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Entries from September 26th, 2008

Hello World…

September 26th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Public Relations, Social Media

I’ve been travelling quite a bit recently (and as many people ask, I’m delighted to report that the Heathrow issue didn’t arise this time around so hopefully that chapter is behind me) and the past week has been a little hectic so I haven’t been keeping on top of my RSS feeds… Reviewing my feeds […]

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PR’s Future Demands Leadership Not Rhetoric

September 12th, 2008 · 8 Comments · Public Relations

I am currently re-reading Stuart Ewen’s excellent book "PR! A social history of spin" which provides an incredibly interesting insight into the emergence of modern Public Relations through the twentieth century. One of the things that strikes me about the incredible transition that took place over that period was the intellectual rigour that was invested […]

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Tom’s in Seattle all week

September 12th, 2008 · 4 Comments · Off-topic

I’ll be in Seattle all next week… Tweet This Post

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PR brain, social media pillars and dealing with online misinformation….

September 7th, 2008 · No Comments · Public Relations, Social Media

John Bell has an interesting post and presentation on measuring your social media score.   Charles Heflin provides ten pillars of social media engagement. [Thanks to Sherrilynne Starkie for the link].   Neville Hobson posts about GMs new efforts to address rumours and misinformation circling the internet with "GM facts and fiction". Tweet This Post

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New PR firm… social media echo chamber… when e-mail goes bad and blog badges..

September 5th, 2008 · 4 Comments · Public Relations, Social Media

A big congratulations to Stephen Davies on his brave new venture, he’s set up his own PR firm 3WPR. You can read the announcement here, and Stephen’s blog post on the new venture here. I wish him the very best of luck! I found myself nodding in agreement with Jonathan Trenn‘s editorial on ZDNet: Echo […]

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