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Communicators Leverage LinkedIn to Raise Awareness

Brands are so enthralled by Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other consumer-facing social channels that they tend to give LinkedIn short shrift. However, business communicators ignore LinkedIn at their own peril. | MORE »

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Mike Nichols’ Career Offers Lessons for All Communicators

Mike Nichols’ career is one for people of all backgrounds to admire. Communicators in specific can look to his work and draw some important lessons. | MORE »

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Computer Engineer Barbie Needs Men to Fix Her Computer Problems

The “I Can Be” series of Barbie dolls and books, which is designed to focus on female empowerment, is the latest Barbie product to spark outrage. | MORE »

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Infographic: Why Are People So Bad at Media Pitching?

Getting a mainstream media outlet to pay attention to your business comes down to your pitch, which increasingly—if not always—occurs via email. Ninety percent of the time it’s not your qualifications, your knowledge or your ability that will land your organization or client a great media placement. It’s your approach. | MORE »

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5 Tips for Creating a Measurement Dashboard That Proves and Improves Your Strategy

PR measurement has the potential to be overwhelming and complex, but this can be avoided by collecting the right data and shaping your reports to the needs of your audience. | MORE »

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Buffalo Bills Mobilize Community for Stadium Snow Removal

With Buffalo’s home stadium buried in snow and Sunday’s game in jeopardy, the Bills have decided to reach out to local fans for help. | MORE »

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Writing Content That’s Findable on the Web

Landing at the top of search results is key to the success of your brand, and good PR writing can help get you there.  | MORE »

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IBM’s New Email Service ‘Verse’ Learns and Predicts User Behavior

IBM latest entry into the software game, Verse, is a hybrid email/social media/file sharing service that gets the tech company into the scramble for control over office communications. | MORE »

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3 PR Tips for Making the Most of Twitter

Communicators need to be careful with how they carry themselves on Twitter and make sure their presence on the social network 1) holds appeal for the media and b) reflects well on their own brand. | MORE »

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An Uber Exec’s Case Study in Bad PR

PR pros, take note: For most any corporate executive, going after his or her media critics is usually a no-win proposition. | MORE »

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