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Facebook Users Receive More, Give Less; Robust Sites Lift In-Store Sales; Social Media and Software Industry

March 9th, 2012 by

▶ Facebook Users Receiveth More, Giveth Less: A Feb. 2012 Pew Internet study that combines server logs of Facebook activity with survey data finds that over one month, 40% of average Facebook users made a

How Not to Build Your Brand: 5 Damaging Mistakes

March 8th, 2012 by

Brand development favors those who can highlight their expertise and identity—not those who blend in and leave clients without critical information.

Using Pinterest Yet? 13 Tips for Gaining Business Exposure for Your Clients

March 5th, 2012 by

There’ a lot to like about Pinterest—not least its rapidly expanding user base. Here is a baker’s dozen tips to help your pins (and your clients’ pins) get noticed and repinned.

5 Tips to Help Brands Find Their True Voice on Digital Platforms

February 23rd, 2012 by

Applying the art and science of active listening can help an organization reveal its most effective digital voice, says Iona College’s Robert J. Petrausch.

Will a New CEO Help Johnson & Johnson Regain Its Mojo?

February 22nd, 2012 by

The news that Johnson & Johnson’s longtime CEO Bill Weldon is stepping down as of April 1 has the business world buzzing: Is the 63-year-old Weldon’s departure and the appointment of Alex Gorsky as the… Continued

5 Steps to the Perfect PR Pitch for Small Businesses

February 21st, 2012 by

The In-House Writer president Andrew Hindes provides five key steps for a small business to pitch the media and make the effort worth everyone’s time.

PR News Survey: A Day in the Life of a PR Practitioner

February 3rd, 2012 by

We know how busy you are as a PR professional, which is exactly why we’re asking you to take this quick survey asking you how you spend your typical day. We want to make PR… Continued

Tip Sheet: Combat ‘In Your Face’ Media: Define News Yourself

February 3rd, 2012 by

I love New York. It is perpetually in your face, but the city is at least honest about it. I was there once at Halloween and saw Napoleon walking down the street en route to… Continued

CEO Cred Suffers Biggest Barometer Dip in 9 Years

February 3rd, 2012 by

Prepare an Alternative Corporate Spokesperson: CEO credibility declined 12 points to 38%—its biggest drop in nine years, reports Edelman in its 2012 Edelman Trust Barometer, released Jan. 24. On the flip side, trust in regular… Continued

Vassar Opts for the One-Way Channel Crisis Response

February 3rd, 2012 by

Poughkeepsie, New York-based liberal arts school Vassar College gave false hope to 76 early-decision applicants on Friday, Jan. 27, when it erroneously informed them they were accepted to the school—only to tell them later they… Continued