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Month: June 2014

Lessons from Twitter

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We learn lessons every day from Twitter: things brands do well, things politicians and celebrities do wrong. But this isn’t that kind of post. We learned a LOT from Twitter, the company, today. Specifically, from Sean Evins (@Evins), Twitter’s Partnerships Manager for Government & Politics. Sean was kind enough to visit our D.C. headquarters this… Continue Reading Lessons from Twitter

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How PR is a Lot Like Teaching

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Six-year-olds hold a special kind of terror and wonder for me. I spent two years in one of the most impoverished areas of the United States with 26 first-graders snug in their mismatched desks. A dusty classroom with broken blinds was my home well beyond the eight-hour school day; on the weekends, the red pen—or… Continue Reading How PR is a Lot Like Teaching

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Lessons in Communication as Taught by Dad

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My Dad drove a truck.  He was not a professional communicator.  Yet, thinking of him as Father’s Day approaches, I am struck by how astute he was about communication, surely without ever realizing it.  Here are four lessons he taught me that still resonate today more than 30 years after his passing.  I honestly believe… Continue Reading Lessons in Communication as Taught by Dad

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Top Reasons PR Pros Need to Know About IPv6

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This week’s Four on Friday was written by Jennifer Bly, Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator for the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN). ARIN is a nonprofit member-based organization supporting the operation of the Internet through the management of Internet number resources throughout its service region. ARIN coordinates the development of policies by the community for the management of Internet… Continue Reading Top Reasons PR Pros Need to Know About IPv6

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Key Takeaways from the 2014 PR News Social Media Summit

Key Takeaways from the 2014 PR News Social Media Summit

Yesterday, PR News convened its Social Media Summit and Taste of Tech in New York. It is an excellent forum in which smart and thoughtful communicators examine some of the most pressing and exciting issues facing our profession today. This was my second experience with this professional development conference and PR News deserves great credit… Continue Reading Key Takeaways from the 2014 PR News Social Media Summit

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