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Marine Products Corporation Announces First Quarter 2015 Share Repurchases

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ATLANTA, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Marine Products Corporation (NYSE: MPX) announced today that during the first quarter of 2015 it purchased 6,468 shares under its share repurchase program.  Marine Products Corporation (NYSE: MPX) designs, manufactures and distributes premium-branded Cha

Captain D's Signs Franchise Agreements to Open 14 New Restaurants

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NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Captain D's, the leading fast casual seafood restaurant, announced today it signed franchise agreements to open at least 14 new restaurants since December 2014. This growth comes on the heels of an incredibly successful 2014 in which...

Bayside Corp. Announces Record First Quarter Financial Results

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DALLAS, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayside Corp. (BYSD.PK) today announced financial results for its fiscal first quarter of 2015.  The company posted quarterly revenue of  $184,334.47 and record quarterly net profit of  $73,293.60.  "We are pleased with our...

Comedy Central defends ?Daily Show? successor

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Shortly after the network announced that Trevor Noah would take over as host of the program, people dug through his Twitter account and found jokes they said were sexist and anti-Semitic.

The Richard H. Driehaus Museum Presents From Brooklyn to Hollywood: A Journey...

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CHICAGO, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Richard H. Driehaus Museum (40 East Erie Street) presents, From Brooklyn to Hollywood: A Journey in Jewels with distinguished jewelry designer and collector Neil Lane on Thursday, April 30. The lecture and reception begin at 6...

Earnings Coverage - Best Buy

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LONDON, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. Investor-Edge.com has issued free earnings coverage on Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY). On March 03, 2015, the company reported its financial results for Q4 FY15 and FY15...

Estate Attorney Merrell Bailey Announces Financial Literacy Initiative to Edu...

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ORLANDO, Fla., April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Estate attorney Mary Merrell Bailey of Your Caring Law Firm located in Maitland, FL, today announced that, in conjunction with celebrating April as Financial Literacy Month, her firm will participate in an outreach program to educate older...

Wild Thingz Entertainment Offers The Best Local Entertainment And Bachelor Pa...

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Motorhomepartsandaccessories.Com Introduces An Informative Blog On Motor Home...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The idea of motor homes is becoming increasingly popular these days. If you are planning to purchase a whole new motorhome, then it would obviously be important for you to get some of the basic details, as far as maintaining the vehicle home is concerned. Web users, who are unable to find [...]

SynapseTalent Voice Over and Multimedia launches Next Generation Voice over S...

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Finding professional voice over talent was very tough before the internet came around. Advertising agencies, small businesses and publishers had to part with a lot of money for voice talent. Even then, they didn?t have the freedom to choose what talent they wanted to work with because of the talent limitations. This meant that they [...]

How Big Was the Buzz at Social Media Marketing World?

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Social Media Marketing World ended March 27, and social networks are likely still panting in exhaustion after handling the surge of tweets and posts from the 2,500 attendees. The event had 71,039 social messages and saw the #smmw15 hashtag used 69,163 times from March 23, two days before the event, through March 30, three days after. […]

The Mighty Fall

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When I worked briefly in an investment bank decades ago, bankers talked to God, if God made an appointment.  They were name-droppers of the powerful and up-and-comers.  Staff had to show the proper obeisance and tolerate their whims.  Arrogance was oxygen.  How the mighty have fallen.  It is a never-ending lesson that power comes and goes.  And, who is up today is also-ran tomorrow.  Just because one has made it to the top, there is no need to walk on those beneath.  I have no idea what the inside of an investment bank is like today, but it wouldn't be surprising if there is more humility -- and fear.  An investment banker, for all of his financial skill, was at heart a salesman, selling ideas for deals, mergers and refinancings.  Since the regulators have stepped in, it is less fun than it used to be and paychecks are smaller.  No wonder bankers are leaving.

Arvadis Kraft Des Unterbewusstseins Offers Extensive Course On Hypnosis

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hamburg (April 01, 2015) – When people hear about hypnosis, they may picture the mysterious figure generally categorized and popularized in movies, comics and also shows in television. But the real story is different. Once an individual get hypnotized, the subject is compelled to obey, no matter how strange or immoral the [...]

Replacementgolfcartparts.Com Brings In Complete Overview On Golf Cart Purchas...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE People, who are interested in playing golf, are often found to be in need of buying golf carts. However, the newcomers of this field are often found to need the comprehensive idea on buying and maintaining golf carts. Keeping this under consideration, Replacementgolfcartparts.com has introduced impactful tips on the buying and maintenances [...]

