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Archive for April, 2008

April 25th, 2008

Social Media Matters This Week

Just two quick plugs for Josh Hallett and Mike Manuel this week… Josh has a contributed story appearing in the May issue of PRSA’s PR Tactics, which was published online earlier this week. It’s about how practitioners can use social media to enhance and extend their media relations efforts. He also offers some tips on […]

Filed in Social Media, Voce Clients

April 18th, 2008

Pitching bloggers 2.0 style

A couple of memes have sprouted up around the web from influential media and analysts about how they would like to be pitched in the future. Folks like Stowe Boyd and Marshall Kirkpatrick are turning to the communication channels they like best to help cut through the noise In an increasingly loud media space. First […]

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April 16th, 2008

In House PR People Get Tips on How to Increase Their Share of Budget

Last week at the Bulldog Reporter’s Media Relations Summit 2008, I had the pleasure of watching Voce’s own Dave Black deliver a presentation with Jodi Baumann, the Director of Corporate PR at NetApp. The focus of this year’s summit was “The Power of Story: New media, New Technologies, A New Narrative for PR.” Speakers tackled […]

Filed in Social Media, Voce Clients

April 9th, 2008

Around the Office – Toys!

As seen around the office… Spuda Fett Darth Mash Big Toe Lego Motorized AT-AT Thanks to Josh for the use of the new D300 for the shots. About the AuthorNick Gernert leads the Platform Services team that’s part of Voce Connect and oversees all web development efforts as well as making sure all those efforts […]

Filed in Who We Are

April 8th, 2008

cnp_studio Gets a Mention on the WordPress Publisher Blog

Raanan over at the WordPress Publisher Blog just posted a note about our involvement with the PlayStation Blog (and that it’s running WordPress). He specifically references our recent post that took a more in-depth look at the work behind the project. The Publisher Blog highlights some of the lesser known features of WordPress, interesting plugins […]

Filed in WordPress

April 4th, 2008

Live from BlogHer NYC! It’s Voce Nation!

We’re living large at the Affinia hotel in Manhattan, talking about social media and making real-life friends (not just the virtual ones). We’re representing Voce at this week’s BlogHer Business Conference, and it’s been a great week so far. Here’s a quick recap: Festivities started at a launch party for the New York City Moms […]

Filed in Blogging, Events

April 3rd, 2008

PlayStation.Blog – A Closer Look at the WordPress Customizations

In January of 2007 we were asked by the guys over at Voce if we’d like to work on the development of the official PlayStation Blog. We had to check our calendar, but it just so happened that we had a place where we could squeeze the project in. Customizing WordPress The PlayStation Blog is […]

Filed in WordPress

April 3rd, 2008

Launching eBay Ink

A few weeks ago, Fortune Small Business interviewed Richard Brewer-Hay, eBay’s editor-in-chief, to discuss a new corporate blog he was developing called “eBay Ink.” This blog debuted (publicly) yesterday afternoon, and we’re happy to say our team had a hand in the development of this project with Richard and the eBay team. In addition to […]

Filed in Social Media, Voce Clients

April 2nd, 2008

Breathe in… Now Release

OK, so I said we’d been MIA for a bit, busy on projects and whatnot and we’re very excited about two coming in for a landing today. I’ll touch on that here in just a sec, but first something I’ve been neglecting to recognize… WordPress Had Some Work Done In the midst of the hustle […]

Filed in New Site, Social Media, Who We Are, WordPress