SXSW Interviews: Brian Solis Revisits the PR Roundtable

Brian Solis participated in last November’s PR Roundtable here at Technosailor. Today, I caught up with him to revisit the topic and determine if any progress has been made in PR/Blogger relations and how bloggers can position themselves strategically to work with PR people.

PR Roundtable Discussion: Industry Advice

I hope you’ve been enjoying the past week of discussion. Links to all the questions and responses by the participants will be linked from the bottom of each entry. This is the final question that the panelists answered. Thanks you again to Marc Orchant at Blognation USA, Cathryn Hrudika from Creative Sage, Marshall Kirkpatrick, Doug […]

PR Roundtable Discussion: Outing Bad PR

I hope you all have been enjoying this week of PR conversation with respectable bloggers and Public Relations folks. This is a tricky area where real progress has to be made to try to bridge the gap between the two sides. Often, PR sees social media as a quick, cheap, expendable method of promotion while […]

PR Roundtable Discussion: Engaging Public Relations for Bloggers 101

We continue the PR/Blogger Roundtable discussion with Doug Haslam, Marshall Kirkpatrick, Brian Solis, Cathryn Hrudicka and Marc Orchant. Brand is a matter of some discussion – and we did that yesterday. How can bloggers engage public relations better? Cathryn Hrudicka: The lines between public relations professionals and media content providers are blurrier than ever, as […]

PR Roundtable Discussion: Brand in the Internet Era

We continue the PR/Blogger Roundtable discussion with Doug Haslam, Marshall Kirkpatrick, Brian Solis, Cathryn Hrudicka and Marc Orchant. Yesterday we discussed the challenges facing Public Relations professionals as it pertains to social media. Today, we discuss branding in an open, internet driven society. I think you’ll like what they have to say. What does the […]

PR Roundtable Discussion: The Challenge of Social Media

Last week was a tough week for the public relations community dealing with social media. I even contributed a bit to the fuss, though independently of Chris Anderson or anyone else. It’s really quite easy to flame people and make bold statements like, “PR people, You’re blocked“. It’s quite another to try to facilitate healthy […]

Blogger Blacklist (and Other PR Pipe Dreams)

Remember the blogger-PR fiasco last year? The one where Wired Editor Chris Anderson published a list of over 300 email addresses from PR flacks that pitched him unsolicited? It caused quite a stir. In fact, around here, it got the PR Roundtable going where Marshall Kirkpatrick, Cathryn Hrudicka, Brian Solis, Doug Haslam and the late […]

Welcome Huffington Post Readers

I’d like to extend a warm greeting to readers of the Huffington Post where a piece I wrote earlier today, entitled Two Castles of Power, was published. I don’t talk about politics much around here. I used to. Back in the day. However, the audience here is generally keen on reading thoughts about technology and […]