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One tweet, free snacks: Pretzel Crisps delivers

Emily Wienberg is currently Morrissey & Company’s PR intern. She is a senior studying public relations at Boston University. When a company uses Twitter to give away free stuff, I’m instantly intrigued. Being a college student on a budget, I’m … Continue reading

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Agencies Aren’t Seeing the ROI in Social Media Advertising…Yet

What’s that story about the cobbler’s children?  Apparently, the story applies to public relations and advertising agencies as well, especially when it comes to lead generation via social media channels. Demandbase and Focus reported a couple of months ago that … Continue reading

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Loco for Boloco: How a burrito can affect your repuation

Emily Wienberg is currently Morrissey & Company’s PR intern. She is a senior studying public relations at Boston University. This week Boston.com celebrated its 16th birthday by hosting pop-up parties around the city, including one at the Boloco Commons location. … Continue reading

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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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Weekly Wrap-Up

This week’s wrap-up will focus on topics as varied as tacos and iPads, but you’ll notice that there is (purposefully) no mention of the infamous crime boss who was captured Thursday.  I’m feeling that one has been and will continue … Continue reading

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Our Public Private Lives

Recent events have brought the private lives of politicians to the forefront of our national conversation. First there was the shocking revelation that former Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger had fathered an illegitimate child while married to his now separated … Continue reading

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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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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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Are Privacy Concerns Keeping You Away from Social Media?

It’s pretty safe to assume that the majority of people who have the ability to get involved in social media, but stay away, do so out of privacy concerns. Don’t you think? I realize Baby Boomers are the fastest growing … Continue reading

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Five Letter Word that Means Train Wreck?

I was trying to think of the term used to describe words that essentially mean what they sound like. My colleague, Allison McDonough – another promising star from the Boston University galaxy – immediately knew the word: Onomatopoeia. For example, … Continue reading

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