Social Media and Car Accidents

In today’s society it’s normal to have the most personal information about yourself out in cyberspace. Most people do not think about what they do, who they do it with, and what they put on social media. The information that you post after an accident can absolutely affect the outcome of your claim. Insurance companies […]

Practice Professionalism Daily

As lawyers, our task in our careers is like second nature: be the best possible advocate for the client.  Many times, in the heat of the battle, you may receive a snarky e-mail or phone call from opposing counsel.  You may receive a threatening letter, that in your mind, crosses the line from business to […]

Meryl Streep Trashes Trump At The Golden Globes – Should Celebrities & Businesses Tout Their Political Viewpoints?

Unless your targeted audience or customer based is endeared to particular set of political values, there’s no reason ever to publicly tout your political perspectives. In the short term, you may experience a feel good ego trip as one or more individuals praise you for expressing values similar to theirs. However, in the long term […]

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Seven Tips On A Successful Media Appearance

Seven Tips On A Successful Media Appearance If the thought of presenting your expertise to millions has ever crossed your mind, these tips below will give you a competitive edge when working with the press. Your success not only depends on what you’re able to do on air but, also behind the scenes. Show Up: Always […]

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Should PR Professionals Express Their Personal Points of View On Twitter?

Should PR professionals express their personal points of view on Twitter?
Under no circumstances should a PR pro tweet their personal opinions. These thoughts can put the reputations of both your clients and your firm at risk. Prevalent in today’s America is the hyper-sensitive lynch mob that viciously tears, shames, and attacks its prey for using words depicted as racist, jokes seen as repugnant, or views perceived as offensive or radically different to those of the masses.