Special Announcement: #PRStudChat and #PR20Chat Team up to Discuss “Be Your Own Publicist” 0

On September 20, 2011 at 8:00 p.m. ET, we’re holding a special edition of #PRStudChat, as we team up with our friends, Heather Whaling and Justin Goldsborough and their community, #PR20chat. Together, we’ll be discussing how to help students use their PR skills to succeed in school and in launching their careers. Joining us that night will be two very special guests: Jessica Kleiman, VP-public relations for Hearst Magazines and Meryl Weinsaft Cooper, co-founder and principal of Allen/Cooper Communications. Jessica and Meryl are the authors of the book, “Be Your Own Best Publicist.”

#BlueKey Tweetathon Helps to Raise Awareness of Growing World Displacement Crisis 2

In the spirit of the upcoming #PRStudChat ‘Social Good’ session on June 15th, I wanted to share information about an event for a really good cause. The #BlueKey Tweetathon is a Twitter event beginning today at 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. ET, to help support the USA for UNHCR’s campaign to raise awareness about the refugee crisis and to urge Americans to speak out for refugees.

Post #PRStudChat PR Influencer Discussion: @Chris Brogan’s Thoughts 1

Last night #PRStudChat had a very dynamic discussion with community members about the PR Influencer and how to build trust online. We heard some excellent insight from our students, educators and pros. Now it’s time to see what our special guest, @chrisbrogan said about being a PR influencer. Here are Chris’ responses to our questions last night:

PR Job Mentoring Responsibilities 2

As a job mentor, my main responsibility is to help my young professional friend find a new position. But, rather than discussing what he’s supposed to do to reach his job search goals, my post is geared toward my weekly responsibilities (not one but many) and what I have to accomplish to be more helpful […]

The PR Influencer: A #PRStudChat Special Announcement 2

We are less than a week away from our February 23rd #PRStudChat with our very special guest @ChrisBrogan, co-author of Trust Agents. Chris joins us that night at 9:00 p.m. ET (please note the time change as we usually begin at 8:30 p.m. ET) for our Twitter discussion on the PR influencer and how to […]

PR 2.0 Comment Response Chart 2

I’ve been studying brand responses to blog posts and comments for quite some time. However, a recent Facebook incident made me build my own personal comment policy for my online persona.  No matter who you are, or your level of influence, you need to be prepared to respond when someone takes the conversation to a […]

The PR Influencer: A #PRStudChat Discussion with @ChrisBrogan 2

On January 19th, we announced a very special guest for our #PRStudChat February session. @ChrisBrogan, co-author of Trust Agents, joins our Twitter discussion to enlighten our community on the PR influencer and how to build trust online. Today it’s very important for PR and communications professionals to realize that they are moving from a liaison role to an influencer role, as they become bloggers and educate through democratized media.