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New Labor Guidelines for Social Media

In August, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), an independent agency in the U.S. government that protects employees’ rights to join together to improve wages and working conditions, with or without a union, released a report on the outcome of … Continue reading

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Facebook Has New Analytics for You

According to an article on SearchEngineLand.com (a great site by the way if you haven’t discovered it yet!), along with the recent changes for personal Facebook users, there are a few changes for fan pages. The changes include: “People Talking … Continue reading

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10 Reasons PR Pros Should Use Video

Do you use video? I thought I’d share this article explaining the different events or goals that would be enhanced through the use of video. Here are short summaries of the 10 reasons. 1. Pitches and press releases. Video gives … Continue reading

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Law Firm Name in Twitter Handle Is A No-No: What Else?

According to an article I read today, lawyers should use their own name in their Twitter handle, not the firm’s name. As I read the reasons, I wondered if this would hold true for other organizations. For example, we at … Continue reading

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Remember: A Presentation is Not About You and Other Tips for a great Presentation

As you gear up for your next presentation, remember that you should rarely say “I” after establishing yourself as qualified to speak on the topic. Your presentation is about the audience, not you. Here are some quick presentation tips: Qualify … Continue reading

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Oh Netflix: This Will Be One for the Textbooks

Here is the letter that appeared in my inbox yesterday: The apology Dear ____, I messed up. I owe you an explanation. It is clear from the feedback over the past two months that many members felt we lacked respect … Continue reading

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What is Klout Anyway?

Klout is an online tool to measure someone’s influence in social media. Whether or not it actually effects influence is currently debated, because not everyone agrees that what they measure actually shows influence. So how does it work? Klout assigns … Continue reading

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PRSSA Twitter Chat Today

Attention college students with an interest in public relations: you may want to check out the twitter chat hosted by the PRSSA today to ask questions and make connections! The chat will take place today at 9 p.m. EST. Join … Continue reading

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What Were They Thinking? What Not to Put on Your Resume

Check out this humorous slide-show listing 10 crazy things people put on their resumes. This list includes everything from using your dog as a reference to listing all of the previous jobs you have been fired from. Check it out … Continue reading

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Youtube: Is it Just Useful or Is It A Necessity?

I was reading an article about utilizing Youtube in your social media strategy. However the article’s main point seemed to be that Youtube was reliable and could draw traffic to your other sites. When do you need Youtube? Is it … Continue reading

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