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5 Tips on How to Listen to Your Facebook Comments

March 25th, 2013 by

Today Facebook debuts a new comments system, which should help PR pros better manage their social listening.

10 Inspiring Quotes for PR Professionals

March 22nd, 2013 by

In a new feature for Water Cooler, we present a series of quotes that, we hope, will inspire PR executives and communicators to do their job better.

4 Ways PR Pros Can Program for YouTube (Now One Billion Strong)

March 22nd, 2013 by

With YouTube now serving 1 billion unique visitors per month, we cook up some key video trends to watch.

10 Ways to Become a Better PR Writer

March 21st, 2013 by

Here are ten ways to train your eyes and ears to “think like a journalist” within your organization or client.

5 Must-Have Attributes for a Successful PR Internship

March 21st, 2013 by

As summer approaches, Makovsky’s Steve Seeman offers the five attributes/skills required for a successful PR internship.

How Twitter has Changed the PR Landscape

March 21st, 2013 by

The micro-blogging service has had some profound changes on the PR and communications. Here’s how.

‘March Madness’ Meets Social Media: Top Social-Media School Crowned

March 20th, 2013 by

When it comes to social media prowess, there’s one team in the field of 64 that has others feeling blue.

8 Tips on How to Master Media Relations

March 20th, 2013 by

A panel of senior PR pros and journalists provided eight tactics for boosting media relations efforts.

3 Tips for Dealing with the Law of Unintended Consequences

March 20th, 2013 by

Producers of “The Bible” deal with blowback from the actor cast in the role of Satan bearing an uncanny resemblance to President Barack Obama.

13 Tips for Effective Crisis Management

March 19th, 2013 by

Crisis expert Dallas Lawrence of Burson-Marsteller provides 13 tips for PR pros in the midst of a crisis.