If you haven't checked out the blogs section of ProfNet Connect lately, you're missing out on some wonderful posts. Here's a recap of some of the top posts for the week of July 7:
5 Things You Might Not Know About ProfNet for Reporters
Here are five things you might not know about ProfNet for reporters written by Maria Perez, director of news operations at ProfNet.
Wedding Blogs: Unveiled
Let’s cut the cake, reach for that bouquet, and enjoy this brief tour of some of the best wedding blogs shared by Thomas Hynes, director of blogger relations at PR Newswire.
Do You Have Confidence in Television News?
If your answer is "no," you’re definitely not alone. A new Gallup poll confirms that people are losing faith in broadcast news. Unfortunately, no clear reasons are known for this drop compared to numbers in 2011. This is my latest piece on an issue most TV journalists wish wasn't true.
"As a New York Times business reporter, Leslie Wayne has covered Wall Street, politics, banking industry regulatory reform, municipal finance scandals and the aerospace and military industries. Now an adjunct journalism professor at Columbia University and New York University, Wayne shares her thoughts and advice for journalists." Shared by Robin J. Phillips, digital director of the Reynolds Center for Business Journalism.
Weekly Roundup: Press Releases, Journatic's Mistake and Spinning a PR Nightmare
The following is a roundup of 10 interesting PR- and media-related stories found online last week by Jason Hahn, senior editor at ProfNet.
Notes from the World Media Summit in Moscow
The World Media Summit is an invitation-only gathering of senior journalists from all over the world to candidly discuss matters that are affecting the profession and to provide networking opportunities. The first summit was held in 2009 in Beijing, China, with Xinhua News Agency as its host and was attended by Colleen Pizarev, vice president, communications strategies at PR Newswire.
Dear Gracie: Personal Branding Tips Every Social Media User Should Know
Each week, Dear Gracie answers questions from ProfNet Connect readers with advice from our network of over 50,000 ProfNet experts. This week she answers the question, "What are some general tips that I can give my clients about creating a personal brand on social media?"
Analyzing 12 Months of Mobile App Discovery
This blog piece "highlights many of the major industry trends that have rocked the world of mobile app marketing" and is written by Viki Zabala, director of marketing at Fiksu.
Case Study: The Power of ProfNet Connect
Eric Bryant, director of Gnosis Media Group, is an avid blogger on ProfNet Connect, our online social network. So we asked him to tell us a bit about the results he has gotten from blogging on the site. Maria Perez shares his story.
Upcoming #ConnectChat: How Social Media Is Changing PR
In the last decade, social media has drastically changed our business and community worlds. But how has social media changed the public relations industry specifically? What PR practices have evolved or arisen in the digital era? On Tuesday, July 17, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. EDT, seasoned PR professional Deirdre Breakenridge will discuss the exciting and challenging new roles of PR as a result of social media. Grace Lavigne, senior editor at ProfNet, will host the chat.
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