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Team Conan or Team Leno?

Although the Twitterverse is asking if folks are on #TeamConan or #TeamLeno, the real loser in this match is going to be NBC. It’s mind boggling that a huge media company could be so poor at media and public relations. | MORE »

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Social Media for Brand Marketers: Still in Experimental Mode

The massive popularity of social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter has compelled brand marketers to integrate them into their marketing initatives pronto. But when everyone is an admitted rookie in this game, how do … | MORE »

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Email Marketing: The ROI King

It may be the least sexy tool in your digital marketing arsenal, but did you know that in terms of ROI, email is probably its top performer? Such was the assertion made by Jeff Rohrs, … | MORE »

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Best Practices for Implementing and Encouraging Energy Initiatives

To facilitate policies and campaigns focused on energy, smart companies engaged in the energy policy debate should focus on overcoming three obstacles. | MORE »

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It’s All Location When it Comes to Corporate Citizenship

The world’s best corporate citizens differ in their social responsibility emphasis depending on the location of their headquarters, says new study fielded by the Arthur W. Page Center for Integrity in Public Communication at Penn State University. | MORE »

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Media Training: A 25-Year Perspective

We’ve seen both a retraction in traditional media and an explosion in other media. While newspapers and magazines are folding and electronic media editorial staffs are shrinking, blogs YouTube, e-zines and Web sites offer countless opportunities to reach a wide audience, but greater risks of unwanted exposure. | MORE »

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Flirting With Disaster: How to Take a PR Crisis by the Horns

Whether its YouTube, mad consumers or negative tweets, you never can tell where or how a crisis will erupt. Here are some key tactics to help you get through a PR crisis. | MORE »

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Proactive Strategy, Digital Arsenal Drive Event Success

Digital tools very often are critical to the success of PR events. Though they may be overshadowed in sexiness by digital and social media campaigns, PR-generated events—whether media events such as press conferences and product launches, or public and employee events like speaking engagements and town halls—are still going strong and are a key component of a PR professional’s mix | MORE »

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PR Transformation Spawns New Measurement Models and Metrics

PR is transforming so fast that tried-and-true techniques and metrics no longer apply. Do PR pros have to reinvent the wheel before the hammer of accountability comes down from above? | MORE »

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How to Apply Thought Leadership to Social Media

Social media is all the rage and rapidly evolving in both technology and techniques. Interestingly, what it demands—whether communicating a product, service or political cause—is listening and offering constructive ideas valuable to a particular network’s participants. | MORE »

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