Pitching the Media →
Kudos to Edmund Lee (covers digital media for Ad Age) for using xtranormal to express his frustration with PR folks pitching the media. This is a perfect example of what NOT to do when pitching the media. If media relations efforts are being outsourced, I would make sure the client background, or the person/company had previous contact with the publication/journalist. It’s a must. First...
Christmas - Robert is Bothered →
Are you a Robert Pattinson, or Twilight fan? Either way, you’re going to enjoy Robert is Bothered. It certainly brings a few smiles to my face. Another chuckle I can’t resist to share - my daily chuckle from @jimmyfallon.
Facebook vs Twitter: By The Numbers →
More numbers, my head!! 2010 social demographic. It’s must-keep infograph.
Del.icio.us Shutting Down →
It was one of the very first social media networks I ever used - way before Yahoo! acquired the social tagging site. Admittedly, I haven’t used the network in quite awhile and now I feel some sort of guilt for not giving it more attention. Sorry Delicious.
Can’t help but to think back to the days when I was a journalist in Austin…Minnesota!
Chipotle Social Media "Cat"astrophe
Have you read all the chatter about Chipotle’s Cat PR/SM snafu? If not, this is an excellent read. SoGoodBlog Have you read how Facebook is trying to help out Chipotle (and others) on what NOT to do on a Facebook fan page. READ - 6 Surefire Ways to Piss Off Facebook Fans Lessons to be learned here from a PR/SM perspective - loads of them. But most important of them all - never lie to your...
Your Cheese Doesn't Stand Alone
I’m sure this is a very shocking review for many “engaged” in the social media world. Calm down. READ REVIEW - click HERE. I’ve hit overload with all the same jargon - tell me something new. Give me an app that’s easy, stop stealing my identity and selling it in an online flea market, tell researchers to question more than 5,000 people to get appropriate stats,...
Holiday Party for the Movers and Shakers in the... →
Oh, Peter Shankman it’s a shame I haven’t received my invitation to your stunning holiday affair. Perhaps you can remember my name and Twitter ID for next year’s event? @frankie645 - and sure, you can find me elsewhere on various social networks. I’m a rare creature in my space, B2B. I sure do love a party where I can meet all the best influencers (movers & shakers) in...
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Reflections with Justin Bieber →
JIMMY FALLON!! Is he really writing this stuff? It’s hilarious! Yule Tide Dope - you got to speak Mandarin.