On Crashing Weddings and Online Conversations

By: Guest | October 1, 2012 | 
Tweet110 Buffer Share22 Share23 +113 Pin1Shares 169Today’s guest post is by Geoff Reiner.  I crashed my first wedding in my late teens. I was with my older cousin who was rather intoxicated. A few minutes after our grand entrance, we were kindly asked to leave. I crashed my second wedding a few years later. This time, I went alone. Let me rephrase – when I say [&hellip... Read More
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Apologies in a Crisis and Other Lessons from Apple

By: Gini Dietrich | October 1, 2012 | 
Tweet166 Buffer Share6 Share21 +115 Pin1Shares 209On Saturday morning, Mr. D and I made our way to Michigan Avenue to visit the flagship Apple store. I would have preferred the less touristy store in Lincoln Park, but we were there to get his new iPhone 5 and it was where they sent us (in other words, we had no choice). Because he’s never upgraded his phone [&hellip... Read More
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The Three Things Edition 1

By: Gini Dietrich | September 30, 2012 | 
Tweet88 Buffer Share17 Share9 +1 Pin1Shares 115One of my very favorite blog posts of the week is Six Links Worthy of Your Attention that Mitch Joel does with  Hugh McGuire and Alistair Croll every week. It typically has links I wouldn’t otherwise read because they’re outside my scope of work and personal passions. But I learn something every week and I appreciate the work these guys [&hellip... Read More
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Gin and Topics: A New MySpace and a Toy Train in Space

By: Gini Dietrich | September 28, 2012 | 
Tweet83 Buffer Share15 Share9 +1 Pin1Shares 108I am so excited! After 25 weeks (yes, more than six months) of back-to-back travel, I am home for 24 glorious days! If any of you want me to travel, pack, or drive anywhere in the next 24 days, the answer will categorically be no. Ken Mueller asked me what I’m going to do with all that extra time. As [&hellip... Read More

Dreamforce: A Must Attend Event for Marketers and PR Professionals

By: Guest | September 27, 2012 | 
Tweet Buffer Share Share +111 PinShares 11Today’s guest post is by Katherine Krieger I am an unabashed podcast geek. I produce a podcast and listen to about 16 others each week. As a marketer, my most treasured listening pleasures are Mitch Joel’s Six Pixels of Separation and Christopher S. Penn (and John Wall’s) Marketing Over Coffee. So when I was invited to Dreamforce and realized I would [&hellip... Read More
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If This, Then That (IFTTT) Lets You Automate the Internet

By: Gini Dietrich | September 27, 2012 | 
Tweet158 Buffer Share33 Share24 +129 Pin2Shares 246Alright. We’re going to let our nerds flag fly today. Yesterday, when I wrote about IFTTT and how Twitter is locking them out of their API, lots of you said, “What the heck is this tool?” I was super excited to hear this because I thought I was behind the eight ball on it and couldn’t talk about it. But you did [&hellip... Read More
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Spin Flicks: Six Great PR Movies

By: Yvette Pistorio | September 26, 2012 | 
Tweet101 Buffer Share15 Share5 +15 PinShares 126Today’s guest post is written by Yvette Pistorio. A few weeks ago, I asked the Arment Dietrich Facebook community about their favorite PR movie. As is typical, there were some really great answers and some smart aleck answers. So I removed the ones that didn’t really count and looked at what was left. It turns out, there were many good ones. So [&hellip... Read More
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As Twitter Locks Out Developers, a New Site Welcomes Them

By: Gini Dietrich | September 26, 2012 | 
Tweet172 Buffer Share33 Share46 +120 Pin2Shares 273It won’t come to a surprise to many of you that I love Twitter. It was the first social network I used to really engage and connect with people and it’ll always be my first love. In the early days, I created a group of friends who we still refer to ourselves as the posse. These are people who refer business [&hellip... Read More

Get More Shares on Your Content with these Five Tips

By: Guest | September 25, 2012 | 
Tweet192 Buffer Share15 Share28 +124 Pin2Shares 261Today’s guest post is by Ginny Soskey If you’re feeling disappointed that people aren’t sharing your content, you’re not alone. You spend hours crafting content you think readers will love and then…crickets. There’s good reason to want to fix that. Shareaholic’s data, based on 200,000 websites reaching 300 million people each month, shows that last month 32 percent of the [&hellip... Read More