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Posts Tagged ‘Hootsuite’

The New Social Networks: Which Ones Will Be Useful for PR Pros?

Pheed As Instagram continues to lose members, Twitter decides whether to go public, Google+ screams “Notice Me!” and Facebook tries to resist the urge to piss off its members by endlessly tinkering with its formula, media pros wonder whether a new social network will emerge in the coming months and years to become a key communications tool.

HootSuite CEO Ryan Holmes recently posted a list of seven up-and-coming networks that might gain influence in 2013, so we thought we’d review it to see whether any of these shiny new toys might prove valuable to PR professionals.

The list:

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Storytelling for Media Professionals

Storytelling for Media ProfessionalsStarting April 22, this in-person workshop will teach you the specific ways to incorporate storytelling into your personal and professional life. Students will examine the role of storytelling in business and put their newfound skills into practice with a series of improvisation, writing, and presentation exercises designed to help them uncover personal stories. Register now! 

Five ‘Must Have’ iPad Apps for PR

Many of you shared and debated our previous posts about mobile apps for PR.  Since then, I upgraded the quiver to include a tablet–an iPad2–and we hope you do too.  The iPad is truly the “leanback” device so we’ll hedge this post by saying you can’t really stuff all your work into one.  With Apple shipping an estimated 44 million ‘Pads this year, it’s likely many more public relations pros will give them a try.

Here are the apps we like so far.  Stay tuned for more, and drop us an email to prnewser@gmail.com with your suggestions for the next batch.

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