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July 30, 2011


Knowing your limits is priceless. Stretching your limits is pretty damn expensive. — Me It seems that this week’s theme was limits. We are faced with them daily.  Some  don’t trouble us because we know we’ll never reach them. Others test us constantly. If you’re a parent, your limits are constantly being stretched in more […]

Writing for a Lesser Evil?

January 19, 2011


In this week’s discussions, my Journalism Professor asked if a Public Relations writer’s values needed to align with the organizational values.  It’s an interesting question because it’s complicated.  What if you are an independent practitioner?  Your clients may vary greatly especially in the beginning until you decide what niche fits your skills.  You could be […]

The Cake Is A Lie

January 14, 2011


 For those of you who know me or read my ‘About’ page, you already know that I am a gamer.  Right or wrong, pastime or waste of time, I’ve played them since the early days of Pong on my Atari 2600.  One classic game that I rediscovered last year is Portal.  In it, you […]

Meanwhile Back in the World of New Media, Quora Gets Some Love

January 12, 2011


Whenever you talk about PR for a business, and as expected, the topic of a new tool comes up.  Many times, it is something new, just launched or newly funded. In the last few days, I’ve been seeing a lot about Quora.  Everyone from David Armano, the first I saw compare it to Four Square, […]

The Value of a Good Theme

January 10, 2011


For those of you who may have tripped over this blog in the last two years, you’ll notice that things look different. It took me a few hours, but I changed my blog’s theme over the weekend.  It looks different and it’s going to probably sound a little different too. The value of this new […]

Customer Service Redemption

January 6, 2011


  Today I finally got a chance to call Mr. Coffee about our coffeemaker and got an unexpected surprise.  Back in September, my husband and I went to Target and bought a nice new coffeemaker.  My Aussie hubby was excited to make the purchase as he only drank instant back home.  It worked great for […]

PR & IT: An Epic Sibling Rivalry

January 4, 2011


As someone with an obsession with technology and a more recent passion for PR, I have always had trouble understanding why IT staff and PR (or Public Affairs) staff can’t work as a team. I see many organizations who want to jump into social media rely on their IT staff to deploy it or worse […]