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Recipe for a Quick Communications Win? LeHigh Valley IronPigs Just Add Bacon

The minor league baseball team created a big-time buzz with the simple addition of a slice of bacon to their uniforms. | MORE »

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This Blog Post Was Not Subsidized by Amtrak

Amtrak has succeeded recently at creating positive buzz over its new writer residency program, in which it offers writers a free round-trip ride (but no pay) as a sort of mobile writing space. | MORE »

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How Can Justin Bieber Clean Up His PR Image?

Bieber’s recent actions have sparked some negative press, which may erode his brand and turn off his fancies, which is composed mainly of teenage girls. | MORE »

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4 Questions to Ask Before Launching Your Brand on Snapchat

Snapchat users send more than 400 million disappearing “Snaps” per day, making it world’s most popular photo sharing service. Should your brand get in on the action? | MORE »

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The Gap Sends a Message About the Minimum Wage

The battle in Washington regarding raising the minimum wage is just getting started. But The Gap has decided to take a stand on the issue and, in the process, sent a strong message about its brand to both the public and its employees. | MORE »

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PR Insider: 5 Tips for Working with a PR Agency

It takes work to maintain a good relationship with a PR agency and get the results you desire. Here are some tips for keeping things on an even keel.  | MORE »

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How Under Armour Did (and Duke Energy Didn’t) Respond Well to Crisis

When U.S speedskaters, who were widely favored to grab the gold, failed to even come close, the search for a “culprit” was on. | MORE »

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Never Try to Stack the Deck When You Conduct Corporate Research

Amid the plethora of PR tools available to communicators, underwriting academic research to help get the message out presents both great opportunity and an equal measure of risk. | MORE »

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PR and Communications Amidst Rapid Growth

The communications team at Acorda was challenged with maintaining the collaborative spirit and sense of community that defined the company from its inception, while also encouraging new employees to enrich the company culture through their own professional experiences. | MORE »

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Case Study: To Promote Its New Burger Patties, Ball Park Spreads the Media Field

Ball Park, which is owned by The Hillshire Brands Co., called on its longtime PR agency MWW to create a PR campaign that would leverage the brand’s equity and carve a new niche among both sports fans and food shoppers. | MORE »

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