Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery San Diego May 29, 2010.
Added by David Oates on May 31, 2010 at 10:40am —
In 1987, La Bamba was rocking the radio waves, gas was 89 cents a gallon, the Simpson's debuted on national TV and so did Marty Levin at KNSD. It feels so strange to watch the news now and not see my friend and former colleague in his usual chair. I had the privilege of being on set Wednesday night for his final sign off. During those last moments, he said something that really struck me and all of us:
"There's a lot of noise in the media world… Continue
Added by Elizabeth Ireland on May 28, 2010 at 10:36am —
Yesterday Elizabeth and I attended the Good Ol' Gals… Continue
Added by Alyson Jamison on May 26, 2010 at 10:00pm —
It never fails - a PR crisis seems only to happen during off hours or, at the very least, when the day is winding down. Such is life for us corporate communicators.
I was reminded of this certainty last Friday, when I received some sharp criticism over an event that I chaired for a local organization earlier this week. The influential individual took strong exception to comments made by the guest speaker that I secured, and publicized… Continue
Added by David Oates on May 23, 2010 at 4:59pm —
Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday dear Pac-Man, happy birthday to you! If you were on the Internet today you probably made your way over to the Google homepage and played a game or two of Pac-Man when you should have been working. It seems even after 30 years, the game is still wildly entertaining from the arcade to Atari to the CPU. I was also happy to see Ms. Pac-Man make an appearance.
You have… Continue
Added by Elizabeth Ireland on May 21, 2010 at 4:30pm —
As a recent homeowner, I’ve learned that there’s often a pretty price tag that comes with decorating. My friends are all die hard Pottery Barn customers. Does the store sell quality items? Yes. Is it expensive? Oh yeah! Can customers achieve the same “look” shopping elsewhere? You betcha. While I love the rustic appearance the company aims to provide, I refuse to be victim of the extraordinary high prices. Instead I choose to find similar… Continue
Added by Alyson Jamison on May 19, 2010 at 8:36am —
I highly recommend reading this blog and subsequent series. It's a thought-provoking topic, and one that may lead to more discussions than concrete answers.
However, I think we as a PR community will need to continue bring the issue of how to do social media the right - and as important - ethical way for our clients.
Read on please!…
Added by David Oates on May 16, 2010 at 4:00pm —
Not that I don't love Shazam and Wurdle, but I've been on a quest to download applications that help me adapt to the growing changes in technology and implement them into daily PR practice. I've been doing some research and here are a few I think can really help out the public relations professional.
AP Stylebook: You… Continue
Added by Elizabeth Ireland on May 14, 2010 at 1:35pm —
With college graduation approaching, many students will soon find themselves in a… Continue
Added by Alyson Jamison on May 13, 2010 at 4:26pm —
LOVE this blog post as a reminder to PR professionals on how to approach bloggers.
A Dear John Letter to PR Folks
Dear PR… Continue
Added by David Oates on May 10, 2010 at 6:30am —
Social media statistics are staggering. Facebook claims they have more than 400 million active users who create more than 60 million status updates per day. Twitter says it's currently seeing about 600 tweets per second by its more than 50 million users. That got me wondering...who are all these people?
As Stalwart Communications
strives to reinvent the rules of public relations with our… Continue
Added by Elizabeth Ireland on May 7, 2010 at 5:00pm —
For executives still debating whether they should put their company on social network sites like Twitter or Facebook because they aren’t sure how it would work and benefits, please read this article! Brian Solis posted 21 Tips for Using Twitter and Facebook for Business and it’s a great read for businesses of all… Continue
Added by Alyson Jamison on May 4, 2010 at 8:50am —
When I launched Stalwart Communications
about three and one-half years ago, I naturally expected that other PR firms would take exception to our Pay-on-Performance
model. Though surprised to the degree as to which I was accosted for wanting to be held accountable for actually delivering results… Continue
Added by David Oates on May 2, 2010 at 4:30pm —