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HFM Short Lists DLPR for “Best Marketing and Communications Consultancy”

Posted in on - August 3, 2021

HFM is widely considered one of the leading media and publishing companies covering the institutional and alternative asset industry.

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Nice! What PR Pros Can Learn from Jeff Bezos’ Curt Communications Style

Posted in on - July 27, 2021

DLPR’s president, Seth Linden, shares his thoughts in PR Week.

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On the Move: DLPR Makes Promotions

Posted in on - July 22, 2021

DLPR promotes several senior executives.

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Take the Hybrid

Posted in on - June 16, 2021

DLPR’s president, Seth Linden, on the surprising lesson learned during the pandemic.

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Weekly News Roundup

Posted in , on - April 23, 2021

One of our main jobs here at DLPR is constantly monitoring all forms of media to understand what news and storylines are getting the most attention.

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Dukas Linden Public Relations Named “Best Communications & PR Firm” by Pageant Media’s Fund Intelligence

Posted in on - February 25, 2021

Marketing Communications and Brand-Building Activity for Asset Management Firms Continues at Rapid Pace

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DLPR Recognized as a Top NYC PR Firm by Expertise.com

Posted in on - February 24, 2021

Expertise.com looked at more than 400 PR firms, and selected their top 34.

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15 Steps to Fundraising a New VC of Private Equity Fund

Posted in on - January 19, 2021

Richard Dukas offers marketing communications counsel for VC, PE Funds in Tech Crunch.

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DLPR Promotes Stephanie Dressler to Executive Vice President

Posted in on - January 14, 2021

Featured in O’Dwyer’s “On the Move” column.

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DLPR Named One of Top Communications & PR Firms by Asset Management Publisher

Posted in on - December 11, 2020

Dukas Linden Public Relations is pleased to announce that it has been shortlisted for “Best Communications and PR Firm for 2021” by Fund Intelligence Operations.

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DLPR Named to Forbes’ List of America’s Best PR Agencies

Posted in on - November 2, 2020

The agency continues to receive industry-wide recognition for its successful work.

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2020 Is the Year Fintech Cemented Its Role in Society

Posted in on - October 29, 2020

In the rapidly changing world we live in, it’s safe to say that fintech apps have successfully scaled their way into everyday life.

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DLPR Named Top Financial PR Agency by Business Insider

Posted in on - October 26, 2020

Business Insider identified 15 of the most-sought financial PR pros working today through reporting, nominations, and publicly available information.

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What PR Pros Need to Know Now

Posted in on - September 21, 2020

COVID has changed the PR Agency-Medi Dynamic.

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DLPR Named One of NY’s Five Best PR Agencies

Posted in on - September 4, 2020

Kev’s Best notes that DLPR is “among the best in the industry.”

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Musings from a Financial News Junkie

Posted in on - September 2, 2020

How CNBC is helping our CEO survive and thrive during Covid.

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Richard Dukas Discusses DLPR’s Approach to Reputation Management

Posted in on - July 20, 2020

“Think of a reputation as an “asset.”

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Seth Linden discusses crisis communications in the Journal of Accounting Marketing & Sales

Posted in on - July 7, 2020

Communicating During a Crisis: COVID-19 Proves Proper Planning Prevents Poor Performance

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Covid-19: What It Means For News Consumption

Posted in on - May 27, 2020

DLPR’s Richard Dukas was quoted on PRovokemedia.com on the value of media during the Covid-19 crisis.

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PR – If Not Now, When?

Posted in on - May 26, 2020

Richard Dukas shares his insights on the importance of a strong PR campaign, especially in the current environment.

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As Economy Reopens Investors Need Actionable News

Posted in on - May 12, 2020

DLPR’s Richard Dukas explains why demand for top tier media coverage of financial stories is stronger than ever.

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DLPR Featured on Talking Biz News for Survey Results

Posted in on - May 5, 2020

U.S. investors are consuming more financial news and are eager for more positive news related to how businesses are planning to recover from the economic disruption of the pandemic, according to a survey released Monday.

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As Financial Media Consumption Rises, U.S. Investors Want More Positive News of Business Recovery Plans

Posted in on - May 4, 2020

U.S. investors are eager for more positive, forward-looking news related to COVID-19 according to a new survey conducted by the financial public relations firm Dukas Linden Public Relations (DLPR) in conjunction with YouGov.

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DLPR Named a Top 10 Financial Agency for Third Year-in-a-Row

Posted in on - April 23, 2020

Dukas Linden, which kept the #7 spot it held last year, saw its revenues rise 16.8 percent to $6.3 million in 2019, and agency chairman and CEO Richard Dukas attributes a big part of that to “sticking to our roots—media relations.”

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DLPR Shortlisted for Best Financial Agency of the Year

Posted in on - April 13, 2020

Prestigious PRovoke Media cites agency’s strong media relations expertise.

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Pandemic PR Tips: What You Need to Know to Get Interviewed on the Financial Networks

Posted in on - April 2, 2020

It has never been a more competitive landscape for market strategists to get valuable airtime on financial media, but that just makes what PR executives do that much more important.

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How to Use Video to Effectively Communicate During the Coronavirus Crisis

Posted in on - March 23, 2020

DLPR offers a videoconferencing survival guide.

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“Welcome to My Home Office… Please Don’t Get Too Comfortable”

Posted in on - March 19, 2020

A little humor in a time of crisis—musings from Gail Katz Dukas, who has worked from home for many years.

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10 Silver Linings of the Coronavirus Crisis

Posted in on - March 19, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is definitely not to be taken lightly, but in the spirit of “if you don’t laugh, you’ll cry,” Gail Katz Dukas offers 10 silver linings of the current situation.

