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Eaton Vance Declares Quarterly Dividend

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BOSTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ­The Board of Directors of Eaton Vance Corp. (NYSE: EV) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.22 per share on its common stock. The dividend is payable May 13, 2014 to shareholders of record on April 30, 2014.   Eaton Vance Corp.

2015 Nissan Murano And Versa Sedan Debut At 2014 New York International Auto ...

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NEW YORK, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- All-new third generation of Nissan's popular Murano crossover symbolizes Nissan's design-led product and brand renaissance Murano styling delivers bold "refined intensity" exterior and "social lounge" interior, arrives in Nissan showrooms in late 2014 New

The Rise of 100G & Terabit Transport Networks

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WEST HARTFORD, Conn., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Global Information Inc. announces the addition of a new market research report "The Rise of 100G & Terabit Transport Networks" at The road to 100Gbit/s (100G) transport was a long one that began around 2006, just as the

New Reimbursement Guidelines As A Result of the Affordable Care Act Will Spur...

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BURLINGTON, Mass., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the United States patient monitoring device market will expand modestly through 2022, benefiting from a number of changes implemented as a result of the Affordable Care Act. More specifically, changing Centers

Lockheed Martin GMLRS Alternative Warhead Logs Successful Flight-Test Series,...

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DALLAS, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) successfully conducted the fifth and final Production Qualification Test (PQT) for the new Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Alternative Warhead recently at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. During the long-range test, four

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Technologies and Global Markets

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NEW YORK, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Technologies and Global Markets...

Farmland Partners Inc. Announces Closing of Initial Public Offering

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DENVER, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmland Partners Inc. (the "Company") today announced that it has closed its initial public offering of 3,800,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $14.00 per share.  Shares of the Company's common stock are traded...

Heat Pumps (Heating, Cooling and Hot Water) - A Global Market Overview

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WEST HARTFORD, Conn., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Global Information Inc. announces the addition of a new market research report "Heat Pumps (Heating, Cooling and Hot Water) - A Global Market Overview" at Bolstered by increasing consumer preference for more...

Notre Dame selects Kansas City's Dimensional Innovations

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Notre Dame is launching a $400 million campus expansion centered around its iconic football stadium, and after an extensive competitive review that included design firms from around the country, Kansas City-based...

Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Global Diversified Equity Income Fund Report Of Earnings

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BOSTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Global Diversified Equity Income Fund (NYSE: EXG), a closed-end management investment company, today announced the earnings of the Fund for the three months ended January 31, 2014. The Fund's fiscal year ends on October 31,...

Diana Mackie ? Content Manager, Hometalk

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So you?re in need of new flooring for your home but don?t want to break the bank. You might want to consider using paper bags, stains, Elmer?s glue and polyurethane. Or perhaps you have an old tire you changed; that could be the base for a small side table. Just some thoughts, courtesy of the […]

9 Ways Recruiters Screw Over Candidates Instead of Caring for Them

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Sooner or later we’ve all had to deal with recruiters, whether in-house HR departments or...

Dog Experts Warn Public of Doggie Treats from Abroad

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Orlando Florida ? Many animal experts in the United States are becoming highly alarmed as more doggie treats are making its way in the country. According to various sources, some doggie treats that were imported in the United States are questionable especially when it comes to how those doggie treats were made and what kind [...]

Hyphenation?worth a second look

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When should you hyphenate? Opinions vary, but here are some general rules from the AMA Manual of Style for when to use the mark and when to leave a word alone.

Regularly Re-Winning Your Clients? Business

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Why do some agencies have a significant amount of client churn, while others maintain long client relationships? I posed this question to one of our clients, James Mustarde with Twisted Pair Solutions in Seattle. James has a unique perspective on this topic because early in his career he worked for a PR firm on the [...]Regularly Re-Winning Your Clients? Business is a post from: Communiqué PR Blog

Virgin, Baileys and Camelot join the line-up at Media360

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Virgin Media, L'Oreal, Homebase and Shell are just some of the brands gearing up to speak at Brand Republic Group's 11th annual Media360 conference next month.

