Communications Forum

Catherine Helzerman, part of IBM’s analyst relations team, is just today kicking off a public relations online forum to discuss aspects of media relations, analyst relations, corporate comms and agency life among others. Log in here.

Meanwhile, Ian Lipner’s From the Frontlines of PR blog is active once more with several recent posts. Ian is a co-worker of mine and the founder of – an eductional group with over 1,800 members. He is wise beyond his years and has 25 hours in each day, so will not doubt have good advice for us all.

And finally, today my firm received yet another aspiring applicant wanting a career in ‘pubic relations’ [sic]. Oh dear.

  • I have an update on this. Recently, I decided not to go forward (at least for now) with the communications forum. There is plenty of open communication going on among the blogs that I’m not sure a forum makes the best sense right now. My new project, outside of my blog is a communications blog directory where one can list their blog and review others. If you want to check it out it is at