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Mr. Magazine’s™ 30 Hottest Launches of 2015 – 2016!

It’s that time again; time for the 30 Hottest Magazine Launches of the Year and 2016 (October 2015 through September 2016) was an absolutely bona fide year for new magazines. Content was diverse and designs were divine and they just kept coming each and every month. Happily, new magazines have shown no signs of slowing…

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How A Trump Presidency May Impact Shareholder Activism (Webinar On-Demand)

Webinar Overview  With less than sixty days remaining until a new U.S. president is inaugurated and a new administration takes over the executive branch of the U.S. government, it remains far from clear how activists will fare under a Trump administration and whether a Trump administration will foster a climate that is more or less…

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Weaknesses? 10 Tips for Answering This Interview Question

Weaknesses?  Everyone has been asked that in an interview.  It’s a scary question for most of us but, remember, we all have them.  They make us who we are.  Stock answers come off as fake, off-the-shelf replies.  No one is perfect and we all have areas that need improvement.  So, before you can tell someone your weaknesses,…

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Financial Communications and Innovation Forum (Webcast On-Demand)

Forum Overview This event will take a deep dive into financial communications and innovation in corporate messaging, targeting key stakeholders, including investors, analysts, employees and directors at both public and private companies. Our keynote speakers will focus on the impact of social media and the 24/7 news cycle in the C-suite messaging strategy. Our panel…

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Examining the Role of Women in Wall Street

How the CEO of the Securities Traders Association is Addressing the Challenge By Silvia Davi, Chief Marketing Officer, Equities.com At the recent 83rd Securities Traders Association Market Structure Conference in D.C., I attended the Women in Finance symposium at the conference and was pleasantly surprised. The symposium was a celebration and acknowledgment of women in Wall…

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How the Presidential Election Impacts Wall Street

By Wendy Glavin The future of Dodd-Frank, breaking up big banks, taxing hedge funds and the Federal Reserve are the biggest campaign issues for Wall Street. The Dodd-Frank Act was enacted in response to the financial crisis is 2008. Today, both candidates are fighting over its impact and future law and the financial industry. During the…

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PRIME Research Promotes Two to Leadership Positions

Chelsea Mirkin and Julie Myers-Beach named Vice Presidents A CommPRO News Update (Ann Arbor, Michigan)  PRIME Research, the international corporate communications research, technology and consulting firm announced two promotions in its United States research center in Ann Arbor, Michigan.   Chelsea Mirkin and Julie Myers-Beach were promoted to Vice President positions overseeing client research and administration,…

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The Top 5 Featured Speakers at The 5th Annual Global Crowdfunding Convention

By Audra Clemons-Abreu For years the Global Crowdfunding Convention (GCC) has been the cornerstone of crowdfunding and education. Boasting its fifth year, the Las Vegas flagship event will showcase crowdfunding experts at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, from all three sectors of the industry – Equity, Donation and Rewards – a feat no other event can tout.…

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How #dataviz Made an Impression at the “Woodstock of Capitalism”

  Text and photos by Paul J.F. Bowman, Senior Editor at Business Wire When it came to the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting, the Q&A sessions with Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger dominated the news cycle. Lesser known was the meeting’s accompanying expo: a trade show of companies in which Berkshire Hathaway holds a significant stake.…

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Virtual Summer Vacation Enhances Workplace Productivity

By Linda Passante, CEO, The Halo Group In addition to a CEO’s everyday tasks of leading, planning and organizing comes a responsibility that is often overlooked: motivating. Within organizational development, motivation and productivity go hand in hand.  Motivation sparks the desire to produce while the obligation to produce creates a need for motivation. Productivity in the…

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Verizon to Acquire Yahoo in $4.83 Billion Deal

By CommPRO Editorial Staff Yahoo informs, connects and entertains a global audience of more than 1 billion monthly active users** — including 600 million monthly active mobile users*** through its search, communications and digital content products. Yahoo also connects advertisers with target audiences through a streamlined advertising technology stack that combines the power of their…

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The Cybersecurity Implications of Brexit for Your Company

By Venkat Rajaji, Senior Vice President Marketing, Core Security Some analysts view the U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union as the catalyst for economic turmoil – from roiling the U.K. real estate market to the slowdown in various vertical markets. While many implications associated with Brexit are being discussed, it may take years to…

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Digiday Media Acquires Tradestreaming, B2B Fintech Publication

By CommPro.biz Editorial Staff Digiday Media announced the acquisition and relaunch of Tradestreaming, an online B2B publication and media brand exploring the changing nature of money, its future, and the institutions that service it. The fintech media brand offers daily editorial, industry newsletters, podcast, branded content and an event. According to CB Insights and KPMG’s…

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Deciphering Baby Boomer Marketing Myths

By Wendy Glavin, Marketing and Communications Strategist/Branding+Social Media  There are nearly 100,000 monthly searches on Google for “baby boomers” or “boomers” and endless statistics about every aspect of their behavior. The “80 million demographic in the U.S. alone with $3 trillion in disposable income” is a recurring quote. Articles and blogs regularly cover boomers’ feelings of neglect…

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From Intern to Boardroom

By James Orsini, Chief Integration Officer, VaynerMedia   As we welcome another class of interns here at VaynerMedia I can’t help but think about my own internship more than thirty years ago. It was 1984 and I was selected by what is now KPMG to do my internship in their audit department. Upon reflection I cannot…

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How to Keep Your Team Engaged Now That Summer (Finally) Is Here

By Karen Bouchard, Chief Human Resources Officer, EVP Administrative Operations, Racepoint Global In the depths of winter, employees begrudgingly sludge to work in their countless layers and heavy snow boots. Dark days and long nights leave little time for personal activities outside of employee’s work life but after a seemingly endless season, spring arrives, and with…

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Begin Simply. Simply Begin. Communications Metrics for Actionable Insights

By Wendy Glavin, Marketing and Communications Strategist/Branding+Social Media  “Insights to Action: Improving PR Performance” was the theme of the Strategic Research Conference hosted by the Institute for Public Relations (IPR) and PRIME Research on June 9th in New York City. To set the stage, Mark Weiner, CEO of PRIME Research recently wrote for the Institute for Public Relations, “More and…

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Hogan v. Gawker: A Third Party Investment

Editor’s Note: Bentham IMF, a professional funding firms, has kept close tabs on the Gawker case. They offer some perspective on how Thiel’s support of Hogan, while certainly a form of dispute funding, is quite different from what investment managers are wrestling with when they decide to go to the mat on behalf of individuals and companies involved…

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Agency of the Future: The Anti-Agency

By James Orsini, Chief Integration Officer, Vayner Media   I have seen the future and it looks a lot like Vayner Media. After spending the last twenty five years in a cadre of marketing companies like Public Relations and Promotions, Branding, General Market Advertising and Mobile Media I have seen many operational similarities. Various holding companies…

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