Submit your best digital communications and social media campaigns and projects from the past year. Deadline for entries is Jan. 24.

TODAY’S HEADLINES – 12.13.2019  
 
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PR DAILY AWARDS

PR Daily’s 2020 Digital Marketing & Social Media Awards is accepting submissions

Submit your best digital communications and social media campaigns and projects from the past year. Deadline for entries is Jan. 24.


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THE CONSULTANT IS IN

How to find and tell great stories from within your organization

With the dwindling existence of local beat reporters, how are you working to break your own stories and stay in the news?


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VISUAL & VIDEO COMMUNICATIONS

Infographic: Holiday video marketing tips

Are you hoping to reach your audience with videos for the holiday shopping season? Here are some important trends and tactics you should know.



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HOW WE DID IT

How leading with values helped Medtronic respond to Hurricane Maria

When the mega-storm struck Puerto Rico, its devastation went far beyond the island’s citizenry,  disrupting a supply chain to health care facilities worldwide. The company mission was a beacon.


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SOCIAL MEDIA

10 social media scheduling blunders to avoid

Before you slate a spate of content for a later date, be mindful of these common mistakes.


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WRITING & EDITING

Latin roots of 8 familiar impeachment-related terms

That many legal words and phrases derive from Latin might not be surprising, but the oft-cited ‘quid pro quo’ has its origins in an altogether different profession. That said, caveat emptor.


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INTERNAL COMMUNICATIONS

How PayPal finds employee advocates to tell authentic stories

Story mining is labor-intensive, but the rewards can be enormous for workplace morale and promoting your brand’s vision. Here are essential tips from the team at PayPal.



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VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS

4 edgy design schemes that will reign supreme in 2020

If your branding’s gone stale, consider incorporating motion graphics, immersive 3D images or ‘cyberpunk’ elements into your strategy.


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CRISIS COMMUNICATIONS

Legal has its role, but PR must have a decision-making voice—here’s why

Before your esteemed attorneys steer top executives toward a particular path, consider this cautionary tale of overzealous trademark protection, derived straight from the backcountry.


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RAGAN CONFERENCE ALERT

Head to sunny Florida for this can’t-miss social media conference

Join your peers and learn from experts at the social media conference of the year—at Disney World.


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RAGAN AWARDS

Last chance: Don’t miss this week’s late entry deadline

Our Communicators of the Year and Rising Star Awards will showcase the best individual comms pros and teams. All entries must be submitted by this Friday, Dec. 13.



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BRIGHTER WRITER

Punctuation: The road signs that guide readers to your brilliance

Writing clearly requires precise usage, correct spelling and good grammar, but effective communication also demands proper deployment of commas, dashes and other such marks.


PR DAILY

PR pros predict the year ahead

What are your predictions for 2020 and beyond? Experts share their take on what will move the needle for communicators next year. Plus, writing lessons from bad drivers, how Medtronic responded to Hurricane Maria, storytelling tips from PayPal, and more.


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