SOURCE: TalkPoint



August 17, 2011 09:50 ET

TalkPoint and PR News Partner to Provide Webinar on the Key Uses of Google+ in Communication Initiatives

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Aug 17, 2011) - TalkPoint, the leader in global communications technology, specializing in browser-based audio and video webcasting, and PR News, a must-read publication for communications professionals, today announced that the two companies have partnered to deliver "PR News Google+ Webinar: What You Need to Know Now About Google+."

The TalkPoint powered webinar will be held today, August 17, from 1:30-3:00 p.m. ET. PR News will lend its expertise to inform attendees on the ways to utilize Google+ for upcoming communication initiatives.

Steve Goldstein, Editorial Director for PR News, will speak to communication leaders Marcy Massura, Digital Community Manager, Weber Shandwick, John Bell, Global Managing Director, 360° Digital Influence, Ogilvy and Joshua Nafman, Digital Engagement Manager, PepsiCo. They will share their early experiences with Google+ and audience engagement tips and techniques.

Additionally webinar attendees will learn how to use the social media platform to share content with key stakeholders, build relationships with media and increase traffic to their website.

"We are happy to join PR News to offer such a timely webinar event," said Nick Balletta, CEO of TalkPoint. "Google+ is at the forefront of today's news, and we are happy to provide the technology to help educate attendees about the latest social media platform and how they can advance their communications objectives."

"It is a pleasure to continue our relationship with TalkPoint to showcase this valuable webinar," said Amy Jefferies, Associate Publisher & Brand Director for PR News. "We look forward to providing attendees with the essential Google+ skill set necessary to maximize their organization's social media efforts."

Interested attendees may register for the event here: PR News Google+ Webinar: What You Need to Know Now About Google+

About TalkPoint

TalkPoint is an industry leader in global communications technology, specializing in browser-based audio and video webcasting. Since 1998, TalkPoint's easy-to-use, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) cloud platform has facilitated more than 20,000 live webcasting events per year for the top Fortune 500 and FTSE 100 companies. From investor relations and corporate communications to product launches and continuing education, TalkPoint offers scalable and flexible technology to meet today's business communication needs. For more information, visit

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PR News, now in its 67th year -- is the must-read publication for communications professionals. Each week, PR News will provide you and your team with the ideas, strategies, statistics and tools to maximize your organization's communications efforts. PR News is your blueprint to become an even more effective and successful communicator. What you will find are deeply-researched how-to articles that cater to high-level strategic thinkers like you.

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