Tag Archives: Gini Dietrich

Why do so many people suck at communications?

“What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate…” Who doesn’t remember that famous line from Cool Hand Luke? It’s one of those iconic, ironic phrases that uses few words to convey so much. And it resonates with those of … Continue reading

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Old PR versus new PR

Just over a year ago I ran into Dave Jones, a friend, colleague and creator of Inside PR. He’d made the shift from PR to advertising to the digital world not too long before that. We were talking about various … Continue reading

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Where are you going, PR?

Or really, what’s our future going to be? Are we about to be relegated to the publicity junk heap of the Interwebs? Not that there’s anything wrong with publicity.  As a proud, former publicist I believe there’s much value for … Continue reading

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A tribute to Arthur Yann, APR

Many communications people were shocked over the weekend to hear the sad news that Arthur Yann, APR, vice president, PR, for the Public Relations Society of America died suddenly at age 48.  It was a tragic turn of events for … Continue reading

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The mainstreamification of social media and where we can go from here

I don’t know if you caught the most recent Mad Men episode (and if you didn’t, this isn’t a plot spoiler), but for a show about the ad biz,  it ended with Peggy typing and saying the words, ‘for immediate release’. … Continue reading

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My content sweet tooth

I always like guest posting on SpinSucks. To me it’s like the Vanity Fair of marketing blogs – sharp, timely, stylish and all filtered through a highly creative mind. So my blog would be running on November 1 and it … Continue reading

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Two tips for safer tweeting

Last week during the U.S. presidential debate, KitchenAid got into hot water when one of its staff tweeted a rude, snarky comment from the corporate account, rather than using a personal one. You can read more about it from Gini … Continue reading

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Lessons from Marketing in the Round

I’ve known Gini Dietrich a long time – we first met and became good friends at Counselors Academy and over the years, I’ve watched her considerable writing and strategic communication talents propel her blog into a social media must-read and alter … Continue reading

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Inside PR celebrates its 300th episode

A version of this post was originally published on Inside PR 3.00. It's hard to believe, but this week we celebrated the 300th episode of Inside PR and what a ride it's been. I've done about 200 shows now and … Continue reading

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Arment Dietrich and Thornley Fallis – a social story

And it all began with a 50 watt podcast…  When Gini Dietrich, Joe Thornley and I took over the reins of Inside PR, who knew it would be the start of a new vision for PR, communications and social media … Continue reading

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