As PR practitioners, we must stay involved with the latest trends and practices involving communications. Whether we post, tweet, snap, pin or chat, social media offers us a variety of ways to reach our communities.
And yet, what are the implications for the public when social media is omnipresent, technology is at our fingertips and […]
The PRSA Western District, comprising ten PRSA chapters, is seeking a couple of volunteers to help with postings and tweets to support the Western District’s social media on Twitter, Facebook and Linked In. If you are interested in helping the PRSA Western District with promoting the Western District and the Western District Chapters’ activities on these […]
As the business practices of our world continually shift, so does our health care model, influenced heavily by the economic pressures of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). While many changes brought forward by passing of the ACA will be beneficial, many will be painful for health care institutions and all will impact the role of […]
Last week, PRSA Colorado opened its 2013 monthly luncheon series with a timely and impactful discussion about crisis communications featuring Anastasiya Bolton, crime and justice reporter, 9News;Trevor Materasso, public information officer, Westminster Police Department; Marilyn Saltzman, president, Saltzman Communications; and moderator Jennifer Dulles, APR, president, DStreet.
Addressing the crowd of more […]
In thinking about how I can better manage my social networks to build better relationships within them, and increase my knowledge in various areas within the communications field, I came across the notion of collaboration, and how it weaves into social channels such as LinkedIn. Being a part of many online communities and networks for several […]
Brian Solis & Jason Falls host Social:IRL social media boot camp June 14
Social Media is ever-changing, ever-evolving. In fact, it seems as if as soon as I set up a “My Space” account, “Facebook” was the new “hip” social media. Now with more than 50 outlets such as LinkedIn, Foursquare, Twitter, Yammer […]
Yet another public relations crisis has shed negative light on our profession and the ethical standards we work so hard to uphold. The recent Burson/Facebook debacle has received a lot of attention and commentary from the media and the industry over the past week. If you’ve been following this story, you know that many people […]
I was always told “It’s all about who you know,” and for some reason my reaction to this statement has always been the same – rolling eyes and the obligatory nod paired with an understanding smile. It’s not that I didn’t believe in the truth of the statement; it was more that I didn’t feel […]
Happy fifth birthday Twitter! Five years ago, Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey sent out a 140-character or less viral sentence leading to what would become an Internet phenomenon (www.mashable.com). The tweet simply consisted of “just setting up my twttr” – little did he know that first tweet would summersault into more than 100 million tweets a […]
We’ve all been there – posting a resume online, organizing media clips for a portfolio, spending countless hours job searching on websites such as Andrew Hudson’s Jobs List, Monster.com and LinkedIn, all in hopes that an employer will select your resume out of the hundreds that have been submitted. So how can you stand out […]
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