Posts Tagged: Vorticom

E-Mail Spoofing is Downright Spooky

By Nancy Tamosaitis-Thompson, Vorticom, Inc. As Published in BrandWeek Has your email or Twitter account been hijacked?  Today I received an email on my business email account from my long term AOL address that invited me to “solve my erectile dysfunction problem now!”  A second email advised me to click on a link to purchase a product that would “flush my body of all toxins in less than two hours.”  I went into my sent box on AOL and found that an alternate AOL reality was sending hundreds of e-mails to trusted friends and associates touting the benefits of sexual health, weight... ⇢ read more

Reality TV vs. Real PR Professionals

By Nancy Tamosaitis-Thompson, President, Vorticom Inc. Does your public relations agency’s management pester their female staff to get collagen injections to thicken their lips?  Do they show up on employees’ dates with romantic prospects to weigh in on their suitability?  Do they purchase sex toys they think will resonate with individual staffers?   This is the “real world” portrayed on reality television about public relations professionals with the newest entrant, “The Spin Crowd” launching this fall on E! Entertainment Television. As a public relations professional who has held senior positions at three of the top global public relations agencies, I can safely say... ⇢ read more