Inside PR Summer Archives #7 – Wednesday, August 12, 2009


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This week on Inside PR, Keith McArthur and David Jones review this weeks events and discuss PR agencies and how they need to change.

Show Notes

00:32 Dave introduces the show

01:27 Keith talks about the InfoPresse conference and the launch of

02:43 The debate about social media as a cultural or technological revolution begins. The understanding of the tools or the the understanding of the culture; which is more important?

03:49 Keith gets a dig in at Dave for having issues with last week’s podcast

04:07 Dave references Kate Trgovac

04:53 Dave talks about Joseph Thornley’s  Social Media RoundtableMESH and speaking at MESH about podcasting with Doug Walker. Doug Walker hosts the Shill Podcast with Dave and writes the webwalker blog

08:19 Welcome to the main topic of the show: PR Agencies and How They Need to Change. This topic was brought up in reference to a blog post by Todd Defren – developer of the social media press release.

09:52 Dave and Keith discuss the “5 thoughts on the future of PR“:

  1. Agencies must become comfortable with the personal branding of employees
  2. Agencies need to do a far better job training staff
  3. Agencies have to explain to clients that mistakes will happen
  4. Agencies must help clients move from reactive to proactive to interactive
  5. Agencies must reconsider their core value

40:30 Dave wraps the show

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

This week’s episode was produced by Samantha Lovelace.

Inside PR # 137 – Wednesday, November 12, 2008


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This week on Inside PR Terry Fallis, David Jones, Martin Waxman and Julie Rusciolelli record a live episode of Inside PR at Talk is Cheap, Centennial College‘s unconference, and discuss comments and questions from several individuals including Louise Armstrong, Joe Thornley, Dave Fleet, Doug Walker and Guy Skipworth.

Show Notes:

00:23 Terry opens the show.

02:10 Question from Louise Armstrong of Palette PR on tips for how to counsel clients on getting started in social media.

08:12 Question from Joe Thornley of Thornley Fallis Communications on if, with the current state of the economy, there are any trends on whether social media is surviving because it is relatively cheap or whether it is the first to be cut because it is unproven.

12:50 Question from Dave Fleet of Thornley Fallis Communications on ghost blogging.

18:24 Question from Doug Walker of Social Media Group on the difference between what the internal perception of the company is compared to what the individuals are embracing.

24:20 Question from Guy Skipworth of Mediaco on whether you can shape the conversation in the blog world like you can in media.

28:04 Question on how students just starting out can get noticed in the world of social media.

34:23 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 Janna Guberman.