New Cision Services Teams Will Support Clients with Monitoring, Influencer Identification and News Analysis

CHICAGO, October 4, 2012 –– Cision, the leading provider of cloud-based PR software and tools for the marketing and public relations industry, today announced Cision Services, delivered by teams of company research and news analysis experts. Cision Services, designed for clients who want to save time and gain new insights from turnkey news and social media monitoring, influencer identification, or advanced analysis services, include:

  • CisionPoint Services– monitoring services and customized reports that enable clients to save time and optimize relevance in the tracking of media coverage. The Cision team provides services like news article and social conversation filtering; sentiment/tone categorization; tagging and organizing items for easy search and retrieval; and custom daily and monthly reporting.
  • Influencer Reports– custom lists that show the most influential people who shape perceptions about a particular product, industry or brand. The reports include contact information and influencer profiles, and are based on criteria such as blog posts, comments and unique comments, views, votes, followers and fans.

In addition to CisionPoint Services and Influencer Reports, Cision also offers clients access to Cision Global Analysts, a team of experts who develop customized measurement programs that assist organizations in developing and refining communication strategies, and proving the ROI of PR campaigns. Cision Global Analysts provide expert media analysis; statistical modeling and media analytics; performance measurement and reporting; as well as insights and recommendations. It also offers the Cision Social Analysis Suite, which includes over 25 social media measurement and methodologies and expert consulting.

“Communicators often need both day-to-day help and high-level strategic expertise as they engage and sustain relationships with an expanding universe of media and online influencers,” said Peter Granat, Chief Executive Officer of Cision North America. “Cision Services will harness and integrate our tools, methodologies and human capital. Our customized research and value-added services empower our clients to communicate more effectively, strengthen their brands, and work more productively.”

About Cision:
Cision is the leading provider of software, services, and tools to the public relations and marketing industry. Marketing and PR professionals use our products to help manage all aspects of their brands – from identifying key media and influencers to connecting with audiences; monitoring traditional and social media; and analyzing outcomes. Journalists, bloggers, and other influencers use Cision’s tools to research story ideas, track trends, and maintain their public profiles. Cision is present in Europe, North America and Asia, has partners in over 125 countries and is quoted on the Nordic Exchange with revenue of SEK 1.0 billion in 2011. For more information, visit www.cision.com.

For More Information:
Vanessa Bugasch
SVP, Global Marketing
312-873-6550
vanessa.bugasch@cision.com