Chat Recap: Big Brands, Bold Steps and the Freedom to be You

arm-muscleThis week big brands made bold moves in fighting inaccuracies and managing their reputation, which made for great discussion during the June 25 #Solo PR twitter chart.  An international group of independent communication professionals weighed in with opinions and insight on the following topics of interest:

  1. Are you using mobile marketing? Has it worked? Tips? #solopr
  2. This week Walmart posted a “fact check” of an NYT article- blog.walmart.com/fact-check-the… -when is it OK to do this? #solopr
  3. Next week is Independence day, what drove you to the freedom of a solo business? #solopr
  4. Many of us heard the viral story of the little girl who was asked to leave KFC because of her scars… KFC just revealed it isn't true- usatoday.com/story/news/nat… -but they're honoring pledge to give $30k to family. Thoughts? #solopr

Scroll through some of the highlights from the chat below:


Programming note: In honor of the July 4 holiday, there will be no Solo PR Pro Twitter chat on Wednesday, July 2, 2014. We will return on July 9.

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 below!

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