Archive for June, 2010

Not all publicity is good publicity: Heidi Montag is case in point

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

BP’s not the only one hurting from all the publicity it’s received lately. Mediabistro points out today that depsite all the media attention, including a cover page on People Magazine highlighting her recent numerous plastic sugeries, reality star Heidi Montag sold less than 700 records during the first week of her launch of  aptly named “Superficial” album.

Stay tuned for a Q and A with a company that turned a crisis around in a big way.

Fake BP Twitter Site Gets Many More Followers than Real Site

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

Apprently a fake BP Twitter site called BPGlobalPR is getting twice as many followers ad the actual BP Twitter address. The imposter makes some funny commentary like “If we’re being accused of being criminal we want to be tried by a jury of our peers — wealthy execs who don’t give a damn” Funny.

Also the CEO apologized on Facebook for callously saying “he wants his life back” especially given that 11 men lost theirs.

At least Tony Hayward is very visible but some experts say its time he let others speak for him. And, BP is doing daily press briefings. But what could they be doing better?