ProfNet Connect Blog Roundup: Making the Switch from Journalism to PR, Minding Your Communications Manners, Guidelines for Bloggers Requesting Products

ProfNet Connect, our free online community for journalists, bloggers, PR pros, experts and communicators of all stripes, features blog section where members can write and post as their hearts desire.  The site is chockablock with interesting people and content.  Here are some of the most popular posts from this week. Enjoy!

#ConnectChat Recap: Making the Switch from Journalism to PR, Part 2
On Tuesday, August 30, we hosted a #connectchat featuring Michelle Mekky (@Alpaytac_PR), Vice President of Alpaytac Marketing in Chicago. This chat was the second installation to the three-part series entitled “Making the Switch from Journalism to PR.” Michelle provided her account of what it’s like to work as a journalist for over 12 years and then transition to the world of public relations. Evelyn Tipacti, community editor of ProfNet Connect provides the recap.
@editorev

Minding Your Communications Manners
It seems that lately many of us have forgotten to mind our manners with regards to mobile devices. Beth Monaghan, principal and co-founder of InkHouse Media + Marketing shares her insight on mobile etiquette.
@bamonaghan

Internet Reputation Tip of The Day: Understanding The Battlefield
If at the moment the battlefield where you fight for your good reputation is based online and those on the other side, appear to have a reasonably good understanding of the battleground and of the basic tools and ammunitions which are required to cause you maximum damage, you might want to seriously consider moving the battlefield to elsewhere where it will be harder for your reputational enemies to fight back. Yair Cohen, internet law expert at Bains Cohen Solicitors tells us how to safeguard our internet reputation.
@bainscohen

Guidelines for Bloggers Requesting Products
If you’re a blogger, you can request products for reviews and giveaways on your site via a ProfNet query. ProfNet editor Grace Lavigne tells us exactly how to go about doing this the right way.
@GNightGracie

We Are All Currency Market Investors
When you think of the foreign currency market, what do you think of? Perhaps world economies exchanging money from one currency to another. Maybe large institutions making decisions that affect millions of stockholders or account owners. Michelle Heath, CMO of Currensee tells us just how we’re all invested in the currency market.
@CurrenseeCMO

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