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YOUR EMPLOYEES JUST MIGHT BE YOUR BEST-KEPT SOCIAL MEDIA SECRET

We all know how important it is to get our quality content noticed on social media. Posting and re-posting content — your own or that of other expert sources — can raise brand awareness and help establish your company as an industry thought leader.

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"National Television": Quaint, Anachronistic -- and Meaningless

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Spin in the Blender

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Thanks for a Great 15 Months

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More Harold and Kumar, Dude!

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Star's Passive-Aggressive Media Tour

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Genghis Khan Fans to Party Like It's 1199

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Paris Hilton: Media Trained

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Pick of the Orchard 6.30.06

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Russia Promotes "Sovereign Democracy" -- With Help from Ketchum

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Proof That Media Orchard Is No Geek: Second Life Creeps Us Out

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Pick of the Orchard 6.29.06

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NBC and YouTube to Make Buddy Comedy

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How to Make an Awkward Public Statement with Dignity

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Chick Says "Hooters for Neuters" is Bad Marketing

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Couric's "Listening Tour" Gets Ripped

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pr and pop culture

Pick of the Orchard 6.28.06

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Suri Cruise: Already a Victim of Hollywood Ageism?

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Obvious Headlines Click With Editors

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Baby's First Fark

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More PR Fun for MySpace: Man Bites Dog

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pr and pop culture

Pick of the Orchard 6.27.06

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Fox News Throws Everything Under the Kitchen Sink at Democrats

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What Fox News Really Needs: Democrats in Power

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Verbal Clues That a Reporter Doesn't Like You

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US Weekly: Fair and Balanced Britney Coverage

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Pick of the Orchard 6.26.06

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Only a New York Times Editor Would Make a Reference to the Italian Renaissance When Defending Jennifer Aniston Coverage

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"Utilize" vs. "Use"

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How to Be an "Extra" Correspondent

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Pick of the Orchard 6.25.06

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Killing Phil Schieber

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MarketingSherpa Needs an Accountant

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Pick of the Orchard 6.24.06

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In Defense of Dan Rather and Connie Chung

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Why Face-to-Face Communication is Best

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pr and pop culture

Pick of the Orchard 6.23.06

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Reverse Commercial for Comcast

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We Love the Smell of O'Reilly-Bashing in the Morning

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Media Orchard to PRWeek: Bring It On

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Pravda: From Trotsky to Kournikova

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Make Your Own BusinessWeek Cover in Two Simple Steps

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pr and pop culture

Pick of the Orchard 6.22.06

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fox news

More Edifying Discourse on Fox News Channel

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celebrity

Make Your Own Paris Hilton Video in Two Simple Steps

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We'll Start Again in October

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pr and pop culture

Pick of the Orchard 6.21.06

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Why We Still Love Mark Cuban

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What Does a "70E.R1B,EWI.5381" Do? Why, Sue, Of Course

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Oh, Crap: We're in Bacon's Media Database

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Melissa Theuriau is Miss World Cup

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dallas content marketing

Downtime Means Lost Customers

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Hookers and Time Warner: A Bad PR Combination

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cnn

We Have Seen the Future of CNN, and It Is Clark Goldband

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pr and pop culture

Pick of the Orchard 6.20.06

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iraq

Media Orchard Interviews Michael Yon

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Pick of the Orchard 6.19.06

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The Photograph That Made a Man Out of James Blunt

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pr and pop culture

Pick of the Orchard 6.18.06

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Media Orchard Joins MarketingProfs.com

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Liberty University's Surprising Google Ad Campaign

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Media Orchard's Top 10 Referrers

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Media Orchard Introduces New Feature: "Pimp My Blog Post"

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First Britney, Now Evangeline

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Want to Know Why We Left Journalism? Here's One Reason

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pr and pop culture

Pick of the Orchard 6.17.06

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Finally, a Replacement for Jay Leno

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dallas brand strategy

Cristal Forever -- Not

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MySpace Redeems Itself

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Britney Defends Herself

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tech public relations

Electronic Frontier Foundation Goes Viral

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Formula for a Monster Post: Don't Ask Me

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pr and pop culture

Pick of the Orchard 6.16.06

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tech public relations

We Won't Have PubSub to Kick Around Anymore

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spider-man

Spider-Man Unmasked: A Metaphor for Transparency?

