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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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As Texting Moves From Simple Prompts to Bottom-Line Actions, R U Ready?

Advances in technology and a steady increase in activity may soon make texting a viable tactic within overall communications strategies. | 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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