June, 2012

Why Buffer, HootSuite and Post Planner are the Holy Trinity of Managing Social Media

Waxing UnLyrical

When it comes to staying on top of social media, one of the big challenges we have is to find the social media tools that will help us achieve a happy medium between curating, listening, engaging and producing content. Frankly, I think that medium isn’t all that happy.

Typos, Dirty Minds & Other SFW Topics

Bad Pitch Blog

UPDATE: BPB Editorial Board founding member, David Parmet , has brought it to our attention that Rachael Ray''s unfortunate cover is, in fact, a hoax. But read on, the rest is legit. We''ve written about typos in the past. I''ve even written about them in my nefarious other blog.

Tweet After Death: How to Use Social Media to Live Forever

Waxing UnLyrical

I don’t believe in ghosts. I know, that seems rather snappy and off-handed to say, so immediately like that, but I don’t. I’m not saying I don’t have views on the universe, spirituality, whatever …. I just don’t believe in ghosts.

The Intern and the Executive Coach, Part I: Clueless

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This is a true story. I received this email about a month ago.

Harness the Power of Influencers and Advocates

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

How Nissan Micra Rode the Social Media Bandwagon

Waxing UnLyrical

Finally! I have a new car! It took me just 24 hours to gather advice from my friends and family and decide which car to buy (unlike how my dad used to endlessly agonize over the same decision).

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Blogging Upstream

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Guest post by Marcia Zellers. Some of us follow the current; some of us prefer to swim upstream. I have never had much interest in the status quo, and I get a particular charge out of trying to spot the blurry opportunities hiding behind society’s clear-cut edges.

On Thought Leadership in Public Relations

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Guest post by Craig Pearce. Thought leadership is widely practiced by organizations seeking to differentiate themselves from peer organizations, enhance their reputation and gain consistent coverage in targeted communication mechanisms.

How Do You Like Them (Infographic) Apples?

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Guest post by Jim Dougherty. There’s a line in the chorus of Nicki Minaj’s song “Starships,” where she sings “hands up and touch the sky.” ” I know this for two reasons: #1 because it’s on the radio all the time, and. #2

Toon Time: Paid in Full

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Erin Feldman is the marketing communications manager at TouchSystems , a touch screen company based in Hutto, Texas. Her background is in marketing and creative writing, and she riffs about writing right at her blog, Write Right (so write right, don’t make her use her red pen).

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.

Brave New World

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One of the great joys in my current life as a communication professor at both Curry College (undergrad full-time) and Regis College (grad part-time) is being able to participate in the colleges’ commencement ceremonies.

Toon Time: Balancing Act

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Erin Feldman is the marketing communications manager at TouchSystems , a touch screen company based in Hutto, Texas. Her background is in marketing and creative writing, and she riffs about writing right at her blog, Write Right (so write right, don’t make her use her red pen).

Picking up on #measurePR (May 2012)

Waxing UnLyrical

Yes, I know your #measurePR recaps from last month are delayed. I’m really, really sorry, but you know how crazy it’s been for me lately… and right now, I’m trying really hard to do a good job of catching up.

When The Supremes Rang My Bell

Waxing UnLyrical

If you’ve ever wondered what my politics are, you’ve probably been kept wondering for a while. Because I don’t usually talk, or write, politics. It’s not my bag, and it’s certainly not WUL’s bag.

Travel Essentials for PR Pros, Or: What’s In Your Wallet?

Waxing UnLyrical

For those of you in the U.S., we’re approaching the height of summer vacations and travel. For those of you not in the U.S.,

So, You’re Not a Connector?

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I was having a conversation with a fellow member of the communication community recently when they mentioned that a certain pro wasn’t really a connector. Now, while this was in the context of making introductions, I was a little surprised.

Catching Up

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You know what’s funny about today’s post? It almost didn’t get written. Now, that’s not “laugh out loud” funny; in fact, it’s not humorous at all.