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Infographic: How to Improve Your Company’s ‘Call to Action’

Generating earned media is hardly a given, and PR pros are constantly on the hook to find other ways to get fannies in the proverbial seats. | MORE »

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Levi Strauss & Co. CCO Shares Thoughts on Blogging

Levi Strauss CCO Kelly McGinnis spoke with PR News about the importance of blogging for the 161-year old clothing brand. | MORE »

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Joe Biden Knows How to Use #tbt. Does Your PR Team?

Vice President Biden and top Democrats conceived a simple strategy to get people thinking about health insurance on Thursday, posting pictures of their younger selves on Twitter with the hashtag #tbt. | MORE »

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5 Tips for Effective PR Networking

Here are some tips on how to network effectively to gain clients, establish media contacts and build brand awareness with the public.  | MORE »

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TD Bank Crafts Viral Success with Personalized ATM

As part of its #TDThanks campaign, TD Bank installed “Automated Thanking Machines,” modified ATMs designed to give unsuspecting customers personalized gifts, in branches across Canada. A video of surprised customers gained close to 3.5 million views in under a week. | MORE »

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4 Tips for Telling Your CSR Story Without Bragging Too Much

The line between self-effacement and self-promotion on social media is razor thin, and consumers will ignore companies that they think are using it just to toot their own horns. | MORE »

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‘Sharknado 2’ Could Sharpen Your PR Chops

“Sharknado 2: The Second One,” which premieres tonight on the Syfy channel, will offer PR pros a healthy dose of camp—and maybe even some inspiration for how brands limited by budget and/or reach can distinguish themselves from their competitors. | MORE »

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How PR Pros Can Meld Social Media with SEO

For PR pros and marketing executives, it’s a growing challenge of online communications: wedding social media to SEO.
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Coca-Cola Hopes Social Media Can Help Sell Soda

Coca-Cola announced an effort to start conversations about its brand this week, introducing its Tweet A Coke program which invites Twitter users to send $5 Cokes to friends via the micromessaging service. | MORE »

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3 Writing Tips for Successful Content Marketing

Many brands have an army of subject matter experts ready to wax eloquent on the topics they deal with every day. What’s critical, however, is the way in which the topics are discussed, how the story is both conceived and told. | MORE »

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