Category Archives: Public Relations

Storytelling from your student and client’s perspective

We’ve all grown accustomed to marketing content in which the organization applauds itself for its innovation and benefits. In a typical university setting, common overused buzzwords that schools highlight on their web sites are cutting-edge research (where did that term … Continue reading

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Why Public Relations Practitioners Need to Be Organizational Educators

In the old days, it was simple for us communicators. Do some media training for just a few of the top spokespeople in the organization and ensure everyone is on message. Then work on coming up with a story, pitch … Continue reading

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Teens, Visual Storytelling and Higher Education Communications

It is no surprise that young people are fleeing Facebook in favor of other social media sites. In fact, Facebook even announced their concern about this during an earnings announcement last year. It seems like there are new studies out … Continue reading

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Podcast # 8: Interview with Professor Amanda Sturgill on How to Teach Digital Communications

Odds are that if you studied communications more than five years ago in college / university, much of what you learned then is now completely outdated. There is a good chance that communications students today will say the same thing years from … Continue reading

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Why Individuals within Higher Education Need to Read Spin Sucks

Need a reference point for public relations done right? If yes, read the new book Spin Sucks, Communications and Reputation Management in the Digital Age by public relations thought leader Gini Dietrich. For several years, Dietrich has been a respected … Continue reading

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The blogging machine: #FollowFriday Professor 3, Mark Anthony Neal

#FollowFriday Professor is an editorial series focused on professors’ best practice in digital communications. Every Friday, I highlight one academic who is strategically leveraging the power of digital communications. The goal of this feature is that if you are an … Continue reading

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Using your blog to showcase press coverage: #FollowFriday Professor 2, Bill George

“#FollowFriday Professor” is an editorial series focused on professors’ best practice in digital communications. Every Friday, I highlight one academic who is strategically leveraging the power of digital communications. I do a quick analysis of what he/she is doing well … Continue reading

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