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Primary Chapter: Los Angeles

Vickie Bates

Communications Consultant

Award-winning writer of innovative content for social media and traditional platforms. Employee communications expert.

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02.24.2012
Stuck in the Middle with Your Writing
As I mentioned in Part 1 of this series on writer’s block, the idea that something can prevent you from writing is pure fiction. Only you can keep you from writing. But what if you’ve started...
Social Media Journal
02.20.2012
Why Is the Blogger-PR Relationship So Misunderstood?
Another day, another one of those posts. Yes, another blogger has taken to the social media ‘verse with furrowed brow over the way PR pros approach bloggers. Read more
Social Media Journal
02.16.2012
A Helpful Little Secret about Writer’s Block
I’m going to tell you a secret. In fact, something that’s going to shock you to your core because you’ve believed in this ever since you became a writer. Read more on the new No Bad Language site. 
Social Media Journal
02.13.2012
Strike a Pose
Check out my latest photo blog post on No Bad Language's new site.
Social Media Journal
02.13.2012
6 Tips That Will Take Your Infographics from Chartjunk to Valuable Content
From saber-tooth tiger-bait to link-bait, infographics have come a long way. Here’s a guide to their invention, how to use them effectively, and how to avoid infographics that add to the “...
Social Media Clubhouse
02.06.2012
The Social Full Monty: Are You Being Transparent on Purpose or by Accident?
I’m still shocked at the number of people who share their Twitter feed on LinkedIn. Facebook and Pinterest accounts, too. It’s one thing to make a conscious decision to do the social equivalent of...
Social Media Journal
02.03.2012
Can’t See the Forest or the Trees
Check out my latest photo post on No Bad Language’s new site.
Social Media Journal
01.31.2012
The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit Gets Social: The Social Media Strategist Offers a Deft Guide to Corporate Social Media Success
Christopher Barger’s new book bridges two of the biggest gaps in the proliferating social media category: strategy and how to manage an effective social program in a large organization.   “Demands...
Chapter Blog
01.30.2012
So Many Books, So Little Time
The first four of 2012. I committed to reading (approximately) a book a week in 2012. Here’s how it’s going plus capsule reviews of January’s selections. SCOREBOARD January 4 down, 48 to go!...
Social Media Journal
01.26.2012
CorpComm Needs Some Sympathy for the Devil
Don’t get me wrong, I’m a believer. What I’m convinced of is that every Corporate Communications unit needs a kind of sacred space to challenge the messaging, communications approaches and accepted...
Social Media Journal

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