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dallas brand strategy

Sexy Professions for Women: Do the Stereotypes Damage the Brand?

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Why Does Keith Olbermann Insist on Insulting Boxes of Rocks?

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pr and pop culture

Pick of the Orchard 6.15.06

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dallas pr firms

Note to David Henderson: The Check's in the Mail

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OurPrisoner.com: The First 24-Hour Interactive Reality Show

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pr and pop culture

Pick of the Orchard 6.14.06

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technology public relations

Does Anybody Know a Swiss Cameraman?

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branding

A Brand Is More Than a Name -- Even if the Name Is Hilary Duff

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dan abrams

Dan Abrams Now in Charge at MSNBC

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pr and pop culture

Pick of the Orchard 6.13.06

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dallas advertising

Help Us Find the World's Worst Banner Ad

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dallas branding

How Starbucks Did It

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Media Relations Tips from the Big Communicator

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minorities

Gannett Newspapers Seeking Minority Dial-a-Quotes

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pr and pop culture

Pick of the Orchard 6.12.06

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mavericks

Mavs 2, Heat 0

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worldwide

10 Hottest News Babes Worldwide

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Battle of the Spin Machines: Coal vs. Nuclear

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Attention MySpace PR Team: Back to Battle Stations

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pr and pop culture

Pick of the Orchard 6.11.06

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Media Orchard Is a Contendah. How About You?

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Reporter Bylines of the Future

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We Started a MySpace Page

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John Dvorak: My Formula for Writing Purposely Outrageous Things in Order to Draw Attention to Myself

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The 10 Greatest Countries in the History of the World

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pr and pop culture

Pick of the Orchard 6.10.06

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dallas public relations

Does a Bear Use the Facilities in the Woods?

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celebrity

Does That Mean We Can Crash the Next Legends Ball?

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dallas marketing agencies

PETA's Anti-Fishing Campaign Is Scaring Reggie

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tech public relations

More PR Fun for MySpace

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dallas pr firms

On PR Agencies That Overbill Their Clients

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pr and pop culture

Pick of the Orchard 6.9.06

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celebrity

Media Orchard's New Get-Rich-Quick Scheme: Selling Pics of Celebrity Babies

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Two NBA Finals Tickets: $2,000

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More Great Publicity for MySpace

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In the Future, Every PR Blogger Will Be Swift-Boated for 15 Minutes

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Brand Extensions Gone Wild, Continued: Maxim Magazine to Build Vegas Casino

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pr and pop culture

Pick of the Orchard 6.8.06

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Can Someone Please Explain the Overbilling Issue to Us?

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Ellen DeGeneres Interviews Adolf Hitler

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Do You Have a Favorite Orchard Post?

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Pick of the Orchard 6.7.06

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Nipple Slips: A Profound Metaphor for Something or Other

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The British Media Invasion

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Yee-Haw: Check Out the Texas Startup Blog

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Pick of the Orchard: 666 -- Doh!

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Message to Jody Clarke: One Day You'll Be Ashamed of Yourself

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Jennifer Aniston: Please Stop Making Movies

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It Is Difficult to Get a Man to Understand Something When His Salary Depends Upon His Not Understanding It

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We Suspected There Would Be Problems When We Saw the Tie He Was Wearing

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Sorry, But Space Bunnies Are a Mixed Metaphor

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If You Still Own Any Newspaper Stock, You Won't After Reading This

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Pick of the Orchard 6.05.06

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Getcha Head in the Game: Even Cubes Screws Up from Time to Time

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American Airlines Loves Its New Route: Miami to Dallas and Back

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Is Your Company or Industry in Decline? Bring in the Lawyers

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Five Reasons We Owe It All to Cubes

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This Post Has No Title -- Yet

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Lawyers Create Some of the Worst PR Moments

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Pick of the Orchard 6.4.06

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Pick of the Orchard 6.3.06

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Steve Rubel: Space Cadet

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Mayor Daley Cracks Up

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Pick of the Orchard 6.2.06

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True.com: Another Look

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Pick of the Orchard 6.1.06

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BLOG HISTORY

Thanks for visiting the Idea Grove blog, where you’ll get regular insights on all things PR and digital marketing. Our agency got its start when founder Scott Baradell created this blog in 2005. Today, you can find many of Scott’s early posts at Media Orchard.