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Yes, Justine Sacco Really Said That on Twitter!

Justine Sacco, chief communications director for Barry Diller’s IAC, created a Twitter firestorm with a shockingly insensitive and offensive tweet. | MORE »

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Tracking Nascent Social Media Platforms Cost of Doing Business

Facebook, Twitter and, to a increasing degree, Instagram tend to suck up most of the oxygen when it comes to how communicators can leverage social networks and align them with corporate goals and objectives. But in the last several months a slew of new social networking tools have strutted across the social landscape prompting massive attention throughout the media. | MORE »

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How To Hire a Social Media Manager

While hiring a social media guru to guide your expanded PR efforts typically makes good sense, it’s important to find a proven practitioner with the tools to take your marketing to the cutting edge. | MORE »

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Case Wheeling and Dealing: Campaign for Bike-Share Program in Minneapolis Inspires Tourists and Residents Alike

when Minneapolis decided to launch a bike-share program city officials knew that it would take a lot of citizen education at the front end and a sustained effort on the backend to get the program running smoothly. | MORE »

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6 PR Archetypes in Search of a Solution

In the age of high-technology, PR pros need a different skill set if they want to succeed. There are those who flourish in digital PR and those who tank. | MORE »

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Duck Dynasty Star Creates Kobayashi Maru Scenario for A&E

A&E faces its own Star Trek-style Kobayashi Maru test, as it attempts to manage the media crisis sparked by comments made by “Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson in a recent interview with GQ. | MORE »

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Facebook’s New Video Ads Could Be a Tightrope Walk for Communicators

As Facebook continues to experiment with video distribution, here are some actionable tips you can put to use right now on YouTube. | MORE »

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Check Out How Facebook Just Made CSR and Cause-Based Communications Easier

Nonprofit organizations now have another online marketing vehicle to consider: A new feature from Facebook called Donate, which lets people contribute directly to nonprofits via the social network. | MORE »

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PR Insider: American Airlines Offers a Lesson in Social Media

Airlines have a poor reputation for customer service, but American Airlines has recently fought to turn that around through social media. | MORE »

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Will Insurance Company Media Blitz Bring Good ROI?

The recent insurance company media blitz brings to mind key points to remember about creating a solid ROI for your communication efforts. | MORE »

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