My dad has been telling me since I was a little girl, â€œitâ€™s not what you say, itâ€™s how you say it.”
Funny, we don’t think about things like that when our blood is boiling and we’re so salty that a singular, open flesh wound will bring on the burn.
Last week Thursday, September 17, Ben Garrett, a PRSA member posted an article on the PRSA blog, ComPRehension, Status Update: Millennial Staffers Can Update Your Social Media Plans where he, in a nutshell, said that social media is tool for â€œtesting things out” and made it seem as if Gen-Y staffers a) weren’t very bright and b) trust-worthy.
With statements like:
â€œA good starting point is to task new professionals with building up senior staffersâ€™ profiles and networks on the organizationâ€™s social networking accounts.â€
â€œSenior professionals who (ahem) remember mimeographs and Betamax are probably less savvy in the social media space. Tapping on these new professionals may seem like a gamble. You donâ€™t want them speaking to clients, let alone producing messaging.â€
… I was [Read more…]