Category: giveaways

#PRStudChat April Book Giveaway

Thank you to Eric Schwartzman (@eschwartzman) and Paul Gillin (@pgillin), the authors of the book, Social Marketing to the Business Customer for helping make this a terrific April PRStudChat session!

We’ll be giving away 1 copy of their book to member of the #PRStudChat community. To enter, just leave a comment with your name & twitter handle, and a favorite tweet from tonight’s session. The winner will be picked using randomizer and announced Monday, April 25!

#PRStudCast 2.24.11 – Chat Recap & Influence

Check out our Contest for Chris’ Trust Agents sponsored by Ruder Finn!

Here is Chris’ post from 2009 about being a Trust Agent.

Join the #PRStudChat Student Forum on Facebook!

#PRStudChat Trust Agents Giveaway!

Tonight, the #PRStudChat community will tackle the issue of the mystery of the PR influencer and how to build trust online.  Ruder Finn, is sponsoring the chat session and their sponsorship will go toward several lucky community members receiving one of the most popular and important books on the subject… Trust Agents  @ChrisBrogan, co-author of Trust Agents, will be revealing his responses to our discussion topic tomorrow.

For an opportunity to win your copy of Trust Agents, just leave a comment responding to the question below no later than 9pm Friday, February 25th. The contest is open to all PR students, professionals and educators and the winners will be selected from those commenting below using Please be sure to include your Twitter handle when responding.

PRStudChat Trust Agents giveaway question: Who is one influencer that has earned your trust online?

A little more about our sponsor, Ruder Finn (you can follow them on Twitter @ruderfinn):

Ruder Finn, Inc. is one of the largest independent integrated communication firms in the world. Through offices and affiliates worldwide, the agency serves the global and local communication needs of more than 250 corporations, governments and nonprofit organizations.


How would you benefit from a $200 SWAGG Scholarship?

As a special gift to our community, SWAGG, our December #PRStudChat sponsor, is offering one lucky student a $200 scholarship toward their education!

All you have to is answer the question- How would YOU benefit from a $200 SWAGG Scholarship? Books, webinars, classes, technology, conference costs… Just comment below with your answer, the name of your school and your twitter handle, no later than Friday, December 17th. We’ll be using to select the name of the winner.

Please be sure to give a shout out to #SWAGG & say thanks for taking the time to join #PRStudChat in December, while they are busily in the process of rolling out a mobile app. The app lets friends give and receive gift cards from their smart phones, cutting down on the old-school plastic giftcards — relevant considering 60 percent of Americans will ask for gift cards this year (National Retail Federation). In addition, SWAGG is giving back through its partnership with Stand Up to Cancer. Every time the app is downloaded between now and Dec. 31, 2011, SWAGG will donate $1 to Stand Up to cancer up to $125,000.  You can find SWAGG on twitter @swaggmobile and on Facebook.

Happy Holidays to all. We look forward to seeing you in 2011.


Valerie & Deirdre

Update 12/18 9:35 pm: We have closed the comments and will be using to randomly select a winner from the list of those who have commented. Thank you and good luck to everyone who participated. We will announce the winner next week and will do our best to continue to offer many other opportunities for our community in the future!