Tag Archives: Public relations

911: The lost art of telephone pitching

Back in the day I had a very habitual process that I followed: avoid the Silicon Valley morning rush hour by driving to work at 5:30 a.m.; start calling East Coast media (around 6:00 a.m.) for pitches I needed responses … Continue reading

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Why they say “Des Moinz”

Ever been on a call with a customer service representative when they butchered the name of Iowa’s capitol? Well, I have, and it sucks. More often than not, people from out-of-state can’t pronounce the name of Des Moines correctly. A … Continue reading

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What have you REALLY achieved through social media?

What have you REALLY achieved through social media? Social media, you sassy thang! You swooped into our personal lives like a flash of communicative light, tweeting and booking us right in the face!  We loved it! And don’t forget all … Continue reading

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The Metaphor: The Associated Press and Baseball

Learn how to leverage the Associated Press in your PR campaigns Continue reading

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Call for Interns

Winter 2010 internships due Friday, October 29!!! Do you talk good? Have a great sense of humor (and get that last joke)? Organized? Willing to play ping pong for long, extended periods of time? Want to work in downtown Des … Continue reading

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