Weber Shandwick Seattle Plays Host to the Zags

Earlier this month, a group of Gonzaga University students came to visit us at WS Seattle as part of the university’s annual Seattle Trek. The Trek is a career development and networking program designed to help connect students to professionals in key disciplines in major metropolitan areas throughout the U.S. We were excited to be […]

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Weber Shandwick Seattle Healthcare Practice is Growing!

According to the 2011 “State of Seattle” survey, the health sector is one of the fast growing in the region and Weber Shandwick Seattle is a leader in serving health organizations that are innovating in technology, medicine and breakthrough science. Join us in working across the sector for public and private organizations such as hospitals, […]

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Trending Tech: Apple Sets Earnings Record, Facebook To Offer IPO and RIM's New CEO

Apple’s record-setting fourth quarter earnings report shattered analyst expectations and showed the world that the company could produce insanely great results without Steve Jobs. In other news, Facebook is expected to file papers for their much-anticipated IPO next week. RIM’s new CEO outlined a lackluster company vision that many speculate won’t be enough to revive […]

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Highlights from #CMAD 2012

While Community Manager Appreciation Day (#CMAD) has come and gone, we here at Weber Shandwick Seattle wanted to share some highlights of the global celebrations that took place within our network and beyond: Chris Perry, the president of digital communications at Weber Shandwick, authored an ode to community managers for Forbes.com, in which he outlines the […]

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Post-CES: The Show’s Continued Impact on Society

Now that everyone’s favorite technology show has been powered down until next January, it’s time to reflect on this year’s hottest trends and speculate how they will influence our personal and professional lives in the year ahead. We recently informed you that Hanson Hosein, the Director of the Master of Communication in Digital Media program […]

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5 Standout C.A.P.E.S. Community Managers Need in 2012

This post is part of a series we’re featuring in celebration of Community Manager Appreciation Day (#CMAD). What’s it take to be a stellar community manager? Seems like a pretty easy role where you simply manage a brand’s social properties and online chatter, right? Right?? Let’s stop there. In today’s communications world, brand reputation is […]

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If You Don't Provide Your Community a Vision, It Will Define One

This post is part of series celebrating Community Management Appreciation Day (#CMAD). Learn more! Online community managers share content, moderate discussions, edit or delete posts where appropriate, welcome new users, mediate conflicts, and help ensure that community policies and guidelines are followed. But there’s also a fundamental role that community managers play that is often overlooked. […]

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Celebrate Community Manager Appreciation Day!

Today marks the third annual celebration of Community Manager Appreciation Day (#CMAD) –  a grassroots initiative started by Jeremiah Owyang that celebrates the work of community managers at leading brands, agencies and consultancies. Festivities are taking place in all Weber Shandwick offices around our global network, from panel discussions to guest speakers, interactive trainings to […]

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Trending Tech: Internet Disrupts SOPA, Federal Government Kills Megaupload, Yang Out At Yahoo

The US Government’s role and approach to piracy dominated the news and demonstrated once again the power of a mobilized public. Starting as a technology industry led grass roots movement, the anti-SOPA message spread as popular web sites censored their content to raise awareness. The public outcry against SOPA and PIPA forced legislators in both […]

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