TODAY’S HEADLINES – 02.15.2019  
 
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JOBS

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

Need a reminder why you have ‘heart eyes’ for your communications career? These might help refresh your memory. Plus, check out our list of current job openings.


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SOCIAL MEDIA

4 often-overlooked platforms for social media marketing

The most-popular sites are great, but less-used venues—Quora, Pinterest, Reddit and Nextdoor—offer terrific opportunities for community engagement.


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SPEECHWRITING

Infographic: 9 tips to deliver a perfect speech

Writing the text is only part of the preparation necessary to ace a public speaking engagement. Consider these insights.



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THE WORKPLACE

When Cupid visits the workplace: 6 do’s and don’ts for office romance

Jim and Pam found happiness, ultimately, but the Dunder Mifflin duo dodged a multitude of pitfalls that lovebirds can face on the job. For Valentine’s Day, here’s some loving guidance.


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MEDIA RELATIONS

5 steps for cultivating relationships with editors

Sending an email with a cheery ‘Hi, Sam,’ at the beginning rarely works—especially if the target’s name is Phyllis. Do your homework, be genuine, and stay flexible.


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SOCIAL MEDIA

LinkedIn embraces video with livestreaming tool

‘LinkedIn Live’ is currently only available to select users in the United States. The platform faces competition from Facebook, Twitter and more, but the video offering can boost content efforts.


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PR DAILY AWARDS

Share your crisis response strategy

How well prepared is your organization to communicate during an emergency? Enter PR Daily’s 2019 Digital Marketing & Social Media Awards. Save $50 when you enter by Friday, Feb. 15.



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RAGAN TRAINING

The ultimate resource for senior communications leaders

The Communications Leadership Council is senior communications leaders’ ticket to exclusive networking, best-practice sharing and team training.


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THE WORKPLACE

Sorry, but we’re apologizing too much

Step on somebody’s toes? By all means, say you’re sorry. But are we expressing regret too often for minor transgressions?


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WRITING & EDITING

10 romantic Valentine's Day gifts for writers

Forget flowers. Get your valentine chocolate inscribed with a line from 'Pride and Prejudice' or perfume that smells like a paperback.


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VISUAL & VIDEO COMMUNICATIONS

5 tips for video storytelling after natural disasters

These days, if a hurricane sweeps through or tornado descends, you might be called on to post a video. Here’s what Con Edison did when its volunteer crews helped restore power in Puerto Rico.



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SOCIAL MEDIA

Why blocking your critics on social media is a big mistake

You don’t want to broadcast your flaws, but you could be missing opportunities to connect with your audience. Consider these insights.


PR DAILY

6 ways a spokesperson can embody authenticity

Consumer trust is more valuable than ever. Here are some ways the face of your organization can win over your audience. Plus, Amazon walks back its NYC jobs commitment, how to optimize your social media images, how to measure brand perception, and more.


HEALTH CARE COMMUNICATION NEWS

How are you building a strong hospital brand?

To engage patients and promote loyalty, hospitals should focus on improving service and interacting with the community at large. Plus. a template for your next health care infographic, find the errors in these sentences, and much more.


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