My 4 Favorite PR Blogs

Below are blogs I love to read.  Each is unique in its insight into the world of PR and social media, but should you choose to follow my lead and follow these blogs you will gain a well-rounded sense of the industry. BrianSolis.com– This blog offers great social media and new media insight.  Solis utilizes … Continue reading

The ordinary need not apply: finding “creatives” in the PR industry

According to a recent blog post on Mashable, the new trend in internship applications especially among start-ups is including a social media component in the application process.  What is the reason for this inspired new idea (besides the fact that companies are sick of reading through cover letters and resumes)?  For one thing, your social … Continue reading

Engage on Twitter with Twitter Chats

When the president of my PRSSA chapter shared a list of good “Twitter Chats” with myself and the other members of the organization today, I was intrigued.  I had heard her discuss them before, but as you know, I am new to Twitter and had yet to explore this function of the network.  I did … Continue reading

New FaceBook Messaging System, Hit or Miss?

On Monday, FaceBook’s new modern messaging system was selectively available by invitation only.  The reaction was mixed.  This new launch, named Project Titan, was being described as the “Gmail killer”, but Mark Zuckerberg claims it is simply aiming to simplify messaging and make it as efficient as possible. The benefits to FaceBook as an organization … Continue reading

Making PR Plays

At PRSSA National Conference 2010, our first speaker was a man by the name of Alan Kelly. He is the founder of Playmaker Systems, LLC a management consulting firm that gives the public relations industry something completely new: the standard table of influence strategies. It is the first attempt to develop a framework of how … Continue reading

Why Tweet?

< Twitter for PR (Public Relations)http://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=twitter-1224550852471242-8&stripped_title=twitter-for-public-relations-presentation&userName=corinnew  View more presentations from Corinne Weisgerber. >I was beginning to feel as if I was at a disadvantage not having a Twitter account.  Although it was the hot topic on a handful of PR blogs, I couldn’t believe that all of my peers were using it.  That is, of … Continue reading

Get on Board with Social Media: Build a Blog

As a public relations student, the words “social media” are thrown around a lot.  I felt fairly well versed being a frequent user of FaceBook and LinkedIn, but beyond that I know very little.  I guess considering that it seems as if there are new social media outlets rising to popularity each day I really … Continue reading