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Media's New Games: Attention, Engagement

In simpler times, consumer titles, business titles, trades and verticals comprised the entirety of media. Editors and publishers researched their audience and served it. Today a subtler framework is emerging that over time will change how PR shapes pitches and woos influencers. Successful publishers today produce either attention products or engagement products -- or both in tandem.

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Analysis: As Home Pages Fade, You and the Clients Need to Talk

PR pros, read carefully: does this sound like reality to you? People visit web sites to read what interests them. Realizing this, you pitch stories these visitors might read. When they do, the visitors might buy a product or service mentioned, or share the article with others. This indeed may be reality but is less so every day.

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SWMS: Who's Up and Who's Down on the Techmeme Leaderboard

Which well-known tech titles are on the rise? Which are falling? What are the hot new sites? A great way to find out is to analyze the Techmeme Leaderboard, a list of 100 tech web sites compiled by Silicon Valley entrepreneur Gabe Rivera and his team.

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