Author Archives: Jim Mignano

About Jim Mignano

Jim Mignano is a young professional practicing and learning Public Relations in Rochester, NY. He is passionate about the possibilities that digital media provide and loves utilizing new platforms for a variety of functions. James' blog is about people and the technology they use. It's about communication and persuasion... the old and the new ways of doing things... the struggle between sticking to the tried, true recipes and experimenting with intuitive, innovative ideas. It's an extension and reflection of James himself: the convergence of ambition & ability.

Online Identification to Exterminate the Trolls

In 2006, on the cusp of Web 2.0 and the social media revolution, Andrew Keen wrote The Cult of the Amateur. In the book, he argues that “blogs, MySpace, YouTube, and the rest of today’s user-generated media are destroying our … Continue reading

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Don’t Send Tweets Like This

We’ll keep this short and simple… Don’t send tweets like this.

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Embed Facebook Posts on WordPress

This is really great news: you can now embed Facebook posts directly into your WordPress blog – just like we’ve been able to do with individual Tweets. I really don’t know why it took Facebook so long to make this … Continue reading

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ZDnet Writer “Creeped Out” by PR Pitch – But Why?

Each month, ZDnet enterprise technology reporter Rachel King highlights (or maybe I should say low-lights?) a particularly awful pitch from a public relations professional. I am a fan of columns like this one because it keeps PR people earnest. A … Continue reading

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