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What’s a Great Question to Ask a PR Job Candidate?

You may not believe this, but conducting a job interview can be as stressful as being interviewed for the job. Well, sometimes. Anyway, there’s an art to sizing someone up in an interview, and it … | MORE »

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Senior Managers Spooked by Public Speaking; Enterprise Companies Looking to Boost Communication With SMBs

More than 33% of business professionals said they wanted training for knowing how to tell a story in public while 44% said they needed training to help them “connect and engage with audiences,” according to a recent survey. | MORE »

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Big Data: The Most Powerful PR Tool That Communicators Are Not Using

In terms that will resonate with communications professionals, Big Data is really a lot like a giant survey, but better.  | MORE »

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Everything You Need to Know About IT Executives

In the last two decades the Internet and electronic communications have revolutionized the PR world. But, perhaps, some of the most profound changes still await PR pros and communicators. | MORE »

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Apps Take on Dual Role for Marketers; Catering Your Communications to Different Types of ‘Deal Seekers’

Nearly 40% of U.S. consumers said they are unlikely to change their behavior as a result of a discount. Of course, that means the majority of U.S. consumers can be influenced through discounts. | MORE »

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5 Tools to Measure (and Manage) Reputation in Complex Environment

The prevalence of online communication channels have made it more complicated to measure the reputation of companies, while at the same time making reputational smears easier to commit.
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PR Plays Big Role in Revenue-Oriented Marketing

As we ease into 2014 content marketing continues to play a vital role in generating sales ready leads. As I shared in my previous column, marketing is now accountable for driving revenue. PR, of course, is a part of marketing and must step up to the plate and assume its rightful role in co-creating a strategic content blueprint for generating “Revenue Marketing.” | MORE »

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Small Businesses Start to Get Religion on Big Data; A Healthier Budget Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Better Quality

Marketing Trends Survey: The vast majority of online marketers said they plan to increase their marketing budgets this year, per StrongView’s “2014 Marketing Trends Survey.” | MORE »

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Survey Finds Major Disconnect on Sustainability Efforts; ‘Social Intelligence’ Will Become the Norm This Year

Nearly two-thirds of businesses worldwide view social and environmental issues as “significant” or “very significant” when addressing sustainability concerns, according to a recent study conducted by MIT Sloan Management Review.  | MORE »

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How To Work Hand in Glove With Marketing

As our industry changes and prospective clients expect more from their vendors, PR professionals must adapt in order to stay ahead, win bigger accounts and brand ourselves as more than just a media relations shop. | MORE »

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