Archive: September 2000

And Annual Report Kudos…

September 18th, 2000 by

Looking for benchmarks as you craft your annual report strategy this year? A sampling of winners from the ARC (Annual Report Competition) 2000 Awards: Best of Show: Meta-4 Inc. for A.G. Edwards President’s Letter: Ford… Continued

Annual Report Beefs…

September 18th, 2000 by

It’s annual report planning season. Have you asked your investors what they thought of last year’s report? A recent online survey conducted by the brand-consulting firm, Turner & Associates San Francisco, polled 766 investors to… Continued

Online vs. On Site – Meeting Virtually

September 18th, 2000 by

I don’t have to tell you how much fun (opposite of) it can be to manage the logistics of a press conference, marketing seminar or product announcement – including creating and distributing content, finding the… Continued

Agency Job Satisfaction High

September 18th, 2000 by

Funny how a problem like a severe labor shortage can improve internal communication at PR agencies. The latest Thomas L. Harris/Impulse Research Employee Satisfaction Survey, which gauged the opinions of agency staffers nationwide, shows a… Continued

PRofile

September 18th, 2000 by

Stephen D. Doyal SVP, Public Affairs & Communications Hallmark Cards Inc., Kansas City, MO 816/274-4314 sdoyal2@hallmark.com History: Graduated from the University of Missouri (B.A., journalism) in 1971, and was drafted into the U.S. Army. Spent… Continued

Where to Find Webinar Experts

September 18th, 2000 by

iTalkSlides debuted on Sept 11. This Tellsoft service enables companies to offer live Internet presentations, chat functionality and spontaneous Web tours. It is Web- based so participants do not have to download proprietary software. Presenters… Continued

Real-World Internships Ease Work Shortage, Cultivate Future Employees

September 18th, 2000 by

When United Distillers and Vintners sought counsel on how to serve up its Jose Cuervo brand to the twenty-something crowd, account managers at its agency knew they had the perfect expertise in-house: 11 college interns.… Continued

Top IDS Drivers /Fears

September 14th, 2000 by

Here’s what motivates executives at provider organizations to integrate and what keeps them up at night: Drivers: Perception that integration is essential to optimize quality, cost and health outcomes. Belief that healthcare system should be… Continued

Growing ‘Reality TV’ Trends Deliver Enviable PR Exposure — At a Cost

September 14th, 2000 by

With the success of “reality TV” shows that are dominating the networks it was only a matter of time before one of them would exploit this formula to capture the high drama of modern medicine… Continued

Healthcare IR Communication in the New Age of Fair Disclosure

September 14th, 2000 by

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently approved Regulation FD (“Fair Disclosure”). The new rule addresses the selective disclosure practices between corporations and large institutional investors that have been part of the Wall Street culture… Continued