First posted on Flack's Revenge
I love the band Talking Heads, and saw them for first time in college many years ago. Back then, I thought they had a cool name - but only found out that it refers to the disembodied heads of yakking
I came to PR in a roundabout way, via engineering, marketing, sales and IT consulting. When I finally landed in PR (at the agency where I still work today), I learned I was good at this.
But key experiences along the way led me to wonder
I've known Lin Pophal for years through her work as a writer for eContent, HR Executive, and others; have pitched her client stories and my own thought leadership topics (I'm in her eContent story on content curation tools).
Earlier this year, Lin posted a Profnet about
The game is changing in marketing and PR. There's increasing competition for the customer's attention. It's difficult to get anyone to care about news, content and brands.
Traditionally, most sought press coverage to build awareness and credibility. However, it is tougher to get the media to
By Jordan Chanofsky, CEO
Out on a Thursday night at your favorite steakhouse, should you be a meat eater, the aroma wafting from nearby plates of prime rib stirs your emotion and causes you, almost forces you, to order the same. You probably chose that very
By Alison Lee, Intern
Standing out in a sea of aspiring PR professionals in today’s industry is no simple task. A resume and cover letter are no longer the only items a supervisor reviews when selecting interns. Just as the ‘internship’ has transformed over the years,
Internet Week 2013 really brought out the fangirl in me. Joan Rivers and Fred Armisen were both satisfyingly smart and hilarious, while proving to be right at home at an event dedicated to all things webby. They both expertly spoke about the intersection of tech
Time to find out what happens when people stop being polite, and start getting real: The Real World
If MTV’s iconic show about a bunch of twenty-somethings thrown together and living in the ‘real world’ was really true to life – there would be a lot
Picture this scene: You’re a journalist who gets 300-600 email pitches a day, each one with an eager PR professional on the other side of the cyber wall waiting (possibly desperately waiting) for your response. There is clearly no way that you can open all
A few weeks ago Fusionites had the good fortune of being able to pick the brain of a veteran broadcast journalist during our company wide education session. Our guest was straightforward, honest and humorous about what we were doing right and what we were doing…