Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Feb 3, 2016 - Good Read From PRNews: "The 4 Cís of an Insightful PR Dashboard"
Quoting Mark Renfree in the PRNews online posting from February 1:"But the PR dashboard
should not be thought of as just another reporting document to be shuffled out during meetings. Instead, this valuable tool
should be used as a crucial learning device that senior leaders want to see early and often so it can be used to inform business
decisions." Link to read the article at PRNewsonline.com
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Friday, January 22, 2016
Jan 22, 2016 - Observer: '5 Big Changes Coming to Social Media in 2016'
Quoting the January 20th Observer.com opinion piece by Ryan Holmes:"Expect to see
new technologies fundamentally change how we interact with social media, opening up new options like shopping and enabling
us to share ever-more vivid, real-time experiences. But new functionality and the widening universe of social options also
threaten to leave some users in the dust."Link to Observer.com read the full article.
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Monday, January 11, 2016
Jan 11, 2016 - Social Savvy from Digiday: "How Tiffany found its Twitter voice"
Jan. 7th posting:"According to a December Engagement Labs ranking, Tiffany’s
Twitter game has made it the top luxury brand on the platform. The study, which used Engagement Labs’ eValue social
metrics system to compare competitors, found that Tiffany’s Twitter sees high engagement from followers, and the account
is the most responsive, replying to customers’ questions and complaints. The ranking also cited Tiffany’s #WillYou
hashtag, used in reference to its engagement rings, as representative of the brand’s most engaging tweets."Link to Digiday.com
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Friday, January 8, 2016
Jan 8, 2016 - Pew Research Features Denver Data: 'Around half of newspaper readers rely only on print edition'
the January 6th overview, which includes Denver statistics:"Data from Pew Research Center and other sources show that around
half of newspaper readers consume newspapers only in their printed form. In our study of the local news environments in three
markedly different U.S. metropolitan areas, nearly or about half of readers of the local daily paper in Denver (46%), Macon,
Ga. (48%), and Sioux City, Iowa (53%) did not access the paper online."Further, the data shows that print readers
are "news enthusiasts," and are also more likely to watch television news broadcasts. Link to PewResearch.org
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Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Jun 23, 2015 - Denver PR Is Making Headlines Nationally
Quoting the MDEDC's recent posting:"Metro
Denver's robust economy and expanding infrastructure are making headlines nationally. Check out what the media has to say
about our region."Link to read items from these national news outlets:AreaDevelopment Hartford Courant Wall Street Journal The Atlanta Journal-Constitution MSNBC The Huffington Post The New York Times NH Business Review BloombergBusiness Governing Skift Travel NationalJournal USA Today Bloomberg AP The Street Toronto Star
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Good work MDEDC and team (and our great city and state)!
Monday, May 11, 2015
May 11, 2015 - New 2015 Westword Data: "10 Best Burgers in Denver"
the 2015 rundown on the best burgers in Denver, according to Westword. Vegans, vegetarians, and those who avoid gluten (i.e.
the bun and probably other ingredients in the top ten) can stop reading now.Here's the quick recap of Westword's
findings:1) Jimmy's Urban Bar and Grill2) TAG Burger Bar3) Ste. Ellie4) Park
Burger5) Meadowlark Kitchen6) Larkburger7) The Humboldt Burger at Humboldt8)
Highland Tap & Burger9) Finley's Pub10) Cherry CricketLink to Westword for its review of each burger (including awesome food photography)
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Sunday, May 10, 2015
May 10, 2015 - PR TACTICS: "Move Over Millennials, Here Comes Generation Z"
For those keeping up on our demographic subgroups, here's an excellent overview about the
"under 20-year-olds," called Generation Z (the new realists) by Stephen Dupont, APR.Quoting
from the introduction:"Roughly defined as those born since 1996, Gen Z is the
group of under-20-year-olds, the first generation born into a digital world. The next generation of trendsetters — representing
more than 25 percent of the U.S. population (larger than the boomers or millennials, according to the U.S. Census Bureau)
— is already beginning to put its stamp on the world." Link to the Full PR Tactics article.
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Monday, May 4, 2015
May 4, 2015 - Great Read: Entrepreneur Repost Details Five Steps For Achieving a Winning Social Strategy
Quoting from the May 1 posting by Steve Lazuka that originally appeared in PRNewswire's Small Business
PR Toolkit:"Every action you take on social media should add something to your marketing
strategy as a whole. For this reason, you need an in-depth social media strategy to guide you through making the most of each
channel."Link to review Steve Lazuka's five point plan to a better social media strategy.
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Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Apr 15, 2015 - The Ultimate Denver Guide: Westword's 'Best of Denver 2015' is Out
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Friday, April 10, 2015
Apr 10, 2015 - In Case You Missed It: "Adam Scott to make Denver-set pot sitcom Buds for NBC"
Quoting from the Feb 20 "the Cannabist" posting:"NBC might soon have a sitcom on its schedule set
inside a Denver pot shop, according to multiple reports. And with the announcement of “Buds” — from creative
team Adam Scott (from the network’s near-death “Parks and Recreation”) and Joe Mande (a comic, writer and
Twitter phenom) — cannabis has broached a different aspect of mainstream media... ...'Buds' is a part
of NBC’s 2015-16 development cycle, according to various outlets. Its executive producers are Adam and (his producer
wife) Naomi Scott and Mande, and it’s the first sale since the Scotts’ production company Gettin’ Rad Productions
signed a first-look deal with Universal TV in 2014."Link to TheCannibist.coAlso check out a related posting on Fusion.net
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