Anyone Can Change the World: In the Spirit of Thanksgiving, let’s discuss Socially Conscious Social Networking

In the spirit of the holidays, I want to shed some light on how people are “giving” and “receiving” in non-traditional ways. For example, Facebook Causes “was founded on the belief that in a healthy society, anyone can participate in change by informing and inspiring others.” Facebook Causes offers multiple causes to support, including animals, arts and […]

Stacy Armijo named general manager for Pierpont Austin

AUSTIN – Pierpont Communications has appointed Stacy Armijo general manager for its Austin office, effective immediately. According to Pierpont CEO Phil Morabito, “We opened our Austin office ten years ago at the height of the technology boom, followed quickly the technology bust, and Stacy has helped us weather the ups and downs since. She has […]

Win the Name Game: How to Remember Names While Networking

  Dale Carnegie once said, “A person’s name is to that person the sweetest and most important sound in any language.”  We are constantly meeting new people, and the task of remembering the names of everyone you meet can seem daunting. But when you meet someone for the second time and can greet them by […]

The Rise of the “She-conomy” – Why women drive the economy and why it matters to you

  Move over minivan ads and day time soaps…   Today’s women want more than just pretty things. They want things that save them time, money and, most of all, meet their many needs.   They also represent a big opportunity for businesses. According to the authors of “The Female Economy,” a study published by […]