Tag Archives : community public relations

Community PR: 5 Relationship Circles 4

Creating community: one of the biggest missing pieces in the marketing and PR puzzle. Whenever we present our accelerated marketing plans, we always talk about creating, building and nurturing a community. In plumbing the depths of my experiences archive, I remembered this presentation I created four years ago. Dual cast to a live audience in […]



Social Media 101 Workshop Presentation 1

Three out of four marketing and PR workshops for IAPD IPRA went well: lots of space, time and room for conversation. When I saw the room for my Social Media Sampler presentation, I got a bit concerned. Fifteen minutes before I was set to start, it was already almost full. When the crowd started spilling […]

Speaking of Parks, Recreation and Social Media 1

Next week, I’m honored to present four programs at the IAPD/IPRA [Illinois Association of Park Districts - Illinois Park and Recreation Association conference]. Thanks so much to Jessica Alexenko of the Lisle Park District for booking me to speak at two workshops and two breakout sessions. We started talking about the conference almost a year […]


Community and Social Media | Social Media Club Chicago Panel Video 2

Thanks to Steve Stokes of Stoked Studios for covering Social Media Club Chicago‘s first anniversary event on October 22, 2009. Many people asked about how they could watch the video of the panel discussion about community and social media – click here to go the video. SMC Chicago President, Jeff Willinger of RightPoint Consulting moderated […]