Cisco Social Media Conference: Teaching elephants to dance

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The Ragan Communications Social Media Best Practices for Communicators Conference, hosted by Cisco Systems, wrapped up on Friday. The 3-day event promised to share ways to “engage employees, build strong customer relationships and create brand buzz online&# using social media. Workshop and presentation topics included: How video is reshaping employee communications Social media tools for PR. Social [.].

Podcast: Social Media Monitoring

Communication Steroids

Tim Gordon and Roger Pike take a look at a number of free social media monitoring tools. And check out Steve Farnsworth’s list of Free Social Media Monitoring tools.

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6 lessons for speakers from social media

Speak Schmeak

Last week, at Montecito Bank & Trust's B2B social media event, several speakers reinforced my belief that many of the same principles of effective use of social media apply to public speaking. But whichever social media platforms you use, you have an audience.

Podcast: Public Relations & Social Media

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

At the recent PRSA Conference in Washington DC there were over 30 sessions on Social Media. I was intrigued to hear what the PR professionals at the conference thought of the impact of social media on public relations, so I asked a random collection of people I met in the halls what the thought. At the recent PRSA Conference in Washington DC there were over 30 sessions on Social Media. Tags: Podcasts Social Media

Social Media And JOBS

Communication Steroids

If so, then chances are you’re going to be involved in social media. For the job seeker, Social Media is where it’s happening. The importance of the social media in today’s job market extends well beyond the job board / application process.

Podcast: Social Media is NOT New | Communication Steroids

Communication Steroids

We have news for you: Social media has been around awhile. Tim ‘Gonzo’ Gordon and Roger Pike dig into the social media world and discuss the so-called ‘newness’ of those bright and shiny toys called Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

6 lessons for speakers from social media

Speak Schmeak

Last week, at Montecito Bank & Trust's B2B social media event, several speakers reinforced my belief that many of the same principles of effective use of social media apply to public speaking. But whichever social media platforms you use, you have an audience.

SOCIAL MEDIA: KEY TO YOUR CAREER | Communication Steroids

Communication Steroids

92 percent of businesses use social media to help find prospective employees. 70 percent check social media profiles at some point during the hiring process.* Another study found that 58 percent of business hired through social networks.*

Podcast: Five Ways Ignoring Social Media Can Cost You Money

Communication Steroids

If you’re not involved in social media, you might be losing money! Of course just GETTING INTO social media is no guarantee of success. In this podcast Tim and Roger tell you 5 ways that ignoring social media can cost you money.

Make Sure Everybody Knows Company's Social Media Rules.

Communication Steroids

Make Sure Everybody Knows Company’s Social Media Rules by Roger Pike on February 1, 2011 Clients have been lost. Despite the undeniable, and exploding, market presence of social media, US business has been slow to react in at least one very important way.

Moving Your Social Media Engagement Past the 'Shiny Object' Stage

Communication Steroids

These days, I will accept or reject a new tool, social media outlet or widget within a few minutes. ’ Realizing that while social media is a great connectivity tool, there’s more to your business/marketing/life than social media.

Advanced Social Media Relations for PR Experts and Editors | Media Training

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized Media Training

WPP's Martin Sorrell Bullish on PR, PA, Not Social Media: Jack O'Dwyer comments

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The pull power, along with the mainstream media attention they're getting, of the GOP live debates leaves no ambiguity.   PR/PA commentator Jack O'Dwyer reinforces this reality put forth by Sorrell on his own site O'DwyerPR.com. 

The Social Media Site You May Not Know About

Communication Steroids

But, despite that extensive social media resume, I hadn’t done it all. Second Life is a social media site. But it’s social media with a difference. As social media sites go, I’ve never seen one as emotionally involving, wrenching even, as Second Life.

Podcast: PR Skills for the Next Generation

Communication Steroids

But what about the changing world of PR? Social media? Podcast: PR Skills for the Next Generation [15:08m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download From → Communication Steroids TV , Podcast , Public Relations Comments are closed.

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Two News Stories Highlight Social Media's Growing Power

Communication Steroids

Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter Home About Contact Us Current Programs Inner Circle Newsletter Products 20 Presentation Skills That Kill: Audio CDSeminar Social Media and Public Relations: Audio Task Oriented Teams: Audio CDSeminar What We Do Tags media , relartionship bulding , relationships , Social Media , social networking , Web 2.0 Now, social media can add another job to the long list of things it can do: crimebuster.

