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How to Forge Stronger Connections and Still Have Time for a Bath

The PR News awards luncheon was packed with great advice, including how important it is to share what you know and give other people credit where it’s due. | MORE »

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Leaving Las Vegas and Entering Reality, Here Are 6 Key Takeaways from CES

The buzz surrounding this year’s Consumer Electronics Show was predictably ubiquitous and positive. Even the taxi driver who picked me up from the airport was talking drones and smart homes. Surely, when you have 170,000 people attending a trade show about the latest technology, you’re gonna get some press. So as I walked the exhibit halls, […] | MORE »

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Leaving Las Vegas and Entering Reality, Here Are 6 Key Takeaways from CES

The buzz surrounding this year’s Consumer Electronics Show was predictably ubiquitous and positive. | MORE »

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6 Recommendations for Dealing With Unhappy Customers

We’ve all had to deal with unhappy customers, whatever our line of work. If you’re an agency PR pro, you have to respond to unsatisfied clients from time to time. If you’re an in-house PR or marketing pro, perhaps you’ve seen customer dissatisfaction played out in public on Twitter. It can be disheartening for sure, […] | MORE »

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11 Smart Steps All Communicators Should Take Before Year’s End

Let’s assume you are brilliant.  And you’re an inspiration to your peers, an asset to your organization.  Let’s also assume that while you’re an A-player you still have a lot to learn. As the late, esteemed UCLA coach John Wooden noted, “It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts.” If you’re still […] | MORE »

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Zappos Takes ‘Giving Back’ Literally With Dead-of-Night Gift Drop-Off in Hanover, N.H.

Please visit your local mom-and-pop shops this holiday season. Go to that toy store that’s been around for 65 years and which just suffered another humiliating rent increase. Buy your wrapping paper at the greeting card store that’s hanging on by its fingernails and getting by on deeply felt smiles. OK, my commercial’s over. I’m […] | MORE »

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8 Ways to Create Thankfulness and Cheer Year-Round

Now is the time of year when we dispense a lot of thanks. Yet after the ball drops in Times Square and we start referring to the year 2016, the amount of thanking we do will undoubtedly diminish. Whether at work or at home, we are avid thankers between now and December 31. Why not […] | MORE »

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Marketing-PR Collaboration Tops the List of Most Important New Direction for 2016 Success

What happens when you gather more than 400 of the best communicators in a room and ask them to share best advice? It’s no surprise that you get really smart answers worthy of a blog. At the Oct. 26 Platinum PR Awards Luncheon in NYC, PR News honored the top PR campaigns of the past […] | MORE »

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Encouraging or Discouraging Brand Ambassadors: That is the Question

It’s said that good things and bad happen in three’s. Sometimes in two’s, and a few times they’re mixed, good and bad. Recently several events happened in quick succession and while not good or bad, the contrast between them was stark and yielded a bevy of lessons from a PR and marketing standpoint. Last Saturday […] | MORE »

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9 Issues for a Nationally Televised PR Debate

Envision a nationally televised debate among leaders in Public Relations. Who you picture on that stage is a pretty good indicator of the state of our profession. To keep the personalities out of this for now, what issues would you want debated? What are the themes resonating now that also will prepare us for a […] | MORE »

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