Category Archives: Public Relations

Where Will Lance Armstrong Go From Here?

Non-cycling friends and relatives have been cautiously asking what I think about Lance Armstrong for a while now. I’d been rooting for him ever since I saw him and Frankie Andreu race in the streets of Lancaster, PA around the … Continue reading

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Your Business Needs a Writer: 5 Reasons Why

In this modern era of the Interwebs, every business is a publishing business. As a result, instead of being clustered exclusively at magazines and newspapers, writers are finding their way into into a variety of companies, whose owners are finding … Continue reading

Posted in Job search, Marketing, Public Relations, Search engine ranking, Social Media, twitter, Writing | 3 Comments

Comcast Coughs Up Free A/B Switch

Update: This A/B switch episode finally ends with today’s post, third in a series that began with Sentient Life Not Found via Email at Comcast, then progressed to Found: Sentient Life at Comcast before ending up here. It  started when … Continue reading

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Found: Sentient Life at Comcast

Rhonda from Comcast Corporate is one nice lady. Between the phone message she left last night and the pleasant conversation we just had, it feels like I’ve been thanked for being a Comcast customer about a zillion times. She promised to … Continue reading

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CUPRAP II: PR Survival Tactics at Temple

In CUPRAP One, I promised some specifics from the speakers at their recent workshop . Millions are struggling with how to implement social media in business, and I found that– for the most part–  these expert communicators for academic institutions … Continue reading

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CUPRAP and the Perfect Storm, Part I

The Great Recession plucked me from a marketing position earlier this year and flung me back into the world of freelance. This unexpected change has had its good and bad aspects; one of the good is a more flexible schedule. … Continue reading

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Feed Them Horse Tweets

I’m banging this out at the end of the day. I’m becoming a little bit less of a clueless Twitter newbie, and I wanted to record my thoughts. Here are five things to consider about Twitter as you ease into … Continue reading

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Dr. Twitter, I Presume?

Machete in hand, the intrepid explorer hacks his way slowly through the social media jungle, pausing now and again, cocking an ear to new sounds from the canopy. Hey, what’s that twittering noise? It’s getting too loud to ignore… The … Continue reading

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