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It Sucks When You Don’t Win

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Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn It Sucks When You Don’t Win. So, not that long ago, I had a massive opportunity fall into my lap. It was big. Like REALLY big. Like the MUTHA of all proposals.

Twitter and Television: A Match Made In Heaven

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My experience is that Twitter has become very intertwined with primetime television. So when NBC Universal Research Chief Alan Wurtzel had this to say about Twitter and the Olympics , I was shocked. Twitter and Television: A Match Made In Heaven is a post from: Waxing UnLyrical.

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How To Use Twitter For PR

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When I first started writing this post, I was going to call it “How I Use Twitter.” ” Then I thought again, because a) I’m not as frenetically active on Twitter these days as I used to be, and b) who the heck cares how I use Twitter?

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An Unkindness of Ravens: Thoughts on Twitter Communication

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Twitter. ” So #4 got me thinking about #3 – how “Twitter,” as an anthropomorphic name, perfectly describes that chaotic, disparate, competitive, showboating raucousness of #1. An Unkindness of Ravens: Thoughts on Twitter Communication is a post from: Waxing UnLyrical.

Cyberbullying: My Week on LinkedIn

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Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn Cyberbullying: My Week on LinkedIn. About a week ago, I posited what I thought was a fairly innocuous question on LinkedIn: It got a few interesting responses, which was great; I was, after all, asking a question. That was about a week ago.

The Ultimate Guide to Social PR Strategy: A Blueprint for Success

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No Twitter, no Facebook, no YouTube, no Blab, no Snapchat… none of it. That’s one of the primary reasons my #measurePR Twitter chat has lasted so long. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The Ultimate Guide to Social PR Strategy: A Blueprint for Success.

Announcing: Simple Yet Smart PR Measurement (ebook)

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Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn Announcing: Simple Yet Smart PR Measurement (ebook). What do you do if you’re constantly inundated with questions on PR measurement, even if everyone seems to have written a book on them? Why, you write a book, of course!

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Elevator Pitch or Twitter Pitch?

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While I believe most journalists these days are using Twitter, the PR industry, at least in India, is still catching up to that platform. “Now that we have social media, how about replacing that with a Twitter pitch?” Elevator Pitch or Twitter Pitch?

Storytelling, PR, and Measurement

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You can connect with him via LinkedIn , Twitter , and the Universal Information Services blog. [Ed: we’d originally paused our publishing schedule as we had no idea how today was going to turn out.

The Three Word Shortcut to Great Influencer Relations

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Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The Three Word Shortcut to Great Influencer Relations. There isn’t one. Recently I’ve been getting a lot of pitches from companies wanting to “leverage” my “influence.”

It’s 2015 and #PRDiversity Is Still An Issue

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As soon as Caitlin’s Vanity Fair cover was published and her new Twitter account, @Caitlyn_Jenner , was launched, GLAAD released an updated tip sheet for journalists. Twitter It’s 2015 and #PRDiversity Is Still An Issue. Ed: Did you do a double take?

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To Cision, With Love

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Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn To Cision, With Love. Dear Cision, Healthcare shmealthcare, you totally stole the show this week with your B.I.G. N.E.W.S. You know… that not-so-little bolt from the blue that you’re going public.

“Old Man Look at My Life, I’m a Lot Like You”: A Millennial POV on Generations

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In the next year, I’ll probably meet a Gen Z-er who’s a member of PRSSA during a Twitter chat, and who thinks that he or she has the best ideas ever. Guest Post by Emma Hawes.

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4 Ways PR Is More Than Media Relations

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You can connect with her on Twitter. . Guest Post by Corina Manea. A lot has been said about PR, and almost always it’s about media relations. If you ask around, you still hear people saying PR is about press coverage.

Thought Leadership: Wise Thoughts from Wide Experience

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Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Thought Leadership: Wise Thoughts from Wide Experience. The term “thought leadership” is slowly slipping into the gray anonymity of overuse. It seems like I’m seeing it used for everything from “how to solve world hunger” to “how to change your kitchen sink.”.

Digital Crisis Communications: When to Shut Up

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Now you would have to be able to communicate through Twitter, through a blog, through Pinterest, through Facebook.” Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn Digital Crisis Communications: When to Shut Up.

Influence your PR campaign with Influencer Marketing

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Connect with him on Twitter. Guest Post by Taral Patel. Let’s face it. Content is evolving and so are the ways in which people consume it.

New Year Resolutions for the Social PR Pro

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Some easy ways to do this: Lists of any kind (Twitter, Facebook, etc.). Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn New Year Resolutions for the Social PR Pro. I hear 45% of Americans usually make New Year resolutions (are you one of them, or one of the 38% who absolutely never make ’em?!).

Seven Frequently Asked Questions on Social PR Strategy

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I want to learn how to use Twitter to engage better with reporters.”. It doesn’t matter if you’re using Twitter, or LinkedIn, or Facebook, or. And, by the way, “social PR” is not simply about pitching reporters via Twitter.

Draw Me a Story: Six Storytelling Lessons From Cartooning

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You can find Rob on Twitter , LinkedIn and his blog. Guest Post by Rob Cottingham. Think of cartoons as storytelling, and you probably think of animation or graphic novels.

