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Severing Ties When a Corporate Partnership Goes Awry

As with personal unions that dissolve due to irreconcilable differences, a permanent, official breaking off of relations is usually the only recourse when a corporate partnership with a cause or charity turns out to be … | MORE »

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Consumers Control Future of Media, says Study

According to a recent Nokia study, the current wave of user-created media may be here to stay. Nokia polled trend-setting consumers from 17 countries about their online behavior and lifestyles. Extrapolating information from its 900 … | MORE »

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Ten Rules for Maintaining Good Nonprofit/Corporate Partnerships

Kristian Darigan, VP of cause marketing of Cone, Inc. says that her firm often relies on a “Partnership Bill of Rights” when inaugurating partnerships between companies and nonprofits. These rules often help steer the relationship … | MORE »

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Multimedia Strategies for Independent Publishers

According to Don Nicholas, internet marketing consultant and managing partner, Mequoda Group, LLC, indepdendent publishers don’t need to stray too far from their larger counterparts’ multimedia publishing strategies. For over fourteen years Nicholas has helped … | MORE »

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10 Tips for Launching a Solid Podcast

Campaign studies by Podtrac and TNS found that podcast advertising is three times as effective as “traditional” online advertising, and seven times more so than TV ads. What’s more, in 2007, podcasts served 18.5 million … | MORE »

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Americans Misunderstand Environmental Marketing Catchwords, says Study

According to the 2008 Green Gap Survey conducted by conducted by Cone LLC and The Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship, Americans misunderstand key phrases commonly used in environmental marketing and advertising. As a result, … | MORE »

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New Mobile Application Makes Mall Shopping a Breeze

It’s no secret that the mobile platform works best for news, information, directions and, of course, retail. In today’s Media Post blog, Min Digital Media Editor Steve Smith asks us to imagine the world of … | MORE »

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Microsoft Wants Yahoo’s Search

After failing to acquire the company over the past several months, Microsoft Corp. has proposed to buy Yahoo Inc’s search business and take a minority stake in the Web pioneer, stopping short of a full-out … | MORE »

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AIG Unveils 2007 Corporate Responsibility Report

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) has just released its second report on corporate responsibility, "Putting our Strength Behind Sustainability", which focuses on long-term sustainability and illustrates how AIG’s Vision and Values guide the company’s approach … | MORE »

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Phrases to Avoid in Media Interviews

When put on the spot during media interviews, spokespeople often fall back on prepackaged phrases that tend to be counterproductive and, at times, downright destructive. With that in mind, PR professionals should train spokespeople to … | MORE »

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