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Lacquer Morphs Natural Products Expo East + West from a Trade Show Into a Valuable Asset for Media Outlets

This year’s Natural Product Expo in action. The event drew more than 1500 members of the media. A graphic showcasing some of the results from The Natural Product Expo, as well as the tactics used to achieve | MORE »

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Power Up Performance With Your Peers

Whatever you call your work colleagues, you pay some degree of attention to what they say and do. We work in an era where trust in “people like me” continues to rise, while trust in business leaders drops, as the 2013 Edelman Trust Barometer reported.  | MORE »

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The Internet Still Doesn’t Apply For 15% of Americans; Rapid-fire Changes In Marketing Causing Digital Distress

Maybe we’re not all addicted to the Web, after all.  | MORE »

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Gamification: Not Just Fun, It’s A Strategy for Building Engagement

When Jayson Schkloven, senior VP and partner of Merritt Group, sits down with clients and prospects these days, he discusses the dizzying array of PR channels that are available to help get the message out.  | MORE »

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Recognizing the Seven Stages of Crisis Communication

Immediately following the tsunami that hit Japan in January of 2011, with more than 10,000 deaths and two nuclear plants disabled, Japanese authorities were initially reluctant to act for fear of damaging expensive nuclear equipment and possibly causing wider harm than what had already occurred. Yet this is how almost all corporate crisis responses begin. | MORE »

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A New Soundboard For PR Professionals

PR professionals are negotiating a “delicate balance” between making the time for traditional media relations while boosting awareness and visibility for their brands and clients in the social sphere, according to an exclusive study conducted by MWW on behalf of PR News. | MORE »

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Living Up to Core Ethical Values Can Be More Challenging Than We Think

Nothing can go wrong (ethically speaking) if we are truthful, if we behave in a manner consistent with our values and if we inform our constituents about whom we work for. However, life is never that simple.  | MORE »

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Try Not to Sabotage the Subject-Matter Expert

A bylined article is only as good as the research that informs it. And a sourcing call is only as good as what you do before, during and after speaking with the subject matter expert.  | MORE »

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Eclectic Mix of Summer Events Helps Spark Engagement For N.Y.’s Soon-to-Be Refurbished South Street Seaport

Lower Manhattan is about to get a major facelift. This week marks the start of a $200 million redevelopment project at South Street Seaport’s Pier 17. When development is finished in 2015 or 2016, there will | MORE »

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A Fresh Track to Measure PR Campaign Success

In my previous article in PR News we reviewed how to connect online and offline marketing by first defining our audience, profiling its intent, and determining the message we want to get across and which media | MORE »

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