Oldie but goodie

September 30, 2011

Every once in a while, someone stops me to comment on a past blog post that ran on Gregarious. Last week, a friend who once edited my work at Success magazine called and complimented a post written more than a year ago on writing well. I didn’t even remember the post from last June, but […]

This post was written by Mike Lizun, Senior Vice President At yesterday’s f8 Developer Conference, Facebook unveiled the biggest update to its social networking platform since it launched in 2004. I’m not going to get into all the technical aspects of Timeline. And I’m not going to get into the Facebook versus Google debate or […]

An honest apology How many times in a lifetime do you hear the CEO of a major corporation use phrases like “I messed up” and “I owe everyone an explanation?” But there on his blog, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings came clean. The company’s disastrous decision to increase monthly rates by 60 percent to $16 from […]

We have a winner!

September 15, 2011

Two weeks ago, we put out the call. Tell us your worst ideas for a new reality TV show and the winner (or loser, as you might see it) wins a $250 Amazon gift card. Our reasoning was simple. We think there’s a lot of PR potential in reality TV that isn’t readily apparent. Understanding […]

CNN rediscovers its voice

September 6, 2011

Last October, I did the unthinkable for a PR person. I ripped the media. More precisely, I ripped my beloved CNN. In that post, I explained my own admiration and exasperation for a declining network that had jump-started my career and served as a worthy platform for client appearances and sparring sessions for some 25 […]