Archive for March, 2010

For our topic of the week we were asked to listen to Barbara Nixon’s interview with Kneale Mann, and write our response to the interview. What Did I Learn? “Circle of Influence”: Kneale described how people are more likely to make decisions via their circle of influence. However, with the introduction of Social Media your “Circle […]


Listen to Social Media & Students In today’s show of the podcast: Social Media & Students check out an interview with the author of Socialnomics, Erik Qualman. During the interview between Erik Qualman and the host of “Social Media & Students,” Mackenzie Stratton, Erik gave a lot great input on the advantages of using social media. Erik also highlighted how students can use […]


After reading PR Week’s article, “Tiger Woods Calls in Former White House Press Chief Ari Fleishcher for Advice,”  I have realized the importance of how Public Relations Professionals are to celebrities like Tiger Woods. The article discussed how Ari Fleishcher who work for George W. Bush has been brought in to reintroduce Tiger Woods, after his […]


This week we were asked to read Chapter 7 of the Survival Guide to Social Media and Web 2.0 Optimization. This chapter focuses on Social Bookmarking and Crowd- Sourcing. Social Bookmarking is something that I am working on trying to become more comfortable with using. It is a great way for you to save your […]


For the Topic of the Week for this week, we were asked to view at interview our professor, Barbara Nixon, had with Martin Waxman. After we viewed the interview we were asked to respond to the video. Martin Waxman, is the president and co-founder of Palette Public Relations Inc., a public relations agency in Canada. […]


For our reading notes this week we were asked to read chapter 6, of the “Survival Guide to Social Media & Web 2.0 Optimization.” After reading this chapter, I’ve learned some interesting new things about Social Networking & Micro-Blogging and it’s importance. The book says that a good social networking strategy includes establishing a healthy […]


This week we were asked to create a profile on PR Open Mic, that step was already done for me, I created a PROPENMIC account over a year ago, and have 3 friends, and haven’t used it at all. Therefore, I am committed to using it more, and this time I mean it! If you […]