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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.

24% of PR Pros Don’t Meet With Senior Leaders to Choose Optimal Biz Outcomes of Their Programs

Those who have been working for years on developing standard practices for PR measurement have long advocated that communicators need to put first the business outcomes that matter most to senior leaders and clients. | MORE »

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9 Surprise PR Tactics That Will Make You Irresistible to Reporters

“One of the most challenging aspects of working in PR is building relationships with reporters,” says author Tania Luna, who will be the keynote presenter on day two of PR News’ Digital PR Conference in Miami. “Luckily, things get a lot easier when you have the science of surprise on your side.” | MORE »

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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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