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Making the Job Search Easier: Q&A Interview with the Founder of Endless Job Offers

PR Expanded

I met John Muscarello, founder of Endless Job Offers , a few years ago. We immediately established a mentor (me) / mentee relationship. There are young professionals in my industry who stand out as great networkers and connectors, and John is definitely one of them.

Free eBook: How To Pitch Media

Rock the Status Quo

Happy holidays, everyone! I hope you are spending time with family and loved ones, or doing something that brings you joy and/or peace.

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TCIP #029 – Managing the Law Enforcement Crisis Post Ferguson and New York with Captain Chris Hsiung, Tim Burrows and Louis Hayes

Melissa Agnes

Welcome to episode #029 of The Crisis Intelligence Podcast, with Melissa Agnes, Captain Chris Hsiung, Tim Burrows and Louis Hayes. Law enforcement, as an industry in the United States in particular, is in the midst of a major crisis.

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How social media changed in 2014

PR Daily

When we look back at 2014 through a social media lens, it may go down as the year social media went all-in on mobile. Sure, social media platforms have been available on mobile devices for years now, but this year 40 percent of users accessed social media on their device.

Harness the Power of Influencers and Advocates

Learn how to find and use influencers and advocates to gain buyer's trust on your behalf.

Why Mobile Content Strategy is Important to PR

The Proactive Report

Seems like every year we hear this year is going to be the year of mobile. Well, it’s finally arrived. One of the biggest shifts since the Internet became part of our lives occurred in 2014.

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Happy Holidays from SHIFT Communications!

Shift Communications

Season’s greetings from SHIFT! As CEO, I’d like to first thank you for being part of the SHIFT community in 2014. The year was an incredible one!

2014's best and worst communicators

PR Daily

There is no such thing as private speaking, and Decker Communications'' Top Ten Best and Worst Communicators of 2014 list proves it. These famous examples from business, politics, sports and pop culture have left indelible impressions this year—both for better and for worse. 10 Best. Robin Williams.

7 Holiday Videos to Help You Waste Time At Work

Polaris

Just 2 more days until Christmas. If you’re working today (and you probably are or you wouldn’t be reading this blog), you may not be feeling particularly motivated.

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PR Agency Offsite, Japan Style

Ishmael's Corner

Whether it’s taking over a restaurant to cook a meal or trying to stay upright playing broom ball (hockey minus ice skates,) company off sites often bring a creative bent to team building for a PR agency.

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Top 15 Free PR Ideas to Grow Your Online Business

You've got a great idea, you've built your killer team, and you've maybe even gone through the first round or two of funding.

Visual Content Will Rule in 2015

The Proactive Report

As the year draws to a close we’re all thinking about 2015. How much of your content plan is visual? Research shows conclusively that an image or photograph is the most engaging content on Facebook, garnering an 87% interaction rate from fans.

Podcasting: Why it matters and how to do it

PR Daily

You’ve got talent and ideas to share in your organization. Learn how to create an audience and extend your influence by podcasting.

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SHIFT Archives: Top 3 Posts from Q1 2014

Shift Communications

As each year comes to a close, we like to sneak a peek into the SHIFT archives to see our content hits and misses. When devising a content strategy for a new year, it’s important to take note of what worked (and why) to plan what’s to come next year. Want to see how to do this for your blog?

Everyone Wants Creativity in Communications. What’s Holding It Back?

Ishmael's Corner

Everyone perceives advertising agencies as creative. Forget the football game. The Super Bowl delivers three hours of programming that essentially turns into a promo for creativity in the ad biz. As Exhibit A, check out the Budweiser Puppy Love ad which has had over 54 million views and counting.

Start 2015 Off Right…With a PR Plan!

Reputation Us

At LT Public Relations, we are firm believers that good PR doesn’t just happen—it takes thoughtful analysis and planning. The end of one year and the beginning of the next is an ideal time to take a step back and review the current state of your company’s PR efforts and prepare for the next 12 […]. The post Start 2015 Off Right…With a PR Plan! appeared first on LTPR.

5 PR lessons from 'It's a Wonderful Life'

PR Daily

Wednesday evening, millions of Americans tuned in to watch Frank Capra’s holiday masterpiece, “It’s a Wonderful Life,” on NBC. Although never intended to be a Christmas movie, it has become a holiday mainstay ever since it started appearing on TV in the 1970s.

Best of SHIFT: Top 3 Posts from Q2 2014

Shift Communications

As each year comes to a close, we like to sneak a peek into the SHIFT archives to see our content hits and misses. When devising a content strategy for a new year, it’s important to take note of what worked (and why) to plan what’s to come next year. Want to see how to do this for your blog?

You may not believe in Santa, but believe in his brand

The Stalwart Blog

Santa is one of the world''s most recognizable symbols despite being referred to by several different names in various cultures. Like many favorite brands he can be intimately involved in our day-to-day lives. He sees you when you''re sleeping and knows if you''ve been bad or good.

Monday Roundup: Closing Out 2014

Waxing UnLyrical

It’s the end of the year, a time for reflection and a chance for a fresh start. So, for the final roundup of the year, as we’re closing out 2014, we thought we’d feature seven posts from around the web that will help you start the new year right.

