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DNA Brands’ False Press Release Leads to Resignation of CEO

Professional communicators have debated the evolving role of the press release with increasing frequency over the past few years, but DNA Brands Inc., makers of a line of energy drinks, proved this week that the press release is still a very important tool. | MORE »

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PR Insider: Your Wikipedia To-Do List

A recent joint statement released by public relations agencies and Wikipedia volunteers may pave the way for an improved Wikipedia-PR relationship. | MORE »

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What YouTube’s Subscriber Count Change Means to You

YouTube will be making some key changes on June 16 that could affect your channel’s subscriber count. Here is what it means to you. | MORE »

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Take Your Best Shot at Newsjacking the World Cup

Depending on how the games unfold there may be a direct or even circuitous way for companies to affiliate themselves with the World Cup.
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Infographic: The State of Social Media for PR Pros

Score one for analog? Sure, social media is all the rage right now among companies of all stripes. But print media was cited as the second most trusted media source, according to a recent study conducted by PR News and Cision, right behind traditional media venues online.
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5 Tips to Engage on Tumblr Like President Obama

The White House isn’t the only organization looking to use Tumblr to get its message out to this age group. Still, Tumblr is a difficult medium to break into, as it has its own distinctive style and set of user interactions. | MORE »

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For Better or Worse, the Most Typical Expressions Used in PR

One of the inherent strengths among PR professionals is writing. Nothing like, good, clean copy, in which the message is crystalline and jargon-free. But we all succumb to clichés, particularly when it comes to how to describe the PR industry.
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Transitioning Journalists to the PR Business

In-house journalists increase the rate and quality of content production and can help PR strategists to get the right stories in the right places—a major boon for organizations of all stripes. | MORE »

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New Fundraising Strategy Post-Superstorm Sandy

In 2012, the donations for the Christmas Program were down significantly from previous years. So in November 2012, Nancy Marshall Communications (NMC) worked with the nonprofit to help with the marketing and PR efforts for its Christmas Program. | MORE »

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PR Revenue Increases, But Profitability Declines

The PR field is growing, but at a decidedly sluggish pace. Top-line revenue grew a total of just 1.6% in 2013 compared with 2012, according to an exclusive study conducted by SGP Worldwide.  | MORE »

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