Why PR peers should play nice

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Opting to shut out your competitors can be detrimental. Instead, join a community of PR practitioners, and everyone, including you, will benefit.

Creative Marketing the April Fools? Way

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Every year, marketers from industries around the globe come up with clever April Fools' jokes. Take a page from their books for your own creative marketing. The post Creative Marketing the April Fools’ Way appeared first on Spin Sucks.        Related StoriesThree Approaches to Effective Brand StorytellingHow to Use a Reverse Message StrategyThe Five Parts to Brand Storytelling Nearly Everyone Misses 

Five things PR pros need to know on Wednesday morning, 4.1.2015

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Tech companies lead the way on April Fools' Day; Walmart to Arkansas governor: veto religious freedom bill; GoDaddy grows up.

Housekeeping Firm Launches UK's First Doll's House Cleaning Service

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Wednesday 1 April, 2015 National housekeeping service Bright & Beautiful http://www.brightandbeautifulhome.com is to launch Doll's Housekeeping, the UK's first and only doll's house cleaning service, which will be rolled out across the UK from 1st April 2015.The specialist doll's house clean takes around 30 minutes to complete and uses bespoke equipment such as miniature vacuum cleaners and cloths as well as eco friendly, hypo allergenic and natural products. The service includes:Vacuum of all rooms and stairsSteam sterilization of furniture, accessories and dollsDamp wipe of all flooring, ceilings, cupboards, bathrooms and internal and external wallsPolishing floors and furniture Polishing glass and metal surfacesTidy of all rooms and reordering furniture and people to correct roomsLaundry of all bedding, towels and curtains (off site)The new Doll's Housekeeping service was inspired by the growing number of the firm's clients that were asking their housekeepers to empty and ...

Scotch Whisky Exports Down in 2014

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Wednesday 1 April, 2015 Weaker economic conditions and political volatility in some markets saw the value of Scotch Whisky exports decline 7% to £3.95 billion in 2014 from £4.26bn the previous year, according to new figures published today (1 April).The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) called on the European Union and the future UK government, no matter the political complexion, to continue to press the case for more open markets, and to pursue ambitious Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) to promote exports. The SWA pointed to existing FTAs, such as the EU agreement with South Korea, which have boosted growth and to the huge potential of agreements with countries including India, the USA and Vietnam. Scotch Whisky has enjoyed strong global growth over the last decade, with total value of exports up 74% since 2004 and Single Malt up 159%. But the SWA reported challenges in several markets last year, with the volume of exports also down slightly by 3% to 1.19bn 70cl bottles.The overal...

UK's Leading Financial Capability Charity Back from the Brink

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Wednesday 1 April, 2015 The Money Charity is delighted to announce that, due to the overwhelming support it has received since its announcement, it has been able to reverse its planned closure. But it warns that government, industry, and the Money Advice Service (MAS) must act to secure the long-term future of the financial capability sector.Since communicating its board's decision to close the charity due to lack of funds, the financial capability charity has been greatly encouraged by the messages and offers of support from industry and the third sector. As a result it is extremely pleased to have been able to reach an agreement with its funders that guarantees its existence for at least the next three years.But there is much more to do, and the charity is calling on all prospective funders to help it extend its reach and develop new products and services.Since 2010, the charity has delivered free, interactive financial education workshops to over 115,000 young people in sc...

5 things PR pros do that journalists love

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When you're dealing with a reporter, are you flexible about a story your client wants handled in a certain way? Are you honest about your clients? If so, you're warming journalists' hearts.

What your writing says about your personality (according to a computer)

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IBM's Watson, the computer made famous by winning on 'Jeopardy,' can analyze a writing sample and evaluate the writer's disposition.

Mastering Corporate Culture: What Savvy Job Seekers Need to Know

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Mastering Corporate Culture: What Savvy Job Seekers Need to Know

Embracing Professional Growth: State Farm Provides Benchmark to Help Practiti...

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Embracing Professional Growth: State Farm Provides Benchmark to Help Practitioners Earn Their APR

10 Sample Job Duties That IMC Professionals May Have on Their Résumés

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10 Sample Job Duties That IMC Professionals May Have on Their Résumés

PR Blotter: April 2015

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PR Blotter: April 2015

Stop the Job-Hopping: The 6 Fundamentals of Millennial Retention

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Stop the Job-Hopping: The 6 Fundamentals of Millennial Retention

Google, Ford and more share content marketing secrets

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Join us at the LinkedIn HQ this July to hear content marketing strategies from leading organizations.

