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How to Make Your Quotes, Well, More Quotable

For news releases and other public relations materials, maybe the goal isn’t for your CEO’s quotes to end up in Bartlett’s but to make some of the clips in tomorrow’s news roundup. | MORE »

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5 Tips for Communicating Complex Subjects

For communicators, particularly on the B2B side, it’s a constant challenge to make sure that when they or their boss is presenting new information and/or ideas to the public the message is clear and unequivocal.  | MORE »

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Rolling Stone Failure a Stark Lesson for Communicators

Communicators are likely to keep a close eye on how Rolling Stone magazine contains the damage after the publication last weekend retracted its article about a brutal gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity. | MORE »

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Lessons Learned from the Kraft Heinz Press Release

When H.J. Heinz Co. announced its acquisition of Kraft Foods Group recently—creating the third-largest food and beverage company in North America—a smorgasbord of PR accompanied the move. | MORE »

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Serving Up Content for a Snackable World

The death of long-form writing may be greatly exaggerated. But when it comes to distributing PR- and marketing-related content that your constituents will pay attention to (and maybe even share), “snackable” content is the most promising recipe for success. | MORE »

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3 PR Lessons From Jay Z’s Tidal Launch

Jay Z’s media strategy for his Tidal music service provides a veritable clinic for communicators who are looking for ways to make a splash when they announce new products and/or services. | MORE »

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4 Things Brands Should Know About #BoycottIndiana

Before you decide how—or if—your brand will communicate regarding Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act, here are 4 things you should consider. | MORE »

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PR Insider: Making Contacts in the TV Newsroom

Pitching TV producers and reporters requires following a special set of rules, and if you follow them correctly, you will have TV newsroom contacts for a long time to come.  | MORE »

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Shooting for Brand Lift via March Madness

The 2015 NCAA men’s basketball tournament heads toward the Final Four this weekend. But consumer brands have been scrambling to align their messages with March Madness since it started nearly two weeks ago. | MORE »

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Germanwings Crash Story Worsens for Lufthansa

How do professional communicators prepare for the impossible-to-foresee developments in the aftermath of a catastrophic, tragic event? | MORE »

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