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Vested Interest

▶ The Unyielding Power of Perception: Sure, things may look great on paper. But when it comes to how the public views your brand, the perception is out of whack. Case in point: the investment potential

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Social Media: Companies Wade Into the Talent Pool

Companies of all stripes are scrambling to recruit, hire and retain social media talent. That encompasses people well versed in content creation, SEO, design, video and several other disciplines that are not in the traditional PR mold.

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Managing Crises in a Ever-Chaotic World

In addition to rethinking how (and how often) we monitor for potential issues, how we organize to effectively manage crisis situations must also evolve. Issues management expertise is no longer sufficient to succeed in this environment.

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The Fickle Consumer

Even the most popular brands are not immune to rapidly changing consumer tastes.

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Social Media: Amid Flurry of New PR Channels, Old Rules Still Apply

The most important thing to understand about getting the most impact out of your social media, no matter what platform you choose, is that cleverly disguised advertising won’t get you very far.

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PR Pros Need Better Strategies to Handle Crises

This year is no exception to the numerous PR crises that have been worsened by faulty actions of crises specialists and clients.

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Short. Fun. Sequential. How to Reinvent the Press Release

It’s an unorthodox (and new) way of getting your message out. Call it press release by piecemeal. Considering how time-poor journalists are these days, communicators increasingly need to have their press releases cut right to the chase.

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Sharing Your Content Starts at Home

While brand ambassadors are appealing to some companies because they appear more regulated, they simply aren’t authentic and therefore aren’t effective.

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How To Give a Presentation in 9 Words

A presentation isn’t about great-looking slides, it’s about ideas that attract people. Refine your point, work out what’s important and make it matter to the other person.

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How To Brace for an Editorial Board Meeting

What makes an editorial board meeting a great opportunity also makes it an opportunity for a meltdown if you don’t prepare your spokespersons and/or C-suite executives appropriately.

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