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Some Overused “Buzzwords” Still As Overused As Ever

SEO and PR strategist Adam Sherk used the new PRFilter technology (it allows users to search for press releases and build a file of those they’re most interested in) to re-research “overused buzzwords.” Which ones were still on top?

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The Most Used Press Release Buzzwords (Updated)

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This past April, online marketing strategist David Meerman Scott analyzed 711,123 press releases distributed by North American companies in 2008 through Business Wire, Marketwire, GlobeNewswire, and PR Newswire to come up with the most used press release buzzwords.

According to his analysis, “innovate” was the top word used.

Now, Adam Sherk, search and PR strategist for Define Search Strategies, part of The New York Times Company, has taken a look at PRWeb’s archives and come up with the top 75 terms used in releases.

Not surprisingly, “leader” and “leading” are number one and two, respectively. Full list here.