Inside PR #169 – Wednesday, June 24, 2009

This week on Inside PR Terry Fallis, David Jones and Martin Waxman make a special announcement and welcome a listener comment.

00:31 Terry opens the show.

01:40 Terry mentions that he will be giving a presentation today at a McNally Robinson bookstore in Don Mills.

03:07 Terry introduces a comment from Simon Mason of LimeCube Marketing.

04:26 Dave, Martin and Terry all sound off on the role of authenticity when a PR agency takes on the task of transcribing blogs for their clients.

10:44 Terry introduces this week’s topic: IPR’s summer hiatus and the future of the show.

23:53 Terry closes the show.

Our theme music is Streetwalker by Cjacks and is courtesy of the Podsafe Music Network; Roger Dey is our announcer.

This week’s episode was produced by Sarah Laister.

Inside PR #168 – Wednesday, June 17, 2009

This week on Inside PR Terry Fallis and Martin Waxman discuss the top 5 questions any company should ask a PR agency regarding social media when they are shopping around for a firm.

00:27 Terry opens the show.

01:21 Martin tells us about his travels to the Counselors Academy conference and the CPRS annual conference in Vancouver.

07:36 Martin introduces this week’s topic: What are some of the questions a client can ask a PR agency in order to gauge whether or not they have a strong handle on social media practices?

08:08 The first question is: How active is the agency and its employees in the social media world?  For example, are they using Twitter?  Do they blog?

11:39 Terry asks the next question: What social media projects or case studies has the agency already accomplished?

14:25 Martin asks the third question: According to the agency, what are the governing principles of social media?

19:25 The fourth question is: How do you monitor social media and what kind of response do you get back?  Do you use Google Alerts or Technorati?

23:45: Finally, how does your company fit with the agency?  Does the relationship feel right?

26:10 Terry closes the show.

Our theme music is Streetwalker by Cjacks and is courtesy of the Podsafe Music Network; Roger Dey is our announcer.

This week’s episode was produced by Sarah Laister.

Inside PR #167 – Wednesday, June 10, 2009

This week on Inside PR Terry Fallis and David Jones discuss how public relations changes during the summer season and welcome a listener comment.  Martin Waxman reports from Vancouver.

00:26 Terry opens the show.

02:25 Dave mentions the now famous Billy Bob Thornton interview with Jian Ghomeshi.

03:11 Terry welcomes a comment from Felipe Mangabeira of FirstCom Communications in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

04:30 Terry opens a discussion about how public/media relations changes during the summer season.

13:00 Terry introduces Martin, reporting from the CPRS conference in Vancouver.

15:11 After a brief run-down of some of the events at the conference, Martin introduces the interview segments with Julie Szabo and Darren Barefoot of Capulet Communications, Terry Flynn of McMaster University and Paul Mylrea of the Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communications Management.

28:40 Terry closes the show.

Our theme music is Streetwalker by Cjacks and is courtesy of the Podsafe Music Network; Roger Dey is our announcer.

This week’s episode was produced by Sarah Laister.

Inside PR #166 – Wednesday, June 3, 2009

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This week on Inside PR Terry Fallis and David Jones discuss client/vendor relationships and Martin Waxman reports from sunny California.

00:26 Dave opens the show.

05:08 Dave starts a discussion stemming from a YouTube video he saw about client/vendor relationships posted on Dave Fleet’s blog.

26:50 Terry introduces Martin’s segment, recorded in Palm Springs, California at the Counselors Academy Conference.

27:22 Martin gives us some highlights of the conference and tells us he will be interviewing the following people:  Pat McNamara of Apex Public Relations, Deborah Weinstein of Strategic Objectives, Joseph Thornley of Thornley Fallis Communications, Elise Mitchell of Mitchell Communications Group, Gini Dietrich of Arment Dietrich, Scott Farrell of Golin Harris and Jason Baer of Convince and Convert.

40:36 Terry closes the show.

Our theme music is Streetwalker by Cjacks and is courtesy of the Podsafe Music Network; Roger Dey is our announcer.

This week’s episode was produced by Sarah Laister.