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Poll: The Proverbial Follow-Up: Help or Hindrance to PR Pros?

January 17th, 2013 by

We’re curious about your thoughts on how long PR execs should wait to follow-up after an email pitch, or whether it’s worth the energy.

Is Subway’s Short Footlong a PR Mess?

January 17th, 2013 by

A slighted Subway customer posted a photo of his 11-inch sub on the chain’s Facebook page, which traveled all the way to the cover of the New York Post.

Public Confused With Social Monetization

January 16th, 2013 by

Large numbers of adults don’t really understand how Facebook and Google make money.

What Facebook’s New Graph Search Means for PR Pros

January 16th, 2013 by

While Facebook piqued the media’s and its users’ interest with its latest feature announcement, here is what it means for the practicing PR pro, so far.

How Content Marketing is Changing the PR Gestalt 

January 16th, 2013 by

Before PR execs embark on a content-marketing strategy, they first need to understand the actions of their audiences.

The PR Pro’s Guide to Successful Surveys — a Checklist

January 15th, 2013 by

A well-engineered survey can be an excellent vehicle for generating media opportunities and gathering data to support your organization’s key messages.

Three Crucial Elements to Include in Social Media Policies 

January 15th, 2013 by

If communications execs want  to own social media, one place to start is by developing formal social media guidelines.

Walmart’s Pledge to Hire Veterans Is a Dose of Good PR

January 15th, 2013 by

Walmart’s announcement to hire any honorably discharged veteran within his or her first 12 months of active duty brought positive coverage from The New York Times, a rarity for the retailer.

Editor’s Pick: Video of the Week (1/10)

January 14th, 2013 by

For PR pros, the good professor offers this piece of sagely advice: Try to understand people (read: your CEO, CFO, etc.) and your clients by observing them. Check out this "60 Minutes" story on how to design breakthrough… Continued

Respect the Locals, Eh: PR Agency Angers Residents of Canada’s Ninth Largest City With New Campaign

January 14th, 2013 by

In seriously botching a civic engagement campaign for the city of Hamilton, Dialogue Parners learned some valuable lessons.