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April 26, 2011

Tuesday Tip: Avoiding Typos and Getting Grammar Right!

by: in: PR Fish Bowl

Typos happen. Everyone makes them, but if you’re not careful, you can end up on blogs, as the topic of office chitchat, or even in the news. (See here for how Adweek spelled “Zynga” as “Zenga” on the front page of its re-launch issue, causing a small backlash.) It’s human to overlook something that you’ve been…
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April 19, 2011

Tuesday Tips: Bring My Planet to Work Day?

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Bring My Planet to Work Day? The BP oil spill is one year old this week, coincidentally the same week as Earth Day. Although the gulf is recovering, and Earth Day is already 41 years old, are we doing much in our day-to-day lives to effect  change? Since much of my day-to-day life is at…
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April 15, 2011

TGIF: Sleeping on the Job

by: in: PR Fish Bowl

  No one is immune. Vice President Joe Biden may have been meditating during a recent economic address delivered by his boss, but it sure looked like he was catching some z’s. In a more serious incident, a Nevada air traffic controller was caught snoozing on the job, the third such incident in  less than…
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April 8, 2011

TGIF: When Is It Time For A Remake?

by: in: PR Fish Bowl, public relations

Opening today: the remake of the classic Dudley Moore comedy, “Arthur,” starring Russell Brand. From the early reviews you might conclude that certain classics are better left untouched. But the recent success of “True Grit” shows that, in the right hands, even a legendary film can be improved in remake. In my opinion, a great…
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April 5, 2011

Tuesday Tip: “Spring Cleaning” For Your Tech

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While you wait out the April showers for the May flowers, why not look beyond the annual ritual of spring cleaning and tidy up your tech? Since technology affects so much of our lives, think about how you can upgrade, upload, back up and protect the devices you rely on every day. This was the theme of a recent…
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March 29, 2011

Tuesday Tip: HARO and ProfNet Dos and Don’ts

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HARO (Help a Reporter Out) and ProfNet are great sources for PR professionals to get daily inquiries from reporters looking for content, interviews, experts and insight to help them complete a story. The sources typically send requests on a tight deadline, and the requests need to be treated with urgency. If the story being discussed isn’t…
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March 25, 2011

TGIF: What’s Your “Limitless”Fantasy?

by: in: creativity, PR Fish Bowl

In Limitless, the new movie starring Bradley Cooper, a top-secret “smart drug” enables him to use 100% of his brain and become a perfect version of himself.  Soon our protagonist can recall everything he has ever read, seen or heard, learn any language in a day, comprehend complex equations and beguile anyone he meets—as long…
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