NEW YORK--(Business Wire’s free webinar series, along with a year-long polling, podcasting and blogging effort was awarded a second Commendation of Merit from the Society for New Communications Research (SNCR) at the new media think tank’s awards gala in Cambridge, Massachusetts on Friday, November 6.)--
“Business Wire’s program is an impressive example of the successful and innovative use of new tools, technologies, solutions and practices to enhance communications and relationships”
“Business Wire’s program is an impressive example of the successful and innovative use of new tools, technologies, solutions and practices to enhance communications and relationships,” commented Jen McClure, founder and president of the Society.
More than 5,000 professional communicators have attended the free webinar series, which features how-to tips, education and enlightenment on best press release practices and new media tools. In addition, thousands have participated in Business Wire’s PR Peeps polls and listened to the educational podcast series, All Things Press Release.
“Continuing to educate our communities about social media and sharing has been our goal all year long,” said Monika Maeckle, Vice President of New Media for Business Wire. “It’s wonderful to get affirmation for our efforts once again. Thank you, SNCR!”
The Society for New Communications Research Awards program (http://sncr.org) honors innovative organizations that are pioneering the use of social media, ICT, mobile media, online communities, and collaborative technologies in the areas of media, marketing, public relations, advertising, entertainment, education, politics and social initiatives. The award winners were announced at the Society’s awards gala at the Harvard Faculty Club.
All the winning case studies submitted to this year’s SNCR awards program have been published on the Society’s website at www.sncr.org.
To watch Business Wire’s award-winning webinars, click on the links below:
All Things Press Release educational podcasts can be accessed here:
Episode 2: How to Write a Good Headline
Episode 4: Why Add Links to Your Press Release?
Episode 6: Adding Multimedia to Your Press Release
Episode 8: Become a Media Resource
Episode 9: Add Twitter to Your Press Release
Episode 10: Turn Your Press Release into an Advisory
Episode 11: Heinz Press Release Case Study
About the Society for New Communications Research
The Society for New Communications Research (SNCR) is a global nonprofit 501(c)(3) research and education foundation dedicated to the advanced study of the latest developments in new media and communications, and their effect on traditional media and business models, communications, culture and society. The Society creates a bridge between the academic community and practitioners using these news tools and technologies. SNCR’s Fellows include a leading group of futurists, scholars, business leaders, professional communicators, members of the media and technologists from around the globe – all collaborating together on research initiatives, educational offerings, and the establishment of best practices. For more information, visit http://sncr.org or call +1-408-266-9658.
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Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is utilized by thousands of member companies and organizations to transmit their full-text news releases, regulatory filings, photos and other multimedia content to journalists, news media, trade publications, institutional and individual investors, financial information services, regulatory authorities, Internet portals, information websites, business-to-business decision-makers and consumers worldwide.