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Instagram Pulls Ahead By Focusing on Emotion

Due to faster-than-expected growth in users in 2014, up 60 percent, Instagram surpassed Twitter to become the second-largest social network in the U.S. last year, eMarketer s aid earlier this month. | MORE »

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How is Your Online Video Developing as a PR Tool?

A few ways to focus on your audience. | MORE »

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The Week in PR—March 16, 2015

Apple sends Dick Tracy a thank-you note, a new crisis for Hillary Clinton and Wendy’s takes an interesting brand journey.
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Annual Reports: Not Sexy, But Crucial

The fleeting rush of a major influencer or prospective client responding to a ‘DM’ via Twitter may not be nearly as important for your brand or organization as a kick-ass annual report. | MORE »

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Getting Reporters to Bite

Getting your pitch across the plate requires PR pros to be mindful of several things, lest the proposal end up in the circular file. But in a social media age, making sure you don’t waste a reporter’s time may not even be half the battle. That’s because you have to think about how the reporter can share the message with his or her network. | MORE »

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Media Relations Manners

To cultivate relationships with journalists, there are a litany of practices to master; that’s if you want a puncher’s chance of getting reporters to consider your pitches and/or respond to your telephone calls. | MORE »

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The Most Effective Pitch May Be None At All

Being more sensitive to the needs of pressed-for-time journalists is one way that companies and organizations can improve their media relations. | MORE »

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Social Media Beckons New Relationships

Social channels, which are commanding increasing marketing dollars, offer PR execs multiple ways to start a conversation with reporters and build a rapport on behalf of their companies and clients. | MORE »

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Media Relations: A Bureau Chief’s Perspective

Many PR pros assume that they collaborate with journalists. For some journalists, however, that’s a false assumption. | MORE »

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PR Spurs Cosmetics Brand to Get Flatter

Having a 360-degree model to capitalize on the company’s media coverage is just one way that NuFACE is trying to integrate communications and tear down its business silos. | MORE »

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