What to Include in Your Email Pitch

More journalists are using social media, but email remains their preferred method of communication. Include these three key pieces of information in your pitch.

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How to Prepare for the Big Interview: Q&A With Brad Phillips

by Guest Contributor / Featured

When your company secures an interview with a major media outlet, you may feel the urge to celebrate. Getting media coverage provides the perfect opportunity to showcase your brand’s best traits and increase advocates. Just don’t let your executive or chosen company spokesperson arrive to the interview unprepared! To lead up to his Cision webinar, Brad Phillips wrote a blog post […]

3 Tips for Pitching Reporters and Influencers

by Katie Gaab / Best Practices

Pitching is like a science project. Each pitch is an experiment. What you mix and match together can either blow up in your face or make what you were hoping to create. In order to discover what works best, you must continue to test your pitching techniques. The dependent variable in this case is your […]

CisionScoop | Janelle Griffith Joins Newsday

by Cision Staff / Media Updates

Newsday has hired Janelle Griffith as an entertainment reporter. Griffith was previously a features and entertainment reporter at The Star-Ledger in Newark, New Jersey since 2011. Before that, she was a reporter at Patch.com in Woodbridge, New Jersey. Follow Newsday on Twitter and Facebook for the latest happenings in Long Island.  

Top 10 African Travel Blogs

African Travel Blogs
by Cision Staff / Top Lists

Siergiej Miloczkin and Hanna Oksanen contributed to this post. This week’s Top 10 has gone international! Using Cision’s media database and enlisting the help of our colleagues in Europe, we compiled this list of African travel blogs based on Cision’s proprietary research. We then ranked the blogs by comment count during the month of September, as well […]

How to Create Stand-Out Content: Q&A With Ian Cleary

by Katie Gaab / Influencers

Each day, the Internet becomes increasingly crowded with content. Consequently, content marketers are finding it harder to get their content to stand out and receive recognition for their efforts. By using the right marketing tools and technology, content marketers are able to solve some of the problems that stem from this situation. Ian Cleary, founder of RazorSocial, discussed some […]

What PR Pros Need to Know About Facebook’s “Signal”

by Jim Dougherty / Trends

”Facebook wants to help journalists find the signal in the noise… And now it’s created a free newsgathering tool called Signal to help journos do just that.” – Julia Greenberg, Wired “For journalists across the world, Twitter has been the preferred tool to track breaking news and share updates in real time. All that may […]