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Proof that PR Works

by: Jonathan Salem Baskin

Congrats to the PR person who pitched the story I read in today's paper, entitled “Rebranding Can Refresh Tired Corporate Image.”

The litany of ill-defined, esoteric, and incomplete terms served-up in the first two paragraphs was enough to make my head spin:

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Dangerous Underwear

by: Jonathan Salem Baskin

It took an LA traffic cop to discover that Victoria's Secret underwear can be used as a dangerous weapon. No, not dangerous like oh-you're-so-pouty-dangerous, but as in actually harmful.

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Corporate Change #4 - Don't Leave Engaging with the Outside to Marketing/PR

by: John Caddell

In the prior post in this series, I talked about galvanizing the will to change through "bringing the outside in"--learning what customers, the press, influencers--really anyone--thinks about the company, its products, its marketplace, industry, etc.

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Is This the End of Press Release? SEC Provides Latest Guidence for Corporate Disclosure through Social Media

by: Idris Mootee

I am not a fan of press release. 99% of press releases issued everyday are junk and there are just too much noises out there. But companies need to use this to distribute important news about their companies.

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PR 2.0 - or How to Engage People Online

by: Matt Rhodes

I came across this set of slides from Joery Bruijntjes about PR 2.0. How the world of Public Relations has moved on from a traditional (1.0) world where journalists are the middleman, to a new (2.0) world where people create their own content. And how

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Case Study Wal-Mart

by: Mark Rogers

An article in the New York Times (requires free registration or use Bugmenot for a one-time password) profiles how Wal-Mart have taken on their detractors with a pro-active PR campaign, run by a number of ex political campaigners.

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Dr. Pepper Promises Free Soda To Everyone

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Damage Control That Causes More Damage

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The Greening of P.R.: Read All About It

by: Joel Makower

You wouldn't think that the world of green business would need much more publicity, given all the media stories, blogs, websites, TV shows, billboards, events, and other shout-outs plugging green companies, products, and services.

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PR Disasters Lurk in Web 2.0 Chicanery

by: Roger Dooley

The good news is that companies, even big ones, are waking up to the power of online communities, and that they are taking steps like starting their own communities for discussion, ratings, reviews, and social networking as well as participating at other sites. The bad news is that sometimes they get carried away.

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