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Why Brands That Are Direct Are Powerful

By Meredith Klein [ This article originally appeared on MediaPost, an integrated publishing and content company whose mission is to provide a complete array of resources for media, marketing and advertising professionals. ] I recently returned from my honeymoon to France, Italy and Great Brit...

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PRSSA Post: 3 Tips on How to Stand Out in the World of Public Relations

By Carlee Smith I was fortunate enough to attend the PRSSA National Conference in Indianapolis, Ind., from Oct. 21 through Oct. 25. The experience that I gained from this conference is unexplainable, and I will carry what I learned with me for years to come.  It’s no surprise tha...

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Mentorship Program: 5 Reasons You Can Benefit

By Amanda Troncone When I first ran for the position of professional development coordinator within the Waynesburg University Public Relations Student Society of America Chapter, I knew that a mentor program was a must. The Chapter has been involved in a multitude of experiences that allows stude...

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2016 PRSA Membership Extended Black Friday Deal

You don’t have to wait until 2017 to start the next chapter in your career. Join PRSA now to start connecting with your peers and take advantage of professional development opportunities before this year even comes to an end! Become a member by Dec. 5 and receive a complimentary C...

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How Top Law Firms Make the Best of Social Media Channels

[ This article originally appeared on The Way, Sprinklr's content hub. As one of PRSA Pittsburgh's sponsors, each month Sprinklr will be delivering you with some insights into how you can use technology to make your marketing more efficient and effective. ] The growi...

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PRSA Pittsburgh Announces 2017 Renaissance Awards

Pittsburgh, PA (November 18, 2016) – The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), Pittsburgh chapter, announced its annual Renaissance Awards will be held on Thursday, January 26, 2017, at the Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel in the Grand Station Ballroom. Traditionally held at venues in d...

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Your Best Content May Be Right Under Your Nose

By Steve Radick [ A version of this article originally appeared on PRDaily. ] Content marketing has become one big M.C. Escher painting – people create content about how to create content, which creates more content, forcing more content about creating content that rises above th...

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PRSA Professional Development Day: Networking in the ‘Burgh

By Blaithe Tarley “It’s not who you know, it’s who knows you,” said Nick Paradise, Kennywood public relations director, during the PRSA Professional Development Day keynote panel. Professional Development Day (PD Day) was an opportunity for PRSSA chapters in the surroundin...

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Mapping Career Paths at Professional Development Day

By Morgan Ellenberger I had the extraordinary opportunity to attend PRSA Pittsburgh’s 2016 Professional Development Day on Thursday, Oct. 27. The event, “Breaking Through the Noise,” featured a variety of panels that were filled with PR professionals - ready to offer advice to s...

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An Important Takeaway from the PRSSA 2016 National Conference

By Natalie Gloady From Oct. 21 to Oct. 25, more than 1,000 aspiring public relations students met in Indianapolis, Ind., for the PRSSA 2016 National Conference. The theme for the annual conference was “Crossroads of Public Relations.” As a senior public relations student, I believe th...

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