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Instagram Pulls Ahead By Focusing on Emotion

Due to faster-than-expected growth in users in 2014, up 60 percent, Instagram surpassed Twitter to become the second-largest social network in the U.S. last year, eMarketer s aid earlier this month. | MORE »

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Metrics Still Operate in a Vacuum

It is easier than ever to collect data about how your online communication is working. It seems that most organizations are sticking with the easy stuff, however. What happens after someone likes your brand or shows up on your webpage? Even if they “engage” with your brand on social media, where does that lead? | MORE »

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Picture This: Instagram Going Gangbusters for Consumer Packaged Goods Companies

Only about 30% of all socially active brands have an Instagram profile, so now is the time for public relations professionals to work with clients on strategies to incorporate the platform into communications strategies | MORE »

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Building Visual Storytelling into Your PR Strategy

Posting video to your YouTube channel is a start. Syndicating the content across a variety of other news websites and video hubs drive that crucial discovery that sparks social sharing—and better PR results to demonstrate to senior managers. | MORE »

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Social Media Icon Awards: YouTube | Marketing Campaign

Winner: Hilton Worldwide – DoubleTree by Hilton DTour To create a better way to plan and share trips, Hilton worked with Google to build DTour, the first-ever YouTube channel integrating all major social media networks … | MORE »

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Social Media Icon Awards: Twitter | Social Good Campaign

Winner: United Nations Foundation – #GivingTuesday – a global movement to celebrate giving back The objective of the United Nations Foundation’s #GivingTuesday movement was to boost the idea of giving – of time, energy and … | MORE »

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Social Media Icon Awards: YouTube | PR Campaign

Winner: Weber Shandwick with Milk Processor Education Program – Chocolate Milk: From the Gridiron to IRONMAN After decades of a slow but steady decline in milk consumption, an emerging body of published research identified a … | MORE »

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Social Media Icon Awards: Twitter | Marketing Campaign

Winner: MXM Social – Eucerin’s #NoFryFriday Campaign As the leading dermatologist-preferred skin care brand, Eucerin’s mission is to deliver expert knowledge to consumers’ fingertips whenever possible. Therefore, MXM Social saw an opportunity to infuse Eucerin’s … | MORE »

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Social Media Icon Awards: Twitter | Promoted Tweet Campaign

Winner: Ultimate Fighting Championship – UFC 167: St. Pierre vs Hendricks The objectives of this campaign were to build buzz and awareness for the UFC 167: St. Pierre vs. Hendricks Pay-Per-View event. Johny Hendricks had … | MORE »

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Social Media Icon Awards: Twitter | PR Campaign

Winner: Marina Maher Communications – Head & Shoulders Season of the #Whiff With the “Season of the #Whiff” campaign, Marina Maher Communications intrinsically linked Head & Shoulders to baseball, further solidifying the brand’s partnership with … | MORE »

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