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NonProfit PR Awards: Social Media

Campaign: Defense Media Activity—The Pentagon Channel Winner: The Defense Media Activity—Alexandria The Defense Media Activity-Alexandria realized that The Pentagon Channel, AFPS and Emerging Media possessed the platforms needed to cross-promote stories that would reach its … | MORE »

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NonProfit PR Awards: PR on a Shoestring

Campaign: A Dog for Obama Winner: American Kennel Club When President Obama publicly made a promise to give his daughters a dog following his election, the American Kennel Club used this opportunity as a platform … | MORE »

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NonProfit PR Awards: Marketing Communications

Campaign:.ORG’s Rollout of DNSSEC Winner:.ORG, The Public Interest Registry To raise awareness of the need to have widespread adoption of Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC), which protects Internet services from domain name system attacks,.ORG, … | MORE »

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NonProfit PR Awards: Event PR: Pro Bono

Campaign: WWF’s Earth Hour 2009 Winner: World Wildlife Fund & Creaxion On March 28, 2009, at 8:30 p.m., hundreds of millions of people from around the world came together in a global call for action … | MORE »

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NonProfit PR Awards: Employee Communications

Campaign: OneSight: Global Launch & Year One Communications Campaign Winner: OneSight, A Luxottica Group Foundation In early 2008, Luxottica Group, one of the world’s largest eyeware manufacturers, designers and distributors, supported three vision care charities, … | MORE »

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How to Socialize a Brand as Media Platforms Converge

The question is not how to engage and build relationships online, but how to determine the best mix of traditional and social media in outreach efforts. After all, the majority of business leaders would finally agree that digital communications channels aren’t going anywhere, and neither are traditional ones. | MORE »

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PR News Announces Nonprofit PR Award Winners

The leading communicators and teams in the nonprofit sector were honored at an awards event Nov. 3 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The overriding theme? PR pros keep getting better at applying their formidable skills in the service of the community at large. | MORE »

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5 Ways to Organize Social Media in Your Company

1. Employees are blocked • Reach: No impact • Influence: No message 2. Employees have access but aren’t trained • Reach: Marginal impact • Influence: Accidentally on message 3. Trained spokespersons • Reach: Limited impact … | MORE »

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Collaborating on an Integrated Campaign

For a campaign with as many moving pieces as LEGO’s “Go Miniman Go,” streamlined communications between LEGO and its agency partner Flashpoint PR was critical to successful execution. Kristin Greene, a principal at Flashpoint PR, attributes the campaign’s success to the following best practices for effective collaboration: | MORE »

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Quick Study: Trends in Social Media for 2010; Use of Video in News Releases

State of the Blogosphere: Technorati’s State of the Blogosphere 2009 report has hit the Web, offering insights into professional blogging activities, brands in the blogosphere, monetization and bloggers’ impact on national and global events. Among this year’s findings and insights: | MORE »

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