Dear PR People: Calm Down

Most who have worked in the PR industry for a significant amount of time understand how stressful it can be. But why is it that the case? Nova Halliwell says it’s largely our own fault.

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10 Ways to Improve Your Social Media Small Talk

by Jim Dougherty / Featured

When you and I meet for the first time, we’re probably not going to talk about politics, religion or anything remotely controversial. We will probably make “small talk” that may gradually transition into a more meaningful conversation. Wikipedia says that “small talk is a bonding ritual and a strategy for managing interpersonal distance…. an informal […]

Keep it Simple: Getting Started With a Multi-Touch Attribution Model

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by Katie Gaab / Best Practices

Data measurement is the only way to ensure your business succeeds now and in the future. But as companies start to integrate more involved social media marketing strategies, the number of digital touch points increases, complicating the once simple customer journey and creating more data to analyze and understand. Consequently, communicators should reassess which model […]

CisionScoop | Fast Company Welcomes Daniel Taroy

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by Cision Staff / Media Updates

Daniel Taroy has left his position as assistant to the editor in chief at MORE to join Fast Company as social media producer. Prior to joining MORE in April 2014, he was the executive editor for Jerk Magazine, a publication of Syracuse University, since May 2013. For more information business technology and design, follow Fast Company on Twitter and […]

Top 10 Staffers at InformationWeek

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by Cision Staff / Top Lists

This week, we are taking a look at the IT and cyber security worlds. InformationWeek offers IT professionals and business leaders the information they need on the latest technologies and security. We have rounded up the most influential staffers at InformationWeek, including Dark Reading and Network Computing on Twitter, ranked by number of Twitter followers. […]

Beyond the Beltway and Back Again: David Ellis Talks CQ Roll Call (Part 2)

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by Jason Morgan / Influencers

Don’t miss part one of this two-part interview with CQ Roll Call’s David Ellis! Welcome back to our special two-part interview with David Ellis, chief content officer of CQ Roll Call. Last week, we got the score on the 54th Annual Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game and President Obama’s surprise appearance, and discussed Ellis’ efforts at CQRC […]

How Instagram’s New Features Help Brands Target New Audiences

Instagram's New Features
by Katie Gaab / Trends

With a 66 percent increase in users over the past year, Instagram is essential to visual social media marketing for many businesses…and it recently became more valuable. Last Tuesday, Instagram unveiled major, new features to users in the United States, giving the app a more global feel. Instead of pulling search results solely from your […]