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Another Day, Another Viral Lie

June 8th, 2011 by

P.T. Barnum would thrive in this era of knee-jerk news reports, blog posts and tweets.

The Demise of the Press Release Is Greatly Exaggerated

June 8th, 2011 by

Dentsu Communications’ SVP/managing director Jim Miller describes how, with custom tailoring and punchy quotes, the press release can still be the best way to present your story.

Wheel Advantage: Five Benefits of the Hub and Spoke Social Model   

June 8th, 2011 by

For companies with multiple social media destinations, the Hub and Spoke social media management model can spur greater engagement and increase collaboration with employees and customers.

No Myths Here: 5 Twitter Lessons Learned From the Discovery Channel

June 8th, 2011 by

The Discovery Channel’s @MythBusters account didn’t earn more than 500,000 engaged followers based on the show’s star power alone. Here are five lessons learned to instantly boost your Twitter strategy.

Majority of Gen Y-ers Consider Cutting the Pay TV Cord

June 7th, 2011 by

The high cost of pay TV subscriptions and the emergence of other ways for viewers to watch entertainment content has prompted many Gen Y-ers to consider discontinuing their paid services.

Back to the Drawing Board for Internal Communicators

June 7th, 2011 by

Companies have a long way to go in improving internal communications, as bottlenecks and ineffective practices still limit worker productivity and erode morale.

Weiner Gets Through Press Conference; What Should His Next Steps Be?

June 7th, 2011 by

According to one crisis expert, Anthony Weiner may have helped himself at Tuesday’s press conference, but how he keeps it together in the next 24 hours is critical.

Case Study: Multiple Twitter Touch Points Rocket Discovery Comms’ @MythBusters Into the Engagement Stratosphere

June 6th, 2011 by

Not interested in attracting followers for followers’ sake, Discovery Communications initiated live chats, contests, a mysterious show insider and celebrities to establish a deep Twitter connection.

Do Something Different: Engage the Media Using Twitter

June 6th, 2011 by

At first glance, using Twitter to successfully pitch stories to journalists may seem difficult, but consider that many reporters now have Twitter accounts, and a 140-word pitch isn’t much different than the lead in a press release.

Quick Study: Back to the Drawing Board for Internal Communicators; Majority of Gen Y-ers Consider Cutting the Pay TV Cord

June 6th, 2011 by

â–¶ Internal Comms Needs Work: According to the first annual Workplace Communications Impact Survey—conducted online in September 2010 and released in June 2011 by Harris Interactive and Yammer Inc. — companies still have a long… Continued