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PR Pros Should Stress Big Picture To Boost C-Suite Use of Social Media

For PR pros, telling the social story to an anti-social CEO is easier today than it was five years ago, but still has some pitfalls. Even the most digitally savvy CEOs can focus on the wrong metrics. | MORE »

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One Leg at a Time, DoSomething.org Works with Aéropostale to Clothe Homeless Teens Living in the U.S.

One out of three homeless people in the U.S. is under the age of 18, which translates to 1.7 million homeless teenagers in this country. Eliminating teen homelessness is a lofty but near impossible goal. Nonetheless, nonprofit DoSomething.org wanted to provide for this large swath of the population in some way.  | MORE »

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Video Pick: SyFy Blows Up Social Media with #Sharknado

Sharknado has arrived, and it’s winding its way through the Twitterverse, demolishing everything in sight. The trailer is this week’s PR News Video Pick. | MORE »

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5 Content Marketing Rules to Live By

Content marketing is an essential skill that PR pros need to master. Fortunately, creating content can yield big returns, and even be fun—if you know what you’re doing. | MORE »

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3 Things Brands Should Know About Secret.li

One of the biggest trends in social apps has been ephemeral massaging capabilities, or sending messages via social channels that are wiped out after a certain amount of time. This week Secret.li became the latest app to enter the iOS space.
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What PR Pros Can Learn From Cory Booker

Cory Booker has raised $4.6 million in 3 months for his Senate campaign. Here are a few lessons from the Mayor for communications pros. | MORE »

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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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