Monday Roundup: With Love, the Social Media Spotlight

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If you haunt any of the PR hashtags on Twitter, chances are you’ve come across Jodi. Joel keeps a fairly low profile on Twitter, but comes up with all sorts of goodies in a Facebook group we both belong to.

Beyond Press Releases: Using Stories to Land Your Organization on the Front Page

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You can connect with her via Twitter. Guest Post by Elaine Hughes. Doors that Manuel Rosado never knew existed are now opening to him.”. Compelling stories are memorable and can trigger powerful emotions in potential customers and donors.

How NOT to Run Your Social Media

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Client Relations Guest Posts Social Media Twitter effective social campaigns Guest Post by Josh Lyon. Social media is a great tool for engaging with consumers. It’s personable, it’s instant, and it’s highly visible. For the most part, brands use it well.

What Would You Do If You Weren’t Afraid?

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Connect with her on Twitter. Guest Post by Corina Manea. Here we are at the end of March, the first month of Spring, the month when we celebrate International Women’s Day and recall all those who had the courage to speak up, to not settle and fight for more and bring change.

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How to Develop Meaningful PR Measurement

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You can’t properly attribute sales or awareness to communications using baseline analytics from Google or Facebook or Twitter. Twitter Google+ LinkedIn How to Develop Meaningful PR Measurement. “If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.” Peter Drucker.

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The Continuing Evolution of the Indian PR Landscape

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Twitter chats. The trend of Twitter chats is catching on in India. An interesting example: a Google Twitter chat that invited entries to share an app idea for the Prime Minister’s office. million impressions on Twitter.

Improved Social PR via the Employee Advocacy Route

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On average, each employee connects with at least 300 people through social media (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and other platforms included). Guest Post by Jessica Davis. When doing my due diligence for this post, I came across a transcript of the #PRprochat that happened in July 2014.

How a #toeselfie Can Build Your Network

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Because I cross-posted a few photos from Instagram to Facebook and Twitter (mostly FB), and got creative with hashtags, people I already knew IRL started following me on Insta, as well as people I didn’t know. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn How a #toeselfie Can Build Your Network.

On Women’s Equality Day, Be the Change You Want to See

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Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn On Women’s Equality Day, Be the Change You Want to See. Today is Women’s Equality Day in the U.S., which commemorates women in this country being given the right to vote. These are the days.

The 15 Types of Social Media Know-It-All

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This is the one who “hangs their hat, and their clients, on a one-prong solution, such as SEO or Twitter, or Instagram.” Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The 15 Types of Social Media Know-It-All. It’s one thing to educate yourself, including on social media.

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What’s PR En Route to in 2015? PRTech

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Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn What’s PR En Route to in 2015? Remember when PR people weren’t expected to be “math” people? Yea, I know, I’m laughing too). Well, now not only are we expected to be math people, we need to be technically savvy as well.

Is it Shortsighted Not to Host Your Own Blog?

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Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn Is it Shortsighted Not to Host Your Own Blog? Alison Kenney asked this question yesterday in a Facebook group I belong to: “When it comes to your own website, do you think a blog is a must?”

Social Sharing: What Makes It Tick?

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Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn Social Sharing: What Makes It Tick? At the heart of the social web is what we call social sharing: literally sharing other people’s content because you think it will benefit others.

#SocialPR Spotlight: Corina Manea

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Learn more about, and talk to, Corina on her site , Twitter , or LinkedIn. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn #SocialPR Spotlight: Corina Manea. This week’s #SocialPR Spotlight shines a much-deserved light on Corina Manea – someone who lives and breathes Social PR.

Content Marketing: Without Community, It’s Only Half the Equation

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Then you started distributing said content through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest… maybe other platforms as well. In addition, dynamic comment systems like Livefyre (which is what we have here on WUL) can integrate shares/comments from Twitter & Facebook. Twitter chats).

#SocialPR Spotlight: Laura Kaslow

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You can learn more about and talk to Laura via Twitter and LinkedIn. . Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn #SocialPR Spotlight: Laura Kaslow. Happy Halloween! There are no tricks here, only treats as we get to know Laura Kaslow in this week’s Social PR Spotlight.

6 Resources That Will Make You a Better Storyteller

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Connect with her on Twitter and LinkedIn. Guest Post by Kristin Piombino. Storytelling is a hot topic in the communications industry these days. Stories connect people to each other and to their organizations. They humanize giant corporations and make brands relatable to customers.

A Little Bit of Conversation. A Lot More Insights.

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Utilities can easily reach the media through Twitter, but tend to see minimal customer engagement there. Guest Post by Kristie Aylett. Analytics. Metrics. Dashboards. Online surveys. Research is step one for many projects and campaigns, and it’s easier than ever to get numbers. Insights?

5 Characteristics of Social PR Superheroes

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Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn 5 Characteristics of Social PR Superheroes. Are you getting ready to head into 2016 like a Social PR Superhero? You know you’re a Social PR Superhero if …. You understand the importance of smart listening.

How to Measure PR and Marketing Outcomes on Snapchat

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Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn How to Measure PR and Marketing Outcomes on Snapchat. “Snapchat has overcome some remarkable hurdles by tapping into features that make it appealing for certain demographics, and that doesn’t mean just tweens and millenials.