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4 Reasons Why Communicators Need to Make the Leap to Visual Storytelling

With recent studies showing that consumers are exposed to an overwhelming 5,000 brand messages a day, visual content is an absolute PR/marketing must. | MORE »

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PR News Announces Digital PR Awards Finalists

Whether it’s new PR channels, such as digital marketing and mobile media, or traditional PR disciplines, including crisis management and media relations, PR News has all the bases covered with its Digital PR Awards. This year’s event will take place at New York’s Grand Hyatt on Nov. 5 (to register, visit www.prnewsonline.com/digital-pr-awards-luncheon2013). | MORE »

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Case Study: The Ritz-Carlton Co. Leverages a Distinct Twitter Feed To Promote its Corporate Social Responsibility Program

Earlier this month The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Co. officially opened The Ritz-Carlton, Chengdu, a 353-room property in southwestern China. During the week leading up the opening, trainers and employees teamed up with local schoolchildren to make Chinese dumplings for seniors living in a nearby home for the elderly.  | MORE »

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Who Should Manage Your Social Media Programs? Content Marketing Moving to Core of PR Strategy

Company executives are divided on who should manage their social media properties. Nearly 39% said the responsibility should be left to the public relations and communications team, while 35% said it should be left to marketing, according to a recent survey by The Creative Group. | MORE »

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Younger PR Professionals Look For Both Flexibility and Fulfillment

There is nothing that makes a Millennial break out into a cold sweat more than the thought of being chained to a desk for eight (or more) hours a day.  | MORE »

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Reality Check: Should PR Ever Get in a Public Dispute With a Reporter?

Does it ever advance your communications mission to get into a public dispute that attacks journalists? | MORE »

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7 Ways to Build a Following on Instagram

If you’ve determined that now’s the time to go visual with your PR messages, follow these seven best practices to build a following on Instagram. | MORE »

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Not so Fast, Twitter. Pinterest is Driving More Traffic for Publishers

Despite publishers’ and journalists’ affinity for Twitter, it turns out that Pinterest is driving more traffic to their homepages. According to a recent Shareaholic study, when it comes to traffic from social, Facebook and Pinterest are leading the way. | MORE »

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5 Ways That PR Execs Can Drive Engagement on Facebook

Although there is a perception that Facebook is already old hat, the platform still holds undeniable clout across social channels, particularly for 15 year-old- to 25-year-old demo. Plus, the platform’s 1.15 million active monthly users should not be ignored. | MORE »

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6 Pointers for Taking PR’s Role in Social to the Next Level

Social continues to create new possibilities for public relations. As brands continue to move further into the social media space, the opportunities (and risks) have never been clearer.  | MORE »

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