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Wanted: Content Strategists With PR Savvy

Marketers and PR professionals keep hearing the drumbeat of content marketing. And it takes a great content strategist to pick up this beat and produce the right kind of content for the right channel. | MORE »

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3 Ways PR Pros Can Leverage Tumblr

Tumblr has released mobile app updates for iOS and Android that will boost discovery of new content. Here’s what communicators need to know about the platform. | MORE »

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Why Social Media is Important for Your Brand: Infographic

By now, most agree that social media is a necessary tool for doing business. However, a recent report from Social Media Examiner’s “2013 Social Media Marketing Industry Report” shows that although social media is valuable, not all networks will benefit your brand equally. | MORE »

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Getting to the Heart of the Matter on Instagram

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Used correctly, photo-sharing site Instagram can be worth a lot more to brands constantly trying to cut through the clutter. | MORE »

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Storytelling Skills the Secret Ingredient in Coca-Cola’s Digital Formula

Ashley Callahan, who manages content development for Coca-Cola Journey and who will be leading an online storytelling session at PR News’ Aug. 5 Writing Boot Camp in San Francisco, notes that her company prizes storytelling skills, deeming them essential to building audiences in the crowded digital landscape. | MORE »

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4 Ways to Keep Your Brand in the News When There Is No News

Media relations can be a real challenge for your brand when there is no real news to offer—no new product or service, no upgrade, no high-profile hire, no acquisition, no new financials to report. | MORE »

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What Twitter’s New Tailored Ads Mean for Brands

As a measure to better serve its advertising clients, Twitter announced that it is experimenting with techniques to push custom ads. Soon brands will be able to leverage email addresses and browser cookie IDs in order to deliver targeted ads to users who’ve shown interest in a brand or product. | MORE »

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How to Write Twitter Ads the FTC Will Love

Want to run an ad on Twitter without incurring the wrath of the Federal Trade Commission? Here’s how.  | MORE »

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More Companies Planting Flags on LinkedIn: Infographic

There are more than 3 million company pages on the platform, more than 500,000 of which were added in the past year. Here’s what this means for PR. | MORE »

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4 Visual Storytelling Tips for the Text-less Age

It took less than two weeks for Instagram’s newest video feature to overtake Vine for social media shares. On June 27 Topsy reported that Instagram video shares were north of 1.5 million, versus Vine, which came in just south of a million. | MORE »

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