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Connected: Remember, We All Put Our Pants on the Same Way

Just today, I had lunch with a music industry executive at which we discussed the complexities associated with music’s booming digital landscape as well the challenges I face as a new employee at one of Nashville’s top PR firms. Needless … Continue reading

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A Great Night for Nashville PR

Last week the Lovell team enjoyed an evening of industry camaraderie and peer recognition at the Parthenon Awards, sponsored by the Nashville Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. The Parthenons take their name from Nashville’s Parthenon, a replica … Continue reading

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The Path to Greatness is Along with Others – Now Go MeetUp!

A friend of mine and I met up for dinner after work the other night. It was the first warm evening of spring and we were soaking up the last hour of sunlight on the patio at a nearby restaurant. … Continue reading

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PRSA’s Ambitious Campaign Clarifies PR’s Ambiguous Definition…or does it?

“Define public relations,” my public relations professor said to my research class last year. My class, which was comprised of mostly seniors, embarrassingly gave my professor a few blank stares before one brave soul uttered, “Public relations is a strategic … Continue reading

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PR Pros Push For Wikipedia Editing Rights

In November, our blog identified the inability of companies to edit their own Wikipedia pages as one of the biggest risks of having your business listed in the ubiquitous crowd-sourced online encyclopedia.  Fearing that posts will become biased, Wikipedia does … Continue reading

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Do MBAs Need More PR Training?

Thanks to the Public Relations Society of America, students seeking their master’s degree in business administration (MBA) might soon find themselves taking courses on public relations and crisis communications in addition to traditional offerings like accounting and finance. Earlier this … Continue reading

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This Year, Give Yourself the Gift of Good Holiday PR!

The holidays translate to “busy, busy, busy” for virtually everyone, right?  Well, not necessarily.  As major holidays approach, newsrooms slow down and reporters can find themselves with not enough news on their hands.  What’s a reporter to do when everyone … Continue reading

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Occupy Definitely Occupies My Interest, How About Yours?

Occupy movements continue to make headlines in communities across the U.S. and beyond and there are plenty of fascinating P.R. lessons to be learned from both the occupiers and the authorities responding to their activities. From a media relations perspective, … Continue reading

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Lessons in Crisis Preparedness

As our nation paused last week to reflect on the tragic events of 9/11, GovInfoSecurity.com asked leading security experts how the attacks changed the approach organizations take to their disaster preparedness planning. These crisis response lessons are as important for … Continue reading

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Knowing when it’s your turn to talk: A reality check for toddlers….and CEOs

As the mother of an (almost) two-year-old, taking turns is a frequent topic of conversation in my house. We’re still working on mastering the fine art of sharing but – despite an occasional “my turnnnn!”-induced meltdown – it’s a concept … Continue reading

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