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Small Town Dreams Lead to Big City Opportunities: How I Scored a Major Internship

Small Town Dreams Lead to Big City Opportunities “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt. Fear. It’s a word to describe an inescapable, unexplainable emotion — something everyone can relate to. My greatest fear is time. When I think about the concept of time and how fast it […]

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City Series: San Francisco Isn’t Just for Tech Lovers

As a California native, it was only a matter of time before I found my way back home. Not long after graduation, here I am in San Francisco, some eight hours north of where I was born. If you are a soon to be a graduate and are debating where to go after receiving your […]

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Dear Chapter Development: Fundraising Ideas to Send Members to National Conference

Dear Chapter Development: My Chapter needs to raise money to send members to National Conference in Atlanta. Do you have any ideas? The PRSSA 2015 National Conference, Nov. 6–10 in Atlanta, is shaping up to be one of the best national events yet. For many Chapters, fundraising for National Conference is a daunting and around-the-clock […]

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3 Powerful Ways to Kick-Start Your Chapter’s Year

Whether it’s working with a new client or joining a new team, I’ve learned that the way you start has a lot of influence on the rest of the experience. The same applies to your upcoming PRSSA year. How you start will have an impact on the way it progresses, and ultimately, what you get out […]

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City Series: Public Relations Industry Booming in the Silicon Hills of Austin

When one thinks of the state of Texas, images of cowboy boots, “Friday Night Lights,” and the best brisket you’ve ever tasted come to mind. While Austin does have all of the above, it has become the Boomingest Big City of all, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. With events such as South by Southwest […]

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PR and Big Data: Using Smart Data to Communicate [National Conference]

Editor’s Note: The PRSSA 2013 National Conference was in Philadelphia from October 25-29. All National Conference posts can be found here. Data, data and more data. With so much data out there, how are we as public relations professionals supposed to sift through it all and find the stuff — the golden nuggets if you will — that […]

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Gearing Up For A Google Keynote–National Conference

What is one website I can most likely guarantee you visit every single day? Google. Timothy Jordan Back in April, PRSA hosted the annual Digital Impact Conference in NYC and I had the pleasure of attending a keynote address by Timothy Jordan, a senior developer advocate at Google’s headquarters in California. After the session, we had […]

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Make the Most of Webinars

Webinars offer a unique way to learn from an expert without getting anywhere near a conference room. This online tool has expanded the world of professional development through its freedom and ease of use. You have the opportunity to enhance your career from your very own home (or office or library), often with the chance […]

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3 Social Media Takeaways from PRSA’s Digital Impact Conference

I’ll admit it — sometimes I’m overwhelmed by social media. No, I’m not just talking about maintaining friend lists on Facebook, checking in to favorite restaurants on Foursquare or shortening pesky URLs on Twitter. But in addition to keeping my nose in public relations textbooks and trying to stay up to date on my Google […]

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Takeaways from National Conference

Jessica Lawlor is president of Temple University’s PRSSA Chapter. When Jessica graduates from Temple in spring 2010, she would like to work in health care public relations or for a publishing company. In her free time, she enjoys writing and would like to one day publish a novel. Find her on Twitter and check out […]

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