Tag Archives: Social Media

Facebook + Moderation = Happiness

If you work in public relations, you have little choice but to be on Facebook.  If you’re not, you’ll be conspicuous by your absence.  After all, social media is likely an increasingly important element in your company or clients’ communications … Continue reading

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Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged Facebook, Facebook burnout, Facebook for business, Facebook for public relations, public relations pros, Social Media, social media marketing | Leave a comment

Instagram without the filter: a growing community on and offline

Emily Wienberg is currently Morrissey & Company’s PR intern. She is a senior studying public relations at Boston University. As an Android mobile device user, I haven’t had the pleasure of personally using Instagram (yet) but have enjoyed following the … Continue reading

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Posted in Reputation Props | Tagged android, application, Barack Obama, Burberry, community, community manager, instagram, iOS, iPhone, Jason Mraz, mobile, photo sharing, photography, Pinterest, Social Media, Tiffany & Company | Leave a comment

Public Relations’ Next Generation: Walking the Talk (video)

Professor Steve Quigley is a bit of a legend among past and present public relations students at Boston University, where he has been teaching for 12 years.  His boundless energy, smarts, sense of humor, humility and passion for public relations … Continue reading

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Posted in Industry & Current Events | Tagged authenticity, Boston, Boston University, career, Emily Wienberg, evolution, internship, interview, Morrissey & Company, new media, professor, PRSA, public relations, relevancy, Social Media, Steve Quigley, student, traditional media, transition, value, voice | 5 Comments

To Google+, or Not to Google+? The Social Media Waiting Game

The PR professional’s approach to social media is often a waiting game. Sure there were/are trailblazers, but most of the industry allowed early adopters to experiment with Facebook and Twitter before jumping into the fray… and with good reason. Why … Continue reading

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Posted in RC Tools | Tagged early adopters, Facebook, GigaOm, Google, Google Plus, LinkedIn, PR, public relations, Social Media, Twitter | Leave a comment

Reputation Communication Tools: The Telephone

We are living in an age of nearly limitless outlets for communications. Just in the past few years, social media has risen to become one of our primary means of communicating (particularly in the public relations world), and it has … Continue reading

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Posted in RC Tools | Tagged media, public relations, reputation, Reputation communications, smartphone, Social Media, telephone | Leave a comment

Stormclouds & Social Stock

Recent events have challenged our thinking on everything from social media to the cloud. Here are two headlines that have made us think, or think twice, about the most top of mind technology trends. Sony Issues Call the Cloud into … Continue reading

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Posted in Reputation Props | Tagged Cloud, LinkedIn, playstation network, reputation, Social Media, Sony | Leave a comment

Home Depot’s Q1 Profits: A Houdini-esque Act? Or Just Good Business

Home improvement retailer Home Depot recently posted Q1 numbers that would baffle most in the current dismal housing market:  net profits are up 12%, despite a drop in sales.  Today a Forbes blogger likened the growth to pulling a “Houdini.”  Home Depot … Continue reading

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Posted in Industry & Current Events | Tagged brand recognition, communications, Customer Service, Frank Blake, home improvement, reputation, Reputation communications, Social Media, The Home Depot, Twitter | Leave a comment

The Royal Wedding and Social Media Opportunities

Today, I can post about literally nothing other than the Royal Wedding. It’s not that the world has stopped turning or that there is no other news, but with 8,000 journalists attending the affair in England, it has become almost … Continue reading

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Posted in Reputation Wrap-Up | Tagged ABC, Alexander McQueen, Facebook, Kate Middleton, Kate Middleton for the Win, Magnum, Magnum Ice Cream, PR, public relations, reputation, Royal Wedding, Sarah Burton, Social Media, Twitter, Wedding | Leave a comment

Social Media Guidelines: Make Your Mother Proud

Social media is used as a communications channel in almost all organizations, at least at some level – even among law enforcement.  Though not always with positive results.  A recent New York Times article, for example, discussed how social utilities like … Continue reading

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Posted in Industry & Current Events | Tagged Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media, Morrissey & Company, New York Times, online footprint, Peter Morrissey, police departments, Reputation communications, Social Media, social media guidelines | Leave a comment

You Tweet You Want a Revolution…

As you probably already know, first Tunisia, then Egypt and now Yemen are experiencing popular unrest and, in the case of the first two, full blown revolution. Despite their differences, what unites these movements is their opposition to corruption, the … Continue reading

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Posted in Industry & Current Events | Tagged authoritarian, Blackberry, corruption, Egypt, Facebook, Internet, protest, revolution, sms, Social Media, Tunisia, Twitter, Yemen, YouTube, Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali | Leave a comment