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  1. Advice and Tips for Nonprofits on Social Media
    This is an instructional guide for non-profits to improve their online presence via social media. This guide is helpful for small businesses and non-profits in the beginning and intermediate development stages of social media accounts.
  2. The Before, During, and After of a Social Media Customer Service Strategy
    Sources News Release

    Using social media as a customer service tool is not a revelation these days. We have all seen customer service representatives from big name brands on Twitter. But these one-off initiatives rarely provide the support they are intended to provide.
  3. The First 20 Minutes: A Daily Social Media Diet
    Sources News Release

    Staying up to date with the world's activities could take all day if we let it. The first 20 minutes of your day can offer you a successful path to productivity. How do you spend the first 20 minutes?
  4. Frequently Asked Questions about Sources
    SOURCES is a media service that connects journalists, editors, authors and researchers with the sources they need for their work. SOURCES spotlights organizations, institutions, government agencies, companies, and individuals who want to share their expertise and points of view with the media. The SOURCES directory is used by thousands of reporters and researchers who need to find quotable sources and reliable information for their news stories or research.
  5. From Sources: More tools for getting your messages out
    Sources News Release

    Sources members can benefit from media training, free news release postings and calendar listings, and they can include their books in the Sources Bookshelf. It's all at, where you'll also find breaking news from around the world.
  6. Getting your story into the media
    Stories are the heart and soul of the media. Journalism is about telling stories, and good stories require sources # human contacts, the people who provide informed comment and expertise, the people who make stories interesting and informative.
    For more than 30 years, SOURCES has provided a vital networking service connecting journalists with the sources they need # the experts and spokespersons without whom the media would have no stories to tell.
  7. Have new social media made 'traditional' media obsolete?
    New media provide additional channels for getting messages out, but they don't make older media obsolete. The task is of public relations is to reach people through the media they use. In an increasingly diverse and fragmented world, that means using as many different channels of communication as possible.
  8. Helping you reach the media
    How Sources can help you get more and better media coverage

    Media coverage is the most valuable kind of publicity there is because it is based on the news value or information value of what you do or say, and is therefore far more credible than paid publicity like advertising. SOURCES makes it possible for organizations, institutions, companies, and individuals to reach the media effectively, consistently, and inexpensively. SOURCES has been helping organizations, companies, institutions, and individuals get media attention for over 30 years.
  9. How to Avoid the Dreaded 'UnLike'
    Sources News Release

    It's imperative that organizations reach these 'overconnected' fans with useful engagement because we all know that gaining a 'like' doesn't necessarily translate to gaining a fan.
  10. Seven Top Tips for Using QR Codes
    Sources News Release

    The QR code connects the real world to the web and stimulates the social conversation. Randall Craig offers seven key considerations for using them.
  11. Social Media
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  12. Social Sales: Shortening the Funnel
    Sources News Release

    The practice of using social media to actively seek sales is a long-debated topic among organizations. Social media is an effective tool to help the sales process, and one of the most effective strategies is to give something in order to get somethin
  13. Sources gives you powerful tools to help you stand out from the crowd
    An overview of how you can use SOURCES to amplify your message.
    SOURCES is a media service that connects journalists, editors, writers, producers and researchers with the sources they need for their work. Being included in SOURCES positions you as a media source and puts you in line to receive more media calls and more media coverage.
  14. Using Social Media To Build Your Brand
    Social media is the fastest growing medium to market your product and communicate with your audience. And when it comes to branding your product it just might be the simplest and cheapest way to create awareness to potential clients.
  15. Viral Video: Cracking the Code
    Sources News Release

    Who wouldn't want their video to go viral? With thousands, or sometimes millions, of views your message is shared across platforms and likely across continents. Yet, why are these videos so lucky? What do they do to deserve so much exposure?