When News Breaks: Making Sense of the News

Last week’s tragic events in Boston had the news media scrambling and the whole nation glued to their screens ( TV, computer, mobile) for every twist and turn. There was some stellar reporting and some egregious errors. No excuses, but I can tell you from experience, newsgathering is messy and covering breaking news is even Read more about When News Breaks: Making Sense of the News[…]

How Influential Are YOU?

Fast Company magazine is running an online promotion that has some media folks buzzing.   It's an experiment in viral social media marketing called The Influence Project.   I learned about it from Joan Stewart in her excellent Publicity Hound newsletter.  I respect Joan and I like reading Fast Company magazine, so I signed up. Read more about How Influential Are YOU?[…]

Next Food Network Star?

Calling all Foodies!  Do you dream of being on the Food Network? Paula Deen is looking to discover the next “Big Cookin’ Star.” The famously Southern Celebrity Chef, Author and Entrepreneur is asking aspiring TV cooks to submit recipe videos for a new contest. You can find the details here: http://www.realwomenofphiladelphia.com/ Be sure to poke Read more about Next Food Network Star?[…]

Edgy Brownies Needed Buzz

On Feb. 28, CBS Sunday Morning's Bill Geist featured three entrepreneurs who came up with unique ideas. Watch the story here Big Ideas for Entrepreneurs All three tales are inspiring, but my favorite is the third one about Matt Griffin and his brownie pan.  He was passionate about his product and worked hard to create Read more about Edgy Brownies Needed Buzz[…]