From The Rock

I Wrote This Blog Post About Telecommuting While I Was Telecommuting

By | July 04, 2013

Lately, I’ve been wading through a sea of articles on the pros and cons of telecommuting. They seem to be everywhere — on industry news sites, on mainstream news sites, bouncing around various social media outlets. Everyone’s got something to say about the joys or evils of working from home.... Read More »

Networking After Work

By | July 02, 2013

The question is often asked, “Will this upcoming networking event be beneficial for me and for our firm?” In my opinion, the answer is yes. I know the feeling of being exhausted from having three or more scheduled meetings with clients all over town, the office phone and cell phone... Read More »

Winter is Coming… PR Lessons from Game of Thrones

By | June 28, 2013

I hopped on the bandwagon. I’ve gotten completely swept up in HBO’s Game of Thrones. I love the costumes (I’m a chick), the storylines and the DRAGONS! Whether you’re trying to take back the Iron Throne or just boost your company’s bottom line, there are some interesting PR lessons we... Read More »

Social media updates and a Game of Thrones infographic

By | June 25, 2013

Keeping up with changes among social media platforms can be daunting for small businesses and organizations. Here are the top five social media changes that you need to know about and links to more information. 1. Pinterest got analytics. Yay Pinterest! This social site is now more progressive than Twitter.... Read More »

From Texas to Australia: Office etiquette for wherever you may be

By | June 21, 2013

It doesn’t matter where in the world your office or meeting is held, there are a number of universal, unwritten rules that define office etiquette. One of the biggest mistakes you can make in your career is not understanding the difference between professionalism and the lack thereof. Below are six... Read More »

When ‘i before e’ has no exception

By | June 18, 2013

When planning an important company announcement, it can be easy to get caught up in the excitement – or concern, depending on the news – of how to deliver the message to key stakeholders, such as customers, media and the general public, while forgetting that your employees, managers and supervisors... Read More »

Life after college: A few tips for adjusting to the ‘real world’

By | June 14, 2013

As a recent graduate of Louisiana State University, the transition from college life to the so-called real world has been a reality check. Thinking back to the past two weeks since graduation, I’ve discovered some of the realities that I’d like share with you about this life transition. One of... Read More »

Dos and Don’ts for Twitter

By | June 14, 2013

While tweeting on behalf of a company, there are a few things that I’d like to highlight for you to keep in mind. Social media can be a great tool when used to represent a company in a positive light. However, it is important to recognize the power of a... Read More »

A Promise for Editorial is a Lie

By | June 07, 2013

PR Daily recently published an article citing a PR firm out of Illinois that was promising its clients TV exposure on shows like “TODAY,” “The Rachel Ray Show,” CNN or the Oprah Winfrey Network. And PR Daily called it what it was – a scam. If you’re looking for a... Read More »

Going viral

By | June 04, 2013

My sister lives in South Korea. She doesn’t get to come home often, but what she discovered on one of her visits a few months ago baffled her. Gangnam Style was sweeping the United States. At first, she was confused. She said it was a popular dance in South Korean... Read More »