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Andy Borowitz The New Yorker

16 Oct Read This Headline: Borowitz Rules

Scanning my huge list of marketing, SEO, and social media blogs I came across this item which made me cheer.  In many ways Andy Borowitz breaks the mold of humorists. His alerts come like a splash of cold water and...

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Can PR Be Monetized? Yes. Finsquared. Mark Rose.

08 May Yes, PR Can Be Monetized

It's a question most don't dare to ask: Can you monetize public relations? I believe you can.  That’s where all PR measurement systems I’ve seen fail. The question can’t be answered because it’s not really asked. PR measurement systems can involve...

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From "Blow Up," the 1966 British-Italian film directed by Michelangelo Antonioni Finsquared, blowing up the traditional PR agency

13 Jan PR Agency Model Dies in 2017

The brick and mortar PR agency, built on a model that hasn't changed since the 1930s, is ripe for disruption. In this digital / mobile age there's no reason to pay for bureaucracy and overhead at the expense of creativity...

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26 Nov Are You Ready For The New LinkedIn?

Are you positioned to benefit from the new LinkedIn as it ramps up integration with Microsoft? Microsoft paid $26.2 billion for LinkedIn earlier this year.  The symmetry between the two companies was not immediately apparent. How would Microsoft derive value from...

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CMG Capital Management Group CEO Steve Blumenthal on "Countdown to the Closing Bell" with Liz Claman, FOX Business

25 Nov Blumenthal: U.S. Due For Recession

Steve Blumenthal, CMG Capital Management Group CEO, was a guest on FOX Business’ “Countdown to the Closing Bell with Liz Claman.” Steve discusses the possibility of a significant correction in equity markets due to low GDP growth, negative corporate earnings, excessive valuations...

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13 Nov Plan Your Your Post Recession Portfolio Now, Blumenthal Says on theStreet

CMG Capital Management Group CEO Steve Blumenthal was on theStreet to talk about preparing your portfolio for a recession now. Blumenthal was interviewed for the video segment (below); the story was also published on theStreet:  Consider These 4 Stocks For Your Recession Shopping List. A recession is nearer than a lot of Wall Street analysts believe, said Blumenthal.  Investors should pick up shares of Alibaba (NYSE: BABA), China Mobile (NYSE: CHL), Sherwin Williams (NYSE: SHW) and the iShares MSCI India ETF (INDA)  when prices are depressed, said Blumenthal.
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