Think Like a CEO: Measuring the Link Between PR and Sales

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How do you measure the link between PR and sales and drive brand revenue and engagement? Last week I attended the PRNews Measurement Conference at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The annual conference brings together the most spirited group of measurement experts. The session started off with its first speaker, Mark Stouse (Twitter: @markstouse), VP [...]

Sir Martin Sorrell?s View on the Future of Marketing Services

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I went to The Wall Street Journal Viewpoints breakfast on Monday where Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, was interviewed by John Bussey, one of the Journal?s most experienced editors. Sorrell was animated, humorous and at times combative (every reference to the soon to be Publicis Omnicom Group, or POG in Sorrell?s lingo, was tinged […]The post Sir Martin Sorrell?s View on the Future of Marketing Services appeared first on Edelman.

Brian Solis on Our Increasingly Digital Times

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Summary: We keep returning to digital impacts on public relations - they're real and building. A good overview sense of how digital tides are rising is provided by Brian Solis, of the Altimeter Group. It features a prompt to a report that Brian and a colleague, Jaimy Szymanski, have prepared on "Digital Transformation." We recommend it as a means of keeping abreast of these challenging times.

Socialbakers Appoints Mike Ainslie as Chief Financial Officer

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London, 15th April, 2014, Socialbakers, the leading worldwide social media analytics and optimization company, today appointed Mike Ainslie as Chief Financial Officer Mike joins Socialbak...

Twitter Deal Puts Spotlight on Social Data Analytics

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Another day, another deal on the social media front. The latest: Twitter has agreed to acquire data partner Gnip for an undisclosed price. The acquisition, which bring social data analytics in-house at Twitter, is designed … | MORE »The post Twitter Deal Puts Spotlight on Social Data Analytics appeared first on PR News.

STUDY: Is PR?s Focus on Digital Media Detrimental to Brand Storytelling?

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Turns out, while managing to cram powerful, sharable, effective brand messages into 140 characters is an undeniably valuable skill, PR’s focus on digital media might be drawing vital attention away from effective storytelling. This is according to a recent report by Berkeley 360, titled Stories Without Borders?International PR in an Evolving Media World, which explores current research and trends to discover how the global media landscape is shifting, and what that means for PR. The report states that, “the media in most countries has been transformed by digital technology, but success lies in the story, not the delivery.” As a press release about the study explains that while boundaries are disappearing between print and digital media, between online, social and mobile channels, and between brands and their customers, the world remains a culturally, linguistically and geographically heterogeneous place?and brands and PR professionals forget this at their peril. While social media n...

Wearable tech ? a step too far?

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We’re always on the look out for clever new technology to help us save time and create a more efficient team, but we’re not sure about this latest development from Japan. ‘Wearable eyes’ looks like it could be an early version of the latest hipster wearable tech offering, Google Glass.  Not exactly unobtrusive – these clunky ‘sunglasses’ display slightly unnerving...The post Wearable tech – a step too far? appeared first on Smoking Gun.

How To Get Your Customers To Write AMAZING Reviews (Without Begging, Pleading...

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You know you?re doing good work. Great work, in fact. Your customers are always telling you how thrilled they are with your schtuff ? usually in a quick conversation over the phone, a high-five tweet, or even a throwaway line in an email. But even with all that validation pouring your way, the official PRAISE section of your website is looking a little … skimpy. So, what?s the solution? Fire off an email to your top 10 favorite clients, and say, ?Can you write me a testimonial, pweeeease?? I?d say: probably not. Asking someone to write you a testimonial instantly makes them … nervous. Here?s what?s running through your client?s head, even if they don’t realize it: What should I say? How should I say it? Which part of your work, specifically, should I talk about? What if I sound dumb? I?m not sure how much I want to reveal, ... Read more ...The post How To Get Your Customers To Write AMAZING Reviews (Without Begging, Pleading Or Being Pushy + Creepy) appeared first on Melissa Cassera...

