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Our Industry, Your Answers: Breaking Down the 2018 JOTW Communications Survey

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Conducted in February 2018, the online survey solicited the thoughts and opinions of 5,500 JOTW newsletter subscribers, mainly consisting of senior in-house and corporate communications professionals across a variety of industries. Creative Commons CC0.

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Career Development Tips for the 2018 Professional

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As you review your career options in 2018 to apply for a new job, here are a few helpful tips to help you get started. Image: Alexis Brown via Unsplash, Creative Commons CC0. The post Career Development Tips for the 2018 Professional appeared first on Shonali Burke Consulting.

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#measurePR Recaps: March-May 2018

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measurePR March 2018. measurePR April 2018. measurePR May 2018. In May, Sally Falkow joined as the guest host with answers regarding creativity in communications from her son, Mike Falkow of Rogue Magazine. Image: Siora Photography via Unsplash, Creative Commons CC0.

#measurePR Recap (June 2018): Lessons from Millennials and Generation X

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Mercy Bae-coup (@MercyC) June 14, 2018. Danielle Heiny (@DanielleHeiny) June 14, 2018. Greg Rokisky (@GregRokisky) June 14, 2018. Poonam Sharma (@poonam_s) June 14, 2018. The next #measurePR Twitter chat will be held on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 12 pm ET.

#MeasurePR Memory (August 2018): Travel and Tourism Edition

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The sky’s the limit when it comes to creativity in the travel and tourism industry! Back in August 2018, we had three incredible industry guests, who shared how they uniquely measure PR and marketing. SuiteBreak.com (@SuiteBreak) August 16, 2018.

The 4-1-1 on the (Not So) New Marketing Trend: Influencer Marketing

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So many other factors need to be considered as well, such as message tracks, metrics and who has control of the content (typically the influencer maintains creative control.). Image by ElisaRiva via Pixabay, CC0 Creative Commons. Guest Post by Dawn Buzynski.

Trust Me, I’m a Communicator

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However, it is common that people find themselves unable to make that kind of decision and therefore may “go along” until they can find another source income. Image: rawpixel via Unsplash, Creative Commons CC0. Guest Post by John Friedman.

15 Metrics You Should Measure in Content Marketing

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One of the most commonly used metrics to measure the success of any content marketing campaign is the number of unique visitors who view the content in a given timeframe. Image by Markus Spiske via Unsplash, CC0 Creative Commons. Guest Post by Brandon Brown.

PR Ethics … “You CAN Handle the Truth”

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Image: James & Carol Lee via Unsplash, Creative Commons CC0. Guest Post by Kirk Hazlett.

It’s As If Those Parkland Kids Learned from a Pro

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Image: Elliot Sloman via Unsplash, Creative Commons CC0. Guest Post by Paula Kiger. You have to promise me you won’t share this.”. The coordinator of a group of social media advocates said this via Facebook one night about eight years ago, on our private page.

How Do You Build A Brand? Start by Asking What Drives Human Behavior

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Image: Bess-Hamiti via Pixabay, Creative Commons License CC0. Guest Post by Simon Erskine Locke. When it comes to building brands most experts will likely start with the tactics: Develop a mission statement or messages, create a logo, use PR, advertise and leverage social media.

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Daring PR Professionals and the Lawyers Who Love Them: A Primer for Avoiding Legal Problems

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Contrary to popular belief, lawyers do not enjoy making your job harder by nixing your creative campaign ideas. Let’s explore a few common legal problems (and their solutions) so that you and your clients can stay on the right side of the law! The most creative photo.

Creative Communications: Lessons from Health and Wellness Brands

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These messages are tired and far from creative. Instead of following the herd to captivate and activate your audience you must flex your creative muscles. It has proven that creative communications are possible even in a highly regulated industry. Guest Post by Hanna Knowles.

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25 Free Digital Marketing Tools for Nonprofits

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The life of a communications pro for a nonprofit organization is one that seems to require a daily mix of magic tricks, extreme sport level time management and creativity. Image: Kevin Bhagat via Unsplash, Creative Commons CC0. Guest Post by Laura Petrolino.

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Command Attention by Telling Your Company’s Story

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Image: rawpixel via Unsplash, Creative Commons CC0. Guest Post by Rob Biesenbach. It’s an old story: PR people are often terrible when it comes to our own PR. I recently attended an industry event featuring a group of agency leaders who were clearly smart, successful people.

Ready Yourself Now for a Mobile Only Future

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Image: Alejandro Escamilla via Unsplash, Creative Commons CC0. Guest Post by Amanda DiSilvestro. How do you communicate with customers or potential customers? We all know how we used to communicate—phone, direct mail, in person.

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Inspiring Communications: What You Make Is Not What You Do

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Image: rawpixel.com via Unsplash , Creative Commons CC0. Guest Post by John Friedman. Inspiring communications focuses people on the real value in your products or services.

10 Content Marketing Tricks That Will Help Your Brand Stand Out

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Image: Twenty20 via Pexels, Creative Commons CC0. Guest Post by Monika Jansen. There’s a lot of noise out there. You are drowning in emails, ads and brand messages – and so are your prospects and clients.

The Case for Nonprofit Storytelling

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Most successful stories are moral—they teach us how to live, whether explicitly or implicitly, and bind us together around common values. Image: David Kennedy via Unsplash, Creative Commons CC0. Guest Post by Mike Connell.

24+ Sites to Find Free Images You Would Actually Use for Your Marketing

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But you can find a public domain photo, use a Creative Commons image that might need attribution, or even create your own image from scratch. What is Creative Commons? Here at Buffer, we think a lot about visual content.

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4 ways to repurpose blog content in your email marketing strategy

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Courtesy of Ben Seidelman / Creative Commons BY. Rework your blog’s greatest hits to get extra mileage. Target audience: Businesses, brands, digital marketers, advertising agencies, SEO specialists, entrepreneurs, Web publishers, email specialists. Post by Megan Totka.

5 growth challenges your business will face

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It’s common for small business owners to be ill prepared for the realities of intense competition, and they lose their footing when they try to respond. Image at top: Octav Vladu / Creative Commons BY NC ND. Post by Megan Totka. ChamberofCommerce.com.

4 ways to repurpose blog content in your email marketing strategy

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Courtesy of Ben Seidelman / Creative Commons BY. Rework your blog’s greatest hits to get extra mileage. Target audience: Businesses, brands, digital marketers, advertising agencies, SEO specialists, entrepreneurs, Web publishers, email specialists. Post by Megan Totka.

How to Find Images for Your Blog That Won’t Get You Sued

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Copyright and Creative Commons (Briefly) Explained. Before we take a look at specific image sources, I want to briefly talk you through a couple of important terms: ‘copyright’ and ‘creative commons’.

5 Simple Ways Small Businesses Can Ace Social Listening in 2019

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2018 SBA reports show there are 30.2 You can also try common misspellings and abbreviations of business names. Image via Pixabay , Creative Commons CC0. Guest Post by Amos Onwukwe. Big business bureaucracy stifles B2C communication.

‘Fourth Transformation’ book: Brace for impact

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For the record, in their last book, the authors predicted that Google would sell a minimum of 100 million units of Glass, at an average of $300 each, by 2016 to 2018. Book review: A clear-eyed look at the mind-blowing changes in spatial computing dead ahead.

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