10 Blogs Every PR Professional Should Follow

By this point, every public relations professional should know the benefits of utilizing social media. It is common knowledge that Facebook and Twitter are great ways to directly contact your target public; however, we must…

‘Tis the Season for Customer Service

It’s that season again . . . time for the hustle and bustle and last minute holiday shopping. Whether you are fighting the crowds at malls or sitting at your home computer, quality customer service…

Favre’s Lips Are Sealed After “Out-of-Bounds” Texts

We thought the “sexting” epidemic only afflicted hormonally-charged, pubescent teens. Then the Brett Favre scandal hit newsstands across the nation. Allegedly, the 41-year-old Minnesota Vikings quarterback has been making passes both on the field and…

Let’s Get Visual

by Cheryl Gale, Guest Blogger Managing Partner and Co-founder, March Communications As PR professional for 20 years in both the U.S. and European markets, I’ve had the fortune to experience many media trends that have…

Post-Bailout GM

I was recently assigned a case study for one of my public relations classes. We were grouped together and assigned a client by luck of the draw, and we could choose to cover whatever type…

News from the computer? Yeah right!

“Imagine if you will, sitting down with your morning coffee and turning on your home computer to read the day’s newspaper…” Wow, was this concept really so far-fetched? After viewing this 1981 T.V. newscast, you’ll…

Zuckerburg writes to 350 million users

Many of us saw the letter when we logged on to Facebook last week regarding changes to the site. Mark Zuckerburg, founder of Facebook, wrote an open letter to all members of Facebook informing users…

P2P Mentoring

PR students have had the importance of networking and mentors engrained in their minds since their first day on campus. Most teachers would argue that it’s “all about who you know” that will help you…

Grading PR in the Community

When we think about public relations, our mind usually pictures a corner office in a big-city agency or corporation. The first image is definitely not of a high school or elementary school. However, with budget…

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