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June 01, 2022
Discover Your Next Donor with Nexis® for Development Professionals

Discover Your Next Donor with Nexis® for Development Professionals

If you’re like most development professionals , you’re short on the time, support and resources needed to achieve the core fundraising goals of your organization. The work that goes into development efforts feels never-ending. From researching countless individual potential philanthropists and aligning your mission with corporate charitable giving efforts, to shaping a thoughtful outreach strategy, capturing...

May 12, 2022
Two Ways the Nexis for Development Professionals Can Turbocharge Your Fundraising with Donor Profiles (Coming Soon!)

Two Ways the Nexis for Development Professionals Can Turbocharge Your Fundraising with Donor Profiles (Coming Soon!)

Whether you work with a charity, a hospital or an educational institution, finding the right donors for your cause can be a massive challenge. Development professionals often find themselves managing the critical task of fundraising with little to no support—no small feat when considering just how much work goes into finding, wooing and securing high-level donors. Between identifying potential high-level donors...

May 05, 2022
See Nexis Data Lab in Action

See Nexis Data Lab in Action

In a recent live webinar event, LexisNexis team members Margaret Hart and Hatim El Faiz teamed up to share what makes Nexis Data Lab such a powerful data research and analytics tool for academic researchers. First, Hatim explained how Data Lab streamlines and accelerates dataset creation via its access to LexisNexis news content, intuitive search functionality and pre- and post-search filters. From there, Margaret gave...

April 25, 2022
Don't Miss a Thing: How Competitive Intelligence Keeps You Ahead of the Curve

Don't Miss a Thing: How Competitive Intelligence Keeps You Ahead of the Curve

You know you and your organization need competitive intelligence, but where to begin? What tools should you use, and will they be responsive enough to keep you up to date? How do you sift through all the information to find what’s relevant to your business? What if there isn’t enough information? The preparation alone can be overwhelming. But when you get the full picture of your industry and competitors...

April 15, 2022
How Can Competitive Intelligence Improve My Business?

How Can Competitive Intelligence Improve My Business?

The latest tool in the marketing technology arsenal is competitive intelligence (CI) – but what is it? Everyone has their own definition of CI, but essentially it refers to the action of gathering and assessing information about your organization’s external environment and competitors. By collecting and analyzing data from multiple sources, your teams can devise a coordinated CI program. With these insights...

April 08, 2022
Better Stories = Greater Engagement: How to Craft Compelling Appeals to Boost Fundraising

Better Stories = Greater Engagement: How to Craft Compelling Appeals to Boost Fundraising

Who doesn’t love a good story? As Harvard Business Review pointed out in 2014, “We humans have been communicating through stories for upwards of 20,000 years, back when our flat screens were cave walls.” These days, ways, reasons, and places that stories are told has expanded even further. Forget flat screens. People—including prospective donors for your non-profit or University—are inundated...

March 25, 2022
From Media Monitoring to Media Intelligence: Three Reasons to Change Your Perspective

From Media Monitoring to Media Intelligence: Three Reasons to Change Your Perspective

Communications pros and PR practitioners with— ahem—a certain level of experience will no doubt remember this thankless task. Back in the day, brave souls would huddle over their lonely, rickety metal desks, sifting through piles of media placements; identifying relevant media coverage about their brands, organizations or executive leadership; measuring the column inches; confirming circulation and ad equivalency...

March 21, 2022
6 Must-Haves for an Effective Press Release

6 Must-Haves for an Effective Press Release

Let’s say you want to get the word out about a new product launch. You and your PR communications team craft a press release. The press release goes through a few internal iterations until all stakeholders are happy and it’s finally pushed out via the usual “shotgun” distribution approach. Then… all you hear are the chirps of crickets. “Is anyone finding the press release?”...

