Author Archives: Hazel Ong

How to Write High-Quality Press Release Content

Generating and distributing your brand’s vital news is an important part of how you stay relevant in the minds of the media and your wider customer base. But a press release can do so much more than simply tell someone about your company.

In this article, we will discuss the 4 key elements to writing high-quality press release content:

  • The news announcement
  • Multimedia attachments
  • High-quality links
  • And social media

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4 Tips on How to Engage Customers & Tell a CSR Story through Press Releases

According to a Nielsen survey on Global Corporate Sustainability (CSR), “66% of consumers say they are willing to pay more for sustainable brands” and “sales of consumer goods from brands with a demonstrated commitment to sustainability have grown more than 4% globally.” With a wealth of information at their fingertips, consumers everywhere feel empowered to support organisations that are committed to promoting change in the economy, environment and society at large. In an age of immense data flows, how can brands rise above the noise to get their targeted messages noticed by an increasingly message-focused audience?

There are many ways to tell a powerful CSR story to consumers, but mass media plays a key role in raising brand awareness and reinforcing its image in the public eye.  Journalists view direct corporate messages as a trusted source of information, so companies should make sure that distributing press releases is a key part of their communication strategy. A good story angle in your press releases not only improves your brand’s image, it also ensures media pickups, boosts employee engagement and attracts more customers and investors.

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Five Ways Brands Can Combat Fake News with Press Releases

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 this year. 91% of journalists report that the public trusts them less than before.

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Journalist: To share or not to share, this is the question

Journalists usually decide whether to look at your press release within a minute’s time by doing a quick scan of the content.  In a Forbes’ article, a[……]

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What You Need to Know About Presidential Crisis Management

 

The recent South Korea’s political corruption and presidential scandal which sees the country’s first female president Park Geun-hye impeach[……]

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