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True Green: Follow the FTC’s Latest Guidelines

Looking to get a green product out into the market? Follow the FTC’s recently revised green guidelines to avoid making false green claims. | MORE »

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Translating Complex Science Topics Is Really an Art

To communicate scientific research to audiences, frame it within shared values or beliefs—and use visuals. | MORE »

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Navigating a Crisis: Don’t Get Defensive, Stick to Your Guns

Royal Caribbean’s Cynthia Martinez offers tips for turning negative media coverage into a PR success story. | MORE »

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Beer and Politics: Latch Onto an Issue That Resonates

The American Beverage Institute’s communications team offers tips for scanning the media for news hooks for one’s own messages. | MORE »

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PR Pros: Social Media as a Bottom-Line Business Driver Still a Work in Progress

B2B communications leaders say they use social media as a conversation tool, but some reveal that directly linking the platform to bottom-line results has yet to be realized. | MORE »

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Seven Principles of Advocacy Communications

These core principles will help you keep your advocacy and cause-based communications aligned with their central missions. | MORE »

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More Than 30 Social Media Topics Headlined the PRSA Conference, But Influential Traditional Media Still Has Its Day

The future of traditional media, new research on the PR skills needed by 2015 and ways to leverage social media platforms dominated the final day’s sessions at the Washington, D.C., event. | MORE »

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Leverage Brand Evangelists via Facebook Groups

This simple, user-friendly enhancement meets a genuine need to share information with subsets of friends on Facebook. | MORE »

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Case Study: Post-Haiti Quake, Cruise Line Turns Rough Docking Decision Criticism Into a Smooth CSR story

After a wave of negative press followed Royal Caribbean’s decision return to its long-visited Haitian port just days after the massive earthquake struck the island in January, the cruise company was able to turn the course of the coverage with consistent messaging. | MORE »

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Charting the Industry: Do Product Stories Rule in Recession?

Data shows that “product” stories resonate with the media, particularly when corporate reputations are suffering. Nevertheless, in good times and bad, push product news only when you really have something to say. | MORE »

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