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May 01, 2019

The Communicator’s Guide to Public Speaking

Whether you’re speaking in front of a few of your colleagues, clients, or industry experts at a conference, public speaking is always a bit scary. Your palms sweat, voice shakes, and you can only imagine the worst: forgetting everything you’ve prepared. Although the common bit of nerves might happen at first, public speaking doesn’t have to be a frightening experience. In fact, it’s an important skill in the communications field that can take years to master. Here are Denterlein’s tips and exercises for mastering the art of public speaking.

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April 24, 2019

Tips and Tricks for Positioning Yourself as a Thought Leader

What does it mean to be a thought leader and why is it such a strong platform from which you can build your own brand or that of your clients? These days it feels almost impossible to read about strategies and tactics for career advancement without reading about the importance of becoming known and recognized as ‘a thought leader.’ Just what that means is open to wide interpretation.

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April 02, 2019

Filming on a Budget: Tips to producing affordable video content

Producing quality video doesn’t have to be expensive. Last month, the American stock footage company, Shutterstock, creatively showcased their video capabilities through an ad campaign “It’s Not Stock, It’s Shutterstock.” Shutterstock’s promotion claimed that rather than produce, film, and edit a video from scratch, it was just as easy to purchase content for your next promotional piece.

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March 27, 2019

Understand Your Content Impact and Audience with Instagram Insights

Smart businesses and organizations recognize that Instagram is booming in popularity and is in fact overtaking Facebook and Twitter in many demographics. As more companies embrace the photo and video sharing platform, knowing how to leverage an Instagram business account is the first step to further developing a strong visual representation of your brand. Fortunately for you, the social network has a built-in tool for understanding key aspects of your audience, content and level of influence.

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March 20, 2019

Facebook Places Limitations on Ad Targeting

For companies in the real estate and housing, employment recruiting, and credit-card industries, advertising on Facebook just got a lot more challenging.

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March 01, 2019

PR News for February

We read all the PR news so you don’t have to. From the rise of robo-journalism to growing support of socially conscious content, here are the top PR news articles from February.

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February 27, 2019

The Importance of Integrated Communications in 2019

A recent research study conducted by eMarketer has predicted that 2019 will be the year that digital ad spend (think mobile devices, laptops, social, etc.) will surpass traditional ad spend (print and traditional TV) for the first time ever in the U.S.

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February 19, 2019

Instagram Rolling Out Fund-raising Feature for Non-profits and Humanitarian Causes

News broke today that at some point this year Instagram will roll-out a feature that will allow users to add a “donate now” sticker to Instagram Stories to help raise funds for non-profits and good causes. Followers of Instagram Stories containing these stickers can simply click on donation calls-to-action (CTAs) to make monetary contributions to their favorite good-will organizations and movements.

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February 11, 2019

Storytelling and Visuals: TV is Still The Top News Resource

According to the PEW Research Center’s latest state of the media study (‘Americans Still Prefer Watching to Reading the News – and Mostly Still Through Television’), Americans still would rather watch their news compared to reading or listening to it. While “TV” may still reign supreme, the ways in which newsworthy content is consumed is expanding beyond traditional linear television. Think streaming, social media, podcasts, etc.

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February 06, 2019

Super Bowl Media Coverage by the Numbers

Sunday was the Super Bowl, where America celebrates the final game of the football season with a joyful combination of entertainment, friends, and food. Every year, the leadup to the Big Game is another week of predictions, halftime show buzz, and debates around which advertisements will earn the top spots. Given all the buzz surrounding the game, the Denterlein digital team thought we’d leverage our media monitoring and measurement tools to track key conversations and topics of interest.

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