Perfect For Public Speakers: Reach Past Social Media

Great Public Speaking

Reach past all those people you already know in social media. This Directory Will: => Help the news media know your expertise. => The news media has endorsed ExpertClick.com and their printed Expert Books. The New York Times said: It's "Dial-an-Expert" CNN said: "It's "an invaluable tool" PR WEEK said: "It's a "Dating Service of PR" I've known Mitch Davis for twenty years, and he’s a genius with press releases and search engine optimization.

Create your own social media releases, distribute manually

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  All we have to do is create a social media release and distribute it manually.  The how-to is right there on PR WEB.      The instructions reflect the latest trends in media releases.    The great part about a social media release is that we can include all the digital links, ranging from blog posts to online video trailers.    If we prefer for PR WEB to send it out, that price starts at $80. 

Podcast: PR for the Nuclear Industry After Japan | Communication.

Communication Steroids

How would you spin the story to your advantage, or is there any advantage that you can grab on to as a PR person? Tim ‘Gonzo’ Gordon and Roger Pike discuss the PR challenges of the nuclear industry in the wake of current events.

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Podcast: Top PR Disasters of 2010 | Communication Steroids

Communication Steroids

Tweet this video – [link] Podcast: Top PR Disasters of 2010 [13:19m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download From → Communication Steroids TV , Podcast , Public Relations Comments are closed.

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Podcast: Comparing PR Disasters

Communication Steroids

Podcast: Comparing PR Disasters [11:53m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download From → Podcast , Public Relations 2 Comments Fred Smith permalink Wow, what a dismal, misinformed webcast.

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“How to Write Media Releases” now avail. as Kindle, ePub, PDF & print

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

"How to Write Media Releases" now avail. My Books How to Write Media Releases media releases PR publicity social mediaas Kindle, ePub, PDF & print.

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Roseanne Barr - Not Following the Usual PR Post-Scandal Drill

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As Vanity Fair reports, Barr has been mouthing off on social media that she didn't realize Valerie Jarrett - whom she refers to with the "b" word - was black. She's back. 

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116 top tweets from #ragancisco

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The Ragan Social Media Summit, hosted by Cisco Systems, was held in San Jose June 9-11, 2010. strategies for PR, marketing and corporate communications. Tags: Business Communication Social Media Cisco Systems Guy Kawasaki Jeanette Gibson Jerimiah Owyang The event promised the latest Web 2.0 Attendees generated over 2,700 tweets under the hashtag #ragancisco. Twitter is ephemeral. It only maintains 10-14 days of content, so this information will soon disappear.

How to Successfully Moderate a Conference Panel, A Comprehensive Guide " Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

http://delicious.com/akarrer/prospeaker

38 mins ago « Weekly Digest of the Social Networking Space: Jan 30, 2008 Silicon Valley Sightings: San Jose Mercury News » 67 How to Successfully Moderate a Conference Panel, A Comprehensive Guide Categories: Conference Posted on January 30th, 2008 Yesterday, I moderated another panel, ( here’s a review ) and I’m told by the conference organizers it went well. Posted by Ignite PR | Blog - vlabFeb08, How To Advice, social networking on March 10th, 2008 at 12:07 pm [.]

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Over-50 Writers, PR Reps, Marketers - Transitioning to Career as Clairvoyant

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Leveraging social media.    Writers, public relations reps, and marketing folks have this in common with psychic readers: They peer into the souls of human beings. They see the soaring potential for achievement and well as the dark potential for self-destruction.

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Flashpoints in PR Industry - The 5 Coolest Costumes for Attending/Hosting Client Halloween Parties

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

With their influencer sites and social media fast talk, they are dazzling clients. Logo of Digital Media.  But even that comfort zone can be blown into a million pieces by upstarts leveraging low-cost digital tactics and bypassing expensive traditional media strategies.

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227 Top Tweets from #prsa_ic

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

1,900 PR professionals met for the four days and attended a series of main stage keynotes, break out sessions and informal workshops. Tags: Business Communication Social Media public relations Top Tweets Twitter The annual Public Relations Society of America International Conference was held October 16 – 19, 2010 at the Washington DC Hilton.

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Thinking Like PR Pro v. Thinking Like Lawyer

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 If the messaging in brandname media such as The Wall Street Journal and the "Today"show isn't resonating, they will take a deep dive into social networks. They will also bulk up on placements for social media such as blogs.

