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Back to the Future (Again)

If you want to get on the fast track in your organization via communications, you need to master two of the most traditional PR skills: written communications and media relations. | MORE »

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Nurturing Reputation

Communicators know that building a solid corporate reputation could take years—and vanish overnight if the company slips up. That’s why it’s so important for PR pros to play long ball. | MORE »

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How Build Trust Across Different Cultures

Since geography and culture are so tightly linked, leaders should start to pay attention to the implications of cultural and geographical differences. | MORE »

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Making Sure Flat is Not the New Up

Smaller PR agencies continue to take it on the chin billings-wise. Part of the problem:
Shops valued between $3 million and $10 million are reluctant to raise their rates. | MORE »

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PR Tips on Getting the Word Out Through a Visual Medium

Communicators and PR execs are starting to ramp up their efforts to get their messages out through Instagram and Pinterest. But it’s not easy, considering that both channels are relatively new to public relations, and are visual in nature. | MORE »

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The Peril of Playing it Cool

Companies that continue to decline in CoreBrand’s ‘Familiarity’ ranking share a couple things in common: They have a comfortable niche in the market and are failing at raising awareness. | MORE »

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Building Blocks for Your A-Team

When we say that employees must be the center of the agency universe, we are talking about establishing something that few agencies do well: creating strong systems that can attract and retain the best in the business. | MORE »

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3 Brands Winning the Battle for Views on YouTube

As YouTube starts to ramp up its branding strategy, the website remains the go-to marketing vehicle for companies and organizations eager to get their messages out via online video.  | MORE »

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Coping with Marketing Discipline Dependencies

We can admit it—there are some agencies that still struggle with understanding synergies among the PR, content and creative disciplines. | MORE »

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Case Study: Adding ‘Rich’ Media Crucial for E-Newsletter Revamp

For the first few years after launch an internal e-newsletter had a tough time connecting with its audience. That changed dramatically when the company added video and interactive elements.  | MORE »

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