October 27, 2017
public relations

Public Relations is not Advertising…or Marketing

Rarely a day goes by without someone mistaking my job in strategic communications and public relations with advertising and/or marketing. I’ve used about a dozen metaphors and stories over the years to explain the difference, but recently came across my new favorite!
April 14, 2015

Getting #Unstuck

My friend and fellow agency owner, Melissa DiGianFilippo, invited me to join her at an Entrepreneurs Organization breakfast meeting a couple weeks ago.  The topic was […]
June 18, 2013

PR and Sponsored Content

The New York Times recently made its own news with rumors circulating, claiming it is considering letting advertisers sponsor articles on the web, taking cue from […]
February 19, 2013

Mxiing tihngs up makes tehm fnuner

That was the headline I saw in a print ad for Jell-O.  I about fell out of my chair.  How the heck did something with so […]
November 16, 2012

What Social Media is Not

Social media is a lot of things, but there are a lot of things it is not. It’s not advertising. It’s a place to share your […]
September 7, 2011

Summer of Stories: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly – Private Matters

  Labor Day has come and gone, and for many, it is the symbolic end to summer. School is back in session, white pants are put […]