January, 2013

Getting an Edge; Why Your Elevator Speech is Crucial to Job Search

PR Job Coach

Landing an interview, let alone a job has never been tougher as we enter 2013. Job seekers still outnumber jobs available by four to one, not very good odds. And one of the biggest obstacles job hunters face is how to present and describe themselves in simple yet compelling language.

The Best Three Little Words for Branding Your Business

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“I don’t know.” ” These might be the best three little words you can use as you build your business. And here’s what got me thinking about this: Ken Mueller’s post a couple days ago was terrific.

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Time Editor Takes to Facebook to Shine a Light on Bad Pitches

Bad Pitch Blog

Our Los Angeles-based friend, Serena , tipped us off to Time''s Editor-at-Large, Harry McCracken. Harry has started posting bad pitches on his Facebook page. And we''re glad. But we''re betting the agency that sent it would like to send him the above someecard.

Streak: Possibly the Best CRM System for Small Business

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Remember when someone would say “CRM” and (y)our eyes would glaze over? CRM, public relations and small business.

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Harness the Power of Influencers and Advocates

Learn how to find and use influencers and advocates to gain buyer's trust on your behalf.

Facebook: Improving Employee Communications?

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Whether you want to go for coffee, meet a friend or keep yourself posted on your friends’ birthdays, Facebook is where today’s generation updates each other by sharing the minutest details of their lives on the platform.

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What Playing the Oboe Taught Me About Building My Own PR Practice

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I came into communications via a rather round-about path: I enrolled in a Bachelor of Music program for oboe performance. It was through my love of music that I discovered my passion for branding, public relations, and social media.

Harnessing the Power of Big Data for Public Relations

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Guest post by Jim Delaney. The sheer volume of social intelligence on the Internet is exploding.

8 Free Smartphone Apps that Earn You Money

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In less than five years, smartphones have completely changed the way we communicate with each other and access our information.

A New Year…School Daze and Setting Priorities

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I love January… especially since I’ve been teaching. Starting fresh with a new year and no major calamities to deal with… yet. Twelve exciting months waiting over the horizon. For my students, though, especially my undergrad senior Communication students at Curry College , it’s another story.

Top 15 Free PR Ideas to Grow Your Online Business

You've got a great idea, you've built your killer team, and you've maybe even gone through the first round or two of funding.

Count What Counts: #measurePR Words to Live By

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A couple of weeks ago, we kicked off the first #measurePR chat of 2013.

Stop, Look and Listen

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I don’t know if it’s acceptable to wish you a Happy New Year when we’re two weeks into 2013, but seeing as how I haven’t talked to you in 2013, I think it is. So Happy New Year! Is it a good one so far?

#measurePR: Measuring the Networked Nonprofit with Beth Kanter

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