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5 Tips for Creating Content When You’re Stuck

Okay, I have to admit that when I first starting drafting this I Googled “creating content” and found an article titled, “21 Ways to Create Compelling Content When You Don’t Have a Clue.”

The first tip, “Steal content and ideas. If you’re flat-out exhausted and out of ideas, then get them from somebody else — either content, or ideas, or both.” Huh,…

Student Lead Motivation

November 2 marked the first night of the University of Nevada, Reno Extended Studies 4-week class, “Google is Your New Business Card: Building a Valuable Personal Brand,” that I was invited to co-teach. The goal was to equip the participants with the knowledge, tools and resources to begin to develop their personal brand online and the motivation to continue to…

Network Connections

Recently I’ve been working on building a better LinkedIn profile, inviting contacts I’ve worked with and joining several groups that inspire discussion related to work topics I’d like to learn more about. It’s been an interesting process deciding who to connect with, as I debate whether I know someone in the work arena well enough to connect with them on the…

Personal + Professional = Enthusiasm that Delivers

A recent exchange on Twitter got me to thinking, when you become a public relations professional do you lose independence and credibility when making recommendations or talking about things you like?  I’ll start with the exchange so you get my drift:
A twitter user is looking for the best driving route from Point A to Point B.  A discussion begins with…

Unconventional PR Strategies

Congrats to Nevada Interactive Media Summit and the Advisory Board on a day filled with variety and very useful information. Here’s a copy of the session I co-presented with Bob Conrad, APR. Thanks for the opportunity and thanks to Bob for pulling together the slides.
Open publication – Free publishing – More social media…

My Life as a Professional

As a recent college graduate and new PR professional I have come to realize that the world of public relations surrounds me in my everyday life.  There really is “no walking away from work” for me because no matter where I am, who I’m talking to or what I’m doing there is always a way of turning the current situation…