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THE SPIN CYCLE — Key results from Pew’s social media survey

As Meerkat loses the spotlight to Periscope and everyone tries to remember what Ello was all about, we could use a bit of research for clarity on the current state of social media. The ever-reliable Pew Research Center did just that with its extensive study on The Digital Lives of Teenagers. Here are the top takeaways: 1. Facebook is just ...

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THE SPIN CYCLE — Pitching pitfalls that drive journalists crazy

How well do us PR practitioners and journalists get along? Sometimes it’s easy to avoid common mistakes that will prevent your brand from getting covered and possibly ruin your relationship with the journalist – and who better than journalists themselves to give us tips? With the help of Martin Bryant, editor-in-chief at The Next Web, Media Bistro, recently gathered a ...

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JEFFERY GITOMER — Four more words that will “shape” my 2014

L ast year I posted four words on my bathroom mirror: FINISH, WRITE, SHAPE and YES. Based on last year’s success, this year I decided to create two four-word categories. One for achievement and one for improvement. Not “goals” in the sense that you may be thinking about — rather intentions that I consciously and subconsciously work on every day, ...

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Small business owners take picture perfect advantages with Instagram

Instagram, a smartphone application that allows users to shoot, edit and publish photos online, was bought last spring by Facebook for $1 billion, and its no small wonder the social media giant was eager to gobble up the technology startup and its dozen employees. Founded by Stanford University alums Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, the California entrepreneurs injected experience into ...

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