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Using Twitter to Grow Your Business (Infographic)

October 4th, 2013 by

Twitter has been grabbing up headlines this week after confirming that the social media platform will soon roll out an IPO. Twitter’s valuation has been fodder for a lot of debate, but from a business owner’s perspective, the platform offers more than just investment value.

A 6-Point Checklist for Effective PR Measurement

October 4th, 2013 by

How to measure the best metrics for a PR campaign is one of the most difficult challenges facing communicators. Use this checklist to make things a little easier.

Social Media: An Occupation on the Rise (Infographic)

October 3rd, 2013 by

It wasn’t too long ago when a social media strategy was essentially setting up a few accounts and bringing in an intern in to manage them. Times have changed and companies are taking the keys away from the interns.

3 Tactics for Bringing Humor into Branding

October 3rd, 2013 by

Making people laugh is a surefire way to make your content memorable. However, inserting humor into your branding efforts is serious business.

On Melissa Joan Hart’s Bad Girl Media Blitz

October 2nd, 2013 by

Since Melissa Joan Hart’s (aka “Clarissa,” from Clarissa Explains It All) interview in Life & Style promoting her new book “Melissa Explains It All,” numerous articles have mushroomed online about the squeaky clean actress’ drug use.

Changing The Way Agencies Do Business by Bringing in a CFO

October 2nd, 2013 by

At PR News we tackle many of the hot-button issues associated with communications, ranging from crisis management to social media. But we can’t forget that PR first and foremost is a business, and public relations agencies, grappling with an increasingly globalized economy, have to treat it that way.

Some Government Communicators Will Be Silenced During Shutdown

October 1st, 2013 by

Today’s government shutdown is on most people’s minds. And a question that several people are asking is: What’s at stake?

Amazon Press Release New Twist for Twitter

October 1st, 2013 by

Amazon last week distributed a press release for its new Kindle reader in a series of 14 separate tweets, each plugging a different aspect of the new product. Sure, it’s innovative. But is it valuable for PR?

Breaking PR: The Essential Elements of PR

September 30th, 2013 by

Breaking Bad aired its eagerly anticipated finale on Sunday. And whether or not you are a fan of the show, it’s hard to argue that its impact on television has been significant and undeniable.

Google Overhauls its Search Algorithm, and Communicators Look to Adapt

September 30th, 2013 by

Google late last week overhauled of its algorithm in a move that will reportedly affect 90% of the search results it serves.