Archive for August, 2010

Blogging Gone Right

August 21, 2010 Leave a comment

A while back, I wrote that PR needs more diversity – specifically PR blogs and Twitter conversations about PR needed more insight from corporate side PR folks.

From that blog post I received a bunch of RTs, a couple of interesting comments and some folks like @BMorePRGuy provided me with the names and Twitter handles of lots of good smart corporate side PR folks. It started a conversation.
One twitter connection that took a real interest in the larger question ‘which delivers more value PR agencies or in-house PR departments’ was Don Jennings. Don and I had a couple of conversations about this topic via Twitter and today Don posted the following blog on the Lois Paul & Partners Beyond the Hype blog. Read more…

AllTop Summer Reading Tour – Chapter Four

August 21, 2010 1 comment

For chapter four of my Summer Reading Tour I turn to Jeff Esposito or some of you may know him as @jeffespo. If you are active on Twitter and in PR in the Boston area the odds are good that you’re familiar with Jeff. In addition to his blog he is popular on Twitter with over 2,000 followers.

His blog is easy for first-time visitors to get a flavor for this writing. He lists his most popular recent posts and if for some reason you don’t like what he has to say you can still be amused by the Cartoon of the day feature. Seriously, this blog is a good find for anyone interesting in reading an insider’s view on PR and social media. While the blog isn’t about his job (PR dude at Vistaprint) necessarily, Jeff’s opinions clearly come from an experienced PR pro that is involved in day-to-day hands on PR and SM. Read more…