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PR Aids Grief-Stricken Parents, Rallies the Public Around a Missing College Student—With Bittersweet Results

While investing considerable time and resources into the communications around Morgan Harrington’s disappearance, it was ultimately the emotional investment for the team at Levick Strategic Communications that was most taxing. | MORE »

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Quick Study: Corporate Trainers Wary of Social Media as Learning Tool; Heavy Internet Usage Spawns Army of Volunteers

â–¶ Trainers’ Social Media Reservations: Informal learning—learning that takes place independently from structured instructor-led classes or course-specific work—via social media is on the rise, but corporate training leaders cite concerns about security, productivity and quality … | MORE »

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Social Media Shake-Up: Twitter Transforms PR/Journalist Relationship

As the media moves to social platforms to hunt for and receive story ideas, PR pros must exploit this change and adjust their outreach strategies accordingly. | MORE »

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Measuring Your Influencers: Relevance Precedes Popularity

While revolutionizing the identification and measurement of influencers, social media—and its coolness factor—can also cloud the picture. PR Measurement Conference speakers Gary Lee of mBLAST and Katie Paine, among others, weigh in on the relevancy factor. | MORE »

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Case Study: ‘Fresh Ideas’ and a Slice of Social Media the Recipe for Sara Lee’s Deli Meat Brand Campaign

A humorous series of videos and a Facebook page were the key drivers in attracting busy moms and creating awareness around the convenience and freshness of a pre-sliced deli meat brand. | MORE »

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Customer Care: Actions Should Speak Louder Than—Listening

Communicators are getting really good at monitoring what their customers are saying—it’s taking action on behalf of customers that’s lagging. But organizations large and small are starting to pick up the customer service pace. | MORE »

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Charting the Industry: Orgs Wrestle With Social Media ROI

Despite all the talk of Facebook and Twitter taking over the digital communications space, corporate execs say that e-mail and Web sites command the best ROI online. Still, PR practitioners are working to realize better returns from social media. | MORE »

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Twitter Watch: Followers of Best Workplaces

PR News looks at the Twitter following of companies included in Fortune‘s 2010 best workplaces list. | MORE »

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Twitter Watch: Followers of Best Workplaces

Google leads Fortune’s Best Places to Work list in number of Twitter followers. | MORE »

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