My Media Week: Paul Mead

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This week, Paul Mead, founder and managing director of VCCP Media, searches for a head of strategy and innovation, presents to News UK and wonders if he's the last person alive not to have finished 'Breaking Bad' yet.

?The Great British Grow Off?, from a Gardening PR point of view

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So the latest in the long line of what we like to call ‘village fete reality’ shows has arrived and by all accounts the jury seems to be out. Replacing gastronomy with gardens and sugar for sugar snap peas, from the perspective of this homes and gardening public relations agency it was always going to be a question of taste....The post ‘The Great British Grow Off’, from a Gardening PR point of view appeared first on Smoking Gun.

National pilot to test new ways of making general practice accessible and sus...

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Care UK, the independent sector health and social care provider, will develop a national pilot to test new ways for patients to access their local GP services, with an improved mix of longer face to f...

Virgin Galactic hands global PR duties to Edelman

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Virgin Galactic has picked Edelman to handle its six-figure global PR account in the build-up to its first commercial flight into space.

Moxie Minute: I?m Doing Social Media. Do I NEED Publicity?

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  The post Moxie Minute: I’m Doing Social Media. Do I NEED Publicity? appeared first on Maggie Patterson.

Turkish beer market set to continue growth ? Insights 2013

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Synopsis A detailed market research report on the Turkey beer industry. Researched and published by Canadean. Summary Why was the report written? This report comprises high level market research data on the Turkey beer industry, published by Canadean. The report covers total market (on- and off-premise) and includes valuable insight and analysis on beer market [...]

Zeiss Conquest 3-9×40 Sale by ? $369 Only.

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Carl Zeiss is a household name when it comes to the world of fine mechanics and superb optical designs. Each of the riflescopes coming from these world leaders guarantees the ultimate satisfaction in outdoor adventure. The Zeiss Conquest 3-9×40 Sale by is going on at full blast and brings to you the superb riflescope [...]

Social Matters: 3 Things That Really Matter

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  It’s an age-old question: what really matters? Well, we’re not qualified to help you with life philosophy but we do know what matters when it comes to marketing. Here are three things that really matter for your brand in social media: Create quality content. It doesn’t have to be as fancy as IBM’s Boy with […]

Royal Cornwall Show welcome new sponsor Kernow Farm and Equine Vets

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A new veterinary enterprise, formed from a merger of three prominent Cornish practices, has agreed to become a significant sponsor of the livestock and equestrian classes at the 2014 Royal Cornwall Sh...

Easter advice for families living with dementia

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With 11 eggs on a traditional simnel or apostle cake in mind, the specialist dementia team at Care UK has come up with 11 ways to make the most of the Easter holiday when you are caring for a loved on...

EBay appoints Launch PR, Exposure for UK consumer work

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Online retailer eBay has appointed Launch PR and Exposure to its roster of agencies for UK consumer work.

Coming to a Freezer Near You: PR from the Frozen Food Section?

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Because even the frozen pork rinds need love DYK that there has been a shortage in the frozen food section? Evidently, it has grown to Hungry-Man XXL proportions because the entire frozen food industry believes it has an image problem. It could be America’s push to eat healthy. Possibly, farm-to-table is to blame. Maybe, it is because of all those shows Food Network keeps creating forcing at-home cooks to believe they can be the next Emeril Lagasse. Whatever the case, the American Frozen Food Institute has decided to invest in a “multi-year, multimillion dollar PR campaign.” Oh, it’s real. It’s very real.  continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

Dog Arthritis: How to Alleviate Your Dog?s Hip & Joint Pain

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Orlando, Florida ? Dog arthritis is one of the things that pet owners tend to overlook. Veterinarians and dog experts worldwide strongly urge dog owners to make sure that their pet dog is free from the pain that dog arthritis comes with. This health problem can greatly affect a dog?s life and takes him away [...]

