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Case Study: Unique Storytelling, Crossover Appeal and an Enchanting Equine Angle Help the Breeders’ Cup Set Records

PR agency Conover Tuttle Pace chose a horse of a different color—the quirky mare Zenyatta—to successfully drive awareness and sales for the Breeders’ Cup. | MORE »

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Tip Sheet: Get a Grip on Conversations: Map a Social Graph

Mapping your social graph enables you to locate and build relationships with influencers. But look out: Information travels fast along the graph. | MORE »

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As Google+ Grows, Early Adopters Reveal Brand-Page Best Practices

Whether it’s improving your search visibility or your brand’s syndication across platforms, at present Google+’s advantages far outweigh the disadvantages of not having a presence on the platform. | MORE »

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Forget the Controlled Town Hall, Employees Have the Social Floor

The rapid adoption of the use of social media in employee communications begs a provocative question: Have internal PR practitioners become community managers? | MORE »

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Case Study: We Hold This Truth… Innovation Effort Drives Fans in Person and Online to Declare on the Dotted Line

Leveraging the Fourth of July and the Constitution, the CEA created a declaration of its own. When the Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776, the 13 American colonies had already been at war | MORE »

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When It Comes to Social Media, the Numbers Don’t Lie: The Ads Have It

The ability to home in on specific groups of users makes social media advertising an enticing way to improve engagement. | MORE »

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PR News Advisory Board Roundtable: Reputation Issues Define PR in 2011; Privacy Problems in 2012?

PR News Advisory Board members weigh in on the hot communications topics of the past year and predict the top trends to watch for in 2012. | MORE »

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Case Study: Maytag Launches Facebook Page During Negative Spin Cycle, But Turns Dishwasher Disses Into Engaged Fans

Mandated to launch a Facebook page during a product recall, Maytag and PR agency Peppercom successfully morphed the page’s tone from negative to positive. | MORE »

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Tip Sheet: Have a ‘Spokescreature’ Give Voice to Your Brand

Those beloved fictional characters behind popular brands have considerable PR advantages—including 24/7 availability. | MORE »

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CSR Soars in 2011; Look for Better Integration With Biz Units in 2012

Corporate social responsibility experts weigh in on the highlights—and lowlights—of CSR in 2011, and reveal the hot trends to look for in 2012. | MORE »

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