Follow the Top Unique Leading Leader

August 25, 2010

- by Phil Dennison, Senior Marketing Specialist

It’s a topic we’ve addressed before — buzzwords and jargon in press releases — but Mark McClennan at Schwartz Communications has come at it from a unique way. He took Adam Sherk’s list of the most overused words and phrases in press releases, and made a word cloud out of it. (If you’re unfamiliar with word clouds or tag clouds, they provide a visual representation, usually via size, of how frequently various words are used on a site or in a piece of text.) Seeing McClennan’s word cloud ┬áreally drives home how often some of these words are used:

most overused words

(Click for larger image)

Well, not much more to say, is there? It seems like, much as in Lake Wobegon, everyone’s a leader.


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