Category Archives: Metis PR

Nine Ways to Avoid a Pitch Slap

Pitching is a vital part of Public Relations and includes building relationships and appeal for the benefit of the client.  I came across a post called, 9 Ways to Avoid a Pitch Slap from Valley PR Blog by Dan Wool who … Continue reading

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Creating a Personal Brand

With most of us being on the verge of graduating and entering into the ‘real world’, I found a particular post to be quite interesting.  This post caught my eye because it mentioned the idea of personal brands. While we … Continue reading

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Why it pays to be a geek in PR

While browsing the blogosphere, I came across a blog posted on The New PR, titled “Why it pays to be a geek in PR.” The title alone captured my attention, thus I read on. In this blog, Ryan Anderson explains … Continue reading

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PRWeb in Plain English

The best presentations are those that tell a story and relate to an audience at an emotional level.  Often PR practitioners propose solutions or ideas that will ultimately result in positive outcomes.  By incorporating unique creativity into a presentation, the … Continue reading

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Ten Easy Steps to Presenting

  Putting together a powerpoint presentation for the purpose of promoting an idea or campaign can be quite daunting if you don’t know what your doing.  With little time, you have to sell yourself in the best way possible, making … Continue reading

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Photography and the connection

On Garr Reynolds’ blog, Presentation Zen I found a presentation by David Griffin, photo director for National Geographic. Griffin shares some of the most astonishing and most famous photos published in National Geographic and discusses how photography can dramatically tell a story. Whether … Continue reading

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Mena Trott: Building a friendlier world through blogs

The best presentations are those that tell a story and relate to an audience on an emotional level.  Often PR practitioners utilize presentations to propose solutions or ideas that will generate positive outcomes.  I found a very interesting presentation on … Continue reading

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The Art of Presenting

 After hundreds of times going in front of a group, whether small or large, I seem to always get an intense amount of stage fright overwhelm me at the very thought of a presentation.  My normally calm, outgoing self always … Continue reading

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Randy Pausch Last Lecture: Achieving Your Childhood Dreams

Since our class has been focusing on the topic of effective presentations, there is one particular presentation that immediately stood out to me. Randy Pausch was a professor at Carnegie Mellon University. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and was told … Continue reading

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Technology is a slave to me

For many of us, technology allows faster means of communication and greater job efficiency.  With new developments being released every day it’s easy to get carried away with everything.  I came across a post from A Shel of My Former Self  blog, which describes … Continue reading

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