Ragan Articles

Google’s Postini Deal Goes Through
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There’s no telling what’ll happen with the DoubleClick deal, but Mountain View’s Postini arrangement is no longer up in the air – the Federal Trade Commission doesn’t mind if Google acquires the email security company.

Ragan vs. Melcrum

Last week, Chicago-based Ragan Communications launched MyRagan.com, a free service aimed at communicators around the world that’s a mix of social network, knowledge and information resource.

It’s captured a lot of imaginations and got off to a cracking start. When I signed up last week, there were about 250 members. Today, that number is over 500.

Also last week, London-based research and training firm Melcrum announced The Communicators’ Network, described as a business-grade professional networking community, that will be launching in June:

Social Network for Communicators

A phoned-in comment to yesterday’s FIR podcast from PR podcaster Bryan Person brought news of a new social network for communicators launched by Chicago-based Lawrence Ragan Communications.

Reaching for Something to Blog About?

One of the problems with blogging on a theme is the need to post new material on a regular basis.

Where is PR Going?

Okay, I keep planning to do a big think piece – or really, a “what I think” piece – on where PR is going in 2006.

WiFi: A conference requirement

Last week, one comment kept recurring at Lawrence Ragan Communications’ annual Web Content Management conference in Chicago: “Why don’t they have WiFi?”

Katrina Evacuee Interview: Charles Pizzo
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In this edition of For Immediate Release podcast interviews, Shel and Neville spoke with Charles Pizzo

Slamming a Client Via Blog

I do a lot of work for Lawrence Ragan Communications. And when I say a lot, I mean, well, a lot.

PR Face2Face: David Kistle, 2004-2005 IABC Chairman

PR Face2Face is a special series of interviews with the top public relations and publicity professionals in the country, as well as with people involved in the public relations world. The first part of the fifth installment is David Kistle, the current chairman of IABC.

Attack-Mode PR
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For shame … Via Profnet yesterday, I received this query… 10. PUBLIC RELATIONS: PR-Themed Reality Show …