Readying for the Upswing

Some PR consultants are facing challenging times. While there’s still lots of work to be had, in this environment clients occasionally slash their budgets mid-stream. Others are putting planned projects on hold for an indefinite period of time. When you get word of both of …

Friday Funnies – How I Organize My Desk

When it comes to maintaining control over the clutter-filled chaos, I’m the last person to offer advice! What about you, Solo PR Pro reader – do you have any tips for keeping the mess to a manageable level? Cartoon by Dave Walker. Find more cartoons …

A Humorous Look at Client Maneuvering

When you’re an independent consultant, eventually you’ll experience one or more of the “negotiating tactics” hilariously illustrated in this video (hat tip to Brad Fitzpatrick, where I first saw it). In this economy, unfortunately such tactics become even more common. The video isn’t just funny, …