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Best Practices for Transferring a Document from Microsoft Word

Pasting from Microsoft Word into a Web-based content management system (CMS) is a problem that has plagued writers and editors for years.  The first thing that you should do is simply let go of the notion that you can create a document with complex formatting in Microsoft Word and then seamlessly paste the content into [...]

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Expedia: Redefining Terrible Customer Service

Let me preface this by saying up until last month, I had been an Expedia (NASDAQ:EXPE) customer for the past three years.  They had won me over with what I felt to be a better on-site experience than the other major players in the space and consistently lower rates.  In the past, I had typically [...]

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Chatting from Yahoo! Mail

Dear Yahoo!, I am a big fan… I think Yahoo! News is a fantastics news portal and am still a loyal Yahoo! Mail user. But you have to stop pushing the Yahoo! Mail integration with Windows Messenger every time I log-in to Yahoo! Mail.   I don’t mind it appearing the first time but every [...]

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Webmaster Radio Interview with Lee Odden

On the most recent episode of Webmaster Radio’s Cover Story, I spend some time chatting with Lee Odden from TopRank Internet Marketing on SEO, social media and the convergence of PR and Marketing.

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Some Thoughts on Twitter

Twitter has obviously been a hot topic of conversation over the past year or so and seems to be steadily growing in prominence.  In fact, we even rolled out a feature in January called TweetIt that makes it easier for our customers to blog about their news.  My own personal indicator is that many of [...]

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How PRWeb Changed the Press Release

It has been over a year since we released PRWeb in Plain English, a short video clip produced by Common Craft that did a great job simply and succinctly explaining how PRWeb works. For the past several months we have been working on a follow-up that explores the context behind how PRWeb disrupted the newswire [...]

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PRWeb Review on Sugarrae

There tends to be a good stream of coverage in both traditional and online media of PRWeb however every so often an article comes along that is really worth sharing.  Rae Hoffman, Principal of Sugarrae Consulting, has recently authored a well-written and comprehensive review of PRWeb that is worth a read for anyone interested in [...]

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How to Use Social Networking Sites for Marketing and PR

Article from AllBusiness that was syndicated on the New York Times Web site about using social networking sites for Marketing and PR: Social networking sites such as Facebook and MySpace have become the party lines of this young century. They are inviting and intriguing and a powerful communication tool. Learning how to use them wisely [...]

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Press Releases and SEO

We’ve been getting some questions lately as to the SEO benefits of using a news distribution service like PRWeb so I’d like to take this opportunity to address some of these questions. Search Engines and News Distribution – The Basics I’ll begin by underscoring the fundamental role of search engines and news distribution services: In [...]

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Talking with Gordon Rudow from Bonfire Communications

During yesterday’s episode of Cover Story, we were joined by Gordon Rudow from Bonfire Communications who talked about his perspective on internal communications and some of his experiences launching pretty unorthodox, creative programs with companies like Genentech.

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