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PR Spending Up 3%

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

PR has the advantage of being able to bundle old media and new media and put it all on a heaping platter for clients.    A clever PR pro can serve up opinion-editorials in mainstream media such as THE WALL STREET JOURNAL and FORBES and at the same time link to the dominant bloggers in an industry.    There are also the connections made on social networks such as Facebook.  Marketing and advertising are down. 

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PETA: PR Master of Performance Art, Symbolism

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  As Tod Plotkin reports in THE SOCIAL MEDIA MONTHLY, in less than 24 hours the viral video had 6 million visitors and within three days 20 million.   There is no lag between a development in life and/or the media and the PETA response. 

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Inside Communications with Mike Bako: Don Middleberg

TJ Walker Interactive

Mike Bako sits down with Don Middleberg to discuss the latest trends in PR, technology within PR and how PR professionals can use social media. Uncategorized don middleberg mike bako public relations Social Media

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Special Events: New PR Gold

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  In a sense, David Brooks predicted this in his book "The Social Animal."   An example might be to ask participants to paste on the wall their most costly social media marketing mistake.  Make it media-worthy.

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Dan Edelman, PR Pioneer/Empire-Builder, Dies at 92

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"  That sense of what makes for genius PR passed on through the genes.    His son Richard at the firm he created was a pioneer in social media before many others even heard about the concept. Yeah,

BP – It’s What You Say AND How You Say It!

Matt Eventoff

From that point forward BP has had series of missteps in terms of getting central messaging down, missed a number of opportunities to leverage social media and had trouble in the initial development of a message. Message and delivery. Having a message is crucial – delivering that message effectively is just as crucial. The equation for effective communication involves both message and delivery. All too often, companies and individuals in crisis learn this lesson the hard way.

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"PR agencies operate as black boxes," Former PR Executive

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Why is this tremendous response to the post "Fire Your PR Agency?"  "  That's what I asked a number of experts in the field of media.    As soon as "Fire Your PR Agency" appeared on this blog, heavy traffic started.  The most insightful analysis - and a detailed one - has come from a former PR executive in California.    She operates a boutique providing social media and career-transition services. 

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Toastmasters Friday the 13th: PR Ideas That Never Die

Speak and Deliver

I attended the Public Relations training, lead by our District PR Officer Carol Harris and Luc Moens. With the recent rebranding, the PR session was an obvious choice. Below are 13 ideas from this and other PR training I've had throughout the 13 years I've been a TM.

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Is Media Attack on Gretchen Carlson's Lawyer, Nancy Erika Smith, a "Professionl PR Hit?"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Kleiner," third-wave feminists championed the plaintiff in person and in social media. Those on the conga line might have groused about the organizational culture at Fox in ways they are not presenting to the media currently.

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Online Moves Offline: Bob Dilenschneider on how PR keeps mutating

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The impact of most social media, when used as a stand-along strategy, has peaked.  " For that very reason,  "Social Animal" by David Brooks has become the manifesto of this second decade of the 21st century.

PR jobs up 24% by 2018: Here's the catch

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  To get in and stay in will require having social media down cold.    In public relations, already those with proven social media experience have the edge.    Will plain-vanilla PR pros eventually become an anachronism?  The low-cost, high-reach, and self-replicating nature of social media tools are too well known.  Jobs in public relations will increase by 24% by 2018. 

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Odd, those PR help-wanted want old-line media contacts

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  If those ads want employees with old-line media contacts, forget it.    Social media are.  Today, in THE NEW YORK TIMES, Claire Cain Miller puts it out there , with no ambiguity: "In the new world of social media, P.R.   To reach consumers, venture capitalists, influentials, supply chain partners, and even employees, they have to exploit social media

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How to Create A Branded Presence For Your Products and Services in the Media: Inside Communications with Mike Bako

TJ Walker Interactive

Peter Himler sat down with host Mike Bako to share all things PR including how the new communications landscape has not changed his clients’ overriding goal: to create a positive, branded presence for their products, services and POVs in the media. advertising Analysis News public relations Social Media Video inside communications mike bako peter himler

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How to Create A Branded Presence For Your Products and Services in the Media: Inside Communications with Mike Bako

TJ Walker Interactive

Peter Himler sat down with host Mike Bako to share all things PR including how the new communications landscape has not changed his clients’ overriding goal: to create a positive, branded presence for their products, services and POVs in the media. advertising Analysis News public relations Social Media Video inside communications mike bako peter himler

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