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Entries from June 25th, 2007

The future of Public Relations…

June 25th, 2007 · No Comments · Public Relations

If you haven’t already done so, can I recommend you take ten minutes to read Paul Holmes’ “Manifesto for the 21st Century PR Firm”. [Paul's blog is here]. This is a recommended read in terms of looking at how some of the changes taking place online may impact PR firms. Very interesting stuff. Our PR blog […]

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You’re kidding… where’s the camera?

June 25th, 2007 · 2 Comments · Public Relations

Ken Silverstein from Harper’s has done some undercover work for a story he’s written on Washington DC’s lobbyists. As part of his research for the story he posed as a representative of a UK business with interests in Turkmenistan and contacted a few firms. More from: Yellow is the Color PR Week Tweet This Post

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Media Relations for the masses…

June 24th, 2007 · 2 Comments · Public Relations

Has anyone thought about the implications for our business when we migrate our shoddier media relations practices to the wider general public in the interest of the “art of conversation”? I think we need to invest in some datebases, some collaboration software and some common sense. Tweet This Post

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Time

June 22nd, 2007 · 1 Comment · Public Relations

There’s a drinks company in Europe that has the slogan “nothing added but time”.  The inference of course being that time, is the most valuable element of all. Time, it could be argued, is the single most important element when considering the impact of Web 2.0. Time is scarce and incredibly valuable, and as our world continues to move […]

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Your old wrinkly face book

June 21st, 2007 · 2 Comments · Social Media

Apologies for the dearth of writing recently.  My real life has been a little busy. Is it just me or has Face Book taken off in a big way (outside the realms of US students)? I seem to be getting a load of requests recently. It’s funny when “young” (for young now read sub-30 – […]

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Stuart on the importance of social media…

June 5th, 2007 · No Comments · Public Relations

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Delivering the New PR 2.0 – London

June 5th, 2007 · No Comments · Public Relations

Attending the Delivering the New PR 2.0 conference in London today. Philip is currently talking about the results from the Euroblog research project. Some headlines: Respondents who read blogs – 79% (up from 37% in 2005) Respondents who comment on blogs – 51% (up from 10%) Respondents who run blogs – 38% (up from 21%) #1 […]

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Delivering the New PR 2.0 hits London next week..

June 1st, 2007 · 1 Comment · Public Relations

Looking forward to a long weekend and then off to London for the latest installment of the “Delivering the New PR 2.0″ series on Tuesday. It takes place at the Marriott Hotel, Regents Park, London from 9.30am. You can find more information in the online brochure here. As always the usual crew will be present […]

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