Maintaining public image is essential for every business. Success of organizations (no matter they are small, medium or large) depends mostly upon their strategy of maintaining public relation. Strong and experienced public relations department can do wonders in promoting the business of an organization. However, the failures can result in disasters for a business.
Public Relations – What is it all about?
Public relation simply means the way of handling relation with public (including customers, partners, stake holders, and media). It helps an organization by following ways:
1. Spreading the words about an organization or its business
2. Selling products, services, or ideas to existing or new customers
3. Creating an aura to support company’s business activities
4. Talking to media and circulating essential news on company/client behalf
5. Reputation management
6. Building brand recognition
Now’s it is clear what public relations is all about. Now, the ways of maintaining healthy and beneficial public image is worth discussion. bbc news online
Online Press Release Distribution – Press release distribution is among the simplest, fastest, and most cost effective ways of maintaining public relations. Using online press release distribution, organization can connect to its customer instantly. Circulating any message about new product launch or promotional offers through press release is the best way. It reaches to the targeted audience within no time and also helps in maintaining online reputation of respective organization by lifting search engine rankings.
News Releases To Media – Apart from distributing news releases online, it is also advisable to circulate the same piece of news release to media (Electronic media and print media). Although internet services is available in every household, but still the reach of electronic and print media is more than online media. They can circulate a message to the intended recipients within no time.
Apart from sending news releases to media (electronic, print or online media), social networking, blogging, and micro blogging is also beneficial way of maintaining public relations. Social networking websites like Facebook and MySpace, blog websites like Word Press and blogger, and micro blogging website like Twitter helps in building strong and promising relation with existing/potential customers within no time.