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Station Benchmarking Report Update

Last Updated by Brionne Griffin on

We're very excited to share the latest version of the Station Benchmarking Report. The program launched earlier this Spring, and this is the second installment, showing data through full quarter Q2 2014 (April-June).

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How to Tweet All Day Without Losing Your Job

Last Updated by Taylor Berglund on

It's no secret local station employees wear numerous hats and are responsible for several things at any given moment. It can be difficult to manage, but keeping a strong Twitter presence doesn’t always require all of your precious time. In fact, by using these tips below, it's possible to maintain a healthy Twitter feed while still doing all of your other jobs.

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Google Analytics Custom Dashboard Templates

Last Updated by Amy Sample on

Since Google Analytics now allows people to share Dashboards, I wanted to share some of the ones I created for the step-by-step guide. Copy the link and paste it in your browser. Then just apply it to any profile(s) you like. The layout and settings will be applied to your own data.

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Lunch and Learn: Leveraging PBS’s National Social Media Audience for Local Station Promotion

Posted by José Fernández on

How PBS can help promote your local station content, events, websites, Facebook pages,etc.

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Social Media Spotlight: Twitter's New Dashboard

Posted by Kevin Dando and Natalie Benson on

Here’s another reason for you to consider setting up a Twitter ads account, even if you don’t have one, or intend to ever use it – Twitter now makes available a wide range of very helpful new metrics, but only for users who have a Twitter ads account set up.

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#PBSinterns Twitter Chat Recap

Posted by Joche Angbazo | Station Products and Innovation Intern | PBS Digital on

Yesterday, the PBS interns held a twitter chat for all the PBS interns, both at the headquarters and across the nation, could share their internship experiences.

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Intern Angle: PBS Digital Studios

Posted by Taylor Berglund | SPI Intern | PBS Digital on

The PBS summer interns have a unique opportunity to interact with, and learn from, a vast array of PBS staff across all departments. In this series, SPI intern Taylor Berglund profiles these PBS staff members and shares his takeaways.

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PBS Digital Studios' Online Fundraising Opportunities

Posted by Brionne Griffin | Marketing Associate | PBS Digital on

If your local PBS station wants to explore online fundraising opportunities for online video creation, look no further. PBS Digital Studios offers a number of online resources. In fact, in the last 6 months, they helped stations raise a total of $144,00 through crowdfunding. Flip through the deck for more info.

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The SPI Team Takes on Social Media!

Posted by Joche Angbazo on

The Station Products and Innovation team that you know and love is active on many social media platforms so we can be better connect with all of you. You can find us on Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr, and Google+. Each of our accounts offer a different experience for our followers, but the theme remains constant.

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Start Dayparting Your Social Media Posts

Posted by Taylor Berglund on

You may or may not be familiar with “dayparting” as a television or radio strategy. Basically, you schedule different shows for your early morning time than you would for mid-afternoon, primetime, or even late night. More and more, though, companies are starting to use dayparting in their social media as well. It’s an intimidating-sounding word, but it’s actually really easy to implement.

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