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Case Study: Mining its Database for Bad Buzzwords, LinkedIn Raises Its Profile with a Seamless Global Media Relations Effort

January 16th, 2012 by

With the goals of engaging customers and creating awareness around its brand, LinkedIn used its data-gathering capabilities to develop a clever hook with the media.

For a Cost-Effective Way to Use Facebook, Be Active, Be Human

January 13th, 2012 by

TerraCycle’s Albe Zakes and Sandy Won of the International Center for Research on Women provide some tips on Facebook strategies that won’t break the bank.

In a Bid for Transparency, Apple Unveils Its Latest Secret: Its Suppliers

January 13th, 2012 by

Apple publicly disclosed its supplier list as well as a major supplier responsibility report in an effort to shed light on its corporate social responsibility practices.

Twitter vs. Google’s ‘World’

January 12th, 2012 by

For communicators, there’s no need to take sides in Twitter and Google’s recent clash over the latter’s new social search offering.

PR News Poll: Trade Shows Less Critical for Launching New Products

January 12th, 2012 by

PR News asked its online community whether or not major trade show events like CES are as important for companies as they once were for introducing new products.

PR News Poll: Trade Shows Less Critical for Launching New Products

January 12th, 2012 by

PR News asked its online community whether or not major trade show events like CES are as important for companies as they once were for introducing new products.

Google’s ‘Search Plus Your World’ Gives Leg Up to SEO-Savvy

January 11th, 2012 by

Google’s newest search feature, Search plus Your World, was lauded and critiqued immediately after its launch—but what do the changes mean for PR pros?

Small and Medium-Size Businesses Keep Buzzing Over Social Media

January 11th, 2012 by

Not only are local businesses increasingly embracing social media’s free aspects, they are also upping their spending on ads on social platforms.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Using Social Media in Crisis Communications

January 10th, 2012 by

In this excerpt from PR News’ just published Employee Communications Guidebook Vol. 3, Red Ant communications manager Steph Yaguer offers some best practices in interacting with the public via social media during a crisis.

Get With the Click: Five Tips to Lift Your Newsletter Click Rates

January 10th, 2012 by

Silverpop’s Arthur Hughes offers five ways to make your e-newsletter an immediate must-read.