Monthly Archives: June 2010

Building "Ford Tough"

In the most recent J.D. Power and Associates initial quality study (based on the number of problems an automobile has at 90 days of ownership) domestic auto brands averaged better than import brands for the first time since the study … Continue reading

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Posted in Reputation Props | Tagged American automakers, Big Three, BMW, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Detroit, Ford, GMC, Honda, Hyundai, initial quality study, J.D. Power, Morrissey & Co., Motor City, Peter Morrissey, Reputation communications, Volvo | 2 Comments

City of ‘Green’ Light

“If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for all of Paris is a moveable feast.” So wrote Ernest Hemingway … Continue reading

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Twitter Tools

The social networking site that only two years ago seemed a fad with its 140 character messages is tackling the geo-location space with the re-launch of Twitter Places. With this feature, one can tag Tweets with specific places and also … Continue reading

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This Week's Reputation Saves

With the World Cup in full swing, this week’s wrap-up is aptly dedicated to the best saves – reputation saves that is. We saw a decisive save from President Obama; an epic save for U.S. Soccer; and the beginning of … Continue reading

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Posted in Reputation Wrap-Up | Tagged Afghanistan, Algeria, Bud Light Lime, CNN, comeback, Eliot Spitzer, goal, Kathleen Parker, Landon Donovan, McChrystal, President Obama, reputation, resignation, Rolling Stone, saves, scandal, soccer, subordination, USA, win, World Cup | Leave a comment

Reincarnation – As An iPad App

Though I blog (at the behest and urging of my colleagues), occassionally Twitter and often use Facebook and social bookmarking tools such as Delicious, I am a self-defined “late adopter” when it comes to technology.  I was the last one … Continue reading

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Thought Leaders Invest in the Future

Once upon a time, people washed clothes in rivers, used telegrams or messengers to communicate, died from bacterial infections, and made their own diapers. A thought leader looks at things from a new perspective, and changes the way something is … Continue reading

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Posted in Reputation Props | Tagged Biogen Idec, Community Lab, MathMovesU, Raytheon, Reputation communications | Leave a comment

Keeping Posted on Brand Buzz

Your client wants a better SMO strategy – you’re already tweeting and blogging, which is proactive. But you should also know what the rest of the digital world is saying about your client’s brand and how these online conversations impact … Continue reading

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Posted in RC Tools | Tagged blog, bookmarks, brand management, buzz, Doug Flora, Facebook, Morrissey & Co., Peter Morrissey, Reputation communications, reputation management, SMO, Social Media, social media search, tweet, Twitter | 2 Comments

Reputation Wrap-Up: The Week in Review

This Week in Reputations I don’t find it enjoyable talking about BP’s flubs and flops but unfortunately, they keep giving us fodder each week that needs to be mentioned and discussed in terms of how it will impact its reputation.  … Continue reading

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The Limits of Public Relations

There are few among us in the PR biz who want to admit that there are limitations in what we can do when the Shinola really hits the fan as it has with the BP “Gusher in the Gulf.” Much … Continue reading

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Props to Glen Davis and Nate Robinson (Or should I say “Shrek and Donkey”?)

While the “Big Three” has received the majority of the Celtic’s media coverage over the years, it’s time to shine the spotlight on a new cast of characters.  Glen Davis and Nate Robinson, better known as “Shrek and Donkey,” outshone … Continue reading

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Posted in Reputation Props | Tagged "Big Baby", Basketball, Benchwarmers, Big Three, Boston Celtics, Doc Rivers, Glen Davis, Kevin Garnett, Nate Robinson, NBA Final Championship, Paul Pierce, Rajon Rondo, Ray Allen, Shrek and Donkey | Leave a comment