Tag Archives: Indianapolis

What is an independent PR Practitioner . . . really?

Some 15 years ago when I decided to venture into the world of independent work (it was called freelance then) people thought I was crazy. At that time, only a few of us in Indianapolis were working independently. There were large downtown PR agencies filled with my business associates/friends I’d made over the years. Then […]

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Public Relations isn’t just about talking to reporters…

I posted this blog several months ago. This week I heard several people working outside the field of public relations refer to the profession as a job that simply scores press for clients. If it were only so simple! I thought I’d pull this blog out… dust it off and hopefully change a few perceptions. […]

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The more things change… the more they stay the same

Social media is changing the way we communicate. That’s a fact. News releases are dead. That’s an opinion. After reading pr and press pundits thoughts on this statement over the last year, I decided it was time to ask my reporter friends here in Indianapolis. I really want to know so I can give advice […]

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YIKES! Talk about poor public relations timing

Earlier this week I heard a radio commercial for the Get Motivated Business Seminar. The commercial had a too-good-to-be-true offer–$1.95 per person OR send your entire office for $9.95. Motivational speakers include Zig Ziglar, General Colin Powell, Terry Bradshaw! Nice! I was driving to a business meeting thinking what’s wrong with that offer? But I […]

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Is your communication clear and consistent or confusing and time consuming?

It’s back to school time here in Indianapolis. Last week was maddening for many of us parents. As our family prepared for our son to move into the middle school preparation was difficult. Not in terms of prepping our son, but in terms of getting everything he needed together. It went something like this. Monday […]

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