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Entries from January 15th, 2011

Book Review: Out of many, not enough

January 15th, 2011 · No Comments · Public Relations

Harold Burson’s 2004 memoir E Pluribus Unum – The Making of Burson Marsteller was my second book of 2011 and to be honest I was looking forward to starting it.  Mr. Burson is one of the few giants of the Public Relations business.  In 1953 with Bill Marsteller he started Burson-Marsteller and drove its growth […]

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Credibility means walking the walk

January 15th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Public Relations, Social Media

Two things triggered this post.  First, a couple of weeks ago I was talking with someone who expressed despair at who in the PR/Marketing sphere should she be following/reading and how would she know if she could trust they were talking sense or not. I’ll address that first. There’s a fantastic, rich reservoir of opinions, […]

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Productivity Tip: RSS

January 5th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Social Media

I was reading Seth Godin’s blog yesterday and saw his post in defense of RSS following the usual echo chamber discussion on the subject: Here’s what you need to know: It’s not particularly difficult to keep up with 200 blogs you care about in less than hour using an RSS reader. RSS provides home delivery. […]

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Quick Tip: Fixing video

January 5th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Off-topic

OK, this one is off-topic but I thought I’d share.  I’m sure you are far more clever than I, but last night I shot a video of my daughter with my phone. When I finished I realized that I had shot the video in portrait rather than landscape, which meant when it was posted online […]

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