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Mac Attack: Three Tips On How to Celebrate a Brand Anniversary the Apple Way

Thirty years ago Apple unveiled its iconic “1984” Super Bowl commercial, announcing the release of the Macintosh personal computer.  Steve Jobs had already previewed the commercial, publicly announcing his plucky little company was about to … | MORE »

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6 Media Pitching Do’s—and 1 Don’t

These tactical media pitching tips will help see you through the anxiety of short deadlines and high media placement expectations | MORE »

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Your Client Won a Grammy. Now What? (Lessons for PR Pros to the Stars and Everyone Else, Too)

The real work starts for communications professionals before the event, planning acceptance speeches and organizing press conferences. | MORE »

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You’re a Storyteller First, But Never Forget Your Agency is a Business

In all the day-to-day madness of serving clients and shaping content, don’t forget that you have a bottom line that must be met if you want to stay in business. | MORE »

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Courtney Love’s Landmark ‘Twibel’ Case and the Potential Impact on Social Media Policy

Courtney Love made history Wednesday as the first person to go to trial to defend herself against charges of libel on social media—an act known as “Twibel.” | MORE »

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3 Tips to Help You Monetize Your Social Channels

The ability to monetize your social media channels is arguably one of the biggest challenges facing communicators and PR professionals. Sometimes it may feel akin to rolling a peanut up a hill. But correlating your social platforms to the top and bottom lines is not beyond the realm of possibility. It just takes a different mindset.
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Is This the Breakout Year for Listicles and Charticles?

The New York Times’ list of its most visited content of 2013 holds a couple key lessons for communicators. | MORE »

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LinkedIn Wants it to be Easier for You (and Your Non-Profit) to Change the World

This week, LinkedIn added a “volunteer marketplace” where users can search for philanthropic opportunities in their communities. | MORE »

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The Letter: An Old-School Communications Format That Still Works

In an age of sound bites, acronyms and 140-character messages, the long form letter is still a great way to communicate ideas.  | MORE »

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5 Things to Do When You’re in San Francisco for the Digital PR Summit

So why is San Francisco, in particular, on the brain now instead of say, the Côte d’Azur? Because PR News is headed to San Francisco for its Feb. 4 Writing Boot Camp and Feb. 5 Digital PR Summit, and I’m getting hungry | MORE »

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