You’ve done the research, writing, fact-checking and final editing, and you’ve uploaded your hard work to your website, but hold the confetti. You’ve still got some work to do.

TODAY’S HEADLINES – 11.16.2019  
 
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CONTENT MARKETING

Infographic: A checklist to review once your blog post is published

You’ve done the research, writing, fact-checking and final editing, and you’ve uploaded your hard work to your website, but hold the confetti. You’ve still got some work to do.


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MARKETING

How marketers are wooing consumers with augmented reality

Many organizations are using the technology to give people a glimpse into the future—or, for museums and such, the past—to inform and to guide purchasing decisions. Is yours?


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WRITING & EDITING

4 writing lessons from Deadspin

The alternately beloved and reviled website has been gutted, but its legacy of withering snark and bold commentary offers timeless lessons for writers of all stripes.



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THE WORKPLACE

11 productivity tips for remote workers

Establish a quiet workspace, fastidiously track your time, celebrate small wins, and be proactive about minimizing distractions.


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INTERNAL COMMUNICATIONS

3 ways to measure your internal podcast’s impact

Set measurable, meaningful objectives, and present substantive results to win executive buy-in.


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EXECUTIVE COMMUNICATION

How your last slide can leave a lasting impression

The final image or text, on the screen until everyone as left the room, can make your overriding message indelible or afford audience members a chance to connect with you later.


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WEBSITES

Why and how you should be using pop-ups

Yes, they’re annoying—but they work. Here are statistics about their efficacy, as well as tactics to get the most pop for your investment.



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RAGAN AWARDS

Late deadline: Ragan’s Top Women in Communications Awards

This Friday, Nov. 15, is your last chance to nominate yourself or your inspirational female colleagues. Start your entry now!


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WRITING & EDITING

7 key insights for consistently publishing your blog

Passion is important, but so are inertia, a workable format and knowing when to stop tinkering.


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THE WORKPLACE

We need you! Survey benchmarks comms salaries and benefits

A Ragan survey on compensation and culture will enable communicators to see how they fare industrywide. Plus, there are perks for participants.


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MEDIA RELATIONS

4 tactics for successful pitching

Relevance and personalization are crucial to your email’s efficacy, but without a striking subject line—and maybe some social media schmoozing—it’s bound for the trash bin.



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CONTENT MARKETING

Why PR and marketing pros should still blog

Some say blogging is passé, but compelling content still offers big benefits to organizations.


PR DAILY

The Morning Scoop

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