Category Archive for: Social Media Strategies

All A-Twitter

Seems like the topic du jour in our world is online shaming. The New York Times Magazine did a story on Sunday about Justine Sacco, the so-called public relations consultant who got caught in a real-time warp on her flight to South Africa in 2013. On a layover en route to Cape Town she tweeted…

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PR 3.0 – Getting the New Reality

The Travel section of the New York Times April 22 asks “are travel agents back?”  After years of declining sales as consumers went online to find their own deals, agents are once again playing a relevant role in travel choices.  It appears that customers are turning back to human beings because of drawbacks on the Web.  There is…

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Thoughts on facebook and networking…

The National Post reported last week that if Neanderthals were around today, they would use Facebook.  Very little separates us from the socializing patterns of prehistoric man.  I have been thinking about that a lot lately.  I am at home levelled by some extraordinary pestilence that has robbed my speech.  I have always thought that sight is…

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Connected through communication

McLuhan’s 21st Century Renaissance

I just read the New York Times review of Douglas Coupland’s new book on Marshall McLuhan. In summary, McLuhan revealed the workings of an emerging global village in which the medium or means of conversation defined it and really set the framework for understanding. Reviewer David Carr begins with the following: “Oh boy, yet another…

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Writing in the online world

Buttoning Up

So I have been reading the lastest fiascos about men undone by their emails. What were they thinking? I learned the PR business from one of the great characters, David Scott-Atkinson. He was really a Canadian pioneer for the profession. David’s mantra was “If you don’t want to see it in print – don’t say…

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