Lanham, MD (PRWEB) February 15, 2008
PRWeb, a Vocus, Inc. company and leader in online news and press release distribution, today announced it will sponsor a free hour-long webinar offering companies advice on how to find and participate in social media discussions. Titled "PRWeb presents: Locating and Participating in the Online Conversations that Matter," the online presentation will be held on Tuesday, February 19th, 2008 at 1:00 pm ET as well as on Wednesday, February 20th, 2008 at 1:00 pm ET. To register for the event, please visit http://prweb.webex.com.
Teresa Valdez Klein, director of Web Operations for the Parnassus Group, will examine key techniques for monitoring online chatter and joining in the discussion. Klein will also explore how to use tools and applications, such as RSS readers, social networking sites and microblogging networks to track what is being said and provide a platform to respond and gain valuable exposure for any business.
PRWeb is recognized as a leading online news and news release distribution service worldwide. Since 1997, PRWeb has been changing the way businesses, marketing departments and public relations firms think about press releases. PRWeb was the first company to develop a distribution strategy around direct-to-consumer communication and to build and offer a search engine optimized platform for press release distribution. PRWeb, located in Ferndale, WA, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Vocus, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand public relations management software. For more information, go to http://www.prweb.com.
About Vocus, Inc.
Vocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: VOCS) is a leading provider of on-demand software for public relations management. Our web-based software suite helps organizations of all sizes to fundamentally change the way they communicate with both the media and the public, optimizing their public relations and increasing their ability to measure its impact. Our on-demand software addresses the critical functions of public relations including media relations, news distribution and news monitoring. We deliver our solutions over the Internet using a secure, scalable application and system architecture, which allows our customers to eliminate expensive up-front hardware and software costs and to quickly deploy and adopt our on-demand software. Vocus is used by more than 2,000 organizations worldwide and is available in five languages. Vocus is based in Lanham, MD with offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information please visit http://www.vocus.com or call 800.345.5572.
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