Monthly Archives: January 2009

Tip #104: So lonely

When I say, “I really can’t take a call right now, I’m on deadline, can you e-mail me?” please do not respond with, “But I really want to talk to you.”

(Via Caroline)

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Filed under Common sense, Phone

Tip #103: Agency, Shmagency

PR people: I don’t care that much what agency you work for. What I care about is the company you represent. Therefore, this is smart:

A PR person wisely stickers her business card with a company she represents

A PR person wisely stickers her business card with a company she represents

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Filed under Relationships

Tip #102: I’m talking here

Dear PR Person: If you find me engaged in a conversation with one of your client company’s founders at a party or trade show, don’t interrupt to tell me about your other clients.

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Filed under Meetings

Tip #101: 0 bytes

If you’re going to hand out USB sticks with press materials and beta software on them, make sure they’re not blank.

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Filed under Common sense, Swag