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Newsletter #28 May 2013

PR & The SEC: Do's and Don'ts

Public companies must adhere to strict SEC guidelines, and understand what – and what not – to communicate publicly. The regulations can seemdaunting, but understanding the basics can help you navigate the waters and make sure your spokespeople stay compliant. Get Affect's new communications cheat sheet for a list of do's and dont's. Download the cheat sheet here!

Affect Hosts PRSA-NY Book Signing with Peter Shankman's "Nice Companies Finish First"
 

On May 29, join PRSA-NY at Affect's office for a presentation and book signing for Peter Shankman's "Nice Companies Finish First." Peter will share his insights and strategies on marketing, social media and public relations. Additionally, guests will receive a complimentary copy of his book. Register here.
 

Meet Affect's 2013 New York Job Project Winner! 


After a two-month journey, Affect is ecstatic to announce the winner of The New York Job Project, Megan Hartwick! After her graduation this month from Hofstra University, Megan will join Affect as an Account Coordinator. From the beginning, Megan impressed us by garnering more than 560 votes. However, she won over our judges and the Affect team in her interviews. Join us in extending a warm welcome to Megan!

Affect Loves Boston - Support the Victims of the Boston Bombings
 

Our hearts go out to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. In the an effort to support the city of Boston, the victims and their families, join Affect in our pledge to donate to The One Fund Boston. Help us raise money and meet our goal by donating here.

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Bulldog Reporter  
Using Social Media for Media Relations: New Methods for Generating Story Placements and Online Buzz 5/16
Webinar

WOMMA's WOMM-U
Kick Starting Online Communities: A Case Study 5/22Chicago

PRSA's Digital Impact Conference 2013
Get Ahead of a Crisis: Leverage Social Media to Defuse Damaging Situations6/28, New York

BlogHer 
Contests on Social Media7/26, Chicago

RAGAN'S PR DAILY

‘Channel agnosticism’: The next wave for PR agencies?

TECH AFFECT

In 10 Words: Running a PR Campaign  
Brittany Bevacqua

AFFECT HOSTS BIRTHDAY PARTY FOR 150 KIDS

Affect helped the children of the Jennie A. Clarke shelter in NYC celebrate their birthdays by hosting a carnival-themed party. For more information on how you can get involved, get in touch to host a future birthday party.

RAGAN'S PR DAILY MEDIA RELATIONS AWARDS

Best Response to Breaking News
Sophos' Naked Security Blog, Honorable Mention



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