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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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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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Rebuilding Reputation

Four of the top 10 reputation decliners during the last five years are in the healthcare sector, according to data tracked during a five-year period by brand consulting company CoreBrand. | MORE »

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A Remedy for Media Relations Couples Counseling

For the managers and mentors among us, we need to encourage our teams to become even more focused on what—and who—truly matters. Trying to do it all becomes a fruitless exercise with diminishing returns. | MORE »

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Case Study: Ignite Puts the Pedal to the Metal for FIAT Brand

Chrysler Group’s FIAT brand tasked Ignite with generating a program that fostered awareness and purchase consideration for the FIAT 500 Abarth. | MORE »

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