Tag Archives: media

Stalking people? No it is just Foursquare

Have you ever walked into a new restaurant hoping that it will be delicious, but you did not know what to expect? Or, have you ever gone to a concert and thought, “I wonder if I will run into anyone … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Seeking to Kill Bad Press IS Bad Press

It’s a part of the game.  When a company is publicly traded they are targeted with a great deal of public scrutiny.  Many times, companies try to avoid this or discredit those who are criticizing them.  This is only natural to defend the company’s … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

2-Year-Old Finds iPad Easy to Use

The iPad is not only for teens and adults, according to Mashable.com two-year-olds can use them too! What is our world coming to? Two-year-olds are playing with  apps like Dr. Seuss on the iPad. When I was growing up I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Blogs Killing the Newspaper Star

Over the last few years, sport writers (in particular baseball beat writers) have had to evolve because of the ever changing times of media. No longer can a beat writer just file their stories for the morning’s paper, or simply … Continue reading

Posted in Fidelis | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments

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

Posted in Metis PR | Tagged , , , , | 19 Comments

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

Posted in Metis PR | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Metis PR | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Your Search Engine Results are as Important as Your Resume

by Metis PR I selected a posting from the PRos in Training blog called, “Your Search Engine Results are as Important as Your Resume.” Most public relations professors, like many of the people in this class, focus on honing their … Continue reading

Posted in Metis PR | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments