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Firing of NSA Twitter User Underscores Need for Employee Social Media Policies

When National Security Council Director of Nonproliferation Jofi Joseph was fired last week by the White House for sending insulting tweets for more than two years under an anonymous personal account, it raised anew the … | MORE »

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Navigating The Social Media Terrain On Behalf of Highly Regulated Brands

Finding the sweet spot for your social channels is challenging enough for brands that don’t have to deal with a lot of regulation. It’s an even bigger challenge for industries that are highly regulated, such as the financial and healthcare sectors. | MORE »

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Peeling the Curtain Behind Click-Through Rates For Social Channels

Who among this audience can be converted into a customer? For a growing number of PR pros, it’s the $64,000 question, particularly when it comes to how to valuate social media. | MORE »

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9 Tips for Successful PR Execution of Native Advertising

“Native advertising,” PR communicators have learned, is a form of paid advertising placement where the ad experience follows the natural editorial form and function of the environment in which it’s placed. | MORE »

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Lessons for Communicators From Kmart’s Wildly Successful “Ship My Pants” Viral Video

Kmart’s “Ship My Pants” video may have offended some, but largely it built positive feelings and goodwill towards the brand. | MORE »

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8 Best Practices for PR Management of the Top 3 Social Platforms

Your Twitter followers are most engaged during business hours. And dinner time, too. But if you want to get more people to “like” your Facebook page, it’s best to post content at night, when Facebook … | MORE »

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Why Qantas Eliminated Its Media-Relations Twitter Feed

Australian airline Qantas shut down its media-facing Twitter account as of today.  | MORE »

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How to Create a Community of ‘Social Associates’ in Your Company

It's been widely recognized that employees are your key brand ambassadors. In a perfect world, they rush to social media to say good things about their employer and the products and services they’re surrounded by … | MORE »

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6 Tips for Deploying a Pinterest Editorial Calendar

Pinterest, says Homes.com director of social media Erica Campbell Byrum, is like fantasy football for women. But in order to leverage its power across the vast community of users, brands need to think strategically, starting with a fully … | MORE »

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Engage Your Audience on Pinterest By “Curating Like a Pirate”

Leveraging a Pinterest presence into real audience engagement and brand exposure comes down to curation and integration. In a session at PR News' Big 3 Conference in New York this morning, Natanya Anderson, director of … | MORE »

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