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Bing Aims to Become Exclusive Twitter Search Engine

Microsoft’s Bing search engine is launching a group of features that will supposedly make searching for specific Twitter accounts, tweets and hashtags easier.  | MORE »

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3 Characteristics of a Successful Blog Contributor

Successful brand blogging requires that contributors possess specific attributes. Here are three key examples. | MORE »

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What PR Pros Can Glean From Facebook’s Secret Psychological Tests

Once the outrage—real or feigned—about Facebook’s emotional manipulation study subsides, brand communicators might want to consider the experiment’s findings. | MORE »

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4 Social Media KPIs That Will Impress Senior Leaders

Nikki Mitchell, VP of public relations for Baylor Scott & White Health, shares some thoughts on key performance indicators that are necessary for measuring your social media efforts.  | MORE »

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PR Lessons from LinkedIn’s Most Influential Global Brands

The conventional wisdom that B2B brands are boring is slowly eroding. Nowhere is that more evident than on LinkedIn, where people have started to embrace content from companies that don’t typically face consumers. | MORE »

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6 Key Elements to Getting Your Employees to Tell Your Brand’s Story

It’s become a familiar trope in marketing and communications precincts that employees are the brand’s best “ambassadors.” That’s fine, of course, but not necessarily the most effective way to have your workers get your message out and evangelize for the company. | MORE »

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4 Positive Outcomes for Brands That Listen Strategically

Sam Ford, director of audience engagement for Peppercomm and “Wake-Up Call” leader at PR News’ Aug. 12 Social Media 20/20 Summit in San Francisco, says there’s a distinction between “hearing” and “strategic listening.” | MORE »

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PR Insider: 5 Critical Factors in Choosing a PR Agency

Here are some tips on selecting the right PR or social media agency representation from among the thousands of firms out there. | MORE »

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YouTube: Not Just ‘Nice-to-Have’ Communications Tool

YouTube, owned by Google, regularly moves the goal posts to try and ensure more quality subscribers and that the best video content floats to the top of the search rankings. What’s your YouTube Channel strategy? | MORE »

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Turn and Face the Change

Whether you provide communications for a highly regulated brand or a consumer-facing company, there are some universal themes for PR pros to think about when trying to create more shareable content. | MORE »

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