Jeff Carter
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Archive for April 2010

Social Media….The Foe!

April 28, 2010

It has been pointed out numerous time this semester how social media can cost you a job or job opportunity. It was never more apparent than in this clip from the new show Kell on Earth.

PR Research & Campaign

April 28, 2010

A while back I saw one these videos on a tv show called Tosh.o. The concept, of the two videos below, is that person was selected or volunteered to make a tourism video for Cleveland. While it is clearly obvious that these two videos are spoofs, it made me think what if it wasn’t. One would […]

What is PR?

April 28, 2010

A student, I’m guessing based on the tag, that goes to Georgia College and State University took her flip cam and walked around campus and asked fellow students what Public Relations is. You will see a variety of answers with some being more comical than others.

PR Interview

April 27, 2010

I recently conducted an interview with Mr. Paul Floeckher. Currently Floeckher is the Manager of Media Relations for Georgia Southern University. Floeckher graduated from Georgia Southern back in 1991. I was referred to him by my adviser, Michelle Groover, as good PR professional to speak with. Here is the interview that took place. What’s a […]

Widgets & Badges

April 27, 2010

The book defines widgets as “snippets of code, usually displayed graphically, that can be used to syndicate content, for example RSS feeds, or to add interactive features that users can drop onto their own blogs or websites.” Examples of widgets on a web page are: weather updates, clocks, calender, etc. This can benefit an organization […]

PROpenMic

April 21, 2010

PROpenMic is a up an coming site that will greatly benefit Public Relation students and professionals for years to come. The site offers a great gathering place for all things related to public relations. The founder/creator of this site, Robert French, is a public relation professor at Auburn University. French has over 25 years of […]

Survival Guide ch 11-14

April 21, 2010

A Sur­vival Guide to Social Media and Web 2.0 Opti­miza­tion by Deltina Hay. Chapter 11: Social Tools There are various social tools available on the internet that will essentially help you “pull it all together.” Here are a few examples of social tools. Social Calendars – allows you to post all upcoming events and important […]

Survival Guide ch. 8-10

April 21, 2010

Chapter 8: Discusses  the various media communities that exist. When i first read “media community” I was not sure of what it was referring to. A media community is a social site that allows you to save, share, and comment on media items. Sites such as Flickr are perfect examples of a media community. It’s […]

Podcast

April 21, 2010

For my PRCA 3030 class (social media) we had to create a podcast as an assignment. This was my first time ever doing a podcast. Back in high school, I had a job at a local radio station in Savannah. I would find myself killing time by experimenting with the sound equipment by recording myself […]

Tiger Woods…..The Actor?!

April 21, 2010

It is no secret by now that Tiger Woods cheated on his wife with 1 or 20 women. When all of this news began to surface, Tiger went hiding. Bin Laden himself was probably thinking “damn that guy can hide.” This was probably by the “recomendations” of his agent and PR people. Then finally the […]