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May 19th, 2015

Voce Student Weekly Reading 5/19: Ways to Bolster PR Outreach, New Facebook Features & More

Social Media Exclusive: 7 Facebook Events Features Coming This Year and Beyond “Although the team hasn’t begun experimenting with solutions yet –- and Facebook says a solution wouldn’t arrive until next year, at earliest -– Koolwal suggested one scenario whereby users would still be able to invite a friend by entering their email address. That […]

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May 13th, 2015

Voce Student Weekly Reading 5/13: Social Media Profile Designs, Career Tips for College Seniors & More

Social Media Buzzfeed and Twitter seek to turbo-charge content marketing “Content marketing and social media sharing are trends that have become cemented in the day-to-day lives of brand managers, but that doesn’t mean they won’t evolve. Two recent announcements seek to make the processes more effective for the growing number of PR, marketing and social […]

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May 5th, 2015

Voce Student Weekly Reading 5/5: How to Craft the Perfect LinkedIn Summary, Skills Great PR Pros Possess & More

Social Media How to Write a Perfect LinkedIn Summary “The summary section requires brevity and critical thinking. You must boil down your essence to a tight few lines that people will remember.” Voce Insight – The summary section on LinkedIn is basically an online version of your elevator speech. It’s the first impression that people […]

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April 28th, 2015

Voce Student Weekly Reading 4/28: Facebook ‘Likes’ Losing Importance in the News Feed, Top Stressors in PR & More

Social Media If you’re horrible on the internet, Clear app could save your job “Picture the scene — you wake up fuzzy-headed after a few drinks, grab your phone, and discover you’ve said something horrendous and offensive on the internet. Do you own up to it, apologize, try to grow as a person? Or do […]

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April 21st, 2015

Voce Student Weekly Reading 4/21: Offline Social Skills to Use in Social Media, Career Tips for Students & More

Social Media 8 Offline Social Skills You Should Carry Into Your Social-Media Efforts “If you need to sound off, do it offline. Oversharing isn’t unique to social media. Some people tend to do it in the workplace, too. When done online, however, it’s a lot more public. And the ramifications could be a lot worse.” […]

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April 14th, 2015

Voce Student Weekly Reading 4/14: Mastering The Art of the Tweet, Mending Reporter Relationships & More

Social Media 5 Tips on Mastering the Art of the Tweet “If you’re in any way involved with an online business, the importance of social will have invariably been drilled into you by this stage. A simple Google search will also inundate you with more ‘guides to social’ than you’ll know what to do with. […]

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April 7th, 2015

Voce Student Weekly Reading 4/7: Pinterest Launches New ‘Pin It’ Button, What Journalists Love About PR & More

Social Media Pinterest’s launches new ‘Pin It’ button for faster bookmarking “Pinterest launched a new “Pin It” button on Thursday that makes it faster for users to bookmark content across the Internet. According to the company, the new and improved button, which Pinterest users can install as an extension for web browsers including Safari, Chrome […]

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March 31st, 2015

Voce Student Weekly Reading 3/31: Periscope, the Resume Skills Section & More

Social Media As Twitter Introduces Periscope, Tech Titans Bet on Live Streaming Video “The premise of Periscope, Meerkat and others is simple: Capture video of yourself doing anything from exploring a new city to playing with your dog, all using nothing more than your smartphone camera. The apps notify others that you are streaming live […]

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March 24th, 2015

Voce Student Weekly Reading 3/24: How to Craft Headlines, 10 Things Companies Look for in PR Hires & More

Social Media How to Craft Headlines That Draw People to Your Content “Do your headlines capture the attention of the right people? Need some good ideas to enhance your headlines? A great headline gets your audience to stop, read and share your content. In this article you’ll discover four ways to craft stronger headlines to […]

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March 18th, 2015

Your Personal Brand, Your Story

  Whether you are looking for a job or trying to stand out as an industry expert, your personal brand is key. It’s the difference between getting the job and not,  the difference between making the sale and not. Social is all about relationships and if that prospect can’t see who you are as a […]

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