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Human Rights Campaign’s PR Savvy Helps it Cut Through the Clutter at SXSW

South by Southwest (SXSW) conference, of course, has become a mecca for PR and marketing executives. This year’s event, which just finished, was yet another opportunity for brands of all stripes to get their message out and capture some precious “earned” media. Here’s one example of on organization that was able to cut through the clutter.
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Crisis-Proof Your Social Strategy With Policies, Protocols and Community Trust

For brands, a crisis management strategy needs to include preparation not only at a managerial and media relations level but also at a social level. | MORE »

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How the New #Banbossy Movement Could Impact Communications

You may not even be aware of it: Saying certain things in the workplace in which some people may take offense, We’re all guilty of it every now and again, particularly when it comes to invoking the term “bossy.” But now Sheryl Sandberg’s LeanIn.Org is joining forces with former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Girls Scouts of America to launch a public service campaign called “Ban Bossy.” | MORE »

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10 Must-Know Tips for Getting the Message Out on Twitter

Be sure you are getting the most out of Twitter by embracing these key tips. | MORE »

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PR Pros Note the Tunes that Provide a Lift at Work

What do Justin Timberlake, Jay-Z and Kanye West have in common? They play a key role in helping PR pros get through the afternoon and finish up the workday on a strong note.
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Tell a Good Story First, Develop a Content Strategy Second

The narrative is the rightful starting place for any communicator looking to spread his or her message in the digital space (as well as offline). | MORE »

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How Will You Use Getty’s New Free Images in Your PR and Communications?

Nearly 35 million photos will be available through a new “embed tool,” which will frame the images with a code that links back to Getty’s website. | MORE »

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How to Aspire to ‘Business Brilliance’ as a PR Pro

In his keynote address at PR News’ April 8 Measurement Conference, author Lewis Schiff will show how PR pros can apply his seven “Business Brilliant” principles to a road map for risk management, team building and decision making, as well as personal success.  | MORE »

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Top 10 SXSW Hashtags PR Pros Should Follow

You’d like to be in Austin for SXSW, but you don’t have to be to keep up with the latest developments. Here’s a short list of hashtags to stay in the loop. | MORE »

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Stop Checking Social Media and Read This Article

We asked PR pros the question (on social media, naturally) “How many times per day do you check social media?” and got some anguished responses. | MORE »

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