Chat Recap: Fake News, Changes in 2017, and More

On the second Wednesday in December, we held one of our traditional Q&A chats, where top independent communication professionals shared thought leadership, tips and advice in response to questions submitted by the community (learn how to join us here). On December 14 2016, we weighed in with opinions and insight on the following topics of interest:

  1. What word/phrase would you like to never see/hear in 2016? #solopr
  2. Has fake news impacted how you approach your work? #solopr
  3. Do you think clients expectations of PR/SM are changing? How? #solopr
  4. What practical steps do you take to strengthen client relationships? #solopr
  5. What changes do you foresee for the profession in 2017? #solopr
  6. How do you decide to go from solo to solo plus? #solopr
  7. How do you get your news about the world/industry/client industries? #solopr
  8. What areas/skills do you want to learn/improve in 2017? #solopr

A few of the top tweets are highlighted below (followed by a link to the full transcript):

Be sure to check out the transcript in PDF for the full discussion. Please note that the transcript is in reverse chronological order. If you weren’t able to join us this week, weigh in on the chat questions in the comments!