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Case Study: Energy Education Sparks Reluctant Consumers to Get On Board With Trane’s Heating and Air Products

July 11th, 2011 by

In a stagnant economy, PR agency Carmichael Lynch Spong and HVAC manufacturer Trane broke through consumer purchase barriers with product reliability and energy-saving proof points.

Casey Anthony Jurors Offered Opportunity to ‘PR Up’

July 8th, 2011 by

In the aftermath of the Casey Anthony murder trial, a PR firm is offering pro bono services to the jurors to help them deal with the media.

Is It Bedtime for Using One’s Children as a Talking Point in Messages?

July 7th, 2011 by

President Obama isn’t the first politician to invoke his children in political discourse—but when is it appropriate?

News Corp.: Too Big to Have a Crisis Plan?

July 6th, 2011 by

Allegations of the hacking of a murdered girl’s phone have led to a staunch defense of a News International executive instead of a focus on phone hacking victims and their families.

Does Hack of Fox News Twitter Page Portend Tweets to Come?

July 5th, 2011 by

Early Monday morning, Twitter posts on @foxnewspolitics reported that President Obama was assassinated. As the political fervor builds, what’s to keep more malicious hacks from occurring?

Another Good Reason for Doing Good

July 1st, 2011 by

A new study shows that direct involvement with a cause can change an individual’s behavior, strengthening communicators’ position that corporate responsibility programs can have a positive impact on employees, customers and the bottom line.

An ‘Awesome’ Headline Grabber From Facebook

June 30th, 2011 by

Mark Zuckerberg shoves Google aside on his way back to the top of the tech news cycle.

PR News Q&A: An Audience-First Approach to Facebook Engagement

June 30th, 2011 by

WCG’s Tim Marklein discusses going beyond the number of likes and understanding how fan engagement can boost advocacy for your brand.

Avoid the ‘Audience of One’ Content Creation Pitfall

June 30th, 2011 by

Martin Jones of March Communications explains why a considered approach to content creation is more valuable than ever amid an expanding echo chamber.

Beyond the Buzz: What Google+ Means for PR Pros

June 29th, 2011 by

Google has once again entered the social space, this time with its Google+ project, forcing public relations professionals to reevaluate their digital strategies and consider jumping on the service once available.