There’s an orphan quote out there – it appears in various iterations and is attributed tentatively to Mark Twain and Blaise Pascal, among others – that goes something like this: “I wrote you a long letter; if I’d had more time, I would have written a short one.” That’s probably not accurate in a verbatim […]
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 […]
388,717 people tweeted about the Oscars this year. Were you one of them? Events no longer maintain exclusivity now that the digital world exists. Twitter, a hotbed of activity when it comes to fans sharing thoughts, replays action and creates interaction among attendees – both virtual and on-site.
Social technology has led a new […]
When each day brings hundreds of e-mails and sometimes thousands of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and RSS updates, keeping up-to-date with it all can seem overwhelming. But you can’t really unplug from any of it without missing something important… or can you?
My resolution for summer is to unclutter my digital life so I can focus […]
Gold Pick Platinum sponsor Linhart Public Relations opened in 1996 as Linhart McClain Finlon and was involved with PRSA Colorado from the firm’s inception. Sharon Linhart, APR, managing partner, Linhart Public Relations, also was a member for a decade before that. She notes how gratifying it has been over the years since she has […]
Nobody ever wants to learn just a few hours before an event that the guest speaker is stuck in another time zone, but that’s exactly what happened when Sarah Evans, who was scheduled to speak at the April luncheon, missed her flight to Denver. After a flurry of phone calls and e-mails, however, we were able […]
Hailing from Chicago, public relations and new media consultant Sarah Evans — founder of #journchat, the weekly live chat between PR professionals, journalists and bloggers, and one of Forbes’s 14 Power Women to Follow on Twitter — will show you how to hijack online conversations with the media and make them work for you!
The following PR articles this month share the scoop on social media policies, a Twitter Olympic scandal and branded vs. individual Twitter accounts. If you come across an interesting PR article, please send it to firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet a link to @PRSAcolo.
Earlier in the week at the Digital Toolbox luncheon, there was some great discussion after Ramonna Tooley’s presentation. At my table, we talked about the ROI of Twitter, had a semantic discussion about social networking vs. social media and discussed location-based services such as Foursquare and their privacy implications. We were all over the […]
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