Date: November 12, 2013
Time: 8:30 p.m. EST
Location: On Twitter, of course! We’ll be chatting using the hashtag #PRStudChat. The simplest way to follow along is by logging onto Twitter via Tweetchat.com and searching the hashtag #PRStudChat.
This session will be hosted by PR professional and blogger Jessica Lawlor. A 2010 graduate of Temple University (and a member of the very first #PRStudChat class), Jessica now works in travel/tourism PR and marketing in the Philadelphia area. In her free time, she blogs about getting gutsy– stepping outside your comfort zone to reach your goals. Be sure to connect with her on Twitter ahead of the chat.
Want a sneak preview of what we’ll be chatting about? Take a look at the questions below!
1. What is a personal brand?
2. How can you develop your personal brand online?
3. What social media sites have been most useful when building your personal brand?
4. Is a website/blog part of your personal branding efforts? Why or why not?
5. What kind of materials should be included in an online portfolio?
6. How can you develop your personal brand offline?
7. What activities/organizations are you involved in that help build your personal brand?
8. What are some other ways to bring your online personal brand offline?
9. If you could only do TWO things to build your personal brand, what would they be?
10. Give us your elevator pitch! Describe yourself (and your career goals) in less than 140 characters.
We hope to see you on Twitter at 8:30 p.m. EST on November 12! Come prepared to show off your personal brand!
A Little More About PRStudChat:
It began with a simple question asked by Angela Hernandez, then President of PRSSA at Central Michigan University (CMU). “Is PR Right for me?” A follow up blog post by PR 2.0 expert Deirdre Breakenridge inspired a series of direct messages on Twitter between Breakenridge and fellow PR industry pro, Valerie Simon. This was an important question and one that should be explored beyond one student or one blog post. Why not build a community to help students across the country, and even the globe, learn from the experience and perspective of industry professionals… A community where everyone can learn and grow together. Read more.