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Small Companies Go Big on Social Media

Being active on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter is now an everyday business activity for small- and medium-size organizations looking to both maintain relationships with existing customers and attract new ones. | MORE »

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Video Explodes on Media Sites

The use of video by online media Web sites dramatically rose in the last year, and shows no signs of slowing in 2011. | MORE »

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Social Media Monitoring and Disciplining Soars

An increasing number of companies are monitoring the social media use of employees, and, in many cases, taking disciplinary actions despite having no formal policy in place. | MORE »

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PR News Poll: Obama the Most Desired Facebook ‘Like’

President Obama edged out Oprah Winfrey in a PR News poll that pitted 12 high-profile personalities against each other for top Facebook like, while Donald Trump came in a distant fourth. | MORE »

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Social Web Is Driven By Content Sharing 

PR pros dedicating significant time and efforts in social media will be glad to know that consumers are also actively sharing content, including external links and brand mentions. | MORE »

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Companies’ Social Media Offerings Fall Short on Business Info  

Don’t disconnect your company’s phones just yet—few consumers find that organizations’ social media pages offer enough business-related information, and more than half prefer to connect with customer service via telephone. | MORE »

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Exploring Organizational Relevancy 

How relevant an organization is to the public can be determined by how distinct the organization’s profile, and whether it captures the hearts and minds of consumers. | MORE »

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Quick Study: Hispanic Gap to Close; Relevance In Orgs Explored; Biz Info Lacking on Facebook; Online Content Consumed

â–¶ Social Media en Español: A social media gap that exists in the Hispanic market could present opportunities for communicators. The 2011 TeleNoticias-LatinoWire Hispanic Social Media Survey says 92% of companies polled have social media … | MORE »

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Beyond the Media List: Creating High-Value Internship Programs 

Just in time for summer, Ayme Zemke of Beehive PR discusses the importance of goal-setting and providing work focused on building PR skills to benefit both interns and the agencies they serve. | MORE »

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Digital Staffing Flattens in Spring—Agencies Hiring Most

Employers in the digital communications sector report both fewer hiring plans this spring and difficulties in hiring appropriate candidates for open positions, while agencies boast aggressive hiring plans. | MORE »

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