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63% of startups want customer acquisition and 59% want brand awareness from their digital marketing, according to a survey of 55 startups.

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51% of startups believe earned media will deliver the best return in 2015 and online PR is one of two areas startups require most help with.

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Research from Cision says that experts are important sources of information for 39% of journalists.

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According to Cision, PR pros are looking at metrics other than awareness and engagement. They’re considering how their work generates leads.

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