Tag Archives: social media

From the Intern’s Point of View: Six Tips to Finding Bloggers

Last Friday marked the first month of my internship at CMD. I get the opportunity work on excellent projects, doing awesome things and with some pretty cool people. Much of my time is devoted to research. More specifically, I spend … Continue reading

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Is it Possible to be an Upper-Level Intern?

As an intern for The Scene Marketing Group, I get to do more than most interns I know. They give me responsibilities that cover everything from social media management to writing press releases, doing design work to creating entire public … Continue reading

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Event Planner Extraordinaire Make Events Look Easy

From my experience, many aspiring public relations students want to venture into event planning. I never really thought of what it means to be an event planner and furthermore, I never realized how difficult it really is. I never understood … Continue reading

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Twitter is Just Conversation

There are over 200 million Twitter accounts. This number is huge. There are over 200 million potential eyes on your company. This is awesome. This also means there are over 200 million other people competing for the same space. This … Continue reading

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The Scene has Changed and Life is Good

I am attending the senior experience through the University of Oregon in Portland, and about three weeks ago I began interning for an excellent public relations and marketing company, The Scene Marketing Group. They specialize in social media practices, but … Continue reading

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Company Twitter Handles Logos or Faces?

As you can see I follow Todd Defren’s blog. He always has great posts that are informational and thought provoking. A post he created recently was “Twitter Branding 101: Logo Or ‘Face?’” It is a conversation that his senior staff … Continue reading

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Is the World Too Fast for Blogging?

The world is fast. Blogging is slow. People don’t have time. They turn to Twitter. All you busy folks out there, this is what this blog post is about, so feel free to continue with your life and I thank … Continue reading

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Twitter Makes News Broadcast Obsolete

Twitter sends 140 character stories around the world instantly. News broadcasts send 30 second stories around the region during the five, seven and ten o’clock reports. News broadcasting is hardly instantaneous. An interesting situation came to me last Wednesday during … Continue reading

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Respect Starts with the Basics

“We are all, as an (public relations) industry, still widely perceived as witless, disrespectful spambots.” – Todd Defren in his blog post Only As Strong As The Weakest Link. In this post Defren is pointing out that public relations practitioners’ … Continue reading

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Could Technology Be the Savior of Traditional Media?

I went to visit my sister at The Scene Marketing Group last weekend, and she presented me with what I thought to be an ordinary magazine. She explained to me that it was the first issue of Beer West magazine. … Continue reading

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