Tag Archives: Social media

Your weekly dose of PR fail

Your weekly dose of #PRfail

These days it’s impossible to be a successful public relations professional without knowing your way around social media. To give you a leg-up on your competition we bring you a dose of this week’s most infamous social media do-nots. Here are your top five PLUS a #PRwin: #5 – Strategic Vision, LLC The offence: A […]

Your weekly dose of PR fail

Your weekly dose of #PRfail

These days it’s impossible to be a successful public relations professional without knowing your way around social media. To give you a leg-up on your competition we bring you a dose of this week’s most infamous social media do-nots. Here are your top five: Pax Dickinson, former Business Insider CTO The offence: The company hit […]

PR trends of 2013

The top PR trends of 2013

One year seems like a drop in the bucket of life, but in the fast-paced, quick-changing world of PR, the time between 2012 and 2013 is a lifetime. As a PR pro, a huge part of our jobs is to keep on top of the latest trends and changes. Now, over half-way through 2013, let’s […]

Video of man waking up from surgery: is it a hoax?

Wednesday Musings: Man wakes up from surgery video vs. ethics

The latest viral video to take over the Internet depicts a groggy man (video via YouTube) coming out of surgery and marveling at the beauty of his camera-toting wife – who he doesn’t remember marrying six years ago. At first glance, the video is likely to warm the hearts of even the most coal-hearted man. At […]

A Tweet by Kenneth Cole.

News flash: self-inflicted PR controversies are effective

It’s a tale as old as time: prominent figure uses social media to reference controversial topic in promotion of his own product, subsequently creating a controversial storm of his own. Sometimes this tale ends with a careful apology from said figure. Other times, said figure admits he did it on purpose. Kenneth Cole issued a […]