Gini Dietrich

Gin and Topics: One Billion Opportunities

By: Gini Dietrich | July 1, 2011 | 
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Happy 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 it. And happy long weekend to [&hellip... Read More
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The Google+ Project Is Here

By: Gini Dietrich | June 29, 2011 | 
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Well, the Google+ Project is here (sort of – they’re rolling it out slowly to high influencers first) and I don’t know what to make of it. Yes, this is different than +1, which was introduced publicly a few weeks ago. Yes, it (seemingly) is yet another thing you have to try to fit into your life. Yes, this is their answer to Facebook. Don’t get me [&hellip... Read More
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Now That We Found Love, What Are We Gonna Do?

By: Guest | June 28, 2011 | 
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Today’s guest post is written by Michael Palko. Remember that song?  “I’m not quite sure as to what is going down; But I’m feeling hunky dory ’bout this thing that I found.” So what in the name of Dick Clark does this have to do with social media or marketing?  Well, let me tell you. I don’t have to tell this echo chamber that the use [&hellip... Read More
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Thinking About Moving to Tumblr? Don’t.

By: Gini Dietrich | June 27, 2011 | 
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A couple of weeks ago on Inside PR, Martin Waxman, Joe Thornley, and I broached the subject of Steve Rubel moving his blog to Tumblr. At the time, I didn’t know much more than the fact that he did it so I spent some time speculating with my compadres about whether or not that was a good decision, for him, for us, and for businesses that have built [&hellip... Read More
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Gin and Topics: Equality, SEO, and a Sheep Expert

By: Gini Dietrich | June 24, 2011 | 
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You know what next week is? A short week! Oh. Wait. I guess the short week really isn’t until the following week. But most of us will leave early next Friday. Right? Right. So sorry to rub that in the faces of my friends not in the U.S. We’ll be thinking of you as we sit outside sweltering in the heat. Until then, though, there is [&hellip... Read More
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Does the Great Gatsby Live on Empire Avenue?

By: Guest | June 23, 2011 | 
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Today’s guest post is written by Geoff Livingston. It was the Roaring Twenties. He was wealthy and threw great parties. He may have been a celebrated character, but Jay Gatsby was also mysterious and unknown. F. Scott Fitzgerald’s fictional nouveau-rich millionaire died at the hands of a jealous husband. Though the Great Gatsby was famous, very few people attended his funeral. The perception of influence did [&hellip... Read More
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Dear Blogger, You’re Taking Yourself Too Seriously

By: Guest | June 21, 2011 | 
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Today’s guest post is written by Michael Schechter. Hey! You! Over there! Dear blogger, we need to talk. Sit down for a second, ’cause I really want you to hear what I am saying. You are taking yourself too seriously. No, don’t argue. Take a moment. Think about what I’m saying here. Sure you take the work seriously, and that’s great. Sure, you have a blog [&hellip... Read More
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Gin and Topics: Videos Galore!

By: Gini Dietrich | June 17, 2011 | 
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Today I’m in Baltimore at the Vocus User’s Conference. Hands down, this is the best conference I’ve attended in a long time. While there are some of the same speakers you see at other conferences (Scott Stratten, Peter Shankman), the line-up is really quite good and not the usual suspects. If you have the chance to attend next year, I’d seriously consider it. Yesterday Valeria Maltoni, [&hellip... Read More