Technology Addiction Takes Over 21st Century

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Do PR and marketing pros suffer from an internet problem, addiction or disorder? I wrote a guest post on “Spotlight on Marketing,” a blog by Hong Kong-based marketing consultant & coach, editor, copywriter, performer and healer Kay Ross.
Check it out:  “Technology Addiction Takes Over 21st Century“

A year of blogging about PR and Social Media

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Today is my one year anniversary of blogging about public relations and social media trends.
I want to take this opportunity to repost some of my favorite blog posts that I have written as well as post your favorites. I’d also like to thank my guest bloggers from this past year (Kay Ross, Daryl James, and […]

Twitter News: Real or Fake?

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In the past few months, Twitter has been a main source for breaking news. Unfortunately, like news broadcasts, most of the breaking news is negative. The question remains, who can you trust for your news on Twitter?
Some time before Michael Jackson was officially pronounced dead, he was already dead according to the Global Associated News. […]

Common mistakes new PR pros make

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You never stop learning in the public relations industry. You can always be a better writer, listener and practitioner. The reason why you are in the position you are today is not just because of YOU. At some point you received help or advice from someone else, whether it was a professor, colleague or mentor.
I […]

PR Webinars: Helpful or harmful?

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I receive weekly e-mails about upcoming webinars that are supposed to teach me the newest and best practices in the industry. I’m usually busy (work, work, work) and cannot attend, but in the past year I participated in a handful.
I attended a really good webinar a month or two ago that featured TopRank’s CEO Lee Odden. This was […]

Guest Post: Marketing is most sought-after skill, say employers

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Kay Ross is a Hong Kong-based marketing consultant, copywriter and editor – her company is Kay Ross Marketing. She’s also a Visiting Lecturer at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, teaching an undergraduate course in “Effective Marketing and PR Writing”. Tweet her good at http://twitter.com/kayross. 
 

Note to PR students: If you want to get a job after you […]

Guest Post: If newspaper editors taught media relations

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This guest post comes from Daryl James, former newspaper editor and reporter turned communications pro.  Daryl also taught news writing as an adjunct professor at ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication in 2007 and 2008.
 
I never studied PR, so I don’t know what they teach in school about the proper way to write a news […]

Journchat – an ongoing conversation

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Last night I discovered another great opportunity for PR Practitioner’s, Journchat. Journchat, started by Sarah Evans  is a weekly conversation via Twitter between journalists, bloggers and PR folks. The chat takes place on Monday nights from 7-10 p.m. CST. Here’s a sample of some of the questions discussed on Dec. 22:

What are the list of questions […]