Archive for the category "pr"

Third Tuesday November 2008

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This month I won’t be organizing a large-scale food drive, and I may not even have time to provide a live blog of the event. That’s because this month’s Third Tuesday speaker is, well, me. I’ve been asked countless times about blogging and how I’ve been able to grow while turning this knowledge and […]

Vancouver Board of Trade: Tough Talk for Tender Causes Live Blog

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I am currently in a ballroom of the Renaissance Hotel on West Hastings street to hear a talk from the Vancouver Board of Trade about “communicating via social media” in the non-profit sector in a series called Tough Talk for Tender Causes. If it seems slightly foreign for an entity such as the Board of […]

Social Media 2.0 New News Releases

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It was two years ago that I came across the Social Media Press Release and Newsroom template. At the time it was innovative and truly the standard that businesses and news organization have should strived to achieve at the time. Making your news searchable and even news-worthy is key, it’s also crucial to engage your […]

Preaching PR

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve been lurking on many PR sites for a while now – ever since I found it essential to educate myself about what corporate communications should be doing in 2007. I’ve been in the industry for 7 years (doing anything from webcasting financial content to formatting press releases) and some people just don’t “get” it. […]