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Your Client Won a Grammy. Now What? (Lessons for PR Pros to the Stars and Everyone Else, Too)

The real work starts for communications professionals before the event, planning acceptance speeches and organizing press conferences. | MORE »

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The Letter: An Old-School Communications Format That Still Works

In an age of sound bites, acronyms and 140-character messages, the long form letter is still a great way to communicate ideas.  | MORE »

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5 Things to Do When You’re in San Francisco for the Digital PR Summit

So why is San Francisco, in particular, on the brain now instead of say, the Côte d’Azur? Because PR News is headed to San Francisco for its Feb. 4 Writing Boot Camp and Feb. 5 Digital PR Summit, and I’m getting hungry | MORE »

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Case Study: National Adoption Day Campaign Builds Awareness and Momentum to Find Foster Care Kids a Permanent Home

On the Saturday before Thanksgiving, as parade planners make sure all the marching bands know their places in line and turkey supplies start running low, a celebration of quite a different kind is underway | MORE »

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4 Ways to Channel Your Inner Bao Bao for Your Media Strategy

You don’t need to have a panda cub to follow the National Zoo’s media strategy. Here are some tips to follow to increase brand exposure. | MORE »

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8 Best Messages of Gratitude From This Year’s Oscar Nominees

The true goal of all these humble reactions: to bask in the warm glow of positive sentiment. It’s the driving force of most actors and brand communications. | MORE »

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5 Questions for Brands to Ask a Potential Content Partner

Brands need to be aware of just what they’re getting themselves into when seeking a content partnership with a media group. Here are a few questions brands should be asking potential partners.  | MORE »

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Picking the Right PR Tune for a Media Tour

“Duty,” the new memoir by former Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, was officially released on Tuesday. To plug the book Gates has been making the rounds on the TV talk shows, and then some. His book is a reminder of what communicators need to know about how to conduct an effective media tour. | MORE »

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5 Ways to Make a Successful Leap to Brand Storytelling

Chris Hammond of Wells Fargo, and a speaker at PR News’ Feb. 4 Writing Boot Camp in San Francisco, offers five tips to help you make the leap to brand storytelling. | MORE »

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PR Insider: What the UN and NGOs Can Learn from PR Pros

Here’s how UN and NGO officers can aid their cause through storytelling, social media and prioritizing public relations. | MORE »

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