Lee Kuan Yew, His Communication Skills Also Defied Convention

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Since Lee Kuan Yew?s passing, every media outlet in the free and not-so-free world has chronicled his accomplishments. If you haven?t spent time in Southeast Asia, it?s hard to appreciate the ?miracle? of transforming this speck of geography into a world-class economy. It?s not quite Moses parting the Red Sea, but it?s close. I made [...]

Research For PR Agency Professionals

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The right research is an essential part of many successful PR campaigns. No matter how smart and experienced you are, you?ll encounter projects where you’ll need to work to become a subject-matter expert ? and fast. Your company or client might be lucky enough to have in-house research, but otherwise it?s important to know where... Read moreThe post Research For PR Agency Professionals appeared first on Crenshaw Communications.

Selfie Sticks Are Getting Banned All Over the Place

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The latest place to ban selfie sticks are US music festivals, two of which have put the items on lists of “prohibited items,” following in the footsteps of UK events. Coachella, in Palm Springs, CA, starts on April 10 and that event has banned them all together, calling them “narsisstics.” And they’ve been put on the restricted list at Lollapalooza in Chicago this summer. Supporters of the ban say they block the view for other concert goers. Selfie sticks have also been put on the no-go list at museums across the country, from the Hirshorn in Washington DC to the Metropolitan Museum in New York. Museum operators see the issue two-fold: the people behind the camera aren’t paying attention and can hurt themselves or damage priceless artwork. The one thing that all of these groups and and organizers understand is the importance of social media. All of the articles covering this issue highlight comments from the banning parties saying that they know full well that people love to take se...

Transparency is Key to April Fools? Day Fun with Minimal Risk to Your Brand

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Stop me if you’ve heard this one: Three content marketers walk into a bar? Okay, so I haven?t quite crafted the perfect punchline yet. Fortunately I have a few hours before April first to finish that story. April Fools? Day has traditionally been a day dedicated to jokes and good-natured antics. As children, the day […]

Blog: Angie's List Serves as Model Corporate Citizen

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Kudos to Indianapolis-based Angie's List for its forceful response to Indiana's Orwellian-named Religious Freedom Restoration Act, anti-gay and lesbian law. Hoosier State now known for something more... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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

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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 […]

Why Slow PR is Crucial for Building and Maintaining Relationships with Journa...

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Building relationships with media is a crucial element to PR success, and implementing ?slow PR? tactics can assist in the ongoing and sometimes tedious process of building rapport with journalists. So what exactly does slow PR entail? According to a recent blog post on Cision by Erin Feldman, slow PR ?blends traditional tactics with digital [...]Why Slow PR is Crucial for Building and Maintaining Relationships with Journalists is a post from: Communiqué PR Blog

Amazon Hires Airline Pilot Lobbyist For Drone Unit

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Sean Cassidy, who was top lobbyist at the Air Line Pilots Assn. has moved to Amazon to handle its emerging package delivery by drone service. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Edelman brings on Matter's Hollenbeck as corp comms SVP

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Hollenbeck joined the agency's Portland, Oregon corporate practice.

5 Tips for Writing Remarkable Blog Posts

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Whether you?re new to blogging, new to your company or are just refreshing your current strategy, building a dedicated readership and an online library of great content takes time and effort. Of course, the actual writing is where most of the work takes place, and it's also where people tend to struggle most. | MORE »The post 5 Tips for Writing Remarkable Blog Posts appeared first on PR News.

Present Like Nobody?s Watching

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Last week we shared some of the outside passions and pursuits of our incredibly talented staff. After reading that post, I was compelled to add one of my own recent pursuits to the list ? competitive karaoke singer. Don?t adjust your monitors? you read that right. And I know what you?re thinking: yes, there are […]

Club Med names Current Lifestyle Marketing its PR agency

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Current is helping Club Med gear up for a new program with Cirque du Soleil in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

Create a Positive Website Customer Experience

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It's not easy to create a customer experience online, but it is possible. With these five tools and tips, Ben Shwartz helps you think through offline and on The post Create a Positive Website Customer Experience appeared first on Spin Sucks.          CommentsLauraPetrolino Hi Laura Well I guess you should test. I have ... by Ben ShwartzScore! Ours works on all platforms and we have an app (mac and ... by aimeelwestChoose Quality Over Quantity ? we have found that our ... by aimeelwestLauraPetrolino We don't have any comments on our website ? ... by aimeelwestI think the recommendation to create conversation in a ... by LauraPetrolinoDon't skimp on customer service. AMEN. by biggreenpenRelated StoriesBrand Experience through Web DesignSix Strategies to Boost eCommerce ConversionsTools for Mobile Marketing Strategy Success 

National Peanut Board Cracks Open MarComm RFP

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The National Peanut Board is gearing up for a review of its advertising, marketing and PR campaigns this summer in Atlanta. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

He?s Not Even Behind The Anchor Desk Yet, But Trevor Noah is Already Facing B...

