Monthly Archives: September 2015

American Ninja Warrior Off Course

In the history of NBC’s American Ninja Warrior (ANW), nobody had ever completed the final stage of the competition, deemed Mt. Midoriyama, until this season when two competitors completed the grueling course. Geoff Britten, was the first to complete the multi-leveled … Continue reading

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Engaging Hearts and Minds

Digital analyst, Brian Solis, captured my attention with his blog post, “Attention is a Gift: Once you have my attention, why should I care?” His focus with this blog post is to encourage his audience to create content that engages … Continue reading

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Guinness Record Holder Wins Attention

In the style of a true PR professional, Dave Farrow uses his Guinness World Record as an opportunity for relationship building. According to an interview with Forbes, Farrow developed a memory technique in order to help him cope with his … Continue reading

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What’s Next, Post Twittersphere?

In a June 12 blog post, Steve Goldstein, editorial director for PR News, made the bold statement that Twitter could be on its way out. His question to readers was simple: what will we, as PR practitioners, do without it? … Continue reading

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Some PR Pros Dissing ‘Dislike’ Button

For years Facebook users have been asking the same question, “when will Facebook finally have a ‘dislike’ button?” Well Facebookers, you’re in luck! When Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was asked about the “dislike” button at a Q&A on Tuesday, he … Continue reading

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Ad Tsunami All Wet?

It’s estimated that we are exposed to 5,000 advertisements every day. We all go through that daily ritual that includes our quick check of Twitter when we first awake, reading or watching the news during breakfast, maybe listening to Spotify … Continue reading

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Rubio Passion Ignites Social Media

Proper social media management continues to grow in importance for well-known people in order to maintain their image. This is especially relevant in politics at the moment, as several Republican presidential hopefuls try and put their own spin onto the … Continue reading

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PSL Tumblr: Fans in a Froth Over Pumpkin Portal

It’s September and you know what that means…it’s Pumpkin Spice Latte season. Americans’ love for the PSL is so strong and so widespread—I wouldn’t be surprised if fall officially became known as PSL season in the not-so-distant future. Why? Because … Continue reading

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Kanye West Tweeting Same Old Song?

At the 2015 VMAs, Kanye West was presented the Video Vanguard award from Taylor Swift. In his “Thank you” speech, he went on a tangent apologizing to Swift, talking about his love for Kim Kardashian, his career, admitting smoking weed … Continue reading

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Pope’s Messages May Scatter Flock

Late September, Pope Francis will visit the U.S. for the first time. The Pope’s visit comes at a crucial time, as the number of Catholics in the U.S. has declined by three million since 2007, according to a PEW Research … Continue reading

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