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Election PR Lesson: Inform, Never Mandate Employees’ Voting Decisions

In this election season, companies who coerce their employees to vote for one candidate or the other are playing with fire. | MORE »

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Instagram Picks Up Steam as an Engagement Tool—and the Press Digs It

The mobile photo editing app is fast becoming a major conversation platform among PR pros, and a way to reach journalists. | MORE »

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Tip Sheet: Tone, Trust Critical For an Effective Ethics Program

As ethics become more pervasive in Corporate America, here are five tips from an ethics expert for "doing what is right." | MORE »

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Tip Sheet: Avoid the Squirrel Syndrome: Don’t Be Distracted

As the father of 12- and 8-year-old daughters, most of my movie-going time these days is spent either watching something animated or the latest riveting flick featuring Justin Bieber or Katy Perry. One of my … | MORE »

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How To Plan a Media Tour: Devil Is in the Details

Despite your best intentions, media tour hiccups are bound to happen. To keep them to a minimum, follow this plan—and don’t forget the stain stick. | MORE »

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Taking Sides: With Issues PR, The Medium Is the Message

While digital and social media has changed how audiences are reached, one thing remains constant: The messaging has to be spot on. | MORE »

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Use the Event Hazard/Outrage Scale as Preparation for Crisis Campaigns

Two leading academic researchers weigh in on a scale that can help PR pros anticipate the needs of the public during a crisis, and respond accordingly. | MORE »

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Tip Sheet: There’s No Such Thing As a Stupid Question, Right?

When it comes to clients and their agencies, there are stupid questions. Here’s how to avoid them. | MORE »

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B2B Communications: Blazing a Trail to Effective Social Media Starts with a Clear Map and Clear Goals

You know the line: social media is just not for B2B companies. Well, here’s some prime social success stories that disprove that theory. | MORE »

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Tip Sheet: A Risk-Sensitive Culture Can Stave Off Crises

Jon Goldberg describes how to develop a culture in which people at all levels are focused on managing risks and preventing crises from ever happening in the first place. | MORE »

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