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Laura Hale Brockway
39 ways to close your emails If you’re emailing a stranger, you might want to stick with traditional sign-offs, but if you’re close to the person you’re messaging, why not have a little fun with it?
 

PR Daily Staff
The 5 most popular stories on PR Daily this week
This week readers were interested in crisis takeaways from Crock-Pot and "This Is Us," résumé-boosting online marketing certifications, influencer marketing tips and more.
 
PR Daily Staff
Quiz: Are you stuck in a communications rut?
See how Ragan Consulting Group can help your organization transform the way it reaches audiences.
 
Ted Kitterman
Cell phones, Twitter offer vital channels as another mass shooting unfolds
Students texted messages of love to their parents—and uploaded chilling video—as a gunman stalked the halls of a Florida high school. Officials, meanwhile, tweeted updates to the public.
 
Brendan Gannon
30 jobs in the PR and marketing world
What are some of the world’s most influential people passionate about—aside from their chosen professions? Find out, then browse our list of available job openings.
 
Anna Johansson
6 ways to craft engaging content
Grab consumers’ attention with interactive tactics such as quizzes, worksheets and more. Try these ideas on for size.
 
Laura Hale Brockway
What words are you in love with?
This Valentine’s Day, fall in love with language by investigating the meanings of your favorite words. Here are 14 winners to get you started.
 
PR Daily Staff
Don't ignore these measurement rules in 2018
Make sense of the numbers with guidance from experts at Scripps Health, Southwest Airlines, KPMG and more.
 
Michelle Garrett
What PR pros wish they could tell journalists
Although practitioners in the two fields sometimes have contentious exchanges, they have a lot in common. Here's an open letter intended to bridge the gaps between them.
 
Frank Strong
Study: The perfect blog post length—and how long it should take to write
Should you publish weekly, daily or monthly? Will a 1,000-word post get more views than one that's only 500 words? The answers are in the data.
 
PR Daily Staff
The 5 most popular stories on PR Daily this week
This week readers were interested in innovative digital tools for enhancing PR efforts, tactics for writing enticing headlines, PepsiCo's 'Lady Doritos' fiasco and more.
 
Brendan Gannon
30 jobs in the PR and marketing world
Asking questions during an interview is a terrific way to position yourself as the ideal candidate for a role, but when is the best time to ask them? Hint: It’s not only as you’re wrapping up.
 
Alex Armitage
9 expert tips for writing press release headlines
Grabbing a reporter’s attention can all come down to your subject line. Here’s what PR veterans suggest should guide your efforts to be pithy and exhaustive at the same time.
 
Daphne Gray-Grant
A call for writers to switch off the smartphone
To preserve productivity and creativity (and sanity), the author advises taking control of screen time.
 
Mark Nichol
5 alternatives to clunky prepositional phrases
These multi-word modifiers can clarify your meaning, but they’re not always necessary. Try these tactics to streamline your text.
 
PR Daily Staff
The 5 most popular stories on PR Daily this week
This week readers were interested in how to navigate Facebook's stream of updates, tips for boosting social media engagement, Instagram announcing post scheduling and more.