Monthly Archives: May 2009

So PR is Extinct, Eh?

On the Web 2.0 Journal, Fuat Kircaali blogs: …roughly 70% of today's PR firms with their traditional public relations and communications business structures will not survive the fast-approaching social media avalanche. He further states that ninety per cent of today's … Continue reading

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Twitter as Tech PR Market Research Aid

Last week I wrote about the growing number of ways in which we are using Twitter to support PR programs.  I cited an example of Twitter as another channel to use and monitor during media interviews (see Fact Checking the … Continue reading

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Twitter as Interview Aid: Fact Checking the Fact Checker

The more our teams use Twitter in support of PR programs, the more uses we find for it. I thought I'd share two recent examples: one in which Twitter helped during an interview, and a second (for tomorrow's post) that … Continue reading

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Charting Content and Buzz in Real Time, Visually

As if things weren't already fast-paced and noisy enough, the rise of Twitter and similar tools over  the past year or so has increased the pace of and the volume of online chatter. I have blogged about the growth of … Continue reading

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Is this Jiminy Glick’s Second Act?

I finally caught Fox commentator Glenn Beck on TV. I had wanted to see him for a while now due to the buzz he has been getting.  The Left portrays Glenn Beck as some kind of bombastic, nutty Howard Beale … Continue reading

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ZDNet Survey (part 2) on Social PR is Out

I just thought readers of this blog ( typically tech PR and social media types) should know  that part II of the ZDNet survey on the state of PR and social media is now out. The second part in the … Continue reading

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Socially Media-Savvy CEO

I am going to be speaking at the Conference Board Corporate Communications and Web 2.0 event this Friday in NY.   I'll be co-presenting with Jay Krall of Cision. One of the points I will make – and this should come … Continue reading

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Read This before Shortening that next URL

With the growth of Twitter more PR people are using URL shorteners, but what does this mean for the future of your links and are there SEO implications? To find our more please read my article The Skinny on URL … Continue reading

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Tales from the Forefront of Attention Science

Colored lights can hypnotize… sparkle someone else's eyes Those words are from the lyrics of American Woman, a song by the 70's band Guess Who.   They came to  mind as I read the article: Ear Plugs to Lasers: The Science … Continue reading

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What’s so Funny About Peace, Love and Global Warming?

Sure, we all do it.  We all spin.  Everyone chooses the words they feel will best help them in a given situation.  Yet, get caught in the act of doing this in a calculated way and alarm bells go off; … Continue reading

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