Posted by Amanda Chapel Tuesday, November 21, 2006
In a surprising public admission, a top executive at the world's largest independent PR agency, Edelman, yesterday totally dismissed the idea of blogging. Comments by SVP Mike Krempasky have PR industry insiders totally dumbfounded. Blogging is the cornerstone of the firm's highly promoted Me2Revolution.
Eighteen... That’s how many posts have ended up in my “draft” queue for this blog. Eighteen aborted attempts to keep up with blogging since my last, throw-away post about the return of a television show. Not terribly impressive at all. Downright sorry, even.
Almost every post has the same formula. Open with an apology for not writing more often, odd since people long ago stopped reading this blog. Follow up with a brief observation about either 1) a piece of news or 2) a recent personal experience. Rinse. Repeat.
Honestly - five years after I started blogging, the amount of respect if not slap-the-forehead disbelief I have for people that have stayed at this exercise is astounding.
Honestly... from Edelman that's refreshing.
In the spirit of full disclosure, we are wondering if Krempasky's remarks will be included in the Me2Revolution sales presentation PowerPoint.
Harrisburg, Pa. -- The Pennsylvania Public Relations Society (PPRS), in conjunction with the Public Relations Society of America and (PRSA) the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) will host their annual holiday social on Wednesday, December 13, at Duke’s Riverside in Wormleysburg.
Join fellow PR professionals to celebrate another successful year of industry achievements. Enjoy food, drinks, socializing, and fun, while reminiscing on the year’s accomplishments. The holiday social is a great time to catch up with others in the PR field who face the same concerns and challenges that you do. Share success stories and tips with others, and pick up a few tips of your own!
Festivities kick off at 5:30 p.m. Cost to attend is $20. Please RSVP by close of business on Friday, December 8 to Kim Barger at email@example.com or by calling 717.979.8792.
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