1. You embrace edits and feedback because you know it will make you better. And you’ll never make those same mistakes again.
2. Caffeine and alcohol, in that order.
3. You can power-walk in 5-inch heels with your laptop bag while checking your BlackBerry.
4. You are so used to putting the client first that you usually forget to eat lunch.
5. You know more about AP style than Microsoft Office. Because of this, you’re a regular in the IT department.
6. You proudly put “PR pro” in your Twitter bio, knowing it’s the one place you don’t have to explain your job.
7. You are perfectly capable of writing a press release while tweeting, updating Facebook, and watching “Mad Men” at the same time.
8. You check HootSuite in the morning before you get out of bed just to monitor what has been said about your clients overnight.
9. You rely on to-do lists (yes, plural) to get you through your day, but often don’t get to cross anything off until 4 p.m. (after managing a few surprise crises).
10. You check your smartphone before brushing your teeth.
11. Post-it notes are your lifeblood.
12. Your friends think you’re crazy for your undeniable attachment to your social networks.
13. You think and speak in 140 characters or less.
14. Your day starts and ends with a cup of coffee.
15. You’ve disabled all your notifications on your mobile devices and your computer. You don’t need them. You know you have at least 50 emails, five direct messages on Twitter, and 10 texts.
16. You scrutinize every word you write. Yes, there is a difference between “over” and “more than!”
17. In your personal life, when people try to help you stuff invitations, assemble gift bags, etc., you take over the project because you can do it more quickly.
18. Your friends ask you to compose their apology letters.
19. You write headlines in 140 characters (actually, 120 is ideal—to leave room for retweets).
20. You work 10 days a week.