Roll Call: Ketchum China, NBCUniversal and More

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Jane Morgan has been named VP and director of Ketchum Greater China Consumer Brand Practice. Morgan will report to Sean Fitzgerald, partner and EVP of Ketchum Greater China. In her most recent role, Morgan served as VP of Ketchum’s Hong Kong Consumer Brand Practice after transferring from the firm’s London office. In the new role, Morgan will help monitor the consumer brand practices at all five of Ketchum’s China offices; she will also work closely with Vivien Teo, the newly appointed head of digital strategy for the Greater China operation, to further the ongoing integration of digital communications into the firm’s China work. (CampaignAsia) NBCUniversal has promoted Anand Kini to executive vice president of strategy and business insight. In this new role, Kini will assume responsibility for data-driven consumer and business insights and will continue to shape and develop NBCUniversal?s long term strategic direction. He will also be responsible for evaluating entertainment consum...

Free WMA to OGG Converter to Convert File Format Quickly

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USA – Different media formats has different advantages, which is why sometimes one needs the same media file in different formats. The advantage of OGG format is that it is an open format; that is, it is royalty and patent free. Hence, people generally prefer this format to record and share podcasts, etc. In case [...]

The Ticker: PRSA NY Finalists; Facebook Innovation; Traditional Twitter; Star...

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PRSA NY: The 2014 Big Apple Awards Finalists The New York Times: Can Facebook Innovate? A Conversation with Mark Zuckerberg CommPro: Understanding Twitter’s Impact on, and Commitment to, Traditional Media The Wall Street Journal: What Makes a Two-Tier City in China? Count the Starbucks Bloomberg Businessweek: Drivers Ignoring Recall Notices Pose Hurdle for GM New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

MasterCard renews Rugby World Cup sponsorship to push cashless message

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MasterCard is to sponsor next year's Rugby World Cup in England, with the payments firm set to use the tournament to push its NFC-enabled and mobile payment systems.

8 lessons from a startup agency?s first months

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You might want to skip ahead in time to a point where your new agency is established, but if you did, you?d miss out on some major learning experiences.

KFC offers up 'chicken corsages'

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The fast-food chain is trying to drum up attention with drumsticks in time for prom, but there are only 100 available, so act fast.

GM?s chief exec escapes from reporters in roped-off area

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After Mary Barra made remarks at a General Motors event, she quickly retreated to a safe zone to get away from reporters asking questions about the automaker?s recall.

What the '90s taught us about PR

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From the Olsen twins to Tamagotchis, the pop culture of the millennium's final decade left a lasting impression, offering a few lessons along the way.

Is There One Clear Pathway for a More Diverse PR Industry?

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I?ve been in the public relations industry since 1992, when I joined Burson-Marsteller fresh out of graduate school. I was hired as part of a first-of-its kind initiative designed to attract and retain consultants from different, non-traditional backgrounds, including but not limited to communications. My class included MBAs and MPAs and represented a culturally and...

PRWeek ? Virgin Galactic hands global PR duties to Edelman

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Read the article here: post PRWeek – Virgin Galactic hands global PR duties to Edelman appeared first on Edelman.

For Teens, It?s All About the Apps

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Project Tomorrow, a non-profit organization focused on digital technology for education, recently released the results of its 2013 survey of 325,279 K-12 students across the U.S. and it indicates that teens are moving away from social media and using more social … Continue reading

The Globe and Mail ? Envious of the e-mail ban in France? You can do the same

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Read the full article here: post The Globe and Mail – Envious of the e-mail ban in France? You can do the same appeared first on Edelman.

PRStudChat April Session: Technology & Data Allows You to Target & Amplify Gr...

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Today, with instant access to technology and an abundance of data, sharing information with audiences is quick, easy and can cross borders in an instant. The online grassroots effort has the potential to be highly targeted, achieve a greater reach, and create more impact than in year?s past.