About Brandon Andersen

Brandon is the Director of Marketing at Cision US. In his role, Brandon leads Cision’s US marketing team and develops strategies for engaging marketing and PR professionals. He is a host of the popular Cision Webinar series, and blogs about everything from inbound/content marketing tactics to future trends in communication and technology on Cision Blog. Find him on Twitter @brandonchicago


Finding the top 100 users on Google+

I stumbled upon this site in the most organic of ways, someone shared it with me on Google+., which […]

Introducing the Cision Influence Rating

We’ve been talking about how to identify and engage influencers on CisionBlog for some time, and yesterday we announced a […]

Rethinking the definition of media placement

You get a mention in a national magazine.  You get a half page write-up in a local newspaper. You get […]

Google+ is not out to destroy Facebook, it’s after Microsoft

Can Google+ compete with Facebook?  That’s what we’ve been asking since Google announced Google+ back in June. Every comparison that […]

Is engaging in the conversation on Twitter a waste of time?

Dan Zarrella of HubSpot posted some really interesting Twitter metrics yesterday.  He was exploring whether engaging on Twitter was as […]

Getting your videos noticed in YouTube

Did you know that YouTube is the second largest search engine in the world?  Or that over 48 hours of […]

5 More Common Blogging SEO Mistakes

Last week we presented 5 Common SEO Mistakes Bloggers Make.  Today we are covering 5 more SEO mistakes that are […]

5 Common SEO Mistakes Bloggers Make

I was doing some SEO research the other day (I’m a nerd) and couldn’t help but notice that quite a […]

Writing an optimized press release starts with the right keywords

I love that PR professionals are seeing the benefits of writing optimized press releases.  Our SEO 101 for PR webinar […]

Q&A from “SEO 201 for Press Releases” Webinar

This post is co-written by Integrated Marketing expert Dan O’Brien, CEO of VividAscent. Thank you to those of you that […]

Debate: Facebook’s new commenting system’s pros and cons for content creators

Facebook’s newly enhanced commenting system launched yesterday, offering bloggers, publishers and brand managers a new option for managing discussions on […]

9 More Questions Answered from “SEO 101 for Press Releases” Webinar

Thank you to those of you who participated in last Thursday’s webinar “SEO 101 for Press Releases”. We had a […]

2011 predictions: SMO, videos and mobile

It’s the beginning of the year and that means everyone is making resolutions, coming up with predictions and trying to […]

Top 5 Cision Blog stories of 2010

With the holidays upon us, we wanted to pull out some highlights of our most popular stories in 2010 and […]

9 Press Release SEO Questions Answered

This post was written by Laurie Mahoney, Product Marketing Manager for CisionWire, Cision’s new press release distribution service, and Brandon […]

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