March 17, 2022
The enhanced developer portal from Nexis DaaS: A sneak peek

The enhanced developer portal from Nexis DaaS: A sneak peek

In a recent sit-down interview, Viji Alagarsamy, Director of Product Management, DaaS, took the time to share why she thinks Nexis DaaS is a standout from other data as a service providers. She gave us so much information, we turned her interview into a series of blog posts covering topics ranging from why her team embraces a “fail fast” approach to how her team goes above and beyond to create additional value...

March 10, 2022
Leveling Up Your Brand Analysis with Nexis Newsdesk™

Leveling Up Your Brand Analysis with Nexis Newsdesk™

The start of the year is an excellent time for internal reflection, with many companies taking a step back to analyze the status of their brand and the impact of their communications strategy. Conducting a proper brand analysis requires an in-depth review of everything from your brand’s messaging, services and products to customer sentiment, marketing impact and how your share of voice stacks up against the competition...

March 07, 2022
4 Considerations to Make When Choosing a Press Release Distribution Tool

4 Considerations to Make When Choosing a Press Release Distribution Tool

On the market for a press release distribution tool? It’s a choice not to be taken lightly. That’s because not all press release distribution platforms are the same. Not by a long shot. Some offerings stick to the “pull” model (i.e., the status quo) when it comes to trying to get your press releases into the right hands. But while this model can be effective, there are many data- and tech-enabled...

February 22, 2022
How the Nexis DaaS team creates value for clients

How the Nexis DaaS team creates value for clients

Data has always been an essential component to research. But today data is quite possibly one of hottest commodities. That’s according to Viji Alagarsamy, Director of Product Management, DaaS. She joined us for a recent sit-down interview to explain how she and the rest of the Nexis DaaS team create value for their clients. For starters, Nexis DaaS goes way beyond simply providing access to datasets. “What...

February 02, 2022
A key Nexis DaaS difference: An intelligent data enrichment process

A key Nexis DaaS difference: An intelligent data enrichment process

The Nexis Data as a Service (DaaS) team does more than provide clients with datasets. Just ask Viji Alagarsamy, Director of Product Management, DaaS. She’s worked with her colleagues at Nexis DaaS for the past three years. And if it’s one thing she’s quick to point out, it’s that most of her clients only think they’re looking for nothing more than a data vendor. The reality is that, more...

January 06, 2022
Four Hints to Get the Most Out of Nexis Advanced Searching

Four Hints to Get the Most Out of Nexis Advanced Searching

In today’s digital world, information is easy to find and access. And yet… it isn’t. Search tools have huge databases of content—Nexis itself has 45,000 sources! This can be daunting when you’re looking for something specific. The solution? A Nexis Advanced Search , a form-based search feature that allows you to create search queries using content-specific terms and document fields and...

December 22, 2021
How to Better Manage Risk with Proper Due Diligence

How to Better Manage Risk with Proper Due Diligence

How to Better Manage Risk with Proper Due Diligence There will always be some kind of risk to your business on the horizon. That much is certain. But what about the risk that’s right under your nose that you can’t even see? Not to sound so alarmist, but the reality of our digitally and economically connected world is that all kinds of strategic, regulatory, financial, and reputational risk can hide in plain...

December 21, 2021
Five Reasons Why Nexis Newswire Sets a New Standard for Release Distribution

Five Reasons Why Nexis Newswire Sets a New Standard for Release Distribution

One of the unsung heroes of the business world is, without doubt, the news release . Millions upon millions of these documents have been issued over decades, feeding media outlets and bringing important news of all types to people around the world. In so doing, the trusty news release has played critical role in shaping companies, economies and even cultures. Now, with the introduction of Nexis ® Newswire , news...

December 16, 2021
Rookie or Whiz: Nexis Uni® Continues to Evolve to Meet Academic News Research Needs, No Matter Your Experience Level

Rookie or Whiz: Nexis Uni® Continues to Evolve to Meet Academic News Research Needs, No Matter Your Experience Level

“Being prepared is about anticipating what comes next and getting ready for it,” writes Tony Rea in What They Don’t Teach You in Sales School . It’s a concept that resonates here at Nexis Solutions too. Our commitment to developing innovative academic solutions starts with gathering feedback from librarians, faculty members and students. This enables us to optimize tools like Nexis Uni —or...

