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Entries from July 29th, 2009

New Microsoft Corporate VP of PR..

July 29th, 2009 · No Comments · Public Relations

You probably have already heard that yesterday we announced some changes at the helm of PR at Microsoft  (obviously I use the word ‘we’ in the broadest possible sense ). Simon Sproule has left Microsoft (or will at the end of August) to take a new role with the Renault-Nissan alliance in Paris. Frank Shaw […]

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Ragan Conference at Microsoft

July 24th, 2009 · No Comments · Public Relations, Social Media

For those who might be interested, there’s a Ragan conference on best practices in internal communications, PR and social media planned for November 16-18 2009 at our corporate headquarters in Redmond, WA. You can find out more details and register here. Tweet This Post

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To blog or not to blog…

July 20th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Public Relations

One of the constant questions since the advent of blogging has been the thorny question of whether a CEO/Executive blog should be only written by the individual in question or can be ghost written. Personally I tend to favor the former.  Blogs are about the human voice. There’s some interesting discussions taking place across the […]

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Public Relations… five years on

July 16th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Public Relations

Five years ago this week, a group of PR professionals with nothing more in common than an interest in blogging and social media, came together from various corners of the world to share their views on Public Relations. It was an incredibly interesting remote collaboration project that was inspired and driven by a large number […]

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Public Relations in the toilet?

July 10th, 2009 · No Comments · Public Relations

During my recent trip to Cairo I saw something in the airport which made me stop and and think. Public Relations next to the toilets… Photo courtesy of the ever vigilant Katherine Clouse. Tweet This Post

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