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Singles’ Day on Chinese Social Media

This latest in our PR in Asia series was contributed by guest blogger Eiffy Luo, a multimedia story teller who discovered her passion for business and journalism through work at TheStreet.com, Reuters and the New York Times. The post is … Continue reading

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Ted Underwood on Topic Modeling and PR

I like to follow developments in unstructured data and text mining.  Advances in these areas can mean big things for PR and social media marketing.  The din is only growing in social media chatter and online content. Those with the … Continue reading

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Info CAN Leave Black Holes: What this means for PR

You may have heard read about the new theory that explains how information can escape black holes. None other than Stephen Hawking now says this can be done, as reported in WSJ.  Previously, it was thought that nothing could escape … Continue reading

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When to Get Tough in PR, via the de Blasio vs. Cuomo Feud

Last week NY Mayor Bill de Blasio very publicly kicked Governor Andrew Cuomo to the curb. The NY Times reported: … in candid and searing words… De Blasio… accused… Cuomo… of … personal pettiness, “game-playing” and a desire for “revenge.” … Continue reading

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One Thing you CAN’T Measure in PR

PR measurement has evolved, with the addition of solutions such as SeeDepth and AirPR. The migration of people and content online makes it easier to connect the dots between PR effort and results. And international initiatives such as the Barcelona … Continue reading

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Cracking the Quadrant – Confessions of a former Gartner Analyst

I attended a meetup recently that featured a speaker who had once been a Gartner analyst. He shared his insights about the inner workings of the firm, and how to get the most out of analyst relations programs. It was … Continue reading

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Social Tools Summit Wrap

I attended and really enjoyed the Social Tools Summit in Boston earlier this week. Neal Schaffer and Brian Mahony produced a great event; kudos to both, and thanks again for inviting me to speak there. The day was chock full … Continue reading

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Trick or Tweet? The Damage of TMI

So, does information really want to be free? Yes, it does, according to technology activists (and Steward Brand, who coined the phrase; see Wikipedia). It does if you are an insider trading apologist or fair disclosure objector.  As I wrote … Continue reading

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Getting in with the New In Crowd: Developers

Many PR and marketing teams target the usual suspects. They launch campaigns to get customers, recruit employees and channel partners, and cozy up to investors and local communities. But if you are in tech, there is an increasingly important audience … Continue reading

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