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Setting PR Objectives: Forget About Complexities and Dive Right In

Formulating clear, concise PR objectives may sound easy, but there are stakeholder, research and measurement barriers to navigate along the way. | MORE »

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In Public Relations, Looks Aren’t Everything (But They Sure Can Help)

As a PR professional, looking good and dressing appropriately is critical to getting your messages across. Here’s some tips on how to dress smartly, without breaking the bank. | MORE »

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PR News Survey: How Do You Define ‘Influencer’?

Given the importance of identifying and measuring influencers, PR News asked communicators to provide their own definition of the term. We present the top 10 answers, plus some honorable mentions. | MORE »

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Packed House in D.C. Proves Metrics Are Top of Mind Among PR Pros

Social media ROI and proving PR’s value to the C-suite were hot topics of discussion at the PR News PR Measurement Conference, held at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.. | MORE »

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Quick Study: Latinos Loyal to Committed Companies; Site Traffic Dips; Big Brands Underuse Facebook, While Locals Love It

â–¶ Latinos’ Loyalty Rests With Company Commitment: A survey by Garcia Trujillo LLC and Newslink Research finds that more than 66% of Latinos in the U.S. would be more inclined to buy products and services … | MORE »

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How to ID and Respond to Social Media Red Flags

Monitoring social media is your first line of defense. Here are some social media red flags that indicate you may have a PR crisis on your hands. | MORE »

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The Digital B2B Campaign: Agree on the Metrics First, Worry About Tools Later

Too often, the objectives of B2B social media programs are expressed using vague terms like “improve” or “expand.” Nearly everything can be measured, and the mere fact that you’re measuring results will make your CFO smile. | MORE »

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PR News Hall of Fame Roundtable: Want Good Metrics? Research First

PR News Measurement Hall of Fame inductees Frank Ovaitt, Tim Marklein, Donna Coletti, Kathy Collins and Dr. James Grunig discuss the need to do formative research and conceptualization before settling on measurement tactics, and where measurement will be going in 2012 and beyond. | MORE »

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PR News Measurement Hall of Fame: Past and Future Leaders

We present PR News’ Measurement Hall of Fame inductees, class of 2011: Frank Ovaitt, Tim Marklein, Donna Coletti, Kathy Collins and Dr. James  Grunig. All will be honored at the March 1 PR Measurement Conference in Washington, D.C. | MORE »

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Fanning the Media Flame After the First Spark Fades

Tying a media relations campaign to the launch of a high-profile product like the iPad might have some built-in limitations when it comes to buzz, but there are ways to extend its lifespan. | MORE »

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