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Case Study: I See London, I See France: Social Media Campaign

Company: Jockey International Agency: Cone and Periscope Timeframe: 2007 For many PR campaigns nowadays, leveraging social media tools to convey brand messaging has become de rigueur. Jockey International Inc., the iconic apparel company, did just … | MORE »

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Quick Study: Not All CEOs Distrusted; Web Habits Give Marketing Fractured Focus; CR in Modern Economy; Jump in PSAs

*Heads of the Class: There may be a national and global shortage of trust in America’s leaders, as reflected by the tarnished reputations of corporate America, the U.S. government and the country’s financial system, but … | MORE »

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From Washington to the Web: Digital Democratizes Lobbying

Financial institutions may win the “award” for worst year ever, but the automotive industry has begun to give banking a run for its money. Last month, the companies that once defined the America’s industrial and … | MORE »

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Case Study: The Entertainment Technology Center @ USC Puts Facebook under a Microscope

The Situation The Entertainment Technology Center @ USC (ETC@USC) brings together next-generation consumers and top entertainment, technology, and electronics companies to ascertain the impact of new technology on the consumer.  The ETC’s goal is to … | MORE »

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Note to Spokespersons: Delivery Matters

Once you have simple, clear messages with strong proof points and anecdotes to back them up, there’s one crucial ingredient left—a strong delivery. Speech experts say voice quality drives initial impressions even more than content, … | MORE »

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PR by the Numbers: Johnson & Johnson’s Mommy Problem

On November 12, the non-profit Babywearing International launched International Babywearing Week, a week when “nonprofit babywearing groups all over the world are celebrating babywearing, and thousands of volunteers are working to publicize the benefits of … | MORE »

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Finding a Good Company Expert/Spokesperson

Identifying a good and qualified company expert/spokesperson can be a challenge but if you follow these guidelines below, you’ll be on your way. When selecting your company expert, select an individual who:   •    Is open … | MORE »

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Six Tips for Writing a World-Class Release

Of course, there are no sure-fire ways to write the perfect release. BUT if you follow the formula outlined below, you may just get there. 1. Write a feature lead. Contrary to popular opinion, reporters don’t … | MORE »

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Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Takes Leadership

Early in November, Business for Social Responsibility, an association of approximately 250 member companies that works to develop more sustainable ways to do business, drew 1,300 leaders and managers from 50 countries representing companies, nonprofits, … | MORE »

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How to Maximize Chances for CSR Campaign Success

When working in tandem with another organization on a campaign, it’s imperative that both sides of the partnership be in sync with messaging, says Jerry Davies, media relations director for Farmers Insurance Group, which has … | MORE »

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