On-Camera Presence

Image by T Hall via Flickr Want to avoid that “deer in the headlights” moment?  The secret is PRACTICE. Whether you’re facing the camera in a television studio, with a news crew on location or in front of your own web cam or flip camera, you want to be your best self.  Some people are Read more about On-Camera Presence[…]

Social Media Blur

A longtime friend and mentor who's a marketing consultant recently told me he is opting out of the Social Media whirl.   He said he made the choice for both personal and professional reasons which he didn't want to go into.  His decision got me thinking.  Miley Cyrus quit Twitter last fall to, "get a personal Read more about Social Media Blur[…]

Social Media Momentum

This You Tube video Social Media Revolution about the rapid rise of social media is very persuasive. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sIFYPQjYhv8[/youtube] Whether social media is just a fad or a game-changer in the way we communicate is often questioned.  I expect individual services may come and go, but this kind of global digital connectivity is here to stay. Read more about Social Media Momentum[…]

Write a Letter and Get on TV?

Want to get on the air? Try writing a letter to the editor of your local newspaper! Why?   When I was a local radio and TV reporter, one of the newsrooms’s daily must-do’s was reading the Letters to the Editor section of the area’s papers.  It’s a good place to find potential news sources, identify Read more about Write a Letter and Get on TV?[…]