How to Choose a Press Release Distribution Service?

Small Business CEO

Press releases are well-crafted content with information and attention-grabbing content. Knowing the pros and cons of press releases in digital marketing, what are the metrics to look for when you are hiring a press release distribution service?

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Top tips for writing press releases

The Small Business Blog

I recently volunteered to draft a press release to promote an e-petition on behalf of micro-enterprises in the UK. I’m not a Marketing/PR expert though I have written a fair few press releases in my time, but faced with a blank screen I had a minor panic about whether I could do the initiative justice…

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Press Release: Better Working Relationships Attract Employees To SMEs

The Small Business Blog

The study which questioned over 1200 SME employees and over 550 SME employers, focused on the advantages… Read the full article here: Press Release: Better Working Relationships Attract Employees To SMEs on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. A friendly atmosphere, having a close relationship with colleagues and bosses, and having a say in the future of the company are key benefits of working in a SME according to new research from Nescafe Alegria and YouGov.

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Press Release: Video Series for Executives Maximize the Time and Talents of Your Assistant

Office Dynamics

. Just Released Video Series for Executives. Joan Burge, renowned executive administrative expert, coach and author, has just released a free video series for executives and managers outlining her best advice from 20 years’ experience as an executive assistant and 23 years’ experience coaching executives on how to maximize their administrative partner’s talents and time to create a winning advantage. MAXIMIZE THE TIME AND TALENTS OF YOUR ASSISTANT.

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

The Small Business Blog

Free Press Release Distribution for Small Business. by Stefan Töpfer on Nov 13, 2007 When you sign up to WinWeb’s free LiveNet – still in public beta – you can also use our useful and FREE RSS Press Release service. Free Press Release Distribution- Ever wish for an all in one online office workspace? Free Press Release Said on June 10th, 2008 at 12:10 am Great business and marketing tips. E-Mail me or follow me.

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SUCCESS Magazine Celebrates Extraordinary Women With Launch of Women of Influence Awards


Modern Entrepreneur influence press release

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Press Release: Bill of Rights Defense Committee Director Speaks in Dallas

Denise Aday

Press Release: Bill of Rights Defense Committee Director Speaks in Dallas : Activist attorney Shahid Buttar will give the Dallas Peace Center’s summer lecture on Thursday, July 12, 2012 at the Bridge Bistro in downtown Dallas. He will connect the dots between the unprecedented recent removal of constitutional protections through surveillance, torture/rendition, racial profiling, detention, government secrecy, and the considerable corporate profits they generate.

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Top 5 Public Relations Tactics for Your Eco Friendly Business

Eco-Office Gals

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. Rather than solely relying on press releases (and press leaks, for that matter), people can simply go on Facebook fan pages and Twitter accounts to get the latest news. Tweak your press releases. There are still times when traditional press releases are needed, especially for newspapers and national magazines.

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Online Invoicing App CurdBee To Shutdown As Users Move To

The Small Business Blog

Business PR invoicing press release A reimagined approach to online invoicing, Hiveage is a secure, cloud-based billing platform that saves small business owners an average of two days per month and enables them to grow their businesses up to 20 percent annually by reducing the costly, time-consuming administrative tasks associated with billing and invoicing.

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Leading Administrative Training Company Donates Program to Deserving Organizations

Office Dynamics

Share your thoughts below about this news release, “administrative training company donates program.” Admin Assistant Training Administrative Professionals Week Uncategorized Workplace Tools administrative professional administrative training program assistants blog-a-thon MetLife off-the-shelf training kit press release professional development Star Achievement Series Texas Children's Hospital training and development training for assistants training program

WinWeb Establishes Partnership With The IOEE For Small Business Success

The Small Business Blog

Tags: Announcements Press Releases WinWeb IOEE

2010 141

Small Business Labs: Moody's Small Business Information Zone

Small Business Labs

  According to their press release, Moody's Small Business Information Zone is : " an online resource center that provides U.S. 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.

2010 113

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.

Canadians Caught in Time Crunch

Ian's Messy Desk

Press release from the Canadian Index of Wellbeing : TORONTO – Canadians, especially women, are caught in a time crunch and the problem has been getting worse over the past 15 years, says a new report by the Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW), Caught in the Time Crunch: Time Use, Leisure and Culture in Canada. Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day.

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

Make or Break Moments

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Whatnot - A Live Streaming Person-to-Person Collectibles Marketplace

Small Business Labs

  Key quote from one of their press releases : Instead of focusing on the retailer-to-consumer relationship, Whatnot builds peer-to-peer connections within existing communities, driving high adoption and conversion.

