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7 Client Mistakes Made by PR Agencies

In the current economic climate, PR agencies have to make sure that they are able to deliver quality work to their clients—and then some. But even the best agencies are prone to trip up every now and again.
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4 Twitter Assumptions PR Pros Commonly Make

Lauren Cochran shares some commonly held beliefs about Twitter she’s encountered while overseeing the social media presence of the NBA’s Miami Heat.  | MORE »

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How Google+ Just Became a Lot More Like Pinterest

Google+ announced a major change to its platform on Monday with the introduction of “Collections.” The new feature will provide users with a way to group bunches of posts together by topic. If you’re a Pinterest user, this idea may sound familiar. | MORE »

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3 Tips to Make Your Crisis Management Practice Ready for Any Scenario

At a crisis management workshop at the Counselors Academy conference led by Joan Gladstone of Gladstone International, attendees were asked if they were prepared to say yes whenever a clients asks for help in a crisis. “If not, you’re taking a big risk that your clients may go elsewhere for crisis communications counseling and other PR services,” Gladstone said. | MORE »

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4 PR Takeaways From Carly Fiorina’s Campaign Announcement

Fiorina, who has never held public office, is a long shot for the White House. Nevertheless, the launch of her presidential candidacy provides a few takeaways for communicators on how to deliver a sharp message. | MORE »

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7 Tumblr Do’s and Don’ts

At PR News’ May 19 webinar on Tumblr, Allan Gungormez of Transamerica and Dayna Johantgen of Lucky Charms will talk about how their brands launched their Tumblr blogs, and the visually inspired duo behind Mr. GIF will show attendees how to conceive of and craft GIFs for their Tumblr blogs. | MORE »

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How CVS Health’s Agency Maximized a Hashtag’s Buzz

Twitter is all about the hashtag. Everyone wants a new hashtag to trend high, but wanting and doing are two different things. | MORE »

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5 Writing Questions You’re Too Embarrassed to Ask

PR pros and journalists are supposed to have the answers to questions about writing style, and if they harbor more questions than answers, they may be too embarrassed to ask a colleague.  | MORE »

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3 PR Takeaways From Pew’s News Media Report

PR communicators can learn a lot from this year’s Pew Research State of the News Media report to help guide their efforts.  | MORE »

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How to Use Brand Storylines to Spark Conversations

In this exclusive article for PR News, Jeremy Miller offers a preview of his Digital PR Conference keynote presentation by drawing on Principle 6 from his book “Sticky Branding,” which is to use brand storylines to inspire your audience to say, “That’s interesting. Tell me more.” | MORE »

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