Monthly Archives: August 2011

Hurricane Irene: Connecting Despite the Crisis

Sitting safely in another country, I began to read the multiple tweets and Facebook posts about Hurricane Irene. Most of the posts were about the lack of power. It struck me as odd to see people still able to communicate … Continue reading

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Tips for Using Social Media in Crisis Management

Here are five tips for using social media as a crisis management tool listed in an article from Social Media Zone. Create a responsive social media policy through listening Set up your monitoring system Identify the influencers LISTEN! Less is … Continue reading

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10 Pieces of Job Search Advice That Are Outdated?

Alison Green believes these ten pieces of job-search advice are outdated. Do you agree? I agree with most, but some, such as how long a resume can be and about the objective, are advice career counselors and employees are still … Continue reading

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Social Media ROI: A Simple Slide Show

I found this simple and easy to understand slide show that discusses some of the same ideas mentioned in our previous post about social media myths. Has your business tried integrating social media this way? Why or why not?

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How to Make Your PR Internship Work for You: 5 Tips

So you got that PR internship you really wanted… now what? Here are some tips to make sure this internship is more than just a blurb on your resume. Get noticed Acquire skills Make connections Go above and beyond Ask … Continue reading

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CLIENT NEWS Future Brides be There This Sunday T Rose International Bridal Show

Attention future brides: before your wedding, you must attend the 2011 T Rose International Bridal Show this Sunday, August 21, 2011, at the Greenbelt Marriott in Maryland. This is an opportunity you cannot afford to miss! Eat cakes, see gowns … Continue reading

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The Best Time To Tweet: Survey Results

I just read an article about Twitter usage that was interesting to me because it goes slightly against what I was taught before. On one hand, the author only surveyed 120 people, which is a much smaller number than the … Continue reading

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CLIENT NEWS: Brides Save the Date: T Rose International Bridal Expo August 21, 2011 at The Beautiful Greenbelt Marriot in Greenbelt, Maryland

Attention soon to be brides: before your special day, you must experience the 2011 T Rose International Bridal Expo August 21, 2011 from 12PM to 4PM at the Greenbelt Marriott in Greenbelt, Maryland. This is an opportunity you cannot afford … Continue reading

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8 Myths of Social Media

I love this article by Katie Paine that discusses the myths of social media. Any small business (or even a large business!) can benefit from learning these myths. I also love how she ties in the history of the telephone … Continue reading

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Grammar Tips

While looking into a quiz on commas, I found a neat little website full of grammar tips! Check out Grammar Girl for quick tips or to refresh your memory. Good grammar is essential for the PR business, so brush up!

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