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Enterprise Rockers: Response to Lord Young’s Report

The Small Business Blog

With the release of Lord Young’s report this morning, Growing Your Business, a report on growing micro businesses, accompanied by a press release from BIS and the Prime Minister’s office entitled ‘Micro business boost will transform the economy’, Tina Boden and Tony Robinson OBE, co-founders of Enterprise Rockers, an independent community interest company launched in… Read the full article here: Enterprise Rockers: Response to Lord Young’s Report on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

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What’s Going On At SoftBank? New Executive Steps Down After Just Five Months


In the press release announcing his departure, Combes took credit for helping WeWork finally go public via merging with a special purpose acquisition company. . “I After just five months in the position, SoftBank Group International’s CEO is leaving the company. .

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Farmers Business Network Raises $250 Million

Small Business Labs

Farmers Business Network (FBN) provides a data and analytics platform that helps farmers - and especially family farms - with everything from seeds and planting advice to pricing and marketing. They recently raised $250 million and the company is valued at $1.75 billion. 

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Global Retail Giant Ikea Acquiring Task Rabbit

Small Business Labs

Key quote from the deal press release : "We will be able to learn from TaskRabbit's digital expertise, while also providing IKEA customers additional ways to access flexible and affordable service solutions to meet the needs of today's customer," said Jesper Brodin, president and CEO of IKEA Group, in a press release. Retail giant Ikea announced last week it was acquiring one of the original and best known gig economy companies, TaskRabbit.

2017 126

The Number of Nonemployer Businesses Continued to Grow in 2016

Small Business Labs

Census recently released the 2016 nonemployer business statistics. Key quote from their press release : nonemployer establishments increased 2.0 The U.S. percent from 24,331,403 in 2015 to 24,813,048 in 2016. Receipts increased 1.5 percent from $1.15 trillion in 2015 to $1.17 trillion in 2016. This continues a pattern of about 2% growth per year in the number of nonemployer businesses over the past couple of decades. Since

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2017 Top 10 Pet Product Trends

Small Business Labs

Package Facts recently released their list of 10 Pet Product Trends to Watch in 2017.    Key quote from their press release: From leather collars to fur-lined carriers and orthopedic bedding, there's no shortage of innovative and human-inspired products trending in the U.S. So we're sticking with just reading the press release. See the press release for the other 7 pet product trends. 

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Industrious Acquires Two Flexible Office Companies As Part Of Global Expansion


The deals will allow Industrious to better capture the growing global demand for experience-driven, flexible space from occupiers of all sizes,” the company said in a press release.

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A True Partnership: Olympia Dukakis and Bonnie Low-Kramen

Bonnie Low-Krayman

My job was to write press releases about the plays we were presenting which included classics by Chekhov, Shakespeare, and Williams and musicals by Kander and Ebb. Olympia Dukakis & Personal Asst. Bonnie Low-Kramen on the set of “Over the Hill” in Australia, 1991.

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The Rise of Online Lending

Small Business Labs

It was released in conjunction with an announcement that Intuit and Fundbox  are partnering on a new product that allows small businesses a simple way to fix their cash flow by advancing payments for their outstanding invoices within QuickBooks. According to the press release: By leveraging QuickBooks data and not requiring a credit check or any paperwork, this new solution delivers faster financing, lowers costs, and puts more money directly in the hands of small businesses.

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Commercial Real Estate Discovering Coworking

Small Business Labs

According to their press release , this effort is based on set of research that concluded "a company should redefine the workspace as being wherever workers will be most productive." In September the large commercial real estate services firm Jones Lang Lasalle announced a new initiative they call Proworking.

2013 131

GM's Restructuring Illustrates Multiple Trends

Small Business Labs

These trends, which are in black below, include: The need for increased business agility and flexibility : GM makes it clear in their press release on the restructuring that a key goal is to increase their agility and flexibility.   GM's press release sums this up when it says "The company is transforming its global workforce to ensure it has the right skill sets for today and the future."

2018 129

Study: Many Corporations Converting Traditional Jobs into Freelance Roles

Small Business Labs

  The study press release has an interesting quote on the growing role contingent talent is playing: "Companies are increasingly embracing gig workers, and even robots, in their overall workforce to address the increasingly tight labor market in the U.S.

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Clean up Uncertain Phrases in Your Communication

Ian's Messy Desk

25 Most Overused Words and Phrases in Press Releases ( What do these phrases mean to you? A good chance. Almost certain. Better than even. Definite. Highly probable. Highly unlikely. Impossible. Improbable. Likely. Possible. Probable. Quite likely. Seldom. Unlikely. Do they mean the same thing to the people listen you use them or read what your write? What you say is only as effective as what is heard and understood by the listener.

