Friday, January 13, 2012

"A DIAMOND is but a piece of coal ... that stuck to the job."
(Author Unknown, but I LOVE it)

I've been freelancing for more than 5 years now! 5 years!

I thank God for my clients, learning experiences, successes and the ability to be at home with my kiddos. I started freelancing just before the first child was born and now she'll head to Kindergarten later this summer.

Stick with it mamas! All those who work at home or outside the home.

Monday, January 9, 2012

BEST OF 2011: 20 things every PR pro should know how to do

Do you have one foot on the PR banana peel?

If you’re like me, part of you is in “the old world” of PR and the other foot is sliding into the new digital landscape: excited, nervous, learning, kicking, and screaming.

Despite the changes in the industry, PR pros must remember the basics.

The following 20 items and links will serve as reminders and resources.

Keep reading.

Thursday, January 5, 2012

11 New Year’s resolutions for PR and marketing professionals

As we prepare to ring in the new year, let’s take a few minutes to reflect on what’s most important as a marketer or PR practitioner, particularly as the media landscape continues to evolve.

Below are some reminders and/or resolutions related to our practice. These are simple rules. And the best part: they’re fairly easy to incorporate into working life, yet as guiding principals can make a big difference.

Keep reading.

Monday, January 2, 2012

Yeah me! I finished recording my receipts for 2011. Spending an extra 10 - 30 minutes many days in December really paid off.