PR Best Practices for Government Communicators
Lanham, MD (PRWEB) September 6, 2006
Vocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: VOCS), a leading provider of on-demand software for corporate communications and public relations, today announced that it will sponsor a free webinar to help PR professionals in the public sector understand ways to improve and maximize their public relations efforts. Entitled “PR Best Practices for Government Communicators”, the webinar will feature Donna Roa, Director of Public Affairs of the Office of Research and Development at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and is being offered in partnership with the National Association of Government Communicators (NAGC).
The webinar will be held on Wednesday, September 20, 2006 at 2:00pm ET and is part of the monthly Vocus PR Best Practices Webinar Series. Registration for the free educational session is available at http://www.vocus.com/prwebinars.
Government agencies play an important role in providing and maintaining essential services to communities across the United States. Communicating with the public regarding issues impacting them is a critical component in the effectiveness of a government agency and represents a distinct challenge for PR professionals in the public sector.
“PR Best Practices for Government Communicators” addresses these communication challenges and offers real-world insights to help government agencies more easily and effectively generate and implement a comprehensive public relations program. With a focus on creating targeted communications, tracking news coverage, and measuring and analyzing the results of PR efforts, this webinar will provide best practices that can extend beyond the realm of government agencies and be utilized by associations, corporations, or non-profits in their public relations programs.
The Vocus PR Best Practices Webinar Series provides an informational resource for organizations of all sizes and types to gather and exchange public relations best practices and practical tips that can be applied to their everyday communications and campaigns. Each session follows real-life customer case studies focused on a variety of topics of interest to PR practitioners. The full series schedule as well as recorded replays of previous presentations is available at http://www.vocus.com/prwebinars.
Vocus provides a totally integrated on-demand software suite for PR professionals. The Vocus on-demand software suite manages media and analyst relationships; interactive email campaigns; projects and news; files, documents and other collateral; and online newsrooms. The software also analyzes media coverage and other PR information to provide real-time feedback on the effectiveness of PR campaigns and early intelligence on trends unfolding in the press.
About Vocus, Inc.
Vocus (NASDAQ: VOCS) is a leading provider of on-demand software for corporate communications and public relations. Our web-based software suite helps organizations of all sizes manage local and global relationships and communications with journalists, analysts, public officials and other key audiences. Our software helps customers manage media relations, news monitoring and analysis, interactive email campaigns, online newsrooms, and government relations activities. Vocus software is delivered as an easy-to-use and cost-effective annual subscription, with no need for internal hardware, software or IT support. Our software is currently available in five languages, and is in use by customers around the world. Vocus is based in Lanham, MD with offices in North America and Europe. For more information please visit http://www.vocus.com or call 800.345.5572.
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