Stories by Steve Goldstein

Are You a PR Pro From Krypton?

June 14th, 2013 by

If you’re an immigrant from Krypton living in the U.S.—or in any spot on Earth—then flying without the benefit of a wingspan or jet propulsion and hearing the flutter of a butterfly in Ensenada while you’re leaping over the Empire State…

Father’s Day Message for Brands: 43% of Dads Take Equal Responsibility as Caregivers

June 14th, 2013 by

Gibbs & Soell examined attitudes among 469 parents (including fathers) of children under 18 about their attitudes toward their roles as nurturers and household managers.

To Inject Storytelling in Business Communications, Read the Masters

June 11th, 2013 by

How many times in the last 48 hours have you read or heard the phrase “content is king”? Maybe people think that if you chant it enough times it’ll be true. But we know in our hearts that it’s not true—some content is king, but not all of it.

3 Ways to Make It Easier for Journalists to Find PR Pros

June 10th, 2013 by

“info@acmecorp.com” is not an email address to a journalist—it’s a red flag.

ABC’s of Content Marketing: Always Be Content-Optimizing

June 4th, 2013 by

A content marketing strategy should be a feedback loop centered on measurable objectives and calls to action, says Waggener Edstrom’s Kiersten Lawson.

Facebook Doles Out Verification Badges, But Only to ‘Prominent’ Brands

May 30th, 2013 by

Want one of Facebook’s new verification badges for your brand? First tip: Don’t bother asking for one.

‘Branded Content’ Means Nothing to Google—Relevant Content Is What It’s All About

May 29th, 2013 by

How people find content should be a determining factor in the kind of content you produce, says
Content Marketing Boot Camp speaker Buddy Scalera of Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide.

4 Ground Rules for Sharing Social Metrics With Your CEO

May 24th, 2013 by

Don’t wait for your CEO to say “bottom-line me” when you’re reporting social media metrics.

NASCAR Races Toward 1 Million Salutes on Twitter & Instagram

May 23rd, 2013 by

A Memorial Day social media campaign from a savvy brand raises awareness of our nation’s troops while asking little of its fans—a neat trick.

Obama/Captain Kirk Mind-Meld: Media Training the Star Trek Way

May 16th, 2013 by

No one would ever accuse Captain Kirk of being professorial and aloof—or of being a media trainer. But it could be a profitable second career for him in the next sequel.