Building Media Lists, Managing Clients’ Social Media Needs, & More

During the January 4 #solopr Twitter chat, independent PR pros discussed building national media lists on a budget, using mindmap software, handling a client's social media presence, and 2012 PR resolutions. Specifically, the following questions were addressed:

1. How do you build a national media contact list when you don't have budget to buy one? #solopr

2. Have you ever used mindmap software (e.g., Mindnode, iThoughts) for key messages, showing hierarchies, etc.? #solopr

3. When you're collaborating with a client on their social network presences, how do you handle it logistically? #solopr

4. We avoided the requisite “resolutions” post on the #solopr blog, but do you have any you'd like to share? How can we help?

Be sure to check out thetranscript in PDF for the full discussion.Note that the transcript is in reverse chronological order.

If you weren’t able to join us this week, please let us know how you’d respond to the chat questions below!

The #solopr chat – held each Wednesday from 1-2 p.m. Eastern – is a weekly ritual for some of the most savvy Solo PR Pros on Twitter. Anyone with a Twitter account is welcome to participate – see Join Us for the #solopr Chat on Twitter to find out how!

Thanks to Jennifer Spivak for compiling this post.

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