An interesting question to ask, but it's something that I've been pondering for a while. Ev Bogue brought this back to the front of my mind recently with his Google+ post stating his belief that we are in a post-blogging era. I thought about it - I haven't posted on here in a few months,…Read more Is this a Post-Blog Era?
(Other than "Payment Received"😉 ) Many, many moons ago, when I was svelter around the waist and with less gray in my beard, I wanted to be an EMT. (emergency medical technician... you know, a dude in an ambulance) My interest developed after taking a first responder class in college, and I wanted to…Read more The Two Most Powerful Words in Strategic Communications?
A quick note to PR pros and publicists out there. If you work with a very high profile client, and your client is announcing a new product at a trade show - don't schedule the hour-long autograph session before the event announcement, unless you want a lot of pissed-off reporters at the end of the…Read more A Quick CES Note
Just a quick post to get this off of my chest. Public Relations... not dead Advertising... not dead RSS Technology... not dead Newspapers... not dead, just evolving (the smart ones are) OK, these things are not dead. Let's all get over the fact that despite everyone's best bet, they aren't dead. What might qualify as…Read more The Death Of “Death Of …” Posts
(Also from earlier this year, still moving content over) And in news from Northern Ireland, where the deep winter freeze has wrecked havoc on water pipes throughout the small nation during Christmas-time, and the country's water supply service had very limited plans to help provide water to patrons, what could add to the problem and potentially…Read more Bad PR Can’t Cover Up for Stupid Actions
(From March of this year, as I migrate more content over from SquareSpace) Don't repeat the past, the past is there to guide the present into the future. Too many organizations are mired in "how things used to be run" and how to reexamine bringing the past back into the present. The past is in…Read more Corporate Mindfulness, and not Letting the Past Rule You
Walt Disney World and Disneyland parks are often called “The Happiest Places on Earth,” however if you ask many of Disney’s detractors they’d say that Disney’s marketing just tells a good story. Regardless of how you view Disney (I personally am a huge fan), you should grab your Moleskein or netbook and take a trip…Read more "Disney-fying" Your Story