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Succession Planning Is Critical After Ellen Pao Resigns as Reddit CEO

For all brands and organizations, Reddit included, succession planning is an unpleasant but necessary fact of life. | MORE »

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The Week in PR, July 6- July 13

Burson-Marsteller rolls out a new Cuba offering, Toyota’s PR chief resigns and the latest Reputation Institute rankings. | MORE »

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How to Turn Bad News About Your Brand or Organization Into a Win

What is the best way to react to negative news? Since many stories fade quickly, is a reaction always warranted? By responding, you run the risk of keeping the story alive and encouraging additional coverage. Still, there are times when a response is necessary to curtail a serious hit to your reputation and/or sales. | MORE »

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Google Analytics a ‘Game Changer’ for Ambitious PR Pros Who Aren’t Afraid of Left-Brain Thinking

We’ve heard more than one communications professional say, partially in jest, that entering PR was a way to to avoid numbers. Yet the digital age has made PR measurement a joking matter no longer. You may be risking career advancement should you continue to shun analytics. | MORE »

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How an Integrated Media Campaign Tackled the Delicate Subject of Childhood Obesity

In 2013, the American Heart Association|American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) shifted its focus from PR programs solely supporting the group’s original mission of preventing heart disease, to engaging segments of the population to expand the fight against both heart disease and stroke. | MORE »

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7 Tumblr Tips for Getting Your Content Shared

With the intense competition for eyeballs, getting your company’s blog post read can be difficult. Tumblr, for example, hosts more than 243 million blogs, so standing out is critical. | MORE »

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4 Questions for Ben Parr: Igniting a Bonfire of Attention for Your Brand

At PR News’ Big 4 Social Media Conference, “Captivology” author Ben Parr will discuss the practical applications of his findings about the deep-rooted, primal nature of human attention, and how technology has altered the way attention is captured.  | MORE »

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How Influencers Built Buzz for Elizabeth Arden’s UntoldMOMent Campaign

Utilizing influencers can make or break a socially focused communications effort. | MORE »

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Building a PR Agency Client Roster

In PR, relationships drive business and results. It stands to reason that the answer to building a client roster lies in maintaining strong relationships. | MORE »

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How Facebook’s News Feed Updates Will Impact PR

Facebook’s ever-changing News Feed algorithm has morphed again, this time with the introduction of new tools that allow users to select whose content they see first, find new pages to connect to, unfollow people to hide their posts and reconnect with people they’ve unfollowed. | MORE »

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