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December 7th, 2015 by

E. coli: While Chipotle dealt quickly and transparently with its E. coli crisis (PRN, Nov. 15), the stain remains. As of Nov. 29, there were 45 known cases of E. coli O26 in six states linked to Chipotle

11 Tips to Help You Prove PR Value in 2016 and Beyond

December 7th, 2015 by

As we enter the high season of planning for 2016, we must recognize that the executives who invest in PR have become more discriminating when evaluating our performance. The challenge to prove the value of

How to Harness Influencers to Simplify and Improve Your Social Analytics

December 7th, 2015 by

The magnitude and reach of social media conversations can make analytics overwhelming, complex and expensive. But it doesn’t have to be. Instead of trying to analyze every person’s posts, in every

4 Press Release Alternatives That Drive Engagement

December 7th, 2015 by

You’d never guess it by looking at the rapid-fire barrage of press releases coming out of the major news wire services each day, but pretty much every Chief Communications Officer wants to issue fewer press

6 Tips to Help Build Execs’ Credibility Through Bylined Articles

November 23rd, 2015 by

As any PR executive knows, bylined articles are one of the mainstays of the trade, and are often a key component of a thought leadership plan.

7 Tech Trends Chief Communications Officers Should Track in 2016

November 23rd, 2015 by

It’s relatively easy to anticipate macro trends in technology for 2016. It is much harder to predict how those trends will change the communications profession.

Retailers’ Social Actions on Instagram Up 48% Compared to Last Year

November 23rd, 2015 by

From August to October 2015, social actions, or the sum of Likes, Comments, Shares and Retweets across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, for the retail industry rose 37% vs the same period in ’14, according to Shareablee data provided to PR News.

Analytics, SEO, Virtual Teams, Video Surged in 2015, Will Continue in 2016

November 23rd, 2015 by

To prepare for 2016, we asked Ronn Torossian to reflect on predictions he made in his “10 Things PR Professionals Should Know in 2015.”

A 6-Step Pre-Holidays PR Checkup to Bring the Year to a Successful Close

November 23rd, 2015 by

As the end of the year closes in, it also may be a good time to take a look at our professional objectives.