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Social Media & Financial Comms: Time to Get Your Feet Wet?

As social media continues to explode, organizations and PR professionals have been quick to jump on the bandwagon. But one PR function hasn’t been so fast on the draw: financial communications. | MORE »

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Chronic Illnesses Affect Amount and Level of Internet Use

Data gathered by the Pew Internet & American Life Project shows that adults with chronic illnesses spend significantly less time on the Internet, which may influence the decision-making of PR professionals in healthcare. | MORE »

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Creating High-Priority Content for Search Engines

Picking the perfect words may not have been as important in the past, but today, keywords are critical to your firm’s digital reputation and whether or not you get found. | MORE »

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Echoes of Hawthorne Effect in Social Media Age

The Hawthorne Effect may be more relevant than ever in the time of social media. But here are a few more lessons that emerge from recent research about communications to engage today’s employees. | MORE »

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Influencers Vary Widely

A study by Epsilon reveals that influencers can be hard to pinpoint specifically, but they cross gender, age, income levels and channels. The one constant is their tendency to talk about products and events. | MORE »

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Report: 2009 PR Salaries Cut and Bonuses Slashed

A new study from PR executive search and consulting firm Spring Associates reveals that base salaries for both corporate and agency PR professionals decreased by double digits in 2009. | MORE »

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Ten Billion Tweets Served: Twitter Usage in PR Efforts Still Evolving

It’s safe to say that if an organization hasn’t at least experimented with Twitter by now, it has missed the proverbial boat. Now, three years since the microblogging platform’s launch, PR News speaks with a quartet of social media strategists across nonprofit, B2C, B2B and agency functions to find out how their own Twitter efforts have evolved, and how they are moving their business needle with the tool. | MORE »

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Bing Gets Search Boost

Nielsen Research showed that Bing has made gains among search engines, suggesting it may warrant more attention. | MORE »

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Social Media Mobile Use Rises

A comscore study reveals that more mobile users check social media sites on their phones, and with greater frequency, signaling that leveraging social media can increasingly reach users on-the-go. | MORE »

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Hispanic Market Missed

According to eMarketer and Hispanic ad agency Orci, only two in 10 marketers engage Hispanics on social media, though nearly four in five in the demo socialize online. | MORE »

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