Monthly Archives: November 2011

Who are we? A defining moment for PR

Too often the PR profession is defined by what it’s not: as in …not advertising …not marketing …not (just) publicity. But it doesn’t address the most important issue: WHO WE ARE. We’ve all experienced it; many people don’t understand what … Continue reading

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Inside PR 2.78: The plusses of Google+

This was originally published on Inside PR 2.78. We recorded Inside PR 2.76 on the day Google+ opened its pages to businesses and watched as companies developed their G+ presence in real time. Now it’s a couple of weeks later, and we thought we’d … Continue reading

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Memories…Facebook turns into the way we were

Facebook wants to become our repository for nostalgia, or as┬áMark Zuckerberg says, the ‘story of your life’. And soon your Facebook page will resemble the DNA of your past. That is, once you get the new profile and Timeline (mine … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day – 11/11/11

Every Remembrance Day, I think of my dad, a WWII veteran and a man with a supreme joy for living. He always shared his wisdom, ideals and opinions (often without being asked), but kept the horror of his war experience … Continue reading

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Presenting my social media class 2011

It's that time of year… my McMaster University social media course is in full swing and I want to introduce the class and their blogs. This is the third time I've taught the course and as before, topics can be anything … Continue reading

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