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Social Media as a Filter

Social Media as a Filter | Clear Communications | Scoop.it
I just have a quick observation of social media as a powerful filter.  This can be a double-edged sword, but I'm only going to write now about the good side of the process.
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Are Social Media Making Us Antisocial?

Are Social Media Making Us Antisocial? | Clear Communications | Scoop.it
Keeping up with the world of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and that pack of people whose profile pictures seem to follow me everywhere I go online was keeping me from engaging with some of the people I'd known for decades.
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How to convert your Facebook Profile into a Facebook Page

How to convert your Facebook Profile into a Facebook Page | Clear Communications | Scoop.it
Practical Social Media and Web 2.0 Advice for Animal Welfare Advocates (RT @ashleyrsmall: In case you missed it, here's the info on converting a personal profile into a "like" page on Facebook http://bit.ly/iTasTb...)...
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A How To Tweet Guide - Yes Another One | Social Media Today

A How To Tweet Guide - Yes Another One | Social Media Today | Clear Communications | Scoop.it
[[pardon the longwinded intro]]When I was in 5th or 6th grade, one my teachers gave the class an assignment: Write down the instructions on how to make a peanut butter & jelly sandwich. Every one of us failed.
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Journalist turned PR pro: ‘Traditional PR is … potentially unwatchable and unreadable’ | Articles | LinkedIn

The journo has a point about news that is solely produced from a corporate perspective. Professional communicators know how to balance the needs of the story with the needs of the company. The most important question when prepping these stories is "why should my readers/viewers care?"
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Towards Effective Corporate Communications: Let Your Engineers do the Talking - Enterprise Irregulars

Towards Effective Corporate Communications: Let Your Engineers do the Talking - Enterprise Irregulars | Clear Communications | Scoop.it
Enterprise Irregulars
Towards Effective Corporate Communications: Let Your Engineers do the TalkingEnterprise IrregularsWeb companies and startups make a virtue of having smaller teams with fewer marketing resources than larger, more traditional...
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The Legal Implications of Social Networking: The Basics (Part One) - Information Law Group

The Legal Implications of Social Networking: The Basics (Part One) - Information Law Group | Clear Communications | Scoop.it
The Legal Implications of Social Networking: The Basics (Part One)Information Law GroupUse of social media for communication purposes continues to grow, while "old school" messaging media like email is on the decline.
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Social networking, computing and media is becoming a discussion topic in boardrooms. Your views?

Social networking, computing and media is becoming a discussion topic in boardrooms. Your views? | Clear Communications | Scoop.it
Social computing – not just media, collaboration or social networking – it’s a new fundamental for enterprise IT The rise of social computing in the enterprise is in some ways a return to the business landscape of Frank Capra’s and Norman...
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Top PR Award for Pepsi Communications Team

Top PR Award for Pepsi Communications Team | Clear Communications | Scoop.it
The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) presented its highly coveted Public Relations Professional of the Year award to the Pepsi communications team for serving as the catalyst in helping organizations and ...
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Making social media and corporate communications work together ...

If you search Google for the term social media fail it currently returns 36.5 million results. However, a similar search only replacing the 'fail' with 'succeed' produces a staggeringly lower result of 21 million.
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Twenty Time Saving Tips | FreelanceFolder

Twenty Time Saving Tips | FreelanceFolder | Clear Communications | Scoop.it
Are you pressed for time? It's not at all unusual for a freelancer to run out of day before their work is done. If you're using an application to track how.
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Quick Tip: Overview of the PRO Referral Analytics Traffic Dashboard

Quick Tip: Overview of the PRO Referral Analytics Traffic Dashboard | Clear Communications | Scoop.it
Compete PRO Advanced Referral Analytics tool allows you to track the activity of your competition, industry category, and gives you a head-to-head comparison of referral traffic with your competition.
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Do startups need to hire social media experts? - The Next Web

Do startups need to hire social media experts? - The Next Web | Clear Communications | Scoop.it
The Next Web Do startups need to hire social media experts? I'm not going to talk about why startups should utilize social media and all that other basic stuff.
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Why Top Brands Are Investing So Much Time In a Social Media Leaderboard

Why Top Brands Are Investing So Much Time In a Social Media Leaderboard | Clear Communications | Scoop.it
Is Empire Avenue, a self-described social exchange, slated to become the next Facebook or Twitter? We talked to top brands and power users to find out.
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12 Social Media Tools for Publicity

12 Social Media Tools for Publicity | Clear Communications | Scoop.it
Having a social media platform for communicating is extremely important for the success of your publicity campaigns. The tools presented in this list can make communicating your messages on target and easy to manage.
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11-Point Facebook Checkup | Social Media Today

11-Point Facebook Checkup | Social Media Today | Clear Communications | Scoop.it
If you manage a Facebook business page you most likely spend a most of your time managing your Wall content, reviewing your page analytics, or checking out the latest and greatest apps.
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Writing: The No. 1 skill for PR pros | Articles

Writing: The No. 1 skill for PR pros | Articles | Clear Communications | Scoop.it
Back to the basics. Five suggestions for improving this essential component of your career.
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Writing Excuses 6.2: Internal Motivations

If you have to ask yourself “what’s my motivation?” when you’re sitting down to write, this isn’t the podcast for you. We’re talking about character motivation in this cast.
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The Unwritten Rules of Social Media

The Unwritten Rules of Social Media | Clear Communications | Scoop.it
When you sign on to any social media site, you agree to their terms and conditions, but you should keep two important things in mind: one, you should do your best to adhere to these rules, and two, you should never expect that others will do so.
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30,000 Followers Won’t Pay the Bills | Business 2 Community

30,000 Followers Won’t Pay the Bills | Business 2 Community | Clear Communications | Scoop.it
Social media has earned a lot of attention in the past year for being the latest “must-have” of any integrated marketing campaign.
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6 New & Innovative Social Media Campaigns to Learn From

6 New & Innovative Social Media Campaigns to Learn From | Clear Communications | Scoop.it
From utilizing online video in an inventive way to creating a unique presence on Facebook, these six social media campaigns are some of the best as of late.
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Too much work, food, media may be hurting health - Detroit Free Press

Too much work, food, media may be hurting health - Detroit Free Press | Clear Communications | Scoop.it
Too much work, food, media may be hurting healthDetroit Free PressExperts say people are not only overindulging in food, but in social media and work.
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Experts: Social media can have positive place in education, too - Enterprise News

Experts: Social media can have positive place in education, too - Enterprise News | Clear Communications | Scoop.it
Experts: Social media can have positive place in education, too The project – created by 2010 national Teacher of the Year Sarah Brown Wessling – is an example of the positive ways social media can be woven into education, said Linda...
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The Future Of Media Doesn't Need the Feds - Forbes (blog)

The Future Of Media Doesn't Need the Feds - Forbes (blog) | Clear Communications | Scoop.it
The Future Of Media Doesn't Need the FedsForbes (blog)Luckily, a landmark report released Thursday by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rejected sweeping regulatory actions that could threaten the important wall separating State and Press.
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3 Pressing Questions Facing the Future of Social Media

3 Pressing Questions Facing the Future of Social Media | Clear Communications | Scoop.it
With the exponential growth of social media, the questions of relevancy, capacity and control should be top-of-mind for companies competing for the future of the web.
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