What’s Hot in Social Media: Quora

In a new year where “platform fatigue” has begun to creep into our vocabulary, new innovative ways to interact with one another re-energize us and keep us begging for more. One such social site that has received a considerable amount of attention recently is Quora. Founded by former Facebook employees, Quora calls itself a “continually […]

Making the Case for Mobile Marketing at the November Membership Luncheon

Written by: Lauren Antista – Communications Coordinator, Florida Psychological Association Senior VP and Manager of Southeast Digital for Edelman Craig Kronenberger presented a strong case for mobile marketing to the members of FPRA’s Capital Chapter.  Craig cited compelling statistics that the growing market of teens and adults (15 and 30) worldwide are increasingly reliant on […]

Proposed group seeks to understand employee communications

We received this message from Ron Hess, a friend of FPRA who has spoken at many chapter events around the state. Dear Communicator,  I’m writing to assess your interest in joining an interest group for employee communications professionals in the southeast. There would be no fee or obligation for your participation. The network would likely include […]

Thanks from Dress for Success Tallahassee (Guest Post)

 Guest Post by Dress for Success Tallahassee Dress for Success Tallahassee would like to officially thank the FPRA capital chapter and each individual that contributed to the 9-5 Suit Clothing Drive this summer. Your donations will aid in transitioning women in the community towards self sufficiency as a result of your generosity. The mission of […]

Time to Renew your FPRA Membership

Written by: Erica Villanueva As PR pros it’s important for us to to maintain our competitive edge by keeping our skills sharpened and staying informed on the issues and trends that impact us and the companies we represent. This also means growing our professional networks. Your current FPRA membership expires on the last day of […]

MattChevy Shares His Life Lessons (September Luncheon)

Written by: Lauren Antista, Communications Coordinator, Florida Psychological Association Could you make it or break it in just one year using personal branding? Matt Cheuvront did. Matt Cheuvront (@MattChevy) shared his success in personal branding with FPRA’s members at the September member luncheon at the FSU Alumni Center.  In one year Matt went from laid […]

Words of Wisdom and New Leadership at the August Membership Luncheon

Written by: Lauren Antista – Communications Coordinator, Florida Psychological Association 2009-2010 FPRA President, Heidi Otway, APR kicked off the August membership luncheon with a recap of the Capital Chapter’s successes at the recent FPRA conference in Naples.  The Capital Chapter stole the show, receiving more awards than any other chapter, including: the Professional Development Award; the […]

In the Thick of It: Florida’s PR Professionals Take the BP Oil Spill Head-On

Written By: Lauren Antista, MS – Communications Coordinator, Florida Psychological Association June 17, the day of the FPRA’s Capital Chapter monthly membership meeting, marked the 59th day since the disastrous Deepwater Horizon oil spill off the coast of Louisiana and the 49th day since the spill’s aftermath began to impact Florida’s coastlines and economy.   The […]