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Kenneth Goh

  • 2021 Planning: How COVID-19 Changed Press Release Trends?

    As 2021 unfolds, businesses are treading the year with caution as the COVID-19 situation continues to develop with new strains and resurgence of cases across APAC. To gain a better projection and understanding of how the pandemic might shape press releases in 2021, we analyzed 7 press release trends in key industries, from healthcare, technology to events, last year and how they were affected by the health crisis. (For each industry, we have also added the % increase in press release volume from 2019.) 1. Volume of healthcare-related press releases (+60%)  During the pandemic, demand for medical products and services such as masks, vaccines and medical…

    Asia Specials January 27, 2021
  • CES 2021: 5 Tips on Getting Media Coverage at Virtual Tech Events

    The Consumer Electronics Show, or more popularly known as CES, will go all-digital for the first time this year, given the COVID-19-related movement restrictions. This transition changes the ballgame on how PR pros can reach out and pitch to tech journalists, who cover one of the most influential tech events in the world. CES 2021, which takes place from 11 to 14 Jan, will feature product unveilings, demos and keynote presentations by more than 1,000 expected exhibitors. Gary Shapiro, CEO of CES’s organizer, Consumer Technology Association shared that many international…

    Media Relations January 6, 2021
  • PR Newswire Asia’s Top Highlights of 2020

    2020 presented a constant wave of changes for the comms industry. Switching to crisis management mode, many PR pros had to tackle challenges such as putting out cohesive messaging and working with leaner budgets. Likewise, PR Newswire also quickly pivoted and served the PR community in APAC through our series of webinars, eBooks and blog posts that provided PR & media insights in the new normal. Read on for a recap of the 2020 highlights of PR Newswire in APAC. 1. Press Release Overview 2020  COVID-19 dominated the news cycle in 2020. PR Newswire Asia distributed more than 4,000 COVID-19-related press releases last year – close to 15% of the total number of…

    Content PR & Marketing January 4, 2021
  • 2020 Year in Review: Top 10 Beyond PR Blog Articles

    2020 has been a year of embracing challenges for the communications industry. PR pros have had to pivot, diversify and tap on virtual platforms in the face of the evolving COVID-19 situation. Naturally, 7 of the top 10 most-viewed articles on PR Newswire’s Beyond PR blog this year are associated with COVID-19 and how it has impacted the PR world. Throughout the year, we have been producing blog articles on how the pandemic has impacted everything from writing press releases, charting out comms plans, organizing events to planning for crisis recovery.…

    Content PR & Marketing December 22, 2020
  • What’s Next 2021?: Steering Your Communications Plans Ahead

    Adapting communications strategies to the new normal has been a recurring theme in PR Newswire’s series of webinars this year. We highlight tips from 3 PR experts from Hong Kong and Singapore, who spoke at our recent webinars. They are Danny Tan, Senior Vice President at Omnicom PR Group, Patrick Yu, Senior Vice President & Partner, FleishmanHillard and Felix Poon, Founder & Managing Director, Vis Communications. To prime communicators for a bumpy road to 2021, we get these PR pros to share advice on tackling PR challenges in areas such as measurement, internal communications and media relations.   [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="263"]…

    Content PR & Marketing December 16, 2020