Stories by Steve Goldstein

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A Social Media Checklist for Your Crisis Communications Plan

March 17th, 2016 by

In this excerpt from PR News’ Book of Crisis Management Strategies & Tactics, Vol. 8, Ann Marie van den Hurk lists six recommendations for integrating social media into every crisis scenario your brand or client might face.

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6 SXSW 2016 Hashtags PR Pros Should Follow

March 17th, 2016 by

Twitter might be in trouble as business, but as a source of news flowing out of SXSW Interactive, which kicks off March 11 in Austin, Texas, it can’t be beat.

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10 PR Measurement Dashboard Do’s and Don’ts

March 17th, 2016 by

For PR News Measurement Hall of Famer Katie Paine, the first questions relating to dashboards should be: “What is my goal?” “What outcomes is my communications strategy or tactic going to achieve?” and “What are my measurable objectives?”

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Vetting Influencers: 8 Questions to Ask

March 17th, 2016 by

If you’re extraordinarily lucky, influencers are working their magic on your brand’s behalf with zero effort on your part. If your luck is rather ordinary, then somehow you’ve got to find influencers who might already feel positive about your brand and work with them on your brand’s behalf.

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7 Ways to Manage the Press Release Approval Process

March 17th, 2016 by

Press releases remain an important tool for communicators, which means the stress of managing edits from senior leaders and clients is not going away anytime soon.

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What Not to Do When Your Competitor Is Mired in Tragedy

February 24th, 2016 by

In the wake of the Michigan shootings, it didn’t take long for at least one of Uber’s competitors to send a pointed marketing email to its database. Seasoned professional communicators can probably guess what followed. The takeaway for any brand whose competitor is dealing with the death of either employees or customers is to step back, wait and put yourself in the mind-set of the families whose lives have been changed forever.

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Video Tips & Tricks for Social Media Success – Infographic

February 12th, 2016 by

Online video now accounts for more than 50% of all mobile traffic. Here are some tips to make your videos stand out in the expanding crowd.

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Who Gets Your Vote for 2016′s Spokesperson of the Year?

February 9th, 2016 by

Well, it’s almost a wrap on 2016, and what a year it’s been. I’ll bet you thought those presidential primaries would never end. Perhaps that’s an exaggeration. It only feels like the last five weeks have spanned a year. For some PR professionals, the past five weeks have probably felt more like five years. In […]

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How to Switch Between Instagram Accounts Without Logging Out

February 9th, 2016 by

Instagram has announced that beginning this week you’ll be able to add up to five Instagram accounts and easily switch between them without having to log out and log back in.

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Super Bowl Infographic: Which Brands Do Panthers and Broncos Fans Engage With Most?

February 4th, 2016 by

To arrive at a deeper understanding of the nuances of NFL fans, social media insights provider Shareablee analyzed the Facebook actions of fans of Super Bowl 50 competitors the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos.