In the Hutong
Wishing it Would Rain Again
Hey PR, bloggers are not tools to be used
As someone who spends his working days helping companies get better at communications, I empathize with thos legions of folks who have to work with bloggers and the media to help their clients hawk themselves or their products.
At the same time, as a blogger I get really annoyed by the ham-handed efforts many PR people use to deal with me. There is simply no excuse for dealing with journalists or bloggers via form letter or impersonal email blast.
Please, PR folks, before contacting me, read my blog. And please read the article linked above.