Week 8 – PR Writing

Read the following blog post on 5 Qualities of a Great Leader and react/respond. There are many good points in this blog, too many in fact. What stood out and why? Imagine yourself, 15 years in the future, what qualities of a leader do you have? Why are those qualities important to you? Now, write your own bio in 50…

Week 6 – PR Writing

News releases sent by e-mail should have a summary paragraph that an editor sees on the screen before the actual news release appears. Modify for e-mail a news release that you have written previously. This can be from a past class – Intro to PR would work just fine. Give context of the press release so we all know what…

Pocket – You Heard it Here First!

Editor’s note: This blog is part of a series of guest posts from my social media students at Eastern Michigan University. Follow the conversations at #sm379 and @ginaluttrell. By Darius Osborne There are plenty of times when I go on the web and search for stories, news articles and even photos that I liked but will lose them as soon as…

Week 5 – PR Writing

Gold’s Gym has just introduced a new line of exercise equipment that is compact  and can be used in the home. The primary market is middle-aged men and women  who want to get more exercise but are so busy that they can’t make it to a health  club. Given the subject matter, what ideas do you have for promoting the…

Soundhound – You Heard it Here First!

Editor’s note: This blog is part of a series of guest posts from my social media students at Eastern Michigan University. Follow the conversations at #sm379 and @ginaluttrell. Soundhound by Chelsea Mayer How many times have you been out shopping, driving in the car, or watching TV, and heard a song you like. But there’s a problem, you’ve never heard this…

Circle – You Heard it Here First!

Editor’s note: This blog is part of a series of guest posts from my social media students at Eastern Michigan University. Follow the conversations at #sm379 and @ginaluttrell. Circle by Shelby Lane   Circle is an Android/Iphone app that allows you to connect locally. Circle offers updates on news, weather, events and people in your area. It even gives you a…

Magisto – You Heard it Here First!

Editor’s note: This blog is part of a series of guest posts from my social media students at Eastern Michigan University. Follow the conversations at #sm379 and @ginaluttrell. Allow Me to Introduce: Magisto By Laura Jackson Magisto is my new favorite app when it comes to getting creative with my pictures and videos. I got this about 3 months ago and…

Kickstarter- Heard it Here First!

Editor’s note: This blog is part of a series of guest posts from my social media students at Eastern Michigan University. Follow the conversations at #sm379 and @ginaluttrell. Kickstarter by Joe Israel   We all know that celebrities make lots of money. As the general public, we are smart, as fickle and as sharp as the next viewer. Even if you don’t…