How People Made 2010 What It Was

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Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali How People Made 2010 What It Was December 31st, 2010 Tweet Just a few more hours before we put our 2010 calendars away and start our New Year, eh?

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Four Steps To Optimize A News Release For Google News

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Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Four Steps To Optimize A News Release For Google News November 15th, 2010 Tweet Guest post by Erica Holt Please stop yawning Don’t worry.

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7 Reasons To Add Amplify To Your Social Networks

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The Problem With PR

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Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali The Problem With PR September 14th, 2010 Tweet You know what the problem with PR is? says: September 15, 2010 at 3:39 pm [.]

MeasurePR: The BrandBuilder Edition

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Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali MeasurePR: The BrandBuilder Edition November 3rd, 2010 Tweet If you work in the PR/marketing world(s) (are they one now?

Veterans Day: A Granddaughter Remembers

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Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Veterans Day: A Granddaughter Remembers November 11th, 2010 Tweet The strong, silent type My grandfather never talked about the war.

How Google Instant Might Impact Your Small Non-Profit

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Bing, Nielsen recently reported , received nearly 14 percent of search traffic in August 2010. Erica Holt says: October 19, 2010 at 10:06 am [.]

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How Reading Fairy Tales Can Improve Public Relations

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Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali How Reading Fairy Tales Can Improve Public Relations December 28th, 2010 Tweet What’s your favorite fairy tale?

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Customize Your Blog's Error Page in 5 Easy Steps

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Five Productivity Tools for PR Pros

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Snapping at Synapses: Why Digital Death Sucks

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Is the Resume Dead?

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I often have commented in blogs and guest posts why it is important today to speak to and about your accomplishments. Fact is companies want to know what you have accomplished not just what jobs you have held. Your past accomplishments are an indicator of how you will perform in the future. So in this hotly competitive job market, you must “stand out” and be “outstanding.” Yet it is well to be aware that the bar on job search is rising.

How To Become A Public Relations Star

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The Appropriate Ask -- The Top Ten Questions to Ask a New Network Connection

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The majority of folks landing new jobs today are doing it through networking and their networks. Tools like job boards, classified ads, job fairs and blind mailings are useful but there is nothing like good old fashioned networking whether it’s in person or not. The question is “what are the best questions to ask of a new or renewed connection?” It depends on how well you know this person and how long you have had a relationship.

Talking The Social Media Walk

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Ten Reasons PR Pros Should Blog

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Online Videos 101: Keep It Simple, Stupid

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Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Online Videos 101: Keep It Simple, Stupid December 9th, 2010 Tweet Guest post by Erin Greenfield Four months ago I splurged on a $350 Panasonic camcorder.

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Public Relations Lessons From Jesus, The Apostles And The Bible

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Judging A Blog Post By Its Cover

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And if you look at my posts pre- and post-June 30, 2010, you’ll see the difference.

Walking the Social Talk

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When The Media Plays Scrooge

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Automation in Public Relations Measurement: Yea/Nay?

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November 18th, 2010 Tweet Guest post by Seth Duncan As a researcher in the PR industry, I couldn’t be more excited about some of the advances I’ve seen around automation in media measurement over the past several years. Waxing UnLyrical -- Topsy.com says: November 18, 2010 at 10:02 am [.]

New Year's Resolutions for Job Seekers

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Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali New Year’s Resolutions for Job Seekers December 2nd, 2010 Tweet Are you planning to add job seeking to your list of New Year’s resolutions?

Weekly Roundup: The Magic of Discovery

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Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Weekly Roundup: The Magic of Discovery November 14th, 2010 Tweet Whither blogroll?

A Decade of Thanksgivings

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Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali A Decade of Thanksgivings November 25th, 2010 Tweet Love, Remarkable Today is Thanksgiving Day in the U.S.

Weekly Roundup: Unsung Heroes

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Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Weekly Roundup: Unsung Heroes December 5th, 2010 Tweet I think the whole Digital Death thing has been playing on my mind more than I realized.

Making The Most Of A Twitter Chat

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Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Making The Most Of A Twitter Chat September 2nd, 2010 Tweet Huddle, huddle, roil and muddle I remember the first Twitter chat I attended.

Bringing Open Community To Public Relations

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From Couch To 5K: Why Lindsay Allen Runs

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WOM: What's Really Behind The Buzz

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Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali WOM: What’s Really Behind The Buzz November 24th, 2010 Tweet Guest post by Bryce Keane What’s the buzz?

HOW TO BE FOUND IN SEARCH ENGINES

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Increasingly search engines like Google and Bing are becoming the first destination of choice for companies and their search firms and human resource professionals when looking for people to recruit or vetting job candidates. The chief dilemma for the job seeker is to how to make sure you can be found through search engines.

Advice for Newly and Soon-to-be Minted PR Pros - How to Thrive and Survive in PR

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On Saturday, March 18, 2010, I had the honor and pleasure of speaking to about 80 newly and soon-to-be minted public relations professionals at a regional PR student conference at San Jose State University The theme of the conference was "Surviving in the Public Relations Industry."

Weekly Roundup: Rethinking Color

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Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Weekly Roundup: Rethinking Color October 24th, 2010 Tweet Hit in the face by pink I don’t know about other countries, but here in the U.S.,

Kpop Lessons: Handling Defamation Through Public Relations

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Colors Of My Life

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Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Colors Of My Life December 11th, 2010 Tweet I had an early start yesterday. Later that afternoon, the DC area received its first snowfall of 2010. I should say the first snowfall of the 2010 winter season, because who can forget Snowmageddon? (

Is Pay-to-Post Blogging The New Advertorial?

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November 23rd, 2010 Tweet Guest post by Jackson Wightman I take part in a few Twitter chats when time permits. In 2010, blogs and bloggers are truly influencers. Waxing UnLyrical -- Topsy.com says: November 23, 2010 at 10:16 am [.]

10 Reasons to Attend IABC/DC Metro's Silver Inkwell Awards Gala

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have some neat giveaways, including a couple of comps to GrowSmartBiz 2010 on November 5 ( disclosure: I’m speaking, and Network Solutions, one of the hosts, is my client ), and something very special from writing coach extraordinaire, Ann Wylie.

What Is Your Good Name?

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December 7th, 2010 Tweet In India, if you meet someone for the first time you are more than likely to be asked a question that roughly translates to, “What is your good name?&# Waxing UnLyrical -- Topsy.com says: December 7, 2010 at 8:27 am [.]

How A Fake Taxidermist Is Keeping AT&T On Its Toes

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Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali How A Fake Taxidermist Is Keeping AT&T On Its Toes September 27th, 2010 Tweet Remember how @BPGlobalPR , the fake BP “PR&# Twitterfeed took off?

Meandering Through Measurement

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I saw Angela at PRSA’s 2010 International Conference, and suddenly realized I’d seen her presentation before. Comment as Show More Trackbacks Tweets that mention Meandering Through Measurement | Waxing UnLyrical -- Topsy.com says: November 20, 2010 at 10:56 am [.]