The 12 days of editing

PR Daily

Sing along; you know the tune. On the 12 th day of Christmas, the Internet gave to me: 12 misplaced apostrophe''s. 11 tautological, repetitive, superfluous, iterative redundancies. 10 anthropomorphisms, who need love, too. 9 gratuitous exclamation points!!!!!!!!!

Hollywood terror

Mark My Words

Certainly I did not predict the extent of the Sony hack, nor was I alone in suggesting that it might be a festive dose of creative hype to life a mediocre film. As it turns out, the ongoing escalation will text the strength of the top tier leadership and the ability to survive ruthless hacks and attacks. Statistically ninety percent of motor vehicle crashes are caused at least in part by human error. The mechanics of the recent Hollywood pile up is even more compelling.

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6 gifs that sum up Firefly in 2014

PR in High Definition

Started the year by celebrating Vine’s first birthday and Facebook’s 10th. Firefly was awarded SABRE Certificate of Excellence and shortlisted for upcoming CIPR Excellence Award for our ‘technology on the high street’ campaign for client Omnico Group. We hosted our event about handling social media in a crisis. We were tested and luckily we stayed calm, […]. The post 6 gifs that sum up Firefly in 2014 appeared first on Firefly Communications.

TCIP #029 – Managing the Law Enforcement Crisis Post Ferguson and New York with Captain Chris Hsiung, Tim Burrows and Louis Hayes

Melissa Agnes

Welcome to episode #029 of The Crisis Intelligence Podcast, with Melissa Agnes, Captain Chris Hsiung, Tim Burrows and Louis Hayes. Law enforcement, as an industry in the United States in particular, is in the midst of a major crisis. Between what happened in Ferguson, New York, Phoenix, Cleveland, California… this crisis continues to spiral out of control with the divide between community and police continuing to grow. This needs to stop.

2014's top stories on Facebook vs. Twitter

PR Daily

For all those who haven’t yet caught on: Popular Facebook content doesn’t have the same appeal on Twitter, and vice versa. Advertising Age.

LTPR Selects Luke-Dorf as its 2015 Nonprofit Partner!

Reputation Us

LTPR is excited to announce that Luke-Dorf is our 2015 Nonprofit Challenge recipient! As a reminder, the LTPR Nonprofit Challenge is an annual initiative that awards 12 months of pro bono PR assistance to one deserving local charity. Luke-Dorf provides compassionate multidisciplinary treatment, supportive services and housing to low-income adults with mental illness. The Tigard-based nonprofit is the […]. The post LTPR Selects Luke-Dorf as its 2015 Nonprofit Partner! appeared first on LTPR.

Firefly’s top 8 moments in social media 2014

PR in High Definition

2014 has been an exciting year for the PR and digital media industry, and at Firefly we have enjoyed a load of giggles and awed at some of social media’s finest moments. As the year draws to a close, we thought we would share with you our top picks of the year. Introducing Firefly Communications’s […]. The post Firefly’s top 8 moments in social media 2014 appeared first on Firefly Communications. Blog campaigns PR Social Media

What if The Interview Sucks?

David PR Group

Honestly, my first reaction to hearing the news that Sony was cancelling the release of its movie The Interview because of threats from North Korean hackers and blowback from theater chains was this: North Korea, you need to lighten up. Have you seen Seth Rogen and James Franco?

5 lessons from 2014's top brand tweets

PR Daily

Though many social media mishaps are magnified on Twitter, savvy brands can also reap great rewards on the social network. Advertising Age. recently compiled brands’ top tweets of the year , revealing timely tactics you should consider employing in your own Twitter strategies.

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LTPR Selects Luke-Dorf as 2015 Nonprofit Partner!

Reputation Us

LTPR is excited to announce that Luke-Dorf is our 2015 Nonprofit Challenge recipient! As a reminder, the LTPR Nonprofit Challenge is an annual initiative that awards 12 months of pro bono PR assistance to one deserving local charity. Luke-Dorf provides compassionate multidisciplinary treatment, supportive services and housing to low-income adults with mental illness. The Tigard-based nonprofit is the […]. The post LTPR Selects Luke-Dorf as 2015 Nonprofit Partner! appeared first on LTPR.

The Top Ten Weight Lifting Blogs

Norton's Notes

With the end of the year quickly approaching I know we are all out wining and dining in the PR industry but come January everyone will be hitting the gym again and what better way to get ready for the new year than learning how to train with weights properly. At prohibition we recently did some influencer outreach for a new client and we had to target some of the world’s top weight lifting blogs but we couldn’t find any up to date lists so I thought it would be useful to create one ourselves.

Creative Project Manager - Baltimore, MD

Flack Me

Company: Agora, Inc. Location: Baltimore, Maryland Industry: Not Specified Career Level: Mid Level Career (5+ yrs experience) Minimum Education: Bachelor''s Job Status: Full Time

10 of 2014's biggest PR mistakes

PR Daily

It’s that time of year when we take a look back at the most egregious PR mishaps, disasters and catastrophes and ask, “What were they thinking?”. This year had no shortage, as the news seemed to be riddled with PR disasters.

7 reasons you should pay attention to Tumblr right now

PR Daily

What’s the fastest-growing social media network? Facebook? Sorry, Mark Zuckerberg, it’s not. Twitter? ThinkAgain. LinkedIn? Don’t bet your job on it. The correct answer: Tumblr, the image-heavy, quote-stuffed, Yahoo-owned microblogging platform.

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