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3 Tips for Making Your Instagram Page Stand Out

If a picture is a worth a thousand words then your Instagram account can be worth a good deal more, in terms of growing your audience and giving your products and/or services some sales lift.

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Carve Another Niche

Amid the economic doldrums of the last several years, PR pros could make a good argument that less is more regarding professional services. But as the economy finally gets off its back, it seems that having diverse services is starting to be vogue (again). A recent and exclusive study by Gould + Partners found 64 PR specialties now being offered to clients.

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Storytelling: Key to Engaging Investors

By consistently telling an authentic story, you will make it difficult for activists to mischaracterize you later.

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Inquiring Minds

Not every campaign needs a paid/earned/owned media strategy, of course, but most every marketing effort needs an immersive component that will make the respective audience feel vested in the brand.

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PR News Nonprofit Awards Nominees 2015

Top brands and organizations vie for PR News’ NonProfit Awards.

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How to Avoid Social Media Measurement Pitfalls

The focus for many social media programs over the last few years has been about “Reach” (e.g. followers, likes and subscribers) and “Engagement” (e.g. shares, retweets, comments). What hasn’t been as easy is proving that a social media program is working.

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Job One: A Solid Foundation

Jamie DePeau, CMO of Lincoln Financial Group, in partnership with colleagues, has played a significant role in helping to dismantle the company’s silos.

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The 12-Step Method…to Jargon-Free PR Writing

Much has been written about the importance of eliminating jargon and buzzwords. Yet we continue to have a difficult time weaning ourselves from jargon and corporatespeak.

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Speak Up

In a digital age, spontaneity rules. Social messages that are unscripted and on the fly help to humanize the brand. But messages that seem overly packaged are about as popular as the measles. It’s a different situation when giving a speech (or commenting) on behalf of the brand.

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Edelman Trust Barometer 2015: By the Numbers

The 205 Edelman Trust Barometer shows that many people feel the pace of change in business is moving too fast. Conversely, nearly one-third of respondents believe the pace of change to be too slow. It’s a fine line that corporate communications navigate.

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