Archive: November 1998

Florida PR Firm Sues Client, Offers Key Lesson in Business Management

November 30th, 1998 by

Carlman Booker Reis Public Relations, an 18-person PR shop in Maitland, Fla., has filed suit against Wilchem Corp. and its multi-million-dollar parent company TETRA Technologies, Inc. for more than $50,000 worth of work that Wilchem… Continued

Industry News

November 30th, 1998 by

On the Radar Screen It’s rare for a week to go by in which Microsoft [MSFT] isn’t in the headlines but the spotlight may be getting too hot for Bill Gates. First federal court, then… Continued

The Agency Page: Recent PR account wins

November 30th, 1998 by

General Blue Horse, Milwaukee, is the new marcom agency of record for St. Francis Bank F.S.B., Milwaukee. Brandon Advertising, Myrtle Beach, S.C., to handle PR for Alligator Adventure, a nature park for reptiles and amphibians… Continued

Simple Software Commands Allow Users to Tame Unwanted Email

November 30th, 1998 by

One of the biggest work issues I face is how to quickly deal with the mountain of email I get every day. Numerous remedies have been proposed for dealing with spam – or unsolicited commercial… Continued

Case Study

November 30th, 1998 by

Pro Bono PSA Puts New Spin on Teen Pregnancy Prevention When a California-based communications agency specializing in highly technical industries temporarily stepped away from its usual clientele to enter the realm of teen pregnancy and… Continued

Calendar

November 30th, 1998 by

December 7-8 "Relationship Marketing Strategies," Strategic Research Institute, Omni Hotel at CNN Center, Atlanta, 800/599-4950. December 7-9 "Domestic Securities Markets/ NASDAQ Stock Market," National Investor Relations Institute, Millennium Hotel, New York, 703/506-3570, http://www.niri.org. December 8… Continued

Media Insight

November 30th, 1998 by

CNBC 2200 Fletcher Ave. Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Practice your pitch power for the producers at NBC’s financial partner, CNBC. The network gives up-to-the-minute business news and incisive analysis of global financial markets. During prime-time,… Continued

Media Relations

November 30th, 1998 by

Tips to Get Your Segment on the Ten O’clock News If you’re pitching ideas to local broadcasters, practice thinking like them. Their universes can be as large – even as small – as the communities… Continued

Software Crash Puts MediaMap Crisis Communications Skills to the Test

November 30th, 1998 by

It’s not exactly the way your company wants to start the day. On the morning of Nov. 18, staffers at media relations software provider MediaMap switched on their computers and discovered their voice mail boxes… Continued

JobTracker

November 30th, 1998 by

Public Affairs Specialist/$47,006-$61,090 (GS-12) The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service in Riverdale, MD, is recruiting for a public affairs specialist (vacancy#24-52-098, which closes on 12/18/98) at the GS-12 level. The… Continued