Arment Dietrich

What Is Your Personal Tagline?

By: Arment Dietrich | July 6, 2011 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailShares 18Some might think I’m a little “dark.” I like reading books that make me cry, I’m often attracted to weird stuff, and my favorite show is a tie between Lockup, Hard Time, and Gangland. But I can top even that; I often wonder how people will refer to me after I die.  I wonder what my tagline will be, what [&hellip... Read More
Gini Dietrich

Three Possibilities for Social Commerce

By: Gini Dietrich | July 6, 2011 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailShares 32Something interesting is happening on Facebook. The big brands are not only joining in droves, but are creating stores from which to sell their wares. When I first saw that P&G had launched not one, but six, Facebook stores, I screamed, “WHAT ARE YOU DOING?!” But then I read that they’re not using the stores to sell; rather to glean [&hellip... Read More
Guest

The Power of Social Over Search Engines

By: Guest | July 5, 2011 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailShares 24Today’s guest post is written by Paul Sutton. How long do you think you could go without using an Internet search engine? I asked my friends and networks the question, and two thirds of the people I asked said that, on average, they use a search engine more than 10 times per day. They don’t think about it, they just [&hellip... Read More
Gini Dietrich

10 Things to Consider As You Move to Google+

By: Gini Dietrich | July 5, 2011 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailShares 243Something interesting is happening with Google+. We’re all freaking out because we can’t import our Facebook and Twitter friends (you can export Facebook friends into Gmail now, if you’re patient and have a tiny bit of tech savvy). Here we’ve spent years (in most cases) building communities on something we don’t own and guess what? Our friends and fans aren’t [&hellip... Read More
Gini Dietrich

What the Heck Is Google+?

By: Gini Dietrich | July 4, 2011 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailShares 80I’ve spent the past four days in Google+, trying to figure out if it’s a Facebook killer, a Twitter killer, or just one more social network we have to use. I can say with certainty it’s none of the above, but I haven’t yet figured out what the heck it is. Problem is, it’ll be hard to do so until [&hellip... Read More
Gini Dietrich

Gin and Topics: One Billion Opportunities

By: Gini Dietrich | July 1, 2011 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailShares 19Happy Canada Day to my Canadian friends! Boy do I wish I were in Ottawa today. I LOVE Kate Middleton! We were recording Inside PR yesterday and Joe Thornley said the streets leading to his office (it’s near the Parliament) are all blocked. I said, “Get out there and get a picture with Kate for me!” I don’t think he did [&hellip... Read More
Guest

Ten Lessons I Learned from My Clients

By: Guest | June 30, 2011 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailShares 38Today’s guest post is written by Heather Whaling. In PR, we spend a lot of time teaching our clients. We teach them how to speak in sound bites or how to assimilate into online communities. We explain how blogging can help achieve business goals, or why speaking opportunities matter. I’ve been reflecting a lot on what I can learn from [&hellip... Read More
Gini Dietrich

The PR Pro and Blogger Manifesto

By: Gini Dietrich | June 30, 2011 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailShares 63Yes, it’s Facebook question of the week time, but all you people have failed me. Minus Ryan Cox’s 20,000 questions, not one of you has asked a single question. Do you feel guilty yet? Good! Head over there and post a question on our wall. Go ahead. I’ll wait. Awesome! Thank you! A few weeks ago, I spoke at the [&hellip... Read More
Arment Dietrich

Three Secrets to Becoming an “Overnight Success”

By: Arment Dietrich | June 29, 2011 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailShares 34One of my best friends is the manager for the Obesity Prevention Program for the State of Alaska. She has uncovered the secret to losing weight and has a FABULOUS idea for a book on the subject. It’s called, Eat Less, Exercise More. The end. I know, it’s a radical idea, and we laugh so hard every time we talk [&hellip... Read More
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