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10 “Must-See” SXSWi Panels for PR Pros

Geek Spring Break is upon us, and the PR industry will be well represented. When this year’s SXSWi (South by Southwest Interactive) Conference begins to take over downtown Austin on March 11th, many of the PR industry’s best and brightest will be leading the discussion on what’s in store for interactive media. During my cramped [...]

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How Would the Film “Groundhog Day” be Different in the Age of Social Media?

Some call it a romantic comedy, others call it a study in self identity with existentialist overtones, but what strikes me most about the film “Groundhog Day” is how the story of self-consumed TV weatherman Phil Connors (Bill Murray) and his bright eyed producer Rita (Andie MacDowell) would be different if it occurred today, in the age of social media.

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College Football’s “Junk Food Bowl”

When did bowl game sponsorships become so full of empty calories? Monday night’s college football finale ended with a series of close calls and a wild, down-to-the second finish. For me, the only thing missing as I watched the broadcast was some game-style grub with ample sodium, fat and sugar. Perhaps my feeling of junk [...]

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Holiday Greetings from ExcelPR Group and “The Wizard of PR”

Lions, tigers and bears! Oh, my! Each year, the team at ExcelPR Group creates a new holiday card. This year we went with a “Wizard of Oz” theme, albeit with a PR twist. It has been a great year, and we’re optimistic that 2011 will be even better. Enjoy… and happy holidays! Share and Enjoy:

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PR Panels Aplenty at BlogWorld 2010

Who knew PR was such a hot topic among bloggers? After all, it’s not unusual to hear bloggers gripe (legitimately) about PR pros who bombard them with mass emails for off-topic story pitches. It often seems that the only time bloggers like to think about “PR” is when they’re referring to “page rank.” That’s why [...]

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