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Food Trucks Going to the Dogs - And Big Brands

Small Business Labs

  According to their press release: "While the culinary world has embraced the food truck trend, dogs have largely been left out," said Joe Chatman, Chef Michael's Brand Manager. "Chef Regular readers know one of our favorite trends is pet humanization.  This is the trend towards pet owners seeing their pets as full fledged family members - and themselves as "pet parents."

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Regus Claims - and Validates - Coworking

Small Business Labs

This week Regus , a very large global operator of business centers, issued a press release claiming that they are the world's largest provider of coworking facilities.    I find this press release interesting because Regus is basically validating the coworking trend.    They also claimed they pioneered the concept of coworking two decades ago. Not surprisingly this caused quite a stir in the coworking community. 

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Drones for High Value Deliveries

Small Business Labs

Key quote from their press release announcing the new service : Beginning in the first quarter of 2018, the Tanzanian government will begin using drones to make up to 2,000 life-saving deliveries per day to over one thousand health facilities, serving 10 million people across the country. We hear a lot about drones delivering pizza here in the U.S. We also hear about driverless cars delivering pizza. We obviously like pizza delivery. 

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Survey: 29% of American Workers Have Side Jobs

Small Business Labs

  So we're just getting to a survey on side gigs that CareerBuilder released in September. Key quote from the survey press release : According to a new CareerBuilder survey, 29 percent of workers have a side hustle, a trend that is especially strong among the millennial demographic. As we pointed out a few weeks ago, there's been a flurry of studies lately on the gig econom y. So many we're having a hard time keeping up and reporting on them all. 

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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." Coworks is a new online talent marketplace with a twist.

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Coworking for Moonlighters

Small Business Labs

 According to their press release the new service provides: dedicated "after-work" and weekend hours, specifically for those who are working a second job, creating a new venture, building a side business or any other reason that might warrant the need for time outside of traditional business hours. The coworking space Grind is now offering a coworking option for moonlighters.

2014 145

Tech Savvy Small Businesses Outperform Peers

Small Business Labs

Key quote from the study press release : The BCG report argues that the latest wave of technological advancement—which encompasses cloud-based software, services, and solutions—brings the potential for the most far-reaching innovation and business growth ever.

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Storr Raises $4 Million to Democratize Retail by Letting Anyone Sell Brand-Name Products

Small Business Labs

  According to their press release announcing their $4 millon seed round: "Now people can buy new, brand-name products directly from their friends or people they follow." Storr is a new digital marketplace that lets anyone set up an online store and sell brand-name products.  " This is sort of an influencer marketing meets social selling.

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Are There More Gig Walkers Than Uber Drivers?

Small Business Labs

According to a recent GigWalk press release : "Gigwalk’s Cloud Market solution instantly connects businesses to a network of over one million Gigwalkers in North America …" GigWalk's gig walkers are mobile independent workers who execute a variety of tasks for GigWalk clients. When most people hear the term "gig economy, they think of Uber. But Uber is hardly the only gig economy company.

2017 147

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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MetLife Study: 45 Million U.S. Gig Workers and 85% of them interested in Continuing as Gig Workers

Small Business Labs

MetLife recently released The Gig Economy: Opportunities, Challenges, and Employer Strategies. Key quote from the study press release : The report’s findings demonstrate the fundamental impact gig work is having on the American workforce in the changing work-life world, as employees are increasingly drawn to the allure of flexibility, autonomy and desire for purpose in their work.

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Deloitte Thinks the Retail “Apocalypse” is Really a Renaissance

Small Business Labs

Key quote from the study press release : “Households have diverged along economic lines and now people’s respective income levels are steering their behaviors and dictating the success of retail segments,” said Robert Stephens, senior manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP and co-author of the study. According to a new study from Deloitte the retail apocalypse is a myth. Instead, they believe retail is changing in line with consumer income bifurcation.

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ProAssisting partners with IngBoo for Link services!

ProAssisting Blog

Here’s how I explain it in a press release (.pdf) Home Blog About Us Who we are About the Program Program Specifics Execs, HR Depts. Office Managers E-Learning Modules Outline E-Learning Modules: Part 1 Contact Us Enrollment Login All Posts, Technology, (1) Comments ProAssisting partners with IngBoo for Link services! Submitted by Ethan on October 28, 2009 at 03:57 PM Go ahead, click this button.

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The Staffing Industry Analyst's Human Cloud Framework and Taxonomy

Small Business Labs

Last week the Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) released The Human Cloud, the Gig Economy & the Transformation of Work.   Click here to go to the report's press release and landing page. It nicely covers the topics mentioned in the report title. Key quote from the report on the size of the "human cloud": "SIA estimates that total human cloud spending reached between $47 and $51 billion globally in 2016.

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