international Articles

Podcasting the IABC Conference

I’m delighted to announce that Neville Hobson and I-cohosts of the For Immediate Release podcast-have agreed to produce a series of podcasts leading up to and running through the IABC 2006 International Conference.

IABC Launches News Centre

It’s often a good idea to just click on things on a website as you might discover something new.

GM Videocasts New Concept Car

“What do you think of it?” asks General Motors vice chairman Bob Lutz in a post yesterday on the GM FastLane Blog.

Take Survey on Global Business Uncertainty

A global business perceptions survey is offered for your participation by William Prado, Director of the MBA Program at Green Mountain College in Poultney, Vermont.

Changes Blur the Scenery Along the Digital Divide

The line it is drawn the curse it is cast The slow one now will later be fast As the present now will later be past The order is rapidly fadin’. And the first one now will later be last For the times they are a-changin’. – (Bob Dylan, 1963)

Communicators Still Tiptoeing Around Blogs

Though professional communicators are aware of the weblog boom, the majority still seem reluctant to embrace the medium amid fears of the inherent lack of control of information that comes with it, according to a recent poll.

International Sellers Search For US Buyers

Forward-thinking US firms have made an effort to appeal to overseas buyers; now foreign sites have begun to focus similar attention to US consumers.

Google In Gmail Name Dispute

A British research company is threatening to use legal action against Google for their right to use the GMail name.

SES Search Engine Ad Buys

The heart and soul of the search engine industry is advertising. It’s how those great and wonderful searches get paid for. At this year’s SES: San Jose, a seminar on how get started in search ads as well as how to improve what you have already. WebProNews’ own Chris Richardson sent in a lot of information.

Advice for International Investors on How to Safeguard Their Profits

What are the risks?

Teamsters Union and Service Employees International Union Leave Labor Federation

Two unions have dropped out of the labor federation to form their own group, the Change to Win Coalition. These two unions are the Teamsters Union and the Service Employees International Union.

The Transformation of International Paper

International Paper announced that it is implementing a transformation plan aimed to build up its balance sheet and make money for shareholders.

MSN Search Team Coming On Strong

You know, I give MSN Search a lot of crap. We all know it’s behind Google, right? And it’s even behind Yahoo too.

MSN Search Toolbar Has International Appeal

Last Friday evening, MSN took their search toolbar to the International community by releasing an updated version, which increases the amount of language support given to foreign countries.

China Supporting International Anti-Spam Initiative

The third-biggest source of criminal and junk e-mail will embrace an international anti-spam effort.

Google Sightseeing UK Launches

It’s becoming plain to see that one of the best “toys” to hit the Internet in sometime is satellite capability of Google Maps. Since the Keyhole technology has been integrated, a number of sites and hacks have been developed to take advantage of the satellite images.

Deciding to Go International

In our increasingly global society, many companies cannot afford to live with the illusion that their domestic markets will always be strong.

Corporate Responsibility Reporting Enters the Mainstream

International accounting firm KPMG has published the results of its latest survey on corporate responsibility reporting.

International Brand Design Conference

To see how ingrained brands have become in our lives, take the brand alphabet test. I’m willing to bet you’ll recognize more than a few of the brands chosen for this online quiz.

Spam Zombies Get International Attention

Efforts by the Federal Trade Commission and government partners from over 20 other countries to cooperate in plan to stop PCs being used as conduits for unsolicited commercial e-mail.

International Growth Helps Avon Though First Quarter

Avon’s first-quarter profit went up 16% from that of last year’s with strong international growth.