PR students: you are what you blog

John Wagner, CEO of eponymously named Houston-based Wagner Communications, points me to a post by Steve Silvers that warns students to be careful what evidence they leave on the internet about themselves. Many employers today will include a quick Google…

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Ultra easy e-commerce websites

Steve Rubel has blogged about a new company called Posima that aims to enable small businesses to easily create and update websites including simplifying e-commerce using Paypal. It looks quite interesting but one thing that I didn’t like is the…

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Thought provoking analysis of mobile marketing

Max Niederhofer, founder of Incrediblinc, has a thought provoking article on the possible future for mobile marketing. Well worth a read. Incrediblinc is a company that I think is worth watching (no need for a disclaimer as it isn’t a…

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Association of Business Schools hunting for a PR manager

Tim Bailey has asked me to plug the fact that the London-based Association of Business Schools (ABS) is looking for a new PR manager. You can get more details here and download a full job description and person specification here…

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Guy Clapperton’s new website

In his latest Response Source query freelance journalist Guy Clapperton mentions that his website has had a facelift. It includes a useful page outlining the stories he’s working on at the moment. More and more freelance journalists are beginning to…

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PR must be at the top table

When I spoke at the Chartered Institute of Public Relations’ Rebuilding Hope conference my theme was that PR professionals had an essential role to play in community regeneration and cohesion. However, too often professional communicators are brought in too late…

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Google embraces braille

Today’s Google logo has had an even more dramatic makeover than it normally does. At first I thought it was hinting that Google was about to launch some exciting new accessibility tool to help blind people to use the web….

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Softalk announces OfficeTalk 4.5 beta 1

When Softalk started its Let’s talk business blog one of the most commented on posts was asking for feedback on possible improvements and bug fixes to OfficeTalk, its collaboration and contact management program for small and medium size businesses. Since…

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New Google tool to see comments on any web pages

Google has a great new tool for Firefox that flashes up what the latest comments are about the web page you are looking at. This could have interesting implications for PR and marketing professionals. Just imagine you’re brand is being…

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PR Week US reports on new PR blog

PR Week US is reporting that Mike Paul, president of MGP & Associates has launched The Reputation Doctor blog. I don’t quite understand why “yet another PR consultant starts a blog” is news, unless Mike Paul is particularly well known…

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