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About erikaalane

I am a senior at The Ohio State University where I am a strategic communications major. Upon graduating in December of 2012, I hope to pursue a career in Public Relations. Follow me on twitter @erikaalane

Tweeting For the Cure

I hate running, that was my first thought waking up this past Saturday morning, at 6 a.m., to participate in the Susan G. Komen race for the cure. The 5k race was offered in either a run or a walk … Continue reading

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Lets travel! by brochure?

Have you ever been sitting around bored waiting for an appointment? Are you one of those people who looks for something to read to occupy your time while you wait? I am, I’m constantly reaching for the latest issue of … Continue reading

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Pitching as we knew it

Media has changed the way we view products and their advertisements over the years. Andy Beaupre discusses how pitching has changed over the years in his article on ragan.com, bringing up a valid point that pitching is an idea that … Continue reading

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He Shoots, He Scores, We tweet

Caution, participating in a tweet chat may cause you to lose followers, but at the same time it may increase your credibility and social media skills. I found that a tweet chat is a very resourceful way to learn more … Continue reading

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Twitter Your Life

  Before communications 221 in the fall, I never wanted anything to do with twitter. I remember posting a status to facebook complaining because I thought we were required to have a twitter for the class. Since I signed up … Continue reading

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Blogging for a career

Writing for some can be a way to express feelings that otherwise they may not feel comfortable discussing. Blogging is a growing profession where people can not only express what they feel, but in some cases can be paid for … Continue reading

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Welcome to Communications

Hello, welcome to my blog! My name is Erika Stout, I am a strategic communications major at The Ohio State University. Upon graduating in December, I hope to find a job in Public Relations. My goal is to find a … Continue reading

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