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Keeping the Press and Analysts Engaged via Social Media Tactics

When reporters are writing for now, it is the PR professional’s job to give them the tools they need to decide quickly if the stories being pitched to them are relevant to the broader market. | MORE »

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Yesterday’s PR Pros, Today’s Chief Content Officers

The convergence of PR, advertising and digital tactics offers storytelling-savvy PR pros an opportunity to take the reins of content creation and management. | MORE »

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If Social Media Is Just Another To-Do List Item, Don’t Bother Doing It

All too frequently, organizations are jumping into social media marketing before they are crystal clear about their core target audience or their brand—or about the emotional connection they want to make. | MORE »

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Translate Word of Mouth With Social Media Monitoring Tools

A comprehensive measurement plan should consist of three parts—gauging the audience’s reactions to a brand before, during and after a campaign. | MORE »

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‘The Media Is the Enemy,’ and Other Dangerous Notions to Disavow

Having a negative attitude toward the media is a self-fulfilling prophesy, and requires serious reeducation and training. | MORE »

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Reality TV vs. Real PR Professionals

Entertainment value doesn’t equal PR value in reality shows about public relations agencies, and misleading impressions are bound to result from E!’s new show The Spin Crowd. | MORE »

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Embedded Influencers Redefine How Brands Connect With Consumers

Steal your audience’s attention with a set of coordinated messages from "embedded," credible sources with independent voices. | MORE »

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Surviving a Social Networking Crisis

In this age of social networking, brand images rise and fall at lightning speed, and just how quickly and strategically a company responds to a Twitter, Facebook or Yelp.com assault makes all the difference. | MORE »

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Tying a Company’s Brand Message to Its Green Message

Sustainable Life Media’s 2010 Sustainable Brands conference in June brought together design communities, brand marketing professionals and sustainability experts to discuss innovation and the steps towards real sustainable brands. These are brands that achieve positive … | MORE »

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How CEO Robert Dudley Can Restore BP’s Reputation

Robert Dudley has a once-in-a-career chance to be a hero. As the new CEO of BP, he must take the reins of what to date has been not only an ecological and economic disaster, but a near-complete collapse in reputation, goodwill and basic belief in the competence of its people. | MORE »

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