September is Ethics Awareness Month at PRSA
“The practice of public relations is all about earning credibility. Credibility, in turn, begins with telling the truth. Public relations, then, must be based on ‘doing the right thing’ — in other words, acting ethically.”
–—Fraser Seitel, veteran PR author and publicist
The practice […]
Jangyul Kim, Ph.D., APR, Fellow PRSA
What’s a typical day in the life of Jangyul Kim look like?
I like waking up early to see the Sun (snap a quick photo if it’s beautiful, which it often is). I bike to campus, enjoy a morning […]
Relevance: A word everyone uses, but few truly understand. Lucky for us, Matt West is one of the few. And lucky for you, if you attend the “Oceans of Opportunity” Chapter Summit on Sept. 22, you’ll get to learn from his experience during the keynote […]
Want your story to have maximum impact? Treat us like we’re six years old when telling it.
I’m not suggesting you talk down to your audience.
Kids are smart. They expect you to be real. They expect you to be honest. And they want all of your attention, not some of […]
Want a quick way to add punch to your writing? Look for opportunities to turn commas into periods.
The first place to look?
Commas following words like “and” or “but.”
They taught us in school never to begin a sentence with those two words. But it’s okay. And it’ll make your writing easier to read.
In June, PRSA Colorado members Stephanie Blake, APR, Christie Denniston, APR, and Jane Dvorak, APR, took part in Inside Denver, a monthly, hour-long Twitter chat for the Denver community. Hosted by Blake Communications (@blakecomm) and […]
Want to be a better writer? Become a better editor. You’re not done writing until you’re done editing.
Here are some things to work on while you’re editing:
Trim the fat. Most of us use more words than we need. Eliminating excess words is the single most effective way to improve your writing. Edit, […]
Philosophy Communication, Inc., a boutique marketing and communication firm dedicated to the art of shaping thought, is celebrating 15 years in business this month.
During its 15-year history, Philosophy has made its mark on clients and industries in Colorado and beyond. […]
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