'll Save Multiple Hours - 50 Ideas To Get You Started

Stephanie LH Calahan

I teach classes to entrepreneurs and budding entrepreneurs, showing them how to take existing materials and turn them into entertaining videos & podcasts for sharing on social networks. The key to repurposing content is to think about what you're going to use it for ahead of time & consider how many ways you might want to use it so you product the content in the right media to begin with. Repurposing: Soc Media To Articles To Books.

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