• A Journalist Wrote this Blog … and I have a Degree to Prove it

    I recently attended a press event for the grand opening of a restaurant. There, sticking out among all the slacks, dresses, and neatly pressed shirts, was a young man, hair in disarray, wearing a black tank top and cargo pants. I was later told, much to my surprise, that this young man, who looked no …

  • A Look at Traditional PR through the Years (Infographic)

    With all of the discussion we’re having this week about new tactics in old PR, it got our team wondering … what all has changed since the beginning of traditional PR? Well we found this awesome infographic put together by InkHouse.com that perfectly paints the picture of then verses now!           …

  • Client Case Study: Black Forest Biergarten becomes The Glass Boot

    We had an interesting client problem arise last month that the Speak Social team was able to turn into a media win. We also learned quite a bit during the process of solving this problem about new tactics in the old PR game. We thought this story should be shared, and hope the lessons can be …

  • How Cheerios Scared the Hell Out of Their Facebook Fans

    The story was all over the internet on Friday, “If you like Cheerios on Facebook, you’re not allowed to sue us.” General Mills, the overseer of such brands as Chex, Cheerios, and Betty Crocker, changed its legal terms, and what followed was your typical case of the unyielding, unforgiving internet working itself into a frenzy, …