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3 Brand Communications Tips for the Heartbleed Security Breach

The Heartbleed bug reminds us of 3 key points to keep in mind when communicating publicly about a data security failure. | MORE »

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5 Social Media Mistakes That Top PR Pros Always Avoid

Providing tips on how best build that social persona is useful, but sometimes it’s more valuable (and interesting) to talk about things you absolutely should never do. | MORE »

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CVS’ Cigarette Announcement Advances CSR Through Communications

CVS Caremark’s recent decision to stop selling tobacco products is a great example of how brands can use communications to build awareness of their CSR efforts.  | MORE »

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Appealing to Millennials with a User-Generated Content Model

A new study shows that, for Millennials, user-generated content (UGC) is 20% more influential when it comes to purchasing and 35% more memorable than other types of media. | MORE »

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6 Steps to Creating a Better Measurement Dashboard

With the increasing importance of proving your value to your organization, it’s a challenge to visually display your measurement findings in a way that your audience will understand. | MORE »

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Mobile Stays at Center of the Communications Revolution as Twitter Buys an Android App

Hardly a day goes by without a big acquisition of a hot startup in the digital media world, and, most of the time, those acquisitions have a pretty significant potential or actual impact on how people communicate. | MORE »

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PR News Announces Winners of 2014 CSR Awards

PR News celebrated the winners and honorable mentions of its 2014 CSR Awards on Apr. 7, 2014. Also recognized were this year’s CSR A-List and the latest inductees to the CSR Hall of Fame.  | MORE »

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4 Steps to Executing a Successful PR Campaign on Google

Launching a campaign on Google—whether it’s through paid search, display ads, YouTube pre-roll, or one of the company’s many other options—is one of the best ways for PR pros and  communicators to reach targeted, interested … | MORE »

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A Rutgers PR Fumble, at the Expense of a Newspaper, Underscores an Uncertain Time for Media

Sure, we now live a digital age, but we thought the expression, “Never argue with a man who buys ink by the barrel” was still apt for the latest PR debacle at Rutgers University: Rutgers University Athletic Director Julie Hermann saying to a journalism class, “That’d be great” about the prospect of The (Newark, N.J.) Star-Ledger dying. PR pros can commence wincing. | MORE »

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Letterman’s Legacy: Top 10 Favorite PR Pros in Movies and TV

David Letterman has announced his impending retirement, and PR News is commemorating the occasion with—what else?—a Top 10 list. | MORE »

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