Marina Maslovskaya [softpressrelease]
What is your specialty in the interactive world?
I'm a Public Relations director at SoftPressRelease http://www.softpressrelease.com/, a PR agency offering comprehensive promotion services for web projects, software products and games via mass media in Russia, Europe and the US. Since 2003 the company has been recognized for its excellent work helping software businesses grow worldwide.
Where can we see some of your work online?
You can look at our portfolio http://www.softpressrelease.com/portfolio/, where tou can find the samples of press releases writing and distribution.
What kind of projects do you usually undertake?
We write and send press releases to computer and software press and we work with IT developers.
What is your professional background? What did you do before?
I graduated from State Pedagogical University, foreign languages department.
I was not familiar neither with PR nor IT industry. But I had a great will and interest to apply my knowledge of English language and learn new areas. Now I can say with certainty I made the right decision and I really like what I have been doing for 5 years already.
Lessons learnt on user interface design
Keep it simple and memorable
Do you work by yourself, or in a team? how is that team?
in team of 10 persons.
In the current interactive world, what is the most relevant trend?
What do you see interesting about the Web 2.0 phenomenon?
Communication with a lot of interesting people.