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AdTech NY 2016 Wrap

I attended AdTech last week, which featured a great lineup of keynotes and panels and over 100 vendors. It seems like there's never enough time at big shows to check out everything (Fusion PR is one stop away on the 7 subway line, too close to keep

Israeli Startups Join Axis Innovation at NYSE

I had the great pleasure of attending an event hosted by Axis Innovation this morning at the NYSE.  It featured presentations from nine hot Israeli startups and culminated in a visit to the floor of the exchange, where we watched the opening bell ceremony. Axis is an advisory

Social Tools Summit Cheat Sheet

Seven sessions. Two trender chats. A great keynote, product speed case, and best of all the chance to meet and learn from very smart social media consultants, practitioners and technology innovators. There simply is no substitute for being at Social Tools Summit (well, accessing the live

See You Social Tools Summit in Boston Next Week

I am very much looking forward to Social Tools Summit (#SocialTools16) in Boston next Tuesday, where I will be moderating a panel on influencer marketing. Neal Schaffer and Brian Mahony invited me back following last year's Boston event, which was a blast (see my blog wrap),

See You at Social Tools Summit Boston in 2 Weeks

I am very much looking forward to Social Tools Summit (#SocialTools16) in Boston on Tuesday April 12, where I will be speaking about influencer marketing. Neal Schaffer and Brian Mahony invited me back following last year's Boston event, which was a blast (see my blog wrap),

Raising Seed Capital: Top Tips from NYETM

There is another great NY Enterprise Tech meet up tonight, on recruiting tech talent for startups.  Clearly I am late in blogging about February’s, which was about how to raise seed capital – so I am taking care of that now, with this post. The topic

Social Media Week NY Seminar Wrap

If you are in PR or marketing, it is probably a familiar feeling.  You have some great news or content to promote - but it is really tough these days to get anyone to care.  Our Social Media Week New York seminar yesterday addressed the challenges and

Did Fox Jump the Snark? (Brief History of Fake News Fails)

"Childishly written!" "A disgrace" These are the words most junior PR account executives fear hearing from clients about press releases submitted for review.  But it was Donald Trump that just said them, in tweets and interviews, about a statement that Fox News issued yesterday. Fox tried to use

CUNY Meetup Showcases Journalism Startups

If you work in PR, it is good to keep an eye on the world of media innovation.  You don't want to be the last to hear about the up and comers - e.g. the next BuzzFeed or Vice.   Some journalism startups aim to breathe

Singles’ Day on Chinese Social Media

This latest in our PR in Asia series was contributed by guest blogger Eiffy Luo, a multimedia story teller who discovered her passion for business and journalism through work at TheStreet.com, Reuters and the New York Times. The post is about Singles Day (11/11), which started