Vocus Announces Free HARO Webinar with Peter Shankman

HARO founder and Vocus Small Business Evangelist will show attendees how to build a bigger buzz for their business using new, improved HARO publicity alerts

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This September, Vocus launched a range of awesome new features that make HARO even faster and easier to use. On Tuesday the 25th, I’m going to be showing people how to use them to generate even more publicity and buzz for their business.

Beltsville, MD. (PRWEB) October 20, 2011

Vocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: VOCS), a leading provider of cloud-based marketing and PR software, has announced a free webinar, Build Bigger Buzz with HARO on Tuesday, October 25 at 2.00pm ET. The host is Peter Shankman, founder of the HARO (Help A Reporter Out) publicity alerts service and now VP and Small Businesss Evangelist at Vocus.

“In four years,” says Shankman, “HARO publicity alerts have put thousands of businesses in the media, in front of millions of readers, viewers and potential customers. This September, Vocus launched a range of awesome new features that make HARO even faster and easier to use. On Tuesday the 25th, I’m going to be showing people how to use them to generate even more publicity and buzz for their business.”

The webinar will cover:

  •     How to filter HARO’s three-times-a-day publicity alert emails to find the queries that matter faster.
  •     How users can create a profile that helps journalists recognize them as a reliable source.
  •     Anything else users want to know – attendees are invited to ask Shankman all about HARO’s new subscription packages and anything else HARO-related.

The free, one-hour webinar will be held this Tuesday, October 25, 2011, at 2:00 p.m. EST. More details, as well a taster video, are available on the Vocus Blog here: http://bit.ly/rgPq0z

To register and find out more, please click here: http://bit.ly/n4GhGD

About Vocus
Vocus (Nasdaq: VOCS) is a leading provider of cloud-based marketing and PR software that helps organizations of all sizes reach and influence buyers across social networks, online and through the media. Vocus provides a suite of software for social media, content marketing and media relations, creating a comprehensive solution for our customers looking to generate awareness, build their reputation and increase sales in today’s customer-led buying cycle. Vocus is used by more than 30,000 organizations worldwide and is available in seven languages. For more information, please visit http://www.vocus.com or call (800) 345-5572.

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