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Managing PR for Tourism Clients When Natural Disasters Strike

Ongoing communications continues throughout the duration of the storm, until the “all clear” is given and PR can alert U.S. media that the area is back in business for visitors. | MORE »

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How To Write Press Releases That Get Read

To ensure that you stay out of basements—and enhance what is arguably the most important PR skill—here are a few tips on how to write great news releases and get them read.
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What’s Your Brand’s Second-Screen Strategy for the Oscars?

When the red carpet rolls out for this Sunday’s 86th Academy Awards, there will be more ways than ever for fans to experience the biggest night for the film industry. | MORE »

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4 Common Mistakes PR Pros Make on Twitter

Fully taking advantage of Twitter and using it correctly will undoubtedly improve your performance at work. It’s time for all PR pros to take Twitter seriously. | MORE »

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Recipe for a Quick Communications Win? LeHigh Valley IronPigs Just Add Bacon

The minor league baseball team created a big-time buzz with the simple addition of a slice of bacon to their uniforms. | MORE »

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This Blog Post Was Not Subsidized by Amtrak

Amtrak has succeeded recently at creating positive buzz over its new writer residency program, in which it offers writers a free round-trip ride (but no pay) as a sort of mobile writing space. | MORE »

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Case Study: To Promote Its New Burger Patties, Ball Park Spreads the Media Field

Ball Park, which is owned by The Hillshire Brands Co., called on its longtime PR agency MWW to create a PR campaign that would leverage the brand’s equity and carve a new niche among both sports fans and food shoppers. | MORE »

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Under Armour Grabs the Gold in Communications

It’s a model for crisis management: Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank responded to the criticism politely, defended his brand and refused to sling mud back at his detractors.  | MORE »

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Olympian Bode Miller Avoids Weepy Interview Blame Game

Bode Miller’s reaction to his Olympic interview is a classic lesson for brand communicators in dealing a measured response. | MORE »

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When the Event Starts, Plans Can Be Worthless, but Planning is Everything

There are important things to learn from the Olympics about communications—lessons that apply in all kinds of PR initiatives. | MORE »

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