|  May 31 2011  |   Blog   |   0 COMMENTS
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past year, you know that 2011 marked Oprah Winfrey’s last season of The Oprah Winfrey Show. After 25 glorious years, she decided to leave on top and move on to her *OWN* network. I’ve…
  |  May 27 2011  |   Blog   |   0 COMMENTS
At a Google media event yesterday, the company introduced Google Wallet, its new mobile payment system. The service will let people with certain smart phones pay for items in retail shops by tapping the phones against a payment terminal. Many other countries…
  |  May 27 2011  |   Blog   |   0 COMMENTS
Tonight at the Garden, the Bruins take on the Lightning in Game Seven of the NHL Eastern Conference Finals. Ever since Cheryl’s article last year on the Celtics and social media, I find myself constantly wondering how professional sports teams are embracing…
  |  May 26 2011  |   Blog   |   3 COMMENTS
For as advanced as technology is today, it’s amazing some of the areas where we lag behind. For instance, one of our most basic public safety installations – 911 systems – can do little more than accept phone calls. Yes, caller ID,…
  |  May 25 2011  |   Blog   |   0 COMMENTS
This past weekend, colleges and universities across the country held commencement ceremonies. As you wrap up your undergraduate studies, are you prepared to enter the workforce? With a million questions running through your  head as you begin a new phase of your…
  |  May 24 2011  |   Blog   |   0 COMMENTS
Last spring, Meredith covered online knowledge site Quora. And it was recently brought to my attention that Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG) launched a similar question-and-answer-style site, G+. (Disclosure: My husband is a GLG employee.) The difference is that behind G+ is GLG’s…
  |  May 24 2011  |   Blog   |   2 COMMENTS
What does PR and Lady Gaga have in common? A lot. Yesterday, Miss Gaga released her newest CD, Born This Way, featuring self-titled hit single and her latest catchy tunes, Judas and Edge of Glory. According to a recent USA Today article,…
  |  May 23 2011  |   Blog   |   0 COMMENTS
The detailed planning it takes to turn your business idea into a reality can be overwhelming, but is certainly a necessary step for success, especially if you’re planning to petition for any funding – whether it be from a venture capital (VC)…
  |  May 20 2011  |   Blog   |   0 COMMENTS
When I first got my iPhone I was never without it. I think I even used the words, “Its changed my life.” When I started playing Words with Friends, I had a somewhat similar attachment. Eventually, I had to start putting my…
  |  May 20 2011  |   Blog   |   0 COMMENTS
Social media is a powerful tool for old friends keeping in touch, businesses engaging with their customers or PR professionals staying informed on the latest news. Sometimes, however, it has the ability to go beyond that, connecting people who would have otherwise…
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