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Crystal Light Taps Variety at Red Carpet

April 27th, 2015 by

To deliver a successful brand-enhancing PR program for Crystal Light it was critical for HC to identify a high-level sponsorship that would provide access to influential stars and entertainment-event opportunities.

When Opportunity Knocks

April 27th, 2015 by

Although I wanted to stay in San Francisco and was fearful of the unknown, I just knew that this was an excellent career opportunity, so I made the move.

Integrating the Comms Function

April 27th, 2015 by

For Liam D. Leduc Clarke, senior VP of business management at APCO Worldwide, a growing number of clients are asking for the same thing these days: Help us break down silos and cross-function PR, marketing and communications throughout the entire organization.

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What Facebook’s Latest News Feed Changes Mean for PR Pros

April 22nd, 2015 by

For brands and organizations, the change means that they’re most likely going to have to redouble their efforts to produce more user-generated content.

The Week in PR

April 13th, 2015 by

Hostess Cupcakes plays ball and Land Bryant thumbs its nose at Victoria’s Secret.

Why People Abandon Your Social Platforms

April 13th, 2015 by

If you want to encourage people to read your email messages consistently and stay dedicated to your social channels, without bolting and never returning, the remedy seems fairly straightforward.

Using Visuals in Content/Strategic Marketing

April 13th, 2015 by

When it comes to marketing and public relations, brands are using visual elements more than ever to connect with niche audiences.

Keys to Content Success: People, Processes, Data

March 30th, 2015 by

The success of branded content is more contingent now on PR pros’ ability to crunch numbers and analyze data.

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#Katch May Make Your Meerkat Strategy Easier

March 23rd, 2015 by

As with most shiny new social apps, it’s anybody’s guess whether Meerkat eventually will be said in the same breath as YouTube, Twitter and Facebook or turn into a social media trivia question.

The Psychology of Influencer Marketing

March 23rd, 2015 by

Unlike some audiences that brands and organizations cater to, influencers are not monolithic but are a loosely affiliated group of individuals who can have a pivotal influence on PR’s ability to drive conversation and spread the word. But getting people online to share information about your company’s products/services or values requires a different mindset than blasting a press release to a similar demographic or giving a presentation to like-minded people.