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How Google+ Just Became a Lot More Like Pinterest

Google+ announced a major change to its platform on Monday with the introduction of “Collections.” The new feature will provide users with a way to group bunches of posts together by topic. If you’re a Pinterest user, this idea may sound familiar. | MORE »

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3 Tips to Make Your Crisis Management Practice Ready for Any Scenario

At a crisis management workshop at the Counselors Academy conference led by Joan Gladstone of Gladstone International, attendees were asked if they were prepared to say yes whenever a clients asks for help in a crisis. “If not, you’re taking a big risk that your clients may go elsewhere for crisis communications counseling and other PR services,” Gladstone said. | MORE »

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4 PR Takeaways From Carly Fiorina’s Campaign Announcement

Fiorina, who has never held public office, is a long shot for the White House. Nevertheless, the launch of her presidential candidacy provides a few takeaways for communicators on how to deliver a sharp message. | MORE »

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7 Tumblr Do’s and Don’ts

At PR News’ May 19 webinar on Tumblr, Allan Gungormez of Transamerica and Dayna Johantgen of Lucky Charms will talk about how their brands launched their Tumblr blogs, and the visually inspired duo behind Mr. GIF will show attendees how to conceive of and craft GIFs for their Tumblr blogs. | MORE »

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How CVS Health’s Agency Maximized a Hashtag’s Buzz

Twitter is all about the hashtag. Everyone wants a new hashtag to trend high, but wanting and doing are two different things. | MORE »

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5 Writing Questions You’re Too Embarrassed to Ask

PR pros and journalists are supposed to have the answers to questions about writing style, and if they harbor more questions than answers, they may be too embarrassed to ask a colleague.  | MORE »

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3 PR Takeaways From Pew’s News Media Report

PR communicators can learn a lot from this year’s Pew Research State of the News Media report to help guide their efforts.  | MORE »

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How to Use Brand Storylines to Spark Conversations

In this exclusive article for PR News, Jeremy Miller offers a preview of his Digital PR Conference keynote presentation by drawing on Principle 6 from his book “Sticky Branding,” which is to use brand storylines to inspire your audience to say, “That’s interesting. Tell me more.” | MORE »

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4 Questions to Ask Before Using Video for Your PR Programs

Videos hold people’s attention, appeal to both the heart and head, create brand recall and can be relatively easy on budgets. But finding your inner Spielberg and creating a great video is not as simple as getting your camera out and shouting, “Action!” It takes preparation. | MORE »

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How to Enhance PR Agency-Client Partnerships

It’s one thing when agencies help their clients to manage an external crisis and/or cauterize a wound. But what happens when the crisis is happening right at the table and an otherwise stable relationship may be headed for the rocks? | MORE »

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