Gini Dietrich

Gin and Topics: Chicken Pox Lollipops, Steve Jobs, and More!

By: Gini Dietrich | November 11, 2011 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 0Did this week feel like an entire month to anyone else? Joe Frazier died. Heavy D died. Joe Paterno was fired. Kim Kardashian didn’t make the news. I spoke four times in three days. And Google+ rolled out their brand pages. A lot happened! But nothing compares to the video you’re going to see in the number one spot [&hellip... Read More

Twitter Chats: A Doorway Between You and Your Community

By: Guest | November 10, 2011 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 27 Today’s guest post is written by Shonali Burke.  When Gini and Lisa asked me to write about Twitter chats for Spin Sucks (ok, “tweetchats,” if you must, I’m going to stick with the former, I’m old-school, whatevs), I scratched my mane. I’ve written so much about TCs in the past, I was worried about what I could share [&hellip... Read More
Gini Dietrich

The Value of the TweetUp

By: Gini Dietrich | November 10, 2011 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 25It’s Facebook question of the week time (clap, clap, clap)! Unfortunately, I have had zero time to scan the questions and record a video. You may be asking yourself why I have time to type a blog post and not record a video. It’s because I’m still in my PJs…and a portion of this blog post was already in [&hellip... Read More
Arment Dietrich

Three Things I Hate About Social Media

By: Arment Dietrich | November 9, 2011 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 28Today’s guest post is written by Molli Megasko. I’ve lived in Manhattan now for more than two years so I am officially a cynic. I’m not asking for permission to go around judging people, just some time from you to listen to the things that bother me – a venting session if you will. I also promise that I’m [&hellip... Read More
Gini Dietrich

Pros and Cons of Facebook As Your Website

By: Gini Dietrich | November 9, 2011 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 60There is an interesting conversation happening about using Facebook in place of a business website. With 700 million active users on the social network, it’s hard to ignore . But should you use it as your only web presence? Let’s say you have a retail shop, with only one location, and one or two employees. Developing a site, with [&hellip... Read More

Klout: A Call To Inaction

By: Guest | November 8, 2011 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 44Today’s guest post is written by Brian Meeks. Throughout the land a strange fog settled in. It sapped the strength of all who took notice. Those who ignored the fog were unaffected and their delusions of grandeur continued unabated. In fact, most people thought the Klout menace was nothing but a distraction, and yet they still looked upon it [&hellip... Read More
Gini Dietrich

Seven Tools for Your 2012 Marketing and Communication Plans

By: Gini Dietrich | November 8, 2011 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 93 This is not our annual trends blog post. That is coming in a few weeks…and it includes some things you won’t expect. Plus it will give you an opportunity to include a trend you think we forgot. So be thinking about what you want to include. We’re going to include the one winning trend in our December webinar [&hellip... Read More
Harrison Kratz

Real-World Experience vs. School Education

By: Harrison Kratz | November 7, 2011 | 
Education doesn't necessarily have to be in school. Real-world experience counts, too. In the world of PR, we must be dedicated to continuing our education... Read More
Gini Dietrich

Getting More Done: My Secret

By: Gini Dietrich | November 7, 2011 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 72I was scrolling through my Twitter stream a couple of days ago and I saw the following phrase: Why bosses should beware of pasta and peanut butter. But then I got distracted and never had the opportunity to click through to see what it meant. Until now. According to The Corner Office at BNET, it has the following meaning: [&hellip... Read More