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Event Communicators Prefer Face-to-Face to Virtual

For all the talk of online events like webcasts and virtual meetings eventually supplanting live events, attendees still value the energy, face time and networking opportunities of a live event. | MORE »

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Women More Likely Than Men to Support Causes Through Social Media

When it comes to social media, women are more apt to be believers in the role that sites like Facebook can play in facilitating cause-related involvement. | MORE »

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Twitter Watch: Followers of Best Workplaces

Since the end of 2010, most companies on Fortune’s "Best Places to Work" have seen dramatic growth in their number of Twitter followers. Still, two of the top 20 companies haven’t yet ventured onto Twitter. | MORE »

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WOM Hurt By Recession 

Since 2008, Americans have cut back on voicing word-of-mouth opinions about companies and their offerings. | MORE »

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Mobile Apps and Social Media Ads Cited as Future of Digital Marketing

Businesses looking to upgrade their multimedia offerings are investing heavily in Web site redesigns, iPhone and iPad apps and social networking ads. | MORE »

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Brands Benefit from Mother’s Social Touch

A new generation of social media-savvy moms are sharing their banking experiences with friends and serving as genuine brand endorsers. | MORE »

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Case Study: Army, Agency Tap Influencers in Campaign to Lead Students’ Dreams From the Corner Office to Officership

The U.S. Army and Weber Shandwick Dallas implemented a broad, integrated program that included key local and national outreach as part of a PR and ad campaign to attract officer candidates. | MORE »

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Quick Study: High Cost of PR Metrics; Social ROI Murky; Social Moms Big on Banks; Site Redesigns Planned; WOM Silenced?

â–¶ Measurement Proves PR Value at a Price: Executives expect PR professionals to provide measurement illustrating the impact of their work on business outcomes. However, many are hindered by the high cost of measurement tools … | MORE »

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Social Marketing ROI Remains Murky

While more companies are investing in social and mobile initiatives, return on these investments remains unclear. | MORE »

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Metrics Prove PR Value at a Price

For PR pros, measuring and analyzing the impact of their work on business outcomes is the ultimate way to prove communications’ value, but for many, the cost is simply too high. | MORE »

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