PR Through Social Media

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PR Through Social Media It’s been said that PR and social media don’t mix. But, logically speaking, aren’t they the perfect match? Join executive PR consultant and writer LuAnn Glowacz as she puts your grandmother’s PR tactics to the digital test.  We’ll explore and debate which tired approaches are a waste of your time, and which ones will save your … Read More

Print vs. Digital. Is there still value in print?

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Save the date for our June professional development program on Thursday, June 20, 2013, 11:30-1 p.m! In an increasingly digital world is there still a place for print and traditional marketing? What are the pros and cons of print and digital marketing? How can we leverage both for maximum reach and effectiveness? As budgets are continually pinched, is it worthwhile … Read More

A Special Treat! Happy Hour with Darcy Eikenberg, ACC

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Darcy Eikenberg, ACC will join BVIABC for an intimate happy hour on the evening of Wednesday, April 17. Darcy helps high performance professionals accelerate their leadership in ways that work for their organizations and for themselves. With a practical, real-life perspective, and with over 20 years’ experience working with top companies such as The Coca-Cola Company, Microsoft, and Deloitte, Darcy’s … Read More

Creating Confidence (Even When You’re Not)

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Have you ever wanted more from your work? Maybe you want more opportunities, recognition, or rewards—but you’re not sure how to get them in today’s complex, competitive work landscape. The way to get what you need is confidence. It’s one thing everyone wants more of, but something that seems to be in short supply. If you want more confidence (and … Read More

Fame & Shame

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Lessons Learned in Communications Jay Socol, Mark Taylor and John Zollinger will share their experiences of fame and shame over the years. Join BVIABC to hear stories of success as well as those not-so-successful moments in communications and learn some valuable lessons from the presenters’ experiences. Read more about the presenters below. Thursday, February 21, 2013 11:30-1 p.m. Christopher’s World … Read More

November Professional Development Meeting

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You Don’t Need to Picture the Audience in Their Underwear: Tips for Crafting a Speech so Fabulous that Nobody Will Get Nervous As professional communicators, we (probably) know how to take a jumble of statistics, quotes and images and pare it down to a single, targeted message for print, the web, or social media. We (probably) know that we shouldn’t … Read More

October Professional Development Meeting

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Information First: Communication in a Mobile-First World As our audience becomes more mobile, web communication must become more focused. Communicators play a vital role in developing message strategies, content hierarchies and other important aspects of web design. A team of three pros from Texas A&M University Information Technology will discuss the impact of a mobile-first approach to website design, especially … Read More

September Event

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Put Your Best Self Forward: Tools for Self-Promotion Even  When You’re Not Looking for a Job” You don’t have to be job hunting to update your resume and work on your self-promotion skills. Keeping your personal brand in check can benefit you day to day. Improving networking skills, utilizing tools like LinkedIn, and keeping your resume up to date can … Read More

Extreme Brand Building – March Professional Development

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When Extreme Makeover: Home Edition came to Bastrop County to build a home in seven days, the work behind the scenes was definitely extreme. The public relations and branding involved were a significant element in the success of the build. Building a home for a worthy family in Bastrop County after the recent wildfires was a passion for builder EFC … Read More