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3 Ways to Cut Through in the Shark Days of Summer

July 31st, 2015 by

We’ve reached the point in summer when the accumulation of heat and humidity slows the reflexes and thought processes. This is when stories about shark attacks dominate news cycles. Calculated, outrageous statements by politicians running for national office barely raise an eyebrow. As professional communicators know, it always takes a lot to cut through. In […]

Analytics Can Help Your LinkedIn Profile

June 22nd, 2015 by

Unlike other social media platforms, LinkedIn is almost exclusively tailored to professional connections, which makes it an effective tool to protect and build your brand online. But are you making the most of it?

Goals, Spending Help Find Best Social Site for Your Brand’s Message

June 22nd, 2015 by

PR managers and directors may think that a robust social media strategy means having brand presence on every last social channel. Yet they may want to maximize their social strategy by being more selective.

The Week in PR, June 15 – June 19

June 21st, 2015 by

Toyota’s PR chief arrested, Business Wire’s “Market Impact Report” and the removal of Twitter’s 140-character limit on direct messages.

A Plain Truth About the Media Ecosystem

May 7th, 2015 by

There are so many sources of news media now and so many ways to get the news, it’s difficult to determine which outlets and journalists have the most influence. Also, social media has leveled the playing field, and traditional media brands don’t matter as much now. So you’ve been led to believe—or want to believe. […]

5 Tips for Using Snapchat from 16 Handles

March 4th, 2015 by

Nearly 20 percent of all social media users in the U.S. are on Snapchat and, according to The Wall Street Journal, the service currently processes nearly half a billion snaps per day. If you’re a brand who wants to engage on Snapchat but don’t quite know where to start, here are some tips for getting off the ground.

PR Spurs Cosmetics Brand to Get Flatter

March 2nd, 2015 by

Having a 360-degree model to capitalize on the company’s media coverage is just one way that NuFACE is trying to integrate communications and tear down its business silos.

The Week in PR – A roundup of PR and marketing-related news

March 2nd, 2015 by

‘Embracing the Hate’ as the latest marketing tool, stepping on a positive message and Amazon’s new senior VP for worldwide corporate affairs (via the White House).

How to Generate Interest From Gen Y

March 2nd, 2015 by

Brands must target Millennials where they live and get their news and align with their influencers. They also must tread lightly, however.

PR Pros Need to Reevaluate Pinterest and Snapchat

March 2nd, 2015 by

With additional funding Snapchat and Pinterest likely will grow their services, land more market share and expand globally.