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Webinars

March 21, 2008
Taking Your Webcasts to the Next Level

Download PowerPoint presentations from the webinar.

Dec. 14, 2007
Editorial Winners Tell All

Attendees of this free webinar got the inside scoop on how to win an Azbee award from top editors at Hanley Wood and IDG, which have garnered numerous editorial and design awards.

The presentation included:

  • How and why the editors chose the articles they entered;
  • What the awards have meant to the winners’ careers and to their publications;
  • How to build award potential into the articles you write and edit; and
  • How to apply the standards of editorial competitions to your day-to-day work.

Presenters:

  • Don Tennant, vice president and editorial director of Computerworld and InfoWorld.
  • Boyce Thompson is the editorial director of the Builder, Multifamily, and Technology groups of magazines published by Hanley Wood, LLC.

Download presenter Boyce Thompson’s slides:

Part 1
slides 1–2

5.8MB .ppt file

Part 2
slides 3–6

2.9MB .ppt file

Part 3
slides 7–12

1.2MB .ppt file

Part 4
slides 13–18

2.9MB .ppt file

Download zipped file of entire presentation. (11.3MB)

Tip Sheets

Tip Sheet No. 2:
Managing the Editor-Freelancer Relationship in the Digital Age

(180K PDF)
This Tip Sheet is for both editors and freelancers. It summarizes ASBPE’s webinar on the topic. The first section discusses some basics of the relationship that have not changed, while the second section is Web-specific.

Tip Sheet No.1: Secrets to Winning Azbee Awards
(96K PDF)
You can increase your chances of taking home an editorial or design award by instituting the right practices, including:

  • planning ahead.
  • considering the entire story package and presentation.
  • focusing on excellence.
  • writing a strong entry statement.
  • participating in the competition in ways beyond just submitting entries.
  • cultivating an award-winning culture.

This first Tip Sheet, a special edition that’s available to nonmembers, has the details.

Exclusive ASBPE Research

2005 Member Survey on Ethics

Trade Secrets
The consequences of advertiser influence and business pressures on the editorial decision-making process in business-to-business media.
by Laura Watilo Blake, Kent State University

Special Report on Electronic Rights
Find out what the Supreme Court's decision in New York Times v. Tasini means to you. Also: An exclusive ASBPE survey tells how members' companies are reacting to the decision.

Career Day Presentation
Download our Career Day presentation for schoolchildren in grades 1-6, "What in the world is a Magazine Editor?" Includes a guide for the presenter.

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