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Social Media Club Forms Working Group to Develop New Standard for Press Release

On the heels of its official launch, Social Media Club (SMC) formed the Media Release Working Group to begin development of the hRelease , a new standard for modernizing the traditional press release for a Web-centric world. The Media Release Working Group will work closely with the Microformats community, while evaluating other technologies such as XPRL, XBRL, and NewsML to establish a standard way of organizing, tagging, distributing, and sharing ‘official’ organizational communications among blogs and other online communities. The…

Auburn University’s Robert French Develops New Process for Social Media Press Releases

I just posted a short article recognizing Robert French’s new process through which students may practice creating versions of Todd Defren’s social media press release template. Read about it at Social Media Club. Tags: smpr, Social Media, social media optimization, Socialmediaclub, smo, new media, newpr, nmr, press release, pr, pr 2.0, PR2.0, press release,

New Media Release NMRCast #7

I joined Chris Heuer, Tom Foremski, and Shel Holtz for the latest edition of the NMRCast (New Media Release) for Shel’s award-winning For Immediate Release (FIR) podcast. This was a interesting and informative episode that not only discussed the future of the NMR but also current examples by Todd Defren, Shel Holtz, and my agency, FutureWorks, as well as Todd‘s recent post regarding Top 5 Principles of Social Media News Releases. NMRCast #7 – “Real-world implementations” is available online here….

Social Media News Releases

Yesterday, Todd Defren ran a short, but sweet, post to help PR pros “stop and think” in order to develop more successful SMPRs . Democratize “Access” Ensure “Accuracy” Embrace “Context” Build “Community” Be “Findable” I also added an idea or two, and in my discussion with Tom Foremski , the list is far from complete, but it is off to a great start…so stay tuned for updates. Write “intelligently” “Eliminate” hyperbole Be “informed” “leave” the spin to the reporter As…

Amanda Congdon is Popurl’ar Again

(c) Amanda Congdon I stopped by Amanda’s place over the weekend and was pleasantly surprised to read her latest post. According to Congdon, “I’m SOOOOOOOOOOO Popurl!!!! Wow!! My popurls collaboration is getting quite the attention.” And according to the Popurl blog, “pop goes the url again! I’m announcing the cooperation with amanda congdon. launching in september she will remix the best urls from popurls every weekday in her own little box right on popurls.” Cool. Amanda then continued in her…

New Media Release NMRCast #6

I joined Chris Heuer and Shel Holtz for the latest edition of the NMRCast (New Media Release) for Shel’s award-winning For Immediate Release (FIR) podcast. NMRCast #6 – Business Wire Joins the Group is available online here. Content summary: Just a brief update about the status of the working group, Chris’s efforts to attend the XPRL working group meeting in London, and Business Wire’s involvement. Participants: Chris Heuer, Brian Solis, Shel Holtz. In This Edition: New Media Release wiki Google…

Reaching the Blogosphere Part Duex – working with enthusiasts to attract customers

My article…Part 2 of who-knows-how-many in a series to help up-and-coming PR professionals (and those verterans who are wondering when the hell blogs became part of the PR mix) just ran on Forward Moving. “Blogger relations is an important addition to a PR program because enthusiast bloggers within a given community/market can strongly influence consumer behavior. According to Technorati, it is tracking more than 51.5 million blogs, of which, many are speaking to and advising your customers on their next…

NMRCast #5 – On Air with "For Immediate Release" Regarding New Press Release Template

Last week I joined Chris Heuer, Shel Holtz, and Tom Foremeski for the latest edition of the NMR (New Media Release) for Shel Holtz’s popular For Immediate Release (FIR) podcast. The NMRCast #5: “The Content Episode,” is available online here. In This Edition: New Media Release wiki Free Josh Wolf wiki XPRL working group website Google Groups mailing list for New Media Release discussion (please join!) Content summary:Participants: Chris Heuer, Tom Foremski, Brian Solis, Shel Holtz. The discussion covered the…

Social Media Leads the Way – Blogs as Important as Traditional Media

Social media is becoming pervasive and more importantly, extremely influential among the people buying products and solutions. According to a recent survey, and all the rage at the recent Search Engine Strategies conference in San Jose, Outsell, a marketing research firm, recently interviewed 7,000 professionals in corporations, government, healthcare, and academia to find out: o How much time they spend searching and reading info for their job: 12 hours per week. o Where they search and read that info “The…

NMRCast #4 – On Air with "For Immediate Release" Regarding New Press Release Template

Last week at Search Engine Strategies conference, I joined Chris Heuer for the next edition of the NMR cast for Shel Holtz’s popular For Immediate Release (FIR) podcast. This is an ongoing series regarding the New Media Release (NMR) lead by Chris Heuer of BrainJams and Tom Foremski of Silicon Valley Watcher. The NMRCast #4: Press releases SEO & role of XML schemas, is available online here. Content summary: Chris Heuer and Brian Solis live at SES discuss search-engine optimization…

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