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ON MARCH 18th, at an Arab media get-together, Twitter announced that it will open an office in Dubai. Not before time. Smartphone growth has rocketed …Social Media
Communicators have always faced many challenges in getting their message across but now there’s a new hurdle: doubt.
We live in a world where we have …United Kingdom
Lucian Jacobs is the kind of Silicon Valley founder that makes the rest of them look bad. He gets drunk in public, gropes women at the bar, and is having an affair with an unpaid intern. And to top it all off, he’s scheduled to speak at South by Southwest tomorrow — at a panel about women and …Social Media
Anne Gregory, Global Alliance Chair
Last month and this is a period of travelling for me when it will be my privilege to visit and work with …Leadership
The GIF was apparently the official answer Google sent to a reporter in response to his seeming scoop on a new YouTube livestreaming plan.The post …Google
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More than 20 years’ experience in marcomms working with large brands such as McDonald’s, Starbucks, and …
Great founders start businesses not to create a company but to solve a problem, to serve a calling, and to understand that they have a purpose that can actually make a meaningful difference. But of course, they also want their businesses to survive – and thrive – after they’ve moved on.
Jake Swearingen, The Atlantic’s social media editor
Though Facebook drives far more traffic to content than any other social media network, Twitter …Twitter
Here's a rundown of what worked and what didn't in using Twitter for our research of three local news ecosystems.Social Networks
Trust Me, PR is Dead is the provocative title of Robert Phillip’s long-awaited second book. It’s had many PR practitioners up in arms that a …Public Relations
By onMarch 18, 2015 in CIPR, Ethics, Training
Today is the first day of the new recording cycle for Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) …Professional Development
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The sixth Davos World Communication Forum (#WCFDavos) was probably the best ever with almost 150 participants from 30+ …Public Relations
Wed Mar 11, 2015 2:55pm EDT
By Tom Bergin
LONDON (Reuters) - A little-noticed change in the way Google selects search results has allowed company statements to top the list of news links shown when users search for information on businesses.
The measure may cost news publishers web traffic and risks …Google
It’s important to understand the full context relating to social media statistics before you act on them.
I came across this stat the other …Statistics
Call it Goldman Apps. A Goldman Sachs-backed messaging and social networking service is planning to roll out broadly to Wall Street by July, complete …Social Networks
The Washington Post’s Rajiv Chandrasekaran is the latest legacy media star to strike out on his own in the startup world, announcing on Thursday …Journalism
By onMarch 4, 2015 in Conference Speaking, MENA, Middle East, public relations
Playing the Three Wales Game at the World Communication Forum in Davos …Davos
A recent CIPR survey has identified a widening gap between the skill sets PR practitioners have and the skill sets that businesses increasingly need. …Public Relations
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The Internet and social media have clearly revolutionized business, yet public relations has largely failed to adapt, …Public Relations
The Qualifications for Communicators Trends Survey 2015 reveals that PR measurement is the top skills gap and digital communications/social media is …Public Relations
The CIPR State of the Profession 2015 report makes grim reading as it highlights that despite 96% claiming that ‘being considered a professional is …
The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) has an excellent CPD (continuous professional development) programme that if members complete …
Since columnist Peter Oborne sensationally resigned from The Telegraph with a devastating public critique of what he believed to be its declining …Journalism
We are all storytellers now, aren't we? Alex Hesz, the digital director of Adam & Eve/DDB, begs to differ.Storytelling
I was in the U.K. last Tuesday reading the business section of the Daily Mail over breakfast. A headline screamed out, IBM to Cut One Quarter of Work …IBM
Never pick a fight with people who buy ink by the barrel, as Mark Twain once said.
What was good advice back in the 19th century, when newspaper …
There’s a surprising amount of confusion out there about the differences between an objective, a strategy and a tactic. I’m amazed how often I see …
The Chartered Institute of Public Relations has published the CIPR Manifesto to “provoke an open and informed debate” ahead of the 2015 UK general …
(University of Arizona) Researchers examined social networks in the late pre-Hispanic Southwest and found that communities that were more connected …Archaeology