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Overcoming Struggles Implementing the Peso Model
This week, Gini shares the four main issues many struggle with when using the Peso Model and how to effectively overcome them.
13 min
Why You Should Read Trust Signals
Do you remember when social media was social? Back when it was, Gini Dietrich connected with Scott Baradell and started a friendship that has lasted for years. Scott has recently published Trust Signals, and in this week's episode of the Spin Sucks Podcast, Gini Dietrich is sharing an excerpt and talking about why you should give it a read.
10 min
Creating a Community Flywheel
Having a community around your business can be a huge advantage in everything from your sales to your content marketing to your brand reputation, and in this week's episode of the Spin Sucks Podcast, Gini Dietrich is talking about why that is, and how to build and nurture one.
10 min
Being Trustworthy When You Can't Trust Anyone
Trust is a scarce commodity these days - but businesses have more of it than you migth expect. On this week's episode of the Spin Sucks Podcast, Gini Dietrich is talking about the lastest Edelman Trust Barometer, and how to use owned media to be seen as a trusted source of information.
10 min
Telling Stories That Mean Something
7 min
Ending The Praise Deficit Between Men and Women
Gini discusses the differences between the praise men and women receive from their peers, colleagues, and bosses.
8 min
Ongoing Education about Earned Media
In PR, you have to educate your clients about what is possible, but also what is going to be the most effective in terms of earned media. That's what Gini Dietrich is talking about on this week's episode of the Spin Sucks Podcast.
9 min
Sweet Sixteen for Spin Sucks - What We've Learned
16 years ago, Gini Dietrich and her team started the Spin Sucks Blog. Enjoy this special clip episode where Gini is talking about the history of the company and members of the Spin Sucks Community talks about what it has meant to them over the years.
12 min
What To Do When You're Professionally Ghosted
It hurts to be professionally ghosted. Gini Dietrich is talking about how to handle it.
9 min
Who is the Worst Villian in Literature?
Sometimes a team meeting can (and should!) stray off of business topics, and get to really vital issues - like who is the greatest villain in literature.
8 min
It's Not All About the Evidence
Persuasion is an art that communicators need to constantly hone. We might wish that data and facts and evidence were enough to make our cases, we need to use a variety of different skills, and wear a variety of different hats, to achieve what we need to.
9 min
What's Up With All the Extra Work?
8 min
Meausuring the Work We Do
Measuring the succes and impact of the work they do is one of the biggest challenges that communicators face. Today on the Spin Sucks podcast Gini Deitrich is talking about how to track, measure and communicate the results of the campaigns you run.
8 min
Using Our Powers for Good
There are a few bad apples that seriously damage the reputaiton of every industry, and PR is no different. Today, Gini Dietrich is talking about how critical it is that professional communicators act with integrity.
8 min
The Many Benefits of Introverts in Business
Today, Gini Dietrich is talking about the different things introverts bring to the table, and how to make sure they're able to contribute the value they bring to the table - without making them completely miserable.
8 min
Break the Rules to Discover New Ideas
Sometimes breaking the rules is exactly what you need to succeed.
8 min
Have You Seen What's Happened Now?
That's the question we're asking each other, and ourselves every week now, and when life and work are a pressure cooker of things to worry about, Gini Dietrich wants us to remember to take care of ourselves, and shares some ideas for how to do it.
6 min
Be Nervous, But Also Be Ready
There is reason to be nervous about the economy, and what is going to be happening in the coming months and years. But, it's all going to be okay.
8 min
[REPLAY] The Differences between Marketing, C...
What drives Gini Dietrich absolutely batty? Thinking that the different elements of communication are totally different fields that stand alone. We're all communicators whether we're in email marketing or crisis communications or anything in between. Listen to this week's episode to find out why.
12 min
Do You Really Want To Go Viral?
Lots of companies are hoping for thier big PR break - but most companies don't have the story to make it happen - and don't really know what they'd do if it did.
8 min
Highlights from Muck Rack's 2022 State of PR Su...
This year's Muck Rack state of PR survey is out and it's a doozy. Gini Dietrich is breaking it down and talking about some of the highlights on this week's episode of the Spin Sucks Podcast.
8 min
Women Change Everything
Research shows that when women step into executive roles, profits increase. Gini Dietrich is exploring why this is on this week's episoe of the Spin Sucks Podcast.
8 min
Focusing on the Positive
Positive feedback is critical to the moral and motivation of your team. While it's important to give constructive criticisim when it's warranted, there's no need to find it just to balance out the good things you want to say!
8 min
Preparing for the Inevitable
As much as we'd like to avoid it, recessions are inevitable from time to time. The is an old adgage that advertising was a bellwether for the economy, and it's proven to be true.
15 min
A Conversation with Mini-Me. Happy 200th Episode!
Happy 200th Episode! Fully recovered from moving house and Covid, Gini Dietrich is celebrating 200 episodes of the Spin Sucks Podcast with a hard hitting, no holds barred conversation with superfan and tough critic, Addie Dietrich.
6 min