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By Tech   on 7/23/2014 6:25 AM

PRSourceCode, Alexandria, VA,  announces the launch of Ocular8, a tech super spider as well as media analysis and tracking service that empowers tech companies and agencies to amp up their coverage and measure performance – standalone and against their competitors. Ingesting real-time content from 600+ tech and business media outlets and social media, Ocular8 gives subscribers real-time insight on who’s covering what, relative media volume, as well as which platforms and writers to pitch.

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By News Account on 7/22/2014 4:14 PM

Washington Women in Public Relations held its 2014 Emerging Leaders Awards (ELA) on July 22 and recognized “six young women who have already made their mark on the communications industry, while also dedicating their time and effort outside of the office to other organizations, nonprofits and groups.” The six ELA finalists were:

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By News Account on 7/22/2014 10:59 AM

- Crosby Marketing Communications, based in Annapolis, promoted Julian Hernandez and Abebe Kebede;

- Annapolis-based Weitzman opened an office in Easton, MD; and,

- At the Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau, Advertising and Promotions Director Frank DiVenti has been promoted to Chief Marketing Officer.

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By News Account on 7/21/2014 5:12 PM

Since the early 1960s, Ad 2 chapters across the nation have been providing pro-bono advertising and marketing campaigns to nonprofits in their communities. Ad 2 DC’s 2013-2014 campaign placed second nationally, providing the nonprofit with advertising, social media, public relations, fundraising and infrastructure support.

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By Insights Account on 7/21/2014 8:25 PM

 

Capitol Communicator is running a series featuring an in-depth look at communicators in the mid-Atlantic.  In this "Up Close and Personal" post, we feature Robert Grubbs, design director and vice president at GMMB in Washington, D.C. Photo by Cade Martin.

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By News Account on 7/21/2014 4:13 PM

D.C.-based creative agency Design Army and swimwear brand Karla Colletto have taken their long-running creative partnership to the next level with a unique capsule collection, set to debut with Karla Colletto’s Cruise 2015 collection at SwimShow in Miami.

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By News Account on 7/21/2014 10:42 AM

- Ogilvy Public Relations in D.C. will provide pro-bono support to the Wilson Center's Women in Public Service Project;

- Carousel30 announced several promotions - including Greg Kihlström being named CEO - and staff additions; and,

- Hampton Shaddock launched PRxAdvocacy in D.C.


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By Tech   on 7/18/2014 11:40 AM

According to Counterpoint Research, Apple's iPhone 5s is still the world's most-popular smartphone, besting the Samsung Galaxy S5. Despite the iPhone 5s beating the Samsung Galaxy S5 for best-selling smartphone in May, Samsung's Galaxy S4 and Note 3 came in third and fourth, respectively, while the iPhone 5c came in at fifth. Find out how far behind the Galaxy S5 is from the iPhone 5s

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By News Account on 7/17/2014 9:05 AM

PRWeek released its list of 50 “power players (who) have the blueprint for effective global strategies as companies expand into new markets to increase growth and agencies promote their integrated business models. PRWeek enlisted mentors, colleagues, and friends to best describe what puts these influential PR pros in a class by themselves.” The top-five are:

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By News Account on 7/16/2014 3:42 AM

- The Martin Agency has opened its first office outside the U.S. — at a London address less than half a mile from Buckingham Palace;

- Environics Communications announced that Jake Lynn has joined the agency’s D.C., office as a VP; and,

- Steven J. Schupak has been promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer at Maryland Public Television.

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