PR pros and bloggers love to complain about each other. At the same time, both groups sometimes need each other. But are the complaints and demands of either group fair or realistic?
The public relations industry is full of crazy parties and dishonesty in service of getting what we want. Right? Um, not quite. But those misconceptions are what happen when the PR industry fails in its own PR efforts.
After leveraging harsh criticism against PRWeb, I was contacted by the company’s marketing manager, Joe Beaulaurier. And much to my surprise, he not only responded but actively resolved the problems affecting my clients. In this post I chat with Joe about dealing with public criticism constructively.
Should bloggers be treated as journalists? Do they even want to be? Darren Rowse of ProBlogger.net shares his thoughts in the first of a two-part interview.