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2010 Press Releases

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  • 5/16/10 1:13 pm EDT
    TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Darlene Webb, a corporate communications executive with previous experience in the commercial news wire industry, has been named Business Wire's Canada country manager, Gregg Castano, company president, announced today. Darlene Webb, Business Wire Country Manager, Canada (Photo: Business Wire) In her new role, Webb will direct the company's nationwide sales, editorial and media relations activities. Webb will be based in Torontomore...
  • 5/11/10 5:55 pm EDT

    Self-Service Interface Enables Event Marketers to Manage and Share
    Content Anywhere and Anytime

    SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Business Wire introduced today the Online Press Kit by Business Wire, a cost-effective search engine optimized and social media-friendly online press kit with a self-service interface designed for tradeshow exhibitors and financial conference presenters. The Online Press Kit by Business Wire The Online Press Kit by Business Wire enables communications professionals to manage press kit and investor relations kitmore...
  • 5/3/10 9:15 am EDT

    Free Webinars to Offer Tips on Tweeting Your Press Releases and XBRL
    Pointers from Business Wire’s Compliance Experts

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Business Wire’s free award-winning webinar series features two webinars this month that aim to help professional communicators get the most out of their press release efforts — from Twitter tips and new media to advice to a primer on Extensible Business Reporting language, or XBRL for publicly traded companies. All webinars are FREE. “Our client base runs the gamut from do-it-yourself PR people and agencymore...
  • 4/28/10 8:08 am EDT
    OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the third consecutive year, Business Wire will go beyond showcasing its own services at this year’s Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting, raising funds for a local children’s charity by selling commemorative coins to conference attendees. A series of four coins (“smashed pennies”) featuring photos of Berkshire Hathaway’s Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger, the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholder Meeting name and date, andmore...
  • 4/6/10 6:58 am EDT

    Latest Enhancements Illustrate Commitment to Bold 'Global-Mobile-Social-Measurable'
    Strategy That Has Redefined the Commercial News Industry

    NEW YORK & PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Business Wire today announced a major two-tiered expansion of its industry-leading mobile delivery capability, becoming the first third-party content provider available on AFP Mobile, as well as launching its own iPhone app, which provides worldwide access to multimedia releases in English, French, German, Spanish and Portuguese. AFP Mobile (a service of Agence France-Presse) initially available for iPhone and iPodmore...
  • 3/30/10 4:19 pm EDT

    Expanded Distribution Allows Members to Reach Millions of Industry
    Decision Makers

    SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Business Wire is expanding its partnership with media company SmartBrief, now giving Business Wire members access to 62 industry-specific email newsletters delivered to key executives and decision makers. SmartBrief newsletters are read by over 3 million thought leaders in industries including advertising, biotechnology, business, education, energy, health care, retail, telecommunications, travel and hospitality. “Ourmore...
  • 3/18/10 8:08 am EDT

    Business Wire will use Viigo to deliver real-time news to BlackBerry®
    and Windows Mobile smartphones worldwide

    TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Viigo Inc. (www.viigo.com), developer of the award-winning mobile content and services platform for smartphones, announced today that Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is introducing a co-branded version of Viigo for BlackBerry as well as Viigo for Windows to deliver real-time news to smartphones worldwide. “With the growth of mobile Internet usage and the need for real-time financial and business news content, we aremore...
  • 3/16/10 12:45 pm EDT
    PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Business Wire, the global leader in news distribution, and CARTES in Asia, the digital security and smart technologies exhibition and congress to be held in Hong Kong March 16-18, 2010 at the AsiaWorld Expo, have announced that they have signed a partnership agreement. “For the past three years, Business Wire has been the official wire of CARTES & IDentification Paris. The launch of CARTES in Asia is a strong testimony to themore...
  • 3/11/10 12:34 pm EST
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Business Wire announced Thursday that Laura Sturaitis has been named executive vice president, media services and product strategy, a promotion that recognizes her leadership role in leveraging search engine optimization, social media, and web-based technologies into critical PR and IR applications that have transformed the news wire industry. Laura Sturaitis, executive vice president, media services and product strategy, Business Wire (more...
  • 2/24/10 9:38 am EST

    Video news releases provide innovative ways to communicate online

    SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Business Wire and MEDIAmobz. have formed a mutual-referral teaming agreement to provide professional communicators with a more complete and end-to-end communications offering. Customers can look forward to increased online visibility by combining the power of Business Wire's Smart News Release distribution and MEDIAmobz's video storytelling. In fact, research from eMarketer projects 188 million online video viewers in the Unitedmore...

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