Hot Topic, Marketing, Public Relations, Social Media, Sports, Uncategorized

Breaking down the Social… er, I mean Super Bowl.

It's the most wonderful time of the year if you are a football fan (sorry, college football bowl season doesn't compare). Feb. 5, 2012 will see the New York Football Giants go up against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI. The game itself is such a huge event that people plan for even if… Continue reading Breaking down the Social… er, I mean Super Bowl.

Hot Topic, Inspiration

“The Kid’s” fight

If there is one thing I've understood more lately then ever before is that life is very short. I saw two family members pass from Alzheimer's Disease last year. A close college friend battled cancer and has beaten it. While all those events had an effect on me, yesterday's news that Baseball Hall-of-Famer Gary Carter's… Continue reading “The Kid’s” fight

Hot Topic, Public Relations

Solo PR can be rewarding and tough

"Honesty... it's such a lonely word."- Billy Joel In September, I embarked on my solo public relations pro journey. Although, it wasn't necessarily on my terms, I always dreamed of being my own boss. When the opportunity did arise, I was excited and eager to take on the solo PR world. It's been four months… Continue reading Solo PR can be rewarding and tough

Inspiration, Monday Minute, Public Relations, Sports

Monday Minute: Game Planning

Whether you are a professional sports coach or a public relations pro, you need to plan. There are so many similarities between the two. Today's Monday Minute explains why. How do you game plan for success? Let me know in the comments.

Hot Topic, Public Relations

Defining PR Sparks Debate… and that’s good!

One of the great things about social media is that it allows you to have a fluid discussion about hot topics and trends. PRSA is currently asking PR pros to help define PR, through its “#PRDefined” campaign. Last week, I read Mark Schaefer’s blog titled, “Marking the 100th Anniversary of the PR Profession’s identity Crisis.”… Continue reading Defining PR Sparks Debate… and that’s good!