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How to Expertly Use a Flip Video Camera for PR

Most would agree that video is an effective communications tool. If a photo is worth a thousand words, what’s a video worth? People are not only more attracted to multimedia content—today, they expect it. | MORE »

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Traits For the Top: What It Takes To Be a Communications Leader

In a conducted interview by Wills Consulting Group, one finding was that assessing, managing, and leveraging the impact of new media (defined as social media, Web 2.0, etc.) was the interviewees’ most significant challenge. | MORE »

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Beware the Social Media ‘Guru’: Web Skills Can Be Blinding in Exec Search

As digital PR/social media become more prevalent within communications—and more integrated with other PR strategies and tactics—what are agencies and businesses looking for in candidates for a high-level social media position? | MORE »

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‘Most Innovative Companies’ and Their Presence on Facebook

After Businessweek released its list of the most innovative companies, PR News informally checked on how the top 15 match up with their Facebook presence. | MORE »

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Text Messaging and PR: Personal Platform a Powerful Call to Action

A relatively new frontier for PR outreach, text messaging has the potential for optimal two-way communications with targets—but proceed with caution. | MORE »

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Turf Wars Hinder PR/Marketing Union, Yet Reconciliation Is Possible

While some silos still exist, the PR/marketing relationship may be headed for bliss as the line between the two functions continues to blur. | MORE »

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Consumers Connect With Online Ads

According to data from the Nielsen Company and Microsoft, video ads shown during full-episode online TV shows yield deeper brand impact than corresponding on-air TV ads. | MORE »

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Social Explosion

A survey of digital platform usage from Arbitron and Edison Research finds that the percentage of Americans age 12 and older who have a profile on one or more social networking Web sites has reached 48% of the population in 2010, double the level from two years ago | MORE »

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Getting the Big Picture: Social Media Dashboards

Dashboards provide PR and other key business functions with an easy to see, and often flashy, view of activities.  The most important aspect is to correctly pinpoint goals and key performance indicators that will be at its center. | MORE »

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Mobile Behavior Depends on Demo

Merkle’s study of online consumers’ mobile behavior across demographics concluded that younger people and men have the most access to the mobile Internet. | MORE »

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