Gini Dietrich

Pintology Tests Pinterest Ideas to Save You Time

By: Gini Dietrich | August 7, 2012 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 179For most of the second half of last year, my only sister (I also have four brothers) kept asking me if I was on Pinterest yet. Not needing yet another addiction, I kept telling her no. So, when I was home for the holidays, not only did she make me get on there, she got me completely addicted. I’m [&hellip... Read More

The Challenges of Cross-Cultural Communications

By: Guest | August 6, 2012 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 127Today’s guest post is written by Bhaskar Sarma. In 1969 and 1970, a large part of Iraq was hit by a severe drought and famine causing a shortage of wheat. With seed reserves running low, the Iraqi government imported nearly one hundred thousand tons of high yielding Mexipak wheat from Mexico and the United States. The wheat, however, was laced [&hellip... Read More
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Blogging Mistakes Equal Lessons Learned

By: Gini Dietrich | August 6, 2012 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 170A couple of weeks ago, I made a blogging mistake. I didn’t do all of my research before I posted something and it came back to bite me in the butt. You see, I’ve been traveling. A ton. And I was getting ready to go on stage for the fourth time in as many days, in another country, and I [&hellip... Read More
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Gin and Topics: Nationals Bullpen Reads Fifty Shades of Grey

By: Gini Dietrich | August 3, 2012 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 72Happy full Olympics week! I have to say, even among all the controversy with NBC and tape delays and Twitter accounts being suspended, I’ve really enjoyed the Games this year. This morning, I started to cry when they told the story of Oscar Pistorius running the 400 meter race for South Africa…on prosthetic legs. It’s pretty freaking amazing what human beings [&hellip... Read More

Three Ways To Drive Revenue With Content

By: Guest | August 2, 2012 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 126 Today’s guest post is written by Rusty Speidel.  Businesses today are under a great deal of pressure to create more efficient sales engines, especially online. With all the competition and noise in the space, it isn’t easy to differentiate . Sales reps must make their funnel of prospects perform better with less, while the gaps between product features are constantly [&hellip... Read More
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Convergence is the Name of the Game for PR Pros of Tomorrow

By: Gini Dietrich | August 2, 2012 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 277Earlier this year, PRSA undertook the big task of redefining public relations. Before that, the industry was working with a definition that was 40 years old. A lot has changed since 1982. Social media has turned the industry on its head. And technology is changing more quickly than ever before. Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares ... Read More

Social Media: The New Olympic Sport

By: Guest | August 1, 2012 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 172 Today’s guest post is written by Elissa Freeman. Embracing social media is something the Olympic movement knew it had to do. With this medium moving at warp speed in popularity since the 2008 Beijing Games, and gaining considerable speed during Vancouver 2010, industry veterans knew that Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest would have their own podium finishes at London 2012. [&hellip... Read More
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Get Your Summer Reading On While You Still Can

By: Gini Dietrich | August 1, 2012 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 189Summer is coming to an end. Some even go back to school in two weeks! But August also represents the biggest vacation month of the year, which means some of you still have some time to catch up on this year’s reading. So we’ve put together a list of books you should read this summer, if only to get [&hellip... Read More

Kintsugi, Innovation, and Organizational Democracy

By: Guest | July 31, 2012 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 91 Today’s guest post is written by Jason Konopinski.  Kintsugi (“gold joinery”) is a traditional Japanese restoration technique used in the repair of cracked and broken ceramicware. First developed at some point in the 15th century, the technique uses a lacquer resin to reattach cracked and broken ceramic ware; the resulting veins are then coated with silver or gold [&hellip... Read More