The News Marketing Blog
Blog posts and useful information from the Newsworthy team and our contributors to help you on your journey to becoming a better News Marketer.
Anatomy of an Online Press Release
“PR is no longer just about media outreach. You now have the opportunity to drive a message directly to your customer. Everything you write should be focused on meeting the needs of your customer. Don’t worry so much about writing for the media. A good journalist will be able to pick up and follow these threads.” —David McInnis, founder of Newsworthy.ai (and PRWeb) in his article, Write the Perfect Press Release.
Cofounder of Newsworthy.ai
July 5, 2023
Overcoming Key Press Release Challenges: Effective Strategies for Companies
Let’s dive into the world of press releases and newswires, exploring the challenges companies often face. For starters, writing an effective press release can be quite a daunting task. The cost of distributing these press releases over newswires can be quite steep. There’s no guarantee of coverage, leaving companies with limited exposure. And to top it off, it’s difficult to determine how many people actually read the release, or if the release drives significant traffic to a company’s website.
May 18, 2023
You’ve Distributed A Press Release. What’s Else Can You Do To Promote It?
You spent hours (minutes if you used Newsworthy's AI tools) writing your press release and getting approvals from company stakeholders. The press release is very good and you can’t wait to share your news with the world. So you distribute the release over a newswire, like Newsworthy.ai, where it gets distributed to hundreds of websites, shows up on Google News, etc., etc. What else can you do to promote the news within your industry?
April 18, 2022
Is Becoming a B2B Influencer Worth it?
Influencer marketing works, which explains its exploding growth, growing to 16.4 billion in 2022. Businesses are making $5.2 ROI for every $1 spent on influencer marketing. There has been a 465% increase in searches for the phrase "influencer marketing" on Google alone since 2016 (1).
April 13, 2022
Write the Perfect Press Release
The value of press release distribution has shifted from a media outreach tool to a direct-to-consumer communication strategy. PR should be focused on meeting the needs of the customer, not just writing for the media. Writing to personas is the best way to get engagement. You can group personas into 4 macro personas: Methodical, Competitive, Spontaneous, and Humanistic. You can reach each persona by answering one question, specific to the target persona.
March 22, 2022
Was This Press Release Written by AI?
AI is well-suited for creating press releases because there is less risk of bias, as press releases mostly contain undisputed factual information about events or other company announcements. Additionally, there's less risk of the content being identified as AI-generated, which can be problematic in contexts like academic essays or SEO-sensitive content for companies, where plagiarism or spam-like content are issues.
February 3, 2022