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Download Big Data Applications for PR Purposes

Many early adopters realize that data itself is not particularly valuable without the expertise required to interpret the information, and to identify and select from a variety of scenarios to achieve the optimal outcome. | MORE »

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As Communications Models Evolve, PR Takes Bigger Role

Brand Management at P&G now covers four functions, including communications (the term “public relations” no longer exists at the company). It’s not a sure thing but as goes Procter & Gamble so go many other companies, particularly in consumer markets. | MORE »

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Build Your Media List the Right Way

The key is to use technology as a research and organizational tool, not the end-all, be-all solution. These proven strategies will help PR people strengthen their media efforts by relying a little less on technological shortcuts and a little more on targeted research. | MORE »

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How Write for Myriad Media Platforms

In PR, it’s not the writing that seems to matter. It’s the tagging and linking that triggers shares, followers, retweets, etc. Soon, journalism schools will dedicate entire classes on writing hashtags.
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When Brands Take a Stand, PR Must Connect the Dots

When a brand or organization takes a stand on a societal issue (and puts its money where its mouth is), PR managers are responsible to drive the program. | MORE »

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When ‘TMI’ and PR Strategy Collide

If we accept that some millennials tend to overshare information, the challenge lies in how to harness the behavior to get the most out of your millennial employees without robbing them of their identities. | MORE »

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How To Pitch Female Baby Boomers

For decades, marketers have considered women 50+ (and even women in their 40s) barely worth marketing to, instead going after dewy women in their 20s and 30s. That’s despite the fact that at 40 million | MORE »

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The Next Millennium

As millennials occupy a larger and larger swath of the U.S. population, the one-way conversation that marketers have practiced for years is slowly but surely being eclipsed by more give-and-take between brands and consumers. | MORE »

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Hunger Program Persists Despite Government Shutdown

Nonprofit localizes nationwide crisis For two weeks last October, the federal government of the United States shut down. The opposing sides of the Affordable Care Act reached what seemed to be an | MORE »

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Look Beyond the Usual Social Media Suspects

Hunt down the hidden gems, find the wealth Have you fallen into a social media rut? Do all of your client program recommendations consist of the obvious channels: Facebook , YouTube , Twitter and LinkedIn  | MORE »

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