Rachel Bowen

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How Designers Turn Data Into Beautiful Infographics

Behind the scenes of information architects’ creative processes.<p>The best infographics are clear, easy to digest, and eye-catching. But the process of distilling data into a neat little chart, bar graph, or venn diagram usually requires pages and pages of messy preparatory sketches, which are rarely …

Four ways to score better media coverage in 2015

We've never met an entrepreneur who didn't want more – and better – media coverage of their company.<p>The only trouble is that getting media attention has always been a difficult task and remains so. While a founder may be incredibly pumped up about her big idea, latest product or new startup, …

15 ways to feed the content beast

As a busy business owner, you likely don’t have time to create new content at the rate at which your audience demands it.<p>But with content marketing …

25 job openings in the PR and marketing world

Many marketers and PR pros use social media to connect with consumers, but what should one do when Pinterest and Tumblr aren’t specific enough?<p>For …

Study: The times press releases get the most views

Among PR professionals, the press release remains by far the most common tool and tactic for gaining attention. The ultimate success or failure of a …

How to write a killer lead

The cursor blinked at me.<p>Blink. Blink. Blink.<p>White page staring back.<p>Blank. Blank. Blank.<p>How could I do it one more time? How could I write a …

A quick social media glossary

“After you read my blog, just ping me on chat.”<p>Though many PR professionals speak fluent social media, some of our clients, executives, or audience …

30 Fantastic Websites To Lose Yourself In - The Fox Is Black

If you follow me on Twitter you might know that I moved to London last September. You might also know that since then I’ve had nothing but trouble …

David Ogilvy's 10 tips for clear, concise writing

David Ogilvy is widely hailed as the father of advertising for his ability to communicate a clear vision and a deeper passion at the highest level of …

Cryptography experts pen open letter against NSA surveillance

The pressure on the US government to reform the NSA’s surveillance programs is growing. Apple, Google, and Microsoft all called for change last month alongside a petition from international authors calling for an end to mass surveillance. President Obama announced big changes to government …

Eat These Foods to Fend Off the Flu

This season, win the fight against germs by supercharging your natural defenses<p>Most of us already know the basics when it comes to warding off a wintertime cold or flu—from excessive hand washing to loading up on vitamin C and getting plenty of rest, as well as keeping stress at bay. However, …

Nutrition

The ULTIMATE Non-Cardio Workout

Do you want to stick to your 2014 fitness goals but can't bring yourself to do the ol' treadmill-elliptical-stationary-bike routine again this week? …

Exercise

40 Tips to Take Better Photos

<b>Many years ago when I was a starry-eyed undergrad I would ask every photographer I came across the same question:</b><p>“How do I take better photos?”<p>I was …

Apple reflects on 30 years of Macintosh

Apple released the first Macintosh computer 30 years ago today, and Cupertino is in party mode. The Apple website has been updated to point to a celebration of the original computer and its descendants. The page is essentially a timeline that acts as a look at the various Mac models and also …

Social Media for Photographers

Google and Samsung reach global patent license deal

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>In a move that could have big implications for a mobile device industry consumed by patent litigation, Google(s goog) and …

Exclusive: Watch Steve Jobs' First Demonstration of the Mac for the Public, Unseen Since 1984

It’s January, 1984. Steve Jobs, nattily attired in a double-breasted suit, is demonstrating Apple’s breakthrough personal computer, Macintosh, before …