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Is your boss on Twitter?

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I’m not a comic strip fan, but I thought this was funny. This goes to show how mainstream Twitter has become – it’s in Dilbert.

*comic strip courtesy of Dilbert.com

13 must-do tricks for network newbies

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This week’s Social Sunday column in the OC Register features 13 must-do tricks for networking newbies based on tweets from #journchat. My tweet was featured as one of the 13 “tricks.”
Check it out and read the rest of the great advice:
13 must-do tricks for network newbies.

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“

The I want it right now generation

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This generation will forever be known as the I want it right now generation. Want to read a book? There’s no need to go to the library, purchase a Kindle.  Need to connect with someone? Some people prefer Facebook chat or Tweeting as opposed to the traditional phone call. Want to find out more info […]

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. […]

An introduction to higher education PR

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I work in higher education PR. I don’t go to grad school for PR as some of my friends think I do.
I have been working in higher education PR for two years and I still get questions from outsiders about what I do. Since some people don’t understand, I thought I would provide an overview […]

Branding myself better

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This past week I switched my Twitter handle from @ArizonaBrian to @BrianCamen. When I first signed up for Twitter in May 2008 I wasn’t worried about branding myself. I was just experimenting. Now 900+ followers later, I decided to make the change.
Articles on picking a Twitter handle suggest using a variation of your real name. Hopefully my followers […]

May 10, 2009 • Tags: , , • Posted in: Random • 2 Comments

The outdated PR textbook

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A week ago was the first time in two years I really cleaned my closet. It was  time for me to throw out college papers and empty boxes. One thing I found on the bottom of my closet was one of my old PR textbooks from college, Public Relations: The Profession and the Practice.

I started reading […]

Your Tweets as a sidebar in a newspaper…

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Would this be the complete opposite of traditional journalism…?
Your tweets on the sidebar of a story in a newspaper – unedited.
Personally I haven’t seen it happen yet, but it’s inevitably going to happen sooner then we think. There are already a ton of journalists tweeting and there are even stories about what people are tweeting about. […]