5 Tips for Stronger Media Relations; Plus, How #RVA Media Grade Local PR Pros

Hear from Greg Gilligan, business editor, Richmond Times-Dispatch; Lara Malbon McDuffie, assignment manager, WWBT-NBC12; and Dena Potter, news editor-Virginia, West Virginia, The Associated Press, on best ways to work with the media. Plus, how the three journalists graded Richmond-area PR pros.
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One Tweet, Text or Post Away from a PR Disaster? Hear from former Tumblr VP Marc LaFountain in His Own Words

Rhudy & Co. continues its three-part series featuring former Tumblr Vice President of Support Marc LaFountain. (See Part 1 and Part 2.) Learn how brands, businesses and nonprofits can best use Tumblr and how the social media platform keeps the wildly popular blogging site free.
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26 Reasons to Shop Local with Small Biz Saturday on Nov. 24 (HINT: 25 of the Reasons are $ in Your Pocket)

Small Business Saturday® is back on Nov. 24, 2012, thanks to American Express. The daylong celebration, now in its third year, supports “the local small businesses that boost the economy and invigorate neighborhoods.” Learn how you can involved and save $25 for helping a retailer in your hometown.
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