ATLANTA – Oct. 26, 2017 –Today, approximately 15,000 Pittsburghers received the inaugural issue of The Pittsburgh 100 in their email inboxes. Pittsburgh-based WordWrite Communications launched the new eNewsletter, website and social media platform in partnership with PR publishing network The 100 Companies.
“In the 21st century, business leaders have an increased need for short, digestible content,” said Paul Furiga, WordWrite Communications President and CEO. “As we launch The Pittsburgh 100, we’re committed to providing busy leaders with intriguing content that is brief, provides insight into issues that matter, and embodies fun by showing the full picture of our great community.”
Readers of the biweekly newsletter can expect 100-word stories and 100-word videos on topics of local interest from business news to restaurants, music, fitness and lifestyle. The Pittsburgh 100 marks the 15th member of The 100 Companies. Other member markets of the international PR publishing network include Alaska, Arkansas, Atlanta, Boston, Colorado, Dubai, Houston, Memphis, New Orleans, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tallahassee, Tampa Bay and Washington D.C.
In addition to the bi-weekly eNewsletter, The 100 Companies has also launched a new website, www.thepittsburgh100.com, as well as social media platforms for The Pittsburgh 100 on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
About The 100 Companies
The 100 Companies is the world’s first PR publishing network that provides PR firms an opportunity to not only deliver stories about the markets it serves, but also to share content in other markets throughout the network. The platform features 100-word stories and 100- second videos in eNewsletters, websites and social media platforms. The international network currently includes 15 markets with plans to have partners in all 50 markets by the end of 2018. The 100 Companies was named as a finalist in Georgia’s MAX Awards (Marketing Award for Excellence) in 2017. The Atlanta-based firm traces its roots to the October 2013 launch of The Atlanta 100, a weekly eNewsletter and website with social media platforms created by the public relations firm SPR Atlanta. The Atlanta 100 was named as a finalist in the Atlanta Press Club’s 2013 Awards of Excellence, as judged by the National Press Club, alongside CNN and The Weather Channel. Based on the success in the Atlanta market, The 100 Companies was spun off as a separate company and expanded in January 2016 to additional markets from Denali to Dubai. Learn more at www.the100companies.com.