Monthly Archives: February 2012

Is PR going through the social media motions?

I recently wrote a piece for PR News Online about why it still feels PR agencies are missing the social media boat.  There's talk-sure, but not enough action (i.e. participation).  Too many PR agencies are doing social media the way ad agencies do PR. Of course, … Continue reading

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Social Media Week TO

Today Toronto and other many other cities around the world go social with the beginning of Social Media Week. There are many great events to choose from and I thought I'd highlight a few I'll be participating in: 

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The Minority Report is here

Today's my birthday – I share it with Lincoln and Darwin. But I'm not writing for greetings (though they're always welcome :)).  I'm posting because of the surprise good wishes I received from someone I don't know, but do see … Continue reading

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The face of a new media company

With all the talk about the upcoming Facebook IPO and the insights into their revenue (85% from advertising), it's hard not to consider them a media company. And if you've ever seen a presentation by the Facebook sales team, you've already figured … Continue reading

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Inside PR 2.87: We don’t delete comments

This post was originally published on Inside PR 2.87. It’s been an interesting week around the web with lessons about good and not-so-good communications.  Gini mentions the blog post she wrote about the Susan G. Komen Foundation and how its decision to … Continue reading

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‘We do social media…’

I cringe when I hear that expression. More often than not, the person saying it is in marketing or PR and there's a wide gap between what they claim to be doing and what you see when you visit their … Continue reading

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