Monthly Archives: October 2008

Social Media and Our Professional and Personal Reputations

In Brian Solis’ blog PR 2.0, in a post entitled “In the Social Web, We Are All Brand Managers,” he talks about creating corporate brands using socia media, including Facebook, Twitter, and many more. “Everything we share online, the comments we … Continue reading

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To use video or not to use video? That is the question.

Mark Rose, of, recently posted about the use of video in the PR profession. He discusses the slow process of changing the tedious tasks PR practitioners do every day into “web-based digital assets.” According to Rose, the process of … Continue reading

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Pictures are worth a thousand words

As we enter the world of PR, it is very important to know what’s gong on not only in our immediate society, but the world around us. Whether you choose to practice PR locally or internationally, it’s important to be … 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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Some resources for 417 students (and others!)

PRSA has its own blog, ComPRehension. Right now it’s covering the PRSA convention in Detroit, so you can read about some of the latest goings on in the profession. They even have some podcasts of presentations you can listen to. … Continue reading

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A possible reward for checking this blog on a weekend

Discovered via Twitter: Jack O’Dwyer is offering a free copy of his guide to PR firms (perfect for graduating seniors) to the first 50 college students who write to him. He’s also offering a subscription to his professional newsletter. The … Continue reading

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Facebooking and PR!

Today on the PR Squared blog there was a post talking about Canadian Club Whisky’s Movember event. The event itself centers around a moustache growing contest which takes place in November and is done to raise awareness towards men health. … Continue reading

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PR on the brinks of a change

In a post on PR Studies blogging site, Recession Proof PR, I was reading about the affect of the recession on the PR industry.  It was interesting because it was one of the first posts I have seen that look … Continue reading

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Should company blogging have rules?

When we first started blogging for this class I wondered to myself if there were any type of rules or codes that I had to follow when blogging. Well this week one of my friends told me that the company … Continue reading

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Come to the dark side

With many of us in this class graduating within the year, I’m guessing that a great many hours have been spent pondering what we will do with our lives after school. I think one of the first things we set … Continue reading

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