Be Human: 4 Lessons From xPotomac 2015

As our world increasingly becomes digital, what’s the key to successful communication? Be human! Better your PR with lessons from the 2015 xPotomac conference.

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The 7 Commandments of Video-Streaming Apps

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by Jim Dougherty / Featured

Mobile live-streaming video apps Meerkat and Periscope have received a lot of press this year. Meerkat was the darling of SXSW and Periscope was the big Twitter acquisition that stole some of Meerkat’s thunder. Despite the advertised novelty of these apps, Meerkat and Periscope are simply the latest iteration of live-streaming video apps. Google Hangouts […]

4 Ways to Measure Podcasting Success

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by Katie Gaab / Best Practices

Podcasts like “Serial” have proven how hosts can effectively engage with an audience, and communicators are starting to look at this growing medium in a new light. Slate is investing in its own podcasting network, Panoply. Whether or not Panoply will turn into a success depends on many variables, but how can you quantify that […]

CisionScoop | Editor Dawnie Walton Leaves Essence Magazine

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by Cision Staff / Media Updates

Dawnie Walton has left her position as deputy managing editor at Essence Magazine. Walton used to serve as managing editor of the magazine’s website and also worked at LIFE and Entertainment Weekly. For more on black entertainment, business, beauty and lifestyle, follow Essence Magazine on Twitter. Want more updates like this one? Subscribe to our daily or […]

Top 10 MUNCHIES Staffers on Instagram

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by Laura Botham / Top Lists

We’ve all been there, innocently scrolling through your Instagram feed, peepin’ on your peeps. Suddenly, you’re hungry! How could you not be?! All anyone is posting are their delicious tacos from the taco stand down the street, that amazing fresh seafood from a vacation near the ocean, a burger from that new joint downtown, or […]

Behind the Blog | John ‘Spartan’ Nguyen, Editor-in-Chief of Nerd Reactor

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by Jason Morgan / Influencers

Welcome to Cision Blog’s newest content series, Behind the Blog, where we chat with a notable influencer in a particular digital space, such as food, fashion, or finance.  Nerd fare has become big business. Whether it’s comic books, video games, science fiction or fantasy, what was once the province of just a bespectacled few is […]

Meerkat & Periscope: Which Live Streaming App Is Right for Your Brand?

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by Maria Materise / Trends

Live streaming is the new kid on the block and it’s gaining popularity fast. But should your brand use Meerkat or Periscope? Follow these steps to determine which app your brand should use!