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Generating Earned Content via Paid Media Efforts

There is a big opportunity for earned and paid media to work together strategically. By investing money, additional awareness and engagement with the audience can be achieved.  | MORE »

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Case Study: University Prevents Tragedy, Shapes Its Own Narrative

“My roommate just pulled the fire alarm and he’s got a gun.” UCF Police received that harrowing 911 call from an on-campus resident at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Fla., shortly after midnight on Monday, March 18, 2013. | MORE »

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PR Insider: Trusted Content and SEO

Trust is vital to your search visibility and your news content can provide that trust, if you learn how to write and optimize it correctly. | MORE »

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Capturing the Power of Pinterest

Social media is a visual medium. And Pinterest is fast becoming the go-to channel for visuals. Here’s why your brand should be involved. | MORE »

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In a Negative Vein

“Where’s the vision?” It’s a key question that senior PR pros working for companies grappling with negative perception need to ask themselves. | MORE »

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6 Tips for Creating Impactful Twitter Campaigns

Overstating the importance of a good Twitter presence is hard to do. With an active user base larger than most countries, it’s important that every brand—from the social media savvy to the tech newbies—have a … | MORE »

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5 C’s of an Effective Crisis Communications Team Member

The most effective crisis team is one that has been chosen in advance based on a collection of behaviors and expertise exhibited by members of your organization.  | MORE »

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Communicating Bad News: How Microsoft’s CEO Announced Massive Layoffs

Delivering bad news to your company—especially news as bad as Microsoft’s impending layoffs—is never easy. How can you best communicate this type of news to your company? | MORE »

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PR Insider: Creating a Synchronized Communications Team

The greatest challenge facing most communications directors today is creating a synchronized team with a clear division of labor that helps an organization meet its goals. | MORE »

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3 Assumptions to Avoid When Building Reputation

It’s an occupational hazard for communicators: It takes years to cultivate a solid reputation, but it could vanish virtually overnight with one boneheaded move by the company. One way to mitigate that possibility may be for PR pros to rethink (and reconfigure) reputation management. | MORE »

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