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Rebranding Effort Yields ‘Money School’ Initiatives

In 2011, Catholic Charities Fort Worth declared it would do everything in its power to end poverty in the community. Unfortunately, in its first year, the program failed to get the attention of potential students, leaving classroom seats empty, program goals unmet and future funding at risk. | MORE »

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Decoding the Millennials

New study shows that a majority of millennials will provide more personal data to a company they trust. Just make sure you’re not accessing data that millennials consider more sacred.
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Developing an ‘Earned’ Media Plan

In today’s world, advertising is evolving towards ‘storytizing,’ which is driven by earned media, not paid. In earned media, our customers are deciding what is relevant, what they will share and whether they will, quite frankly, pay attention.  | MORE »

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PR’s Goal: ‘Talk Less, Say More’ as Brevity Becomes Norm

In an increasingly mobile (and hyper-busy) society, the trend in content format has been to serve messages in smaller and smaller morsels that consumers could accesss without committing much time. | MORE »

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Communicators Track an Uncharted Terrain

Pre-Web, the marketing and communication vehicles were largely defined by media relations, advertising, print and events. But in a digital age, the rules have changed for communicators. | MORE »

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Case Study: Toshiba Lends Helping Hand to the Nation’s Helpers

In 2010 Toshiba America Business Solutions (TABS) created the Helping the Helpers Technology Makeover contest, which pitted nonprofits against one another to win a full-blown technology makeover. | MORE »

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Back to the Future (Again)

If you want to get on the fast track in your organization via communications, you need to master two of the most traditional PR skills: written communications and media relations. | MORE »

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How To Harness Your LinkedIn Profile for PR Purposes

It’s not enough anymore for PR pros to get their brands and organizations exposure in appropriate media channels. Communicators need to provide their organizations with a ROI. | MORE »

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PR’s Key Role in Managing Big Data

The promise of Big Data is slowly giving birth to a generation of metrics-driven PR professionals who have embraced stats and trend lines as powerful story telling devices. | MORE »

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Social Chats Can Backfire, So Have a Plan in Place First

Whether they are social media trolls looking to start trouble or people with a legitimate gripe about your products and/or services, PR managers need (in most cases) to address detractors in a dignified way, one way or another. | MORE »

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