Mashable co-editor Ben Parr is as prolific as they come.
Cranks out copy. Steers the site strategically. Plans events.
The truth is, Ben loves science. His ambitions exceed those of any web site.
Learn more about how Ben thinks -- how he sees the evolution of the web -- and how PR pros can rise above the din.
Audio and Webinar links now available.
As b-to-b targets have shrunk, CFO Mag looms larger. And from what we hear, it's not an easy title to navigate.
Dave McCann oversees all CFO tech coverage, print and online.
He knows exactly how much tech talk his specialized audience can tolerate. He knows what constitutes "ROI" editorial and shares some insight into how to serve his and CFO's editorial appetite -- including social media and visuals.
The trade publishers are as frustrated as you are. They wish they had more advertising, too. So they’re diversifying, into virtual trade shows, newsletters, face-to-face events… they’re chasing the money. Just like you would.
For PR, that means that you’ll have to do your job in parallel. You’ll pitch reporters and reviewers as you always have. And you’ll stay abreast of all the non-traditional opportunities in b-to-b media, and seize those opps.
Your clients will have to help you. They need to create digital content assets — audio, video, Flash — to get you into this new game.
Below are the edit themes we’re most likely to see this year. Here’s to a successful 2010!
SWMS Coverage Analysis: TechCrunch50, Part 1
Wednesday, September 16, 2009
How many media members will cover your event if you let 'em in free?
If you're TechCrunch, about one-third of them. Thirty-nine of 118 working media members posted at least one item from the two-day start-up showcase which concluded last night in San Francisco. We culled our research from TechCrunch's official media list.