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About Steve Goldstein

Steve Goldstein is editorial director of events for Access Intelligence’s PR News brand, which encompasses premium, how-to content, data and competitive intelligence for public relations professionals; PR News Online; PR News conferences, webinars and awards programs; and PR News guidebooks. Previously at AI Steve was editorial director of min, min ’s b2b and minonline as well as managing editor of CableFAX: The Magazine and CableWorld. Before joining Access Intelligence, he was executive editor of World Screen News, and editor of Film/Tape World, which covered film, television and commercial production in the San Francisco Bay Area.

5 Tips for Successful Partnerships With PR Agencies

As with all aspects of the client-agency dynamic, expectation setting and feed­back is a key aspect of success.  | MORE »

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5 Positive Management Takeaways From Mad Men’s Don Draper

As we prepare for the sunset of this fictional character and the series, let’s look at five useful takeaways from Don Draper’s management style. | MORE »

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6 April Fools’ Day Pranks From Brands That Actually Have a Sense of Humor

Some brands put effort into being funny and seem to have decent comedic chops. Here is what six of them did for this April’s Fools Day. | MORE »

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Infographic: How to Get the Attention of March Madness Fans

More than half of U.S. college basketball viewers garden as a hobby, 12% watch CBS’ “The Good Wife” and 18% enjoy scrapbooking.  | MORE »

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3 Tips for Managing Zayn-esque Organizational Change

One Direction is a business venture like any other, and its primary challenge is to communicate to its fans—and internally to its remaining members—that the group will remain relevant in the near term in light of this important defection.  | MORE »

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Mobile-Friendly Google Search Update May Have Bigger Effect Than Penguin & Panda

Google is expanding its use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal—you have until April 21 to make sure your website is mobile-friendly. | MORE »

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2015 Nonprofit PR Award Winners Announced

PR News announced the winners of its 2015 Nonprofit PR Awards at a March 12 luncheon at Washington, D.C.’s National Press Club, recognizing the best in nonprofit communications and the creativity and passion involved in promoting positive change with limited budgets and time. | MORE »

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3-Step Framework for Brand Vulnerability Analyses

You might not think so, but your organization is probably vulnerable—to varying degrees—to nearly every type of crisis imaginable, except for Martian invasion. And don’t count that out, either. | MORE »

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Boren and Bullhorn Send Clear Message to Oklahoma SAE Chapter

In this case, the top leader of an organization proved himself up to the task of being the face and voice in a crisis response across all channels. This is just the beginning of response that will likely occupy the rest of David Boren’s tenure as president of the University of Oklahoma. | MORE »

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#PowerOfPR: 4 Ways to Know You’re Measuring the Right PR Activities

PR pros are in business to advance the cause of their organizations. Their research, measurement and evaluation must meet the needs of the organization and decision-making. | MORE »

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