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Transparency Key to Keeping the Vitriol Out of Political Donations

October 17th, 2011 by

Given the state of the economy and lack of public trust in business, organizations should consider getting into the political game by contributing to key candidates.

SEC’s Demands for More Transparency in Reporting Cyber Hacks Hold Hidden Message for PR Pros

October 14th, 2011 by

The SEC’s new guidelines for public companies that report cyber hacks only serve to emphasize the importance of having a crisis plan that deals specifically with this new wave of criminal activity.

Three Lessons in Building Your Local Reputation

October 14th, 2011 by

Locally targeted media relations requires different strategies and tactics than national efforts. Drake University’s David Remund provides three lessons to maximize your local-based PR campaigns.

Bias and Conflicts of Interest: It’s All About Trust

October 13th, 2011 by

Inkhouse Media + Marketing co-founder Beth Monaghan discusses the importance of understanding the conflicts and biases of media outlets.

Bias and Conflicts of Interest: It’s All About Trust

October 13th, 2011 by

Inkhouse Media + Marketing co-founder Beth Monaghan discusses the importance of understanding the conflicts and biases of media outlets.

PR Monitoring Tools, Monitored

October 12th, 2011 by

March Communications co-founder Martin Jones discusses the value—and sometimes, the lack thereof—in mining data to meet business and communication goals.

PR Monitoring Tools, Monitored

October 12th, 2011 by

March Communications co-founder Martin Jones discusses the value—and sometimes, the lack thereof—in mining data to meet business and communication goals.

Case Study: Two-Scooped Media Effort and Co-Pitch Partnership Produce Sweet Tax Day Returns for Ice Creamery

October 10th, 2011 by

Ogilvy Worldwide PR and MaggieMoo’s Ice Cream and Treatery teamed up with a national personal finance publication to pitch a larger story of Tax Day giveaways.

When Pitching Deal Bloggers, Don’t Be Frugal With Information

October 10th, 2011 by

Leah Ingram, founder of the Suddenly Frugal Blog, provides do’s and don’ts for pitching to deal bloggers and discusses which brand deals are blog-able.

To Focus Your Followers With Twitter Chats, First Ask: Is This Chat Necessary?

October 10th, 2011 by

Twitter chats can galvanize your online community with structured conversation, but before launching one first see if you can join in on existing chats.