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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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Brand Familiarity Across the Board

CoreBrand ranking shows the high-tech sector (naturally) gaining more familiarity in 2013, as did the credit card industry. Familiarity, of course, can often be a double-edged sword.
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Decode the ‘Escape Artist’

There’s a good-time gal looking for products that offer her fun and frivolity. She’s the “Escape Artist,” focused on the “now” and willing to make a spontaneous purchase. | MORE »

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Tell a Stronger Story to the ‘Street’

Typically overlooked in the ongoing debate about financial regulations is the undeniable impact that they have had on investor relations and PR. | MORE »

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PR Query: What Are Some of the Toughest Words to Spell?

A habit of misspelling words can do serious damage to a professional communicator’s reputation. Whether they crop up in a quick email to colleagues or in a press release for your most important client, misspelled … | MORE »

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