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I like to test out new technology applications, products and accesories. I talk to my friends, family and my online networks about them. It’s both a hobby and part of my profession. Sometimes I get so excited about a product I talk about it before I’ve tried it. Enter today’s example:
I read a post on [...]
Yes, I’m posing this question specifically to you. Are you able to share a differing point of view (POV) without damaging a relationship? Differing POVs are essential and I love the conversation they generate on online forums (like blogs).
When you disagree with someone online is your first response to post something like,
“Here ye, here ye! [...]
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In the daily e-recap I send to public relations professionals I include a “Thought for the day.” I write Commentz early in the morning which is also my reflection time. It’s a message, thought or question I pose to myself [...]
It is a common occurence that I receive emails from individuals who ask me to do a link exchange. It is also quite common for me to disregard or email a “no” response to the request.
I don’t know “you” (or your business/Web site) and you (most likely) don’t know me. It’s like if we met [...]
In November 2009, we’ll celebrate our one-year anniversary of #journchat. I can hardly believe it. This past year we’ve had featured guests Steve Brusk, CNN national assignment editor, Richard Laermer, Bad Pitch Blog, Adam Ostrow, editor of Mashable and tonight Jen Preston, social media editor at the New York Times. Thanks to all for joining [...]
Guest post by: Daniel Prager is an interactive marketing consultant at The Ocean Agency, an interactive marketing firm in Chicago, IL. He also is a contributor to Ploked. You can learn more about the rest of his online presence here and find him on Twitter.
Is “influence” is the new “leverage?” The phenomenal success of Trust [...]
This is an example of a really bad pitch which was targeted to me. Rather than out the person or focus on the negative (I did rant a bit on Facebook), let’s workshop this and make it a great pitch.
Without giving away too many details about the organization, here’s the background:
Non-profit fundraiser seeks to [...]
I’m channeling my inner “Dear Abby” right now. An email I received this morning sparked an idea and opportunity to help someone who really needs advice. This is the first in a series of “Communications and Public Relations Advice Column: Dear Community.” Your feedback and advice will be shared with those who need it. What’s [...]
Guest post: Doriano Carta (@paisano) is writer and Editor-in-Chief for Dad-O-matic and has written for many professional blogs such as Mashable, SarahLacy and currently contributes to WebWorkerDaily on a regular basis.
Are you pitch proof?
What does that mean?
Well, it simply means you’ve come to that place in your blogging or editing life where by you [...]
Have you heard of the 10/80/10 rule for stakeholders? It basically means that at any given time:
10 percent of people will be unhappy, dislike or not engaged with your brand
80 percent of people will have neutral feelings towards your brand, but are satisfied
10 percent of people are extremely happy with your brand and feel a [...]