• Twitter’s Mute Button is What Should be Muted

    You can’t win them all. Sometimes you lose big. Other times, you don’t win or lose … you just stalemate yourself.  That’s exactly what Twitter did when it rolled out the mute button this week. Sure, I have fallen victim to long-winded fools who think in streams of endless tweets. People who like to write novels 140 characters …

  • 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 …