Making Communications More Effective with Social Media Tools

PRSA Chicago

In Chicago? Near Chicago? Want a good excuse to come to Chicago???
Please join us on Tuesday, April 29, when the Chicago Chapter of PRSA presents: “Making Communications More Effective with Social Media Tools.” Register here!

Alecia Danticoa
Vice President, Digital Communications, Weber Shandwick 
Reid Lappin
Partner and founder, VOKAL Interactive
Jack Monson
Vice President, eNR Services / MatchPoint
MJ Tam
Editor, Chicagonista
Rick Wion
@rdublife (personal) and @mcdonalds (McDonald’s)
Director of Social Media, McDonald’s
Gini Dietrich (moderator)
CEO,  Arment Dietrich, Inc


Top Ten Influencers Covering iPad Apps
March 22, 2010, 8:17 am
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Here’s a list of the Top Ten Most Influential Writers Covering iPad Apps: 

Christina Warren – Mashable
Yukari Kane – Wall Street Journal
Roman Loyola – MacWorld
Eric Zeman – Information Week
Jay Yarow –  Mashable
Nick Mokey – Digital Trends
Paul Krill – CIO Magazine
Brian X. Chen –  Wired: Gadget Lab
Jared Newman – Network World
Erica Ogg  – CNet News

If you’re doing media relations for an iPad app or just following the developments, this list is a great place to start! These influencers were uncovered using MatchPoint on 3/22/2010.

Top Journalists Covering Olympic Sponsorships
February 9, 2010, 7:51 am
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Here’s a list of the top five most influential journalists covering endorsement deals and sponsorships for the 2010 Winter Games:

Dan Sewell – Associated Press
Bruce Constantineau – Vancouver Sun
Katie Thomas – New York Times
David Holthaus – Cincinnati Enquirer
Janet McFarland – Globe and Mail

This list was created using MatchPoint . Let the games begin!

Ten Top Influencers Writing About Valentine’s Day Gifts
February 1, 2010, 4:58 pm
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  • Heidi Stevens / Chicago Tribune
  • BlogHer Blog
  • Blisstree Blog
  • ThisNext Blog
  • Christina Giannantonio /  Star-Ledger
  • Vik Jolly / Orange County Register
  • Chris MacIas / Sacramento Bee
  • Elizabeth Maupin / Orlando Sentinel
  • Sherri Osborn / About.Com
  • Dropjack Blog

Top Ten Consumer Electronics Writers – January 2010

Here are the top ten of a long list of the most influential writers, reporters, and bloggers covering consumer electronics in December ‘09 and  January ‘10:

 Peter Svensson
 Martyn Williams
 Cecilia Kang
 Andrew Berg
 Don Clark
 John Sutter
 Ryan Kim
 Sumner Lemon
 Mark Milian
 Ariel Schwartz
Associated Press
Network World
Washington Post
Wireless Week
Wall Street Journal
San Francisco Chronicle
Los Angeles Times
Fast Company


This index was compiled using MatchPoint based on several factors contributing to level of influence.