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2012 Communications Budgets: What’s In? What’s Out?

It’s budget planning time for next year—PR pros weigh in on "must-have" and "must-delete" budget line items for 2012. | MORE »

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Quick Study: Financial Sector Dominates ‘Black List’ Transparency Ranking; E-Mail Delivery Rates Up, Open Rates Are Down

â–¶ In the Black: Corporate Responsibility Magazine announced its annual Black List, the Russell 1000 large-cap companies that tie for the bottom ranking in transparency and corporate citizenship. The list features 58 dimly lit companies, … | MORE »

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Up Your PR Game With Location-Based Comms—4 Strategies for Foursquare

To some communicators, Foursquare may be more of a game than a legitimate PR tool. But tell that to organizations both large and small that have gained significant brand awareness using the location-based platform. | MORE »

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E-Mail Delivery Rates Up, Open Rates Are Down

Metrics from over 2.8 billion e-mail messages revealed that delivery rates increased in 2010 while open rates decreased for several reasons, including mobile usage. | MORE »

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Cyber-Criminals Hacking Away at Corporate Reputations

Computer hackers have been busy so far this summer, breaking into a number of sites and stealing—and then releasing—sensitive data. Should this be cause for alarm for reputation managers? | MORE »

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IR and Corp Comms Practices Are About to Get a Lot More Visual

Investors and analysts will eventually choose video for sitting in on earnings reports and video conversations over phone calls, enabling them to read those all-important nonverbal cues. | MORE »

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Execs Admit to Social Media’s Power, But Are Behind the Curve

Thanks to social media’s impact on customer service and loyalty, most executives recognize that future business success is dependent on having a social media strategy in place. | MORE »

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Tip Sheet: Five Steps to Aligning Strategy With Social Media

Despite the temptation to deploy social media "out of the box," the networks must be integrated with an organization’s strategic plan. Here are some tips for full alignment. | MORE »

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Case Study: Energy Education Sparks Reluctant Consumers to Get On Board With Trane’s Heating and Air Products

In a stagnant economy, PR agency Carmichael Lynch Spong and HVAC manufacturer Trane broke through consumer purchase barriers with product reliability and energy-saving proof points. | MORE »

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Quick Study: Are ‘Pollinators’ the New Queen Bees of the Internet? Execs Say Social Media Is Critical for Business Success

â–¶ Forget Influentials, Try Pollinators: According to a new study of online influencers by Martini Media and Added Value, there’s a new class of über-influencer online called “pollinators”—defined as 20% of the Internet population with … | MORE »

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