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3 Tips for Improving Your Search Ranking on Google

Professional communicators in charge of digital walk a fine line between optimizing their Web pages for search and inviting Google’s wrath by attempting to game the system. Keep these three quick tips in mind when trying to improve your ranking on Google. | MORE »

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An Uber Exec’s Case Study in Bad PR

PR pros, take note: For most any corporate executive, going after his or her media critics is usually a no-win proposition. | MORE »

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4 Tips for Using Twitter to Pitch Journalists

Communicators have been turning to Twitter more frequently to pitch reporters. Here are some tips to break through the clutter.  | MORE »

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‘Facebook at Work’ Looks to Take Over Office Communications

According to a Financial Times report, “Facebook at Work” will put familiar Facebook functionality such as messages, groups and the News Feed to use for enterprises, helping employees collaborate better. | MORE »

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Al Roker’s World Record Weather Report Makes for Easy PR Win

Al Roker’s 34-hour weather reporting Rokerthon exhibited some of the most basic tenets of good PR. | MORE »

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4 Ways Social Media is Changing Brand Management

Online conversation has created a world where brands negotiate their public image with consumers daily. Many live, die or thrive by the social media sword. | MORE »

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Infographic: How Do PR Pros Use Social Listening Data?

In a PR News/Business Wire survey, 26% of professional communicators said that social media monitoring has “not yet” had an obvious impact on their companies.  | MORE »

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Dr. Oz, Bill Cosby Prove Twitter Is Still a Dangerous Game

Dr. Oz, the surgeon and television doctor who has been accused of backing weight loss product scams, is the latest celebrity to get slammed on Twitter after he posted a tweet asking the social network: “What is your biggest question for me?” and promising to respond to his favorites. | MORE »

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Connecting Your Brand to the Comet Landing Shouldn’t Be Too Cosmic

As scientists cheer and the media celebrate, brand managers may consider the best way to get in on the action of the Philae landing. Buyer beware. | MORE »

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11 Media Pitching Tips for PR Pros

Working journalists typically say they delete 20 email pitches at a time with nary a glance at the subject lines. To help you move the odds a bit more in your favor, Tracy Schario, communications officer for The Pew Charitable Trusts, and a presenter at PR News’ Dec. 11 Media Relations Conference in Washington, D.C., offers some advice to help you connect with the journalists who matter in your market. | MORE »

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