~Press Room—Creative Sage™ experts on tap.

cs-logo-olive.jpg Stay tuned…we are planning to build a more complete media room here. Meanwhile, contact us if you need to interview experts about creativity and innovation in business, nonprofit and social entrepreneur organizations, or in individuals and creative teams. We love to talk about current and future trends.

We’re also working with executives, accomplished professionals and organizations to revolutionize retirement, if you’re planning a story related to that topic! Please type “press” or “media” in the subject line of your email, and we’ll get back to you immediately. You can download our business card here, or just call us in the San Francisco Bay Area, at: 1-510-845-5510.

Links to a few articles by or about Cathryn Hrudicka, Chief Imagination Officer/CEO of Creative Sage™/Cathryn Hrudicka & Associates:

Interview with Cathryn Hrudicka on Creativity Portal, by Nancy Mills

Living Life as a Spirited Woman: Making Time for Creativity, by Cathryn Hrudicka

How to Tell Your Story Creatively to Stand Out from the Crowd, by Cathryn Hrudicka

Getting the Most out of Your Online and Offline PR, by Cathryn Hrudicka

Fast Company September 2007 article by Tech Blogger Robert Scoble, about some of the uses of social media in business, which quotes PR/Social Media and Innovation Expert Cathryn Hrudicka, Web Evangelist Betsy Weber, and NBC Cameraman and VergeNewMedia Owner Jim Long:


Jim Long’s follow-up post on the VergeNewMedia blog, in response to Robert Scoble’s Fast Company article (above):

Jonathan Crow, recent Marketing Director of ThinkFree and author of the ThinkFree Blog, the blog of a tech start-up, convened a blog roundtable panel of five public relations, marketing and social media experts, including Cathryn Hrudicka, Brian Solis, Aaron Brazell, Chris Brogan and Doug Haslam, for a series of blog posts illuminating the uses of social media as part of an overall branding, marketing and PR campaign. The URLs for the individual blog posts of the series, “The Great Social Experiment—How Has it Gone?” are:

Introduction of blog panel and credentials: http://urltea.com/2mwz

Article #1 by Jonathan Crow, introducing the ThinkFree Social Media Experiment, where he poses five questions to the panel:

Roundtable Response to Question #1, “How Much Time Should Be Devoted to the Care and Feeding of a Social Network” :

Roundtable Response to Question #2, “Judging Outcomes..” which includes in Cathryn Hrudicka’s response some links to other important articles and blog posts about social media and public relations:

Roundtable Response to Question #3, “The Right Tools for the Job”:

Roundtable Response to Questions #4, “How Aggressively Should I Try to Get Connected?”:

Roundtable Response to Question #5, “Feedback Mechanisms..” and Jonathan Crow’s summary of what he learned from his Social Media useage:

The Roundtable series (above) followed a prior Social Media, Public Relations and Bloggers’ Roundtable on the popular B5 Media Technosailor Blog, by Aaron Brazell. Cathryn Hrudicka also participated as a guest blogger and Social Media/PR and Innovation Expert on that panel, which is also very informative for any organization planning a comprehensive marketing, branding, public relations and social media campaign. The other panelists included Marc Orchant, Marshall Kirkpatrick, Doug Haslam and Brian Solis (see credentials in the first post). Here are the URLs for the Technosailor Blog Roundtable in five parts:

PR Roundtable Discussion: The Challenge of Social Media and introduction to the panel:

PR Roundtable: Brand in the Internet Era:

PR Roundtable: Engaging Public Relations for Bloggers 101:

PR Roundtable: Is “outing” a wayward public relations pitch an effective way to deal with the problem:

PR Roundtable: Industry advice on how PR professionals and bloggers can more effectively engage each other:

Podcast on The Buzz Bin, with Livingston Communications’ CEO Geoff Livingston, featuring Cathryn Hrudicka discussing social media trends and innovation:

A download of the podcast is available at: media.libsyn.com/media/geoliv/creativesagebuzzbin.wav

We’ll update the Press Room periodically—keep checking, and please let us know if you need further information, backgrounders, photos, audio or video clips.


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