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Marketers Get Creative in Down Times

The economic turmoil is prompting marketers to implement many short-term strategies, says a report released by | MORE »

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The C-Level Votes for Web Ads

Forbes ’ 2009 Advertising Effectiveness study is out, and it shows that advertisers consider digital media an increasingly valuable avenue for improving brand perception. | MORE »

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Online Newsroom Access a Must for Journalists

The results of TEKgroup International’s annual Online Newsroom Survey show that online newsrooms have become indispensable resources for journalists in their reporting of corporate news. | MORE »

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E-Mail Marketing’s Untapped Potential

A recent survey conducted by Internet Retailer suggests that although revenue numbers for retailers are down, sales conversion rates for e-mail marketing tactics rose for nearly a quarter of those surveyed, while more than half of the respondents reported little to no change. | MORE »

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Twitterers Want Info

Twitterers = Info Junkies: According to new data from research firm MarketingProfs, nearly 100% of surveyed Twitter users agreed with the statement, “I value getting information in a timely manner,” suggesting that this is among the biggest motivations for using the platform. | MORE »

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Reputation Paramount in a Recession

In Recession, Protect Your Reputation: The Reputation Institute (RI) has released the results of its 2009 U.S. Reputation Pulse study, which ranks | MORE »

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E-Mail Marketers Miss ROI

â–¶ E-mail Marketers Missing Measurement Opportunities: According to the ERoi study of the trends and use of e-mail analytics, marketers “are taking an extremely careless approach to e-mail marketing” based on the finding that 18% … | MORE »

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Benefits Boost Bottom Lines

Benefits Communications Drives Bottom Lines: A strong benefits communications plan can lead to greater employee satisfaction and a stronger bottom line for business, according to a new white paper released by Colonial Life. | MORE »

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Social Media & Your Business Growth

Using Social Media to Grow Businesses: A social media marketing industry report released by WhitePaperSource’s Michael Stelzner, titled “How Marketers Are Using Social Media to Grow Their Businesses” and sponsored by the Social Media Success Summit 2009, offers | MORE »

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Financial Firms’ Failure to Communicate; Networkers Balk at Ads; Downturn Damages Internal PR Depts

Journalists Not Digging Financial Firms’ Communications: According to a survey of journalists conducted by BackBay Communications and Marketwire, financial services companies are not perceived as communicating effectively with their stakeholders during the current recession. | MORE »

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