Archive: November 1999

ANOTHER REASON TO BRING HOME THE BACON’S…

November 29th, 1999 by

Bacon’s Information, Inc. announces some helpful new material in its latest Newspaper/Magazine Directory and Radio/TV/Cable Directory. Personal email addresses are now provided for 75 percent of all editors listed. Furthermore, editor ‘pitching data’ is now… Continued

THE SWEET TASTE OF MEDIA RELATIONS SUCCESS: WHITE, DARK OR MILK?

November 29th, 1999 by

It’s that time of year again – a magical season when communicators ritualistically brace themselves against the cacophony of the holidays, and move "information overload" up a notch on their lists of beasts to conquer.… Continued

WEB WARES

November 29th, 1999 by

For agency types of the creative persuasion…the CathodeRay Club recently launched www.same-page.com, a "virtual office" site that enables multiple users (such as PR firms and their clients) to view multimedia files simultaneously. The interface is… Continued

BOOK DEALS ONLINE: READ THE FINE PRINT

November 29th, 1999 by

Has your CEO or client authored a book lately? If so, here’s a place to pitch it for free…albeit for a limited time. Phoenix-based Five Star Publications announces the launch of www.cheappublicity.com, a digital directory… Continued

INSURANCE IPO BRINGS WALL STREET TO PORTLAND

November 29th, 1999 by

Launching an IPO without employee commitment is akin to smashing champagne bottles on the helm of a ship without a crew. So when Standard Insurance Co. (now StanCorp Financial Group), one of Oregon’s oldest private… Continued

CUT THE CHIT-CHAT: ADVICE ON HANDLING CHAT ROOMS ABOUT YOU

November 29th, 1999 by

While PR professionals recognize the growing importance of the Internet as a valuable medium, attendees at the Nov. 16 PR NEWS and Delahaye Medialink "Best Practices in PR Measurement" seminar in Washington, D.C., said worrying… Continued

MEDIA INSIGHT

November 29th, 1999 by

AsianAvenue.com AsianAvenue.com 494 Broadway, 4 th Floor New York, NY 10012 Content developers for this site targeting Asian Americans want to report news and information that affects this community, especially if it sparks debate among… Continued

TRAVEL NOTEBOOK

November 29th, 1999 by

PR NEWS is pleased to introduce the first of several reports on communication trends in Asia, courtesy of veteran PR counselor and roving reporter Ray Josephs, who recently returned from a trip to the East.… Continued

WORDS TO THE WISE: AVOID SPOKESPERSON ‘FOOT IN MOUTH’ SYNDROME

November 29th, 1999 by

Are you inadvertently chomping on your own foot when you talk to reporters? Media mentor/trainer Steve Bennett offered some words of advice in a recent online edition of Entrepreneurial Edge Direct. The article, titled "Oh,… Continued

ON THE RADAR SCREEN

November 29th, 1999 by

The year 1984 passed us by and we breathed a sigh of relief, realizing that Orwell was wrong about a few things. Let’s hope a prediction that recently appeared in the World Future Society’s magazine,… Continued