December 15, 2021
Use Paid Media to Boost Your Earned Media

Use Paid Media to Boost Your Earned Media

As siblings in the marketing mix family, earned media and paid media each have their unique strengths. There’s no beating the credibility of earned media and its implied third-party endorsement, while advertising offers unmatched targeting capabilities. Now, the best of these two marketing elements come together in a powerful new way: Nexis ® Newswire . It’s our just-launched news release distribution...

December 10, 2021
How to Tackle the Recent Rise of Supply Chain Instability

How to Tackle the Recent Rise of Supply Chain Instability

Supply stain stability is, well, in short supply. From an economic perspective, COVID-19 might have been a temporary setback, but the pandemic, political unrest, and other unpredictable occurrences have exposed just how easily the supply chain can be disrupted in the wake of certain events. With a new shortage announced every news cycle, supply chain managers need to think about how to deal with prolonged supply chain...

December 07, 2021
Get Your Press Releases Seen by the Right People

Get Your Press Releases Seen by the Right People

Sometimes it pays to buck the trend. And if you doubt me on this, let me present to you exhibit A: The traditional “shotgun” approach to press release distribution has been around for what feels like forever, right? But that’s not because casting a wide net is an effective way to get a press release in front of the right people; rather, its perseverance can mainly be chalked up to the fact that a quantity...

December 01, 2021
Top 3 Benefits of Combining Your Due Diligence and Risk Monitoring

Top 3 Benefits of Combining Your Due Diligence and Risk Monitoring

To fend off financial and reputational risk, you must stay vigilant on multiple fronts – be it in the HR office when deciding whom to hire or at any point in your supply chain when choosing your vendors. In other words, the risks to your company have not only multiplied, but they’ve also diversified and now come from every possible angle. And no single risk management method can keep these threats at bay...

November 17, 2021
How to Create an Efficient Risk Management Workflow

How to Create an Efficient Risk Management Workflow

How to Create an Efficient Risk Management Workflow Even before the prevalence of ESG scoring, there was always a lot riding on your due diligence. Traditionally, maybe you needed to identify and assess any financial and/or reputational risks before moving forward with a merger and acquisition (M&A). Or perhaps you wanted to verify that a potential c-suite hire or business partner isn’t a politically exposed...

November 11, 2021
How to Create Efficiencies in Your Risk Management Workflow

How to Create Efficiencies in Your Risk Management Workflow

The risk landscape is far more complex than just a few short decades ago. For starters, people are getting their news from more sources than ever before. The birth of the 24-hour news broadcast was only the beginning. Now, thanks to the internet and the rise of podcasts, online tabloids, and forums, the reputational risks to your organization have arguably never been greater. And when negative coverage on your organization...

October 28, 2021
Source Spotlight: Expert Financial & Legal Sector Market Research from IRN Research

Source Spotlight: Expert Financial & Legal Sector Market Research from IRN Research

At its core, market intelligence depends on capturing relevant information from multiple sources to build out a comprehensive view of an existing market, trends over time, its customers, and competitors—all to gain insights into potential risks or growth opportunities. With the addition of IRN Research to our portfolio of research platforms, including Nexis® and Nexis Uni® , you have access to market research...

October 26, 2021
The Latest Features of Nexis Newsdesk for Improved Media Monitoring & Analytics

The Latest Features of Nexis Newsdesk for Improved Media Monitoring & Analytics

Nexis Newsdesk already delivers a comprehensive set of global news and social content the likes of which you won’t find anywhere else. And it does so with intuitive functionality and an extensive set of features (e.g., unlimited media content searching, data visualizations, a guided search tool, etc.) that help you better understand media coverage and sentiment on relevant news topics that impact your organization...