Monthly Archives: April 2010

Does Social Media Make You Less Trustful?

Do you trust your friends and colleagues to be creditable sources of information about a company? If so, you’re in the minority. According to Edelman’s 2010 Trust Barometer, the number of people who do is 25 percent — a big … Continue reading

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Good Feelings Towards Cronkite PR

As we round out the final week of blogging and finish the week of our social media projects, I cannot help but reflect back on what I have learned and evaluate the Cronkite School’s PR program as a whole. Although … Continue reading

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Facebook-me.com

I was reading an article about Facebook-me.com while watching an MTV True Life program about how teens are addicted to Facebook and their digital devices. A male and female on the episode were so addicted to the social media world … Continue reading

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Easy Tips on SEO

Everyone in the world of journalism, whether print or online, should have an idea about Search Engine Optimization (SEO), and if they don’t, they are far behind the curve. SEO is the process of acquiring volume or quality of traffic … Continue reading

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Have You Gotten to Ride the Google Wave?

Last May, Google introduced a new program that would be the newest way to communicate online. Google Wave is a “personal communication and collaboration tool,” that combines multiple communication platforms. Google designed Google Wave to combine e-mail, instant messaging, wikis … Continue reading

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Four tips for using social media for PR and Marketing…correctly

Some businesses know about the importance of social media in the 21st century and they want to be included on every platform possible, whereas other businesses don’t want anything to do with it. Neither of these situations is correct. It … Continue reading

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Twitter Debuts Sponsored Tweets

I read a recent article on PRSA which announced and explained Twitter’s debut of its latest application, “promoted tweets,” which was launched on Tuesday, April 13. Since Twitter’s launch four years ago, many people have been curious to see if … Continue reading

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Give and Take

The animosity between the public relations students and the other students at the Cronkite School is no secret. We hear it all the time, being referred to as the, “ PR People,” and then eye rolls that follow when you … Continue reading

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A Refresher on Social Media Networking

As social media continually immerses itself into our daily lives with sites such as Twitter, Facebook, blogging and recently the location based social media application, Foursquare, it is important to make sure we are using it correctly and to its … Continue reading

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Managing Social Media Attention

The title of this article really caught my attention. Social media has become such a huge part of our everyday lives and I think it is very important to know how to manage it. The article reports that the average … Continue reading

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