PR News Blogger Network

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Road to Redemption for the Rocket

Former Major League Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens was acquitted on June 18 of charges that he lied to Congress about using performance-enhancing drugs, and now the personal brand rehabilitation begins. The trial may be over for Clemens, but the associ… | MORE »

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Why is this Man Smiling? How Not to Let Scandal Get in the Way of Good Media Coverage

His firm saddled with explaining the loss of at least $3 billion by his reckless investment unit on the other side of the pond, Jamie Dimon, head of JPMorgan  Chase,  seemed no worse for wear.  Testifying before the Senate Banking Committee on Wedne… | MORE »

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Flirting App Skout Backtracks in Rape Crisis

Commonly known as “the flirting app” amongst the digerati, the social networking platform Skout—which lets users message and chat with nearby strangers—is now flirting with disaster. After a Tuesday, June 12 story in The New York Times Bits blo… | MORE »

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A Magic Word That Can Defuse the Most Irate Customer

Attention Apple MobileMe subscribers: Your service is getting shut down on June 30, so you’d better make the transition to iCloud right away. Oh, you never heard of MobileMe? Or, if you had, you never saw the value in paying for Apple’s ear… | MORE »

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New Video Chat Platform Airtime Brings Up Bad Madge Memory

A new social venture, Airtime, attracted plenty of attention at its launch event on Tuesday, June 5 in New York, mainly because of founders Sean Parker and Sean Fanning, famous for Napster and ties to the Facebook. Airtime is a live video chat platform… | MORE »

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The Tweet You Wish You Could Take Back

I’ve read countless interviews in which a notable politician, businessperson, musician, actor, writer or artist claims he or she has no regrets. They wouldn’t change a thing if they could. I don’t buy it. I regret what I had for lunch… | MORE »

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PR Opportunities in Jarvis’ Vision of the News Article

Newspapers may have folded or cut their frequency, print and online-only newsrooms may have shrunk, but their elemental product—the news article—has not changed that much. If media industry pundit Jeff Jarvis has his way, the tried-and-true inverte… | MORE »

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Should You Put Your Customers Second?

It’s a mantra so often used that we don’t think twice about it:  the customer is always right.  However, most us would agree that it’s OK to gently let go of customers/clients who are eating up time, energy and resources and at the end of the d… | MORE »

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Social Media Overload? Focus on Your Audience, Not the Tools

During Internet Week in New York, I attended a presentation that drove home the point that communicators are overloaded with social media options and sinking under the weight of an endless flow of data. Up on the video screen a chart displayed dozens o… | MORE »

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‘Brown Shorts’ and Hiring for Attitude: Question Your Questions

Look around you (assuming you are in the office). Those employees who’ve been at your organization less than two years? About half of them will fail at their jobs. What’s more surprising is by “fail” I don’t mean they’ll leave or be let go…. | MORE »

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