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Case Study: Measuring on Pins and Needles: Accountability Pumps Up PR Around Plastic Surgery

Company: American Society of Plastic Surgeons Agency: KDPaine & Partners Timeframe: 2006–Ongoing The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the world’s largest plastic surgery specialty organization, needed to wrap its proverbial arms around the effectiveness … | MORE »

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How To…Coordinate Communications Around Nonprofit Efforts in 10 Steps

Nonprofit organizations often face the challenge of a big initiative supported by a small bankroll. While nonprofits come in all shapes and sizes, there is a general procedure for all nonprofit professionals can follow a … | MORE »

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How Can Nonprofits Secure Corporate Social Responsibility Funds?

When seeking out financial sponsorship from corporations, nonprofits should avoid making initial inquiries with a financial wish list. "The first thing you should do is not go in talking about money," says Eric Phelps,executive director … | MORE »

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How to Woo Reporters and Keep Them on Your Side

Cultivating reporters can be an all-encompassing task, one that requires equal expenditures of energy, stamina and determination. Not only does it help knowing what a reporter’s beat is, how it relates to who or what … | MORE »

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Quick Study: Advocacy Trumps Advertising; New Year’s Resolutions In the Office; Business Plan Mistakes to Avoid

*Advocacy vs. Advertising: A consumer survey conducted by Weber Shandwick across the UK, Germany, Italy and Spain demonstrates the increasing importance of brand advocacy, that is, the act of consumers promoting a brand to peers … | MORE »

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Chew On This: Online Video Platforms Are The New Watercooler

If you thought primetime television fell between the evening hours of 7 and 10, think again. Judging from the “video snacking” trend that’s sweeping through offices across the country, lunchtime is the new primetime, so … | MORE »

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WWF and Fairmont Unite to Address Climate Change

WWF, the global conservation organization, announced on January 10, 2008, that it would enter into a partnership with Fairmont Hotels & Resorts (Fairmont), an environmentally progressive hospitality company, to combat climate change. Over the next … | MORE »

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Pitching Bloggers

Before the Internet, it used to be that traditional media (TV, print, radio) was the avenue PR people targeted for their pitches. But now with the predominance of Web 2.0 and nontraditional media platforms, that … | MORE »

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Climate Change and What PR and Marketing Can Do

As a public relations and marketing communications career professional, your company may place the climate change issue as one of noise, an interrogative risk, a green deed, or as an exchange of information. It’s none … | MORE »

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All Is Not So Green

Despite public protestations, there are some "green" companies that are anything but that. | MORE »

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