Monthly Archives: August 2009
Dear Chapter Leaders:
I am excited to provide you details for our upcoming Membership Campaign – “A Community You Can Count On” which offers new members a free Chapter membership when they join PRSA.
As you know Membership involves you. Once a month, I will send you updates providing you with details to assist your Chapter. Based off your feedback, I will be reviewing the content of these emails and update them to provide you with tips, tools and tactics to… Continue reading
Dear PRSA Members & Friends:
“It isn’t what they say about you, it’s what they whisper,” said Errol Flynn.
Well, we would like to hear what you are whispering about the Gulf Coast Chapter of PRSA… so we are going to bribe you with free food. You were planning on eating lunch on Tuesday August 25th, right? Well come have lunch with us at the Hilton at 11:30 am.
Email your RSVP to email@example.com. Hope to see you there!
Cyndee… Continue reading
Define the Role Traditional Media Plays in Your Communications Plan
Does Traditional Media Still Matter?
FREE Webinar, Thursday, August 13
3–4 p.m. EDT
With social media seemingly taking over the world, many public relations professionals are wondering if traditional media still matters to their PR strategy. Join the discussion to determine what role traditional media should play and whether it is still an effective way to build awareness and reach your target audience. Join Donald K. Wright, Ph.D., APR, Fellow… Continue reading
Peter Shankman’s HARO, Help A Reporter Out, is a wonderful resource for any communications professional. If you haven’t joined already, it’s free and easy to do.
You sign up and receive three or so emails a day from Peter, all with reporters looking for sources.
I joined and my company has landed interviews as a result. No gimmicks. No spam.
Click here to learn how it works.
Treasurer, PRSA Gulf Coast Chapter
A big thanks to those that joined us last week at our Gulf Coast Chapter PRSA meeting at Northern Trust, featuring a teleseminar by Communications Guru Ann Wylie, “Creating Snappy Sound Bites.”
Creating snappy sound bites is just one piece of the puzzle when it comes to writing dynamic news releases or testimonials, but are you approaching it the right way?
Click here to download the PDF handout from the presentation, which includes a writing self-assessment quiz.
Do you agree… Continue reading