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Thank you president Obama pic.twitter.com/PgFJCCyRTa ? Chris Rock (@chrisrock) March 30, 2015 When it was announced yesterday that Trevor Noah would be taking Jon Stewart’s spot behind the anchor desk at The Daily Show, many were surprised. There are rumors (h/t Jezebel) that Amy Poehler, Louis CK and Amy Schumer were approached for the job and all turned it down. So with the surprise selection, everyone raced to the internet to learn more about the 31-year-old South African comic who would be bringing them the real/fake news every night. And what some people have found has got them fired up. And not in a good way. Old tweets going back as far as 2009 show that Noah’s sense of humor has veered into tasteless (some say straight up anti-Semitic) territory. Some examples, courtesy of Time:    The guy seems to have a problem with Jews…. What’s that called again? #DailyShow @Trevornoah pic.twitter.com/38HXohlUvc ? efredman (@efredman) March 31, 2015 “Oh yeah the weekend. People are go...

NYT Names Wilson Digital Guru

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Kinsey Wilson, who joined the New York Times as strategy & innovation editor last month from NPR, has been named executive VP/product & technology. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Shopping App Keep Seeks Marketing Interns in NYC

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Mobile shopping app and site Keep is seeking Summer 2015 marketing interns with a passion for e-commerce and technology to assist with web and mobile app marketing. Responsibilities will include, market research within style (fashion, decor, beauty) to provide content and ideas for Keep?s original blog content, monitor competitive activity across all social channels and assist with a variety of... More

Sorrell: Advocacy is part of advertising

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He added that brands must differentiate Millennials from centennials.

How Social Media Fuels Content Marketing -- INFOGRAPHIC

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This infographic shows how, from strategy to publishing and measurement, social media can improve the content marketing process.

Urban Mushroom Farm Succesfully Crowdfunds And Spreads The Love With Coffee W...

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Tuesday 31 March, 2015 Just about anyone drinks a few cups of coffee each day, but not many people know that you don't need to throw the grounds away afterwards. Believe it or not, used coffee grounds are an ideal way to cultivate mushrooms. Unlike traditional mushroom farming, it's a low-tech solution as there's no need for expensive equipment and the brewing process renders the grounds pasteurised - important when growing mushrooms. There is almost no impact to the environment and the idea could spur a whole new generation of Urban Agriculture projects around the world. GroCycle, a company pioneering this idea in the UK, has just completed a successful KickStarter campaign, raising £16,000 in just 21 days from more than 250 backers around the world. The company is an award-winning social enterprise and has been growing mushrooms on coffee since 2011, with the vision of spreading the idea to other cities all over the world. "It's crazy that most large cafes are throwing thei...

3 PR Lessons From Jay Z?s Tidal Launch

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Jay Z?s media strategy for his Tidal music service provides a veritable clinic for communicators who are looking for ways to make a splash when they announce new products and/or services. | MORE »The post 3 PR Lessons From Jay Z’s Tidal Launch appeared first on PR News.

Multi-Format Ad Campaign for Hiive Launched by Media Agency Group

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Tuesday 31 March, 2015 Media Agency Group is pleased to announce a new multi-format advertising campaign in various cities around the UK. MAG has coordinated radio, transport and out of home advertisements to promote the services of Hiive, the professional network for creative people powered by Creative Skillset. An outdoor campaign has begun for two weeks, with overground passenger panels in London and posters in Manchester Piccadilly rail station, while a four week radio campaign airs 30 second commercials across some of the UK's most popular national radio stations. In April, a Bristol transport campaign with 32 bus superside ads will also commence for a two week period.The outdoor ads are colourful and eye-catching, and feature an original image created by Hiive user Olly Newport. The clear message of 'your creativity + hiive.co.uk = jobs' highlights the importance of the Hiive creative network, with some key statistics used to encourage creative people to sign up to incr...