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Newswires – all shook up

Where to start? So Google has recently updated it’s Webmaster link scheme documentation. This has provided a deeper insight into how links placed within press releases can effect your website. In response to this, a ZDnet news editor posed the question: Did Google just kill PR agencies? In response to this news, we thought it […]

James Blunt – When PR is so bad, its good

Thousands of angry web users have taken to Twitter after receiving unsolicited email from James Blunt, plugging his new single ‘Bonfire Heart’. The news quickly reached mainstream press attracting a wave of negative publicity due to the naughtiness of Atlantic Records (parent firm of Warner Music Group) when marketing the single. Mass mailing over 1 […]

Important announcement regarding the Silence Media Network invoice scam

It has recently come to our attention that the PR industry as a whole is being targeted by an international crime ring calling itself Silence Media Network. The scam involves generating fake invoices under a genuine brand name and requesting further monies from PR agencies and businesses that have used our services. We would like to clarify that we do not mail […]

The Most Overused Buzzwords In Public Relations 2013 Infographic

With journalists constantly getting bombarded with story requests, the worst thing you can do is throw away your one chance to impress due to an overuse of buzzwords. Not to fear, mind. We have your back (Jack). They’ve created an infographic that highlights some of the most overly used and disastrous buzzwords to ever hit […]

New Feature: Embed Media Widgets

It’s Thursday and we’re back with a small developer update. We’ve added a little feature which will allow you to embed pretty much any media widget into your press release by simply pasting the HTML into the relevant box on step 2. Popular forms of media which are embedded into releases are sound bites, if […]

Press regulation in the UK

Many people across the country have been surprisingly vocal about their stance on press regulation, both for and against it. Kevin Hurley, now a former Metropolitan police chief superintendent, believes that the bill will hurt journalists and ‘genuine’ whilst blowers as it will instil a level of fear that stops them from anonymously confiding in […]

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Kick start your 2013 public relations campaign with a special 20% OFF your next press release. Enter HAPPY2013 at the payment stage to take advantage of this discount. Struggling for ideas? Take a look at this whitepaper: http://www.pressat.co.uk/press-release-tips-and-ideas/ Offer ends Friday 11th January 2013.

How To Find Your Perfect Personal Online Brand

The employment market today is more competitive than ever before. Baby boomers used to get jobs by fighting over who leaves their CV on the most important person’s desk in the company chain. Today things are a bit more different. If you step into someone’s office to drop your resume or inquire about a job […]