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Free Business Wire Webinar Slated for November: What to Expect When You Tweet Your Press Release

To Tweet or Not to Tweet Your News Release is No Longer a Question

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 11:03 am EDT


"We’ll try to offer some tips and guidance about how to make the most of Twitter outreach."

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A webinar covering press releases and Twitter will be the topic of discussion in November at Business Wire’s next FREE webinar, Press Releases and Twitter: What to Expect When You Tweet Your News Release.

“With 90 million tweets a day, our clients appreciate help in figuring out how to be heard above the din,” said Monika Maeckle, Vice President of New Media for Business Wire and a cohost of the program. “We’ll try to offer some tips and guidance about how to make the most of Twitter outreach.”

Joseph Miller, Business Wire’s EON: Enhanced Online News product manager and author of the popular SEO Tip Jar blog posts, will also present at the webinar.

The webinar is part of the free educational series launched by Business Wire in 2007, which has enlightened thousands of professional communicators and garnered two awards from the Society for New Communications Research.

The webinar also coincides with Business Wire’s November PR Peeps Poll, What is your company’s preferred form of social media outreach?

Details and registration for the webinar follow.

Thursday, November 18, 2010
Press Releases and Twitter: What to Expect When You Tweet Your News Release
10 a.m. Pacific / Noon Central / 1 p.m. Eastern
Registration: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/747628305

These days, most of us agree that you should tweet the links to your press releases. But with 90 million tweets a day, what can you expect when you do? Join us for an exploration of this and other FAQs in a session that will offer tips and “twicks” on making the most of your press releases on Twitter.

Joseph Miller, EON: Enhanced Online News Product Manager, Austin
Monika Maeckle, Vice President of New Media, Austin

To access Business Wire webinar archive, clink on the links below, or visit our archive.

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About Business Wire

Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is utilized by tens of thousands of member companies and organizations worldwide to functionally enhance and communicate investor relations and public relations content to target audiences. As a recognized disclosure service in the United States, Canada and a dozen European countries, Business Wire facilitates the simultaneous flow of market-moving press releases from corporations to financial markets and their audiences, including regulatory authorities, media, investors, financial information systems and consumer news services. Business Wire also handles XBRL tagging, document formatting and regulatory filing into EDGAR, SEDAR, FSA and other systems.

Communications professionals turn to Business Wire to optimize and issue press releases, photos and multimedia to news organizations, journalists, trade publications, search engines, and individuals, with full-text posting to web sites, online services and databases. A range of distribution options enables members to target by geography, industry, news theme and audience demographics.

Founded in 1961, Business Wire has dual headquarters in San Francisco and New York, with 30 bureaus in cities including Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, Miami, Paris, Frankfurt, London, Brussels, Tokyo, Toronto and Sydney and reciprocal offices throughout the world. Business Wire's patented NX data platform supports XML, XHTML and XBRL code that enhances news release interactivity, social media sharing and search engine optimization. More information about Business Wire and its services is located on its website at www.BusinessWire.com.

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Joseph Miller, EON Product Manager and author of the Business Wire blog's popular SEO Tip Jar series, will cohost a FREE webinar on Press Releases and Twitter November 18. (Photo: Business Wire)
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Monika Maeckle, Vice President of New Media, Business Wire will cohost a FREE webinar on Press Releases and Twitter November 18. (Photo: Business Wire)
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