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Archive for the ‘PR Connections’ Category

New Flavor

April 30, 2010

Recently Vitamin Water launched a campaign, teaming up with Facebook users in creating a new flavor to their arsenal. The verdict is out and I’ve gotten my hands on a bottle, which is available in SEU’s cafe. Advertisements

iPad Reviews

April 30, 2010

Interested in buying an iPad? You might want to check a few reviews before forking over your cash. CNET‘s reviews have provided detailed customer reviews for numerous products out on the market.

31 Cent Ice Cream

April 28, 2010

In the spirit of public relations, Baskin Robbins has been allowing citizens to sign up for reminders for the April 28th national day of 31 cent ice cream. Anyone can go into Baskin Robbins between 5 and 10pm tonight and get up to three scoops of their favorite ice cream for 31 cents a scoop.

Do The Test

April 27, 2010

Our teacher showed us an interesting video today in class about creative techniques concerning public service announcements. PSAs are generally all the same, so it becomes more effective when you use a new approach as in this video from U.K. The test in this video is a bit tricky, so see if you have what […]

Conversations with Jeff Houck

April 25, 2010

Recently, we had a man familiar with the real world of public relations come speak in our class. Jeff Houck, contributor to the Tampa Tribune, stopped by for a little discussion. He was a lively character with a lot of useful information for any question the class had to offer him. Hearing him provided a […]

PR Connections: SMNR

April 25, 2010

This is a quick link to a Social Media News Release sample for those who are looking to create one. It doesn’t seem to be too difficult to make: SAMPLE¬†for Standard Bank

Hobson & Holtz on AP

February 4, 2010

Going through American schools, studying under several teachers, I have been accustomed to one style of writing to cover my grammar, spelling, and punctuation. That would be the nationally known Associated Press style. Upon listening to a podcast by Shel Holtz and Neville Hobson, I learned this subject of style and grammar is much more […]