Tag: gina luttrell

Vine- 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. You Heard it Here first: Vine By Chelsea Hancock  When YouTube first came out, it gave the public leeway to create videos that expressed themselves. However, if videos had a 6 second…

Lifehacker- 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 Joshua Dye Life can get pretty crazy these days. With new technology coming out what seems like every 5 minutes, the pressures of juggling work, school, social lives, and keeping your…

Week 4 – PR Writing

The chapter begins by listing six questions that a writer should answer before writing a news release. Choose one of the six questions and answer them as if you were preparing a news release for one of the following situations: a. A world premiere play in a local theatre b. A food manufacturer is introducing a gluten-free chip c. A university is…

PR Writing – Week 3

This is the third blog post you will respond to for the semester for JRNL 314 – PR Writing. Remember, discussions begin on Tuesday and end on Friday. Answer the following: The editor of Glamour magazine once said, “All things being equal, if we are looking at two items that are equally available nationally, if one of them is an advertiser we’d…

Fandango! 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 Lauren Bronson For all you movie buffs out there… may I present to you… Fandango! Fandango.com is a great, fast and easy way to buy advanced movie tickets online. If you are…

GroupMe: You Heard It Here First!

Editor’s note: This blog post kicks off a series of guest posts from my social media students at Eastern Michigan University. Follow the conversations at #sm379 and @ginaluttrell. Written by Mary Bocks Throughout our relationships in life, whether they be in person or via social media, we naturally form “groups,” or categories in which these specific relationships fall. Some within our network…

Week 2 – PR Writing

This is the second blog post you will respond to for the semester for JRNL 314 – PR Writing. Remember, discussions begin on Tuesday and end on Friday.   It is important for public relations writers to know everything about a company or an organization to determine story angles that may be of interest to the news media. Select an organization…

Oh, PicMonkey, how I love thee!

Editor’s note: While I personally wrote this particular blog post, this kicks off a series of guest posts from my social media students at Eastern Michigan University. Follow the conversations at #sm379 and @ginaluttrell. Yes, I’m publicly declaring my love for PicMonkey. I’ve always loved editing my own photos. Before Instagram and PicStitch I used the Adobe suite of products to…

Do you know how to spot a trend and capitalize on it?

You hear it all the time, see it in job descriptions and read about it in books – spotting and capitalizing on trends. I even tell my students that to be successful in media relations they must have the ability to spot a trend and jump on it. One of the keys to implementing a successful media relations plan is…

Do you have the right LinkedIn photo?

Do you have the right LinkedIn photo? Chances are, probably not! LinkedIn profiles are your professional presentation of who you are and what you can do. Your picture is part of that. It helps tell your story, present your professional image, and help you get noticed by HR recruiters and potential employers. The right LinkedIn picture makes all the difference. And there is…