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DLPR’s Zach Leibowitz Featured on Monday Morning Radio

Posted in on - March 11, 2020

Zach Leibowitz, Executive Vice President joined Dean Rotbart on Monday Morning Radio.

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Five Reasons People Keep Listing Things

Posted in on - January 15, 2020

Here are three reasons to continue reading this blog post: You’ve already clicked on it, so the topic must be interesting. The writing is mesmerizing! It has lists!

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Stuck in the Office for the Holidays? Here’s What You Can Do

Posted in on - December 30, 2019

Being in the office during big holiday weeks like Christmas and New Year’s, always seems like a drag. But, it’s actually a great time to get things done and do some strategic thinking.

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DLPR TOPS FINANCIAL PR POWER LIST HONOR ROLL

Posted in on - December 17, 2019

DLPR has been recognized by the (New York) Observer in the top spot of its “PR Power List Financial Honor Roll of 2019.”

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“On The DLPR” — A Podcast Dedicated to All Things Communication, Media and PR.

Posted in on - November 26, 2019

“On the DLPR” Podcast identifies the successes and breakdowns in today’s communication.

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Top 5 Reasons You Need Broadcast in Your PR Strategy NOW

Posted in on - November 20, 2019

Learn more about the benefits broadcast delivers.

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Top Ten Movies That Did PR for Real Brands

Posted in on - November 6, 2019

DLPR’s Adam Dickter offers a Top Ten list of big studio films in which a product was essential to the plot, boosted the brand and (as far as we know), was not part of a company marketing campaign.

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Richard Dukas on the Boeing Tragedy

Posted in on - October 29, 2019

“From the beginning, this was a “PR 101” example of how NOT to handle a major crisis.”

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Co-Head of DLPR’s Crisis Communications Practice Featured in Financial Advisor IQ

Posted in on - October 25, 2019

Can Ken Fisher save his investment business from his offensive remarks? DLPR’s Tom Vogel has a good idea.

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Why Nobody Is Reading Your White Paper — And What You Can Do About It!

Posted in on - October 24, 2019

After all the time and resources spent developing a white paper, how can you ensure it is being read? Learn the biggest mistakes businesses make when developing and publishing white papers and how to avoid them.

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DLPR’s Tom Vogel Weighs in on Ken Fisher’s Communications Crisis

Posted in on - October 23, 2019

Tom Vogel, Dukas Linden Public Relation’s Co-Head of Crisis Communications, offers insights in a story from FT’s Ignites.

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The Growing Power of Visuals in a Public Relations Campaign

Posted in on - October 23, 2019

Research shows that visuals increase traffic to corporate websites, foster engagement with target audiences, and heighten overall brand visibility. We know numbers are a big part of our clients’ businesses, and the numbers don’t lie — visual content is an essential communications tool.

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How the Largest Asset Managers are Using Social Media

Posted in on - October 21, 2019

DLPR took a look at some of the 50 largest asset managers’ social media accounts stack up against one another. Here’s what we found.

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How Top RIAs are Using Social Media

Posted in on - October 21, 2019

DLPR conducted a social media analysis to see how the top 20 largest independent RIAs are using Twitter and LinkedIn.

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6 Top Tips for Dealing with the Media

Posted in on - October 20, 2019

Understanding how reporters think and behave is extremely important if you or your company is ever the subject of a pending article or if you want to proactively talk to the media about something. Learn more.

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McKinsey’s Retail Launch and the Meaning of “Leading”

Posted in on - October 18, 2019

DLPR’s Sean Dougherty on how McKinsey & Company illustrates what it really means to be a “leading company.”

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(At Least) A Dozen Reasons for Hedge Funds and PE Firms to Implement a PR Program

Posted in on - October 18, 2019

A well-crafted, strategic PR program is no longer a “nice-to-have.” It is an essential tool for creating and maintaining a positive image, differentiating fund managers from their competition, supporting fund raising and deal making efforts, and building a sustainable business for the long-term.

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Three Things Crypto/Blockchain Start-Ups Need to Know About PR

Posted in on - October 10, 2019

Existing asset managers and new startups looking to implement crypto-based strategies should consider these key public relations implications.

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Five Keys to a Successful PR Program for Accounting Firms

Posted in on - October 1, 2019

For those accounting firms that want to generate continued visibility and brand differentiation through PR, opining on the tax bill is just one tactic—and certainly not enough to distinguish one accounting firm from another. DLPR offers strategies on how to capitalize on this opportunity while differentiating your business in a crowded marketplace.

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DLPR Named One of the Top Public Relations Agencies with a Focus on Asset Management

Posted in on - September 16, 2019

Dukas Linden Public Relations has been short-listed in the “Best Communications and PR Firm” category for the prestigious Fund Intelligence Operations & Services Awards.

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Adding a “Social” Component Back into Media Relations

Posted in on - July 24, 2019

Reporters and PR pros need each other to do their jobs effectively; but it’s the quality and nature of those interactions that make all the difference.

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Uber’s “Quiet Mode” and Decline in Civility

Posted in on - July 24, 2019

How Uber is stifling the “art of conversation” and its implications for PR and all professionals, by Seth Linden, DLPR’s president

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Why Tony Horwitz Was One of Journalism’s Greatest Storytellers

Posted in on - June 24, 2019

DLPR’s Tom Vogel shares his thoughts on an industry great, Tony Horwitz.

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DLPR’s Shree Dhond Named as One of PR Industry’s Rising Stars

Posted in on - June 20, 2019

Dukas Linden Public Relations’ senior vice president, Shree Dhond, has been named one of the Public Relations Society of America-New York Chapter’s “Exceptionals Under 35.”

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When Did “Disruption” Become A Good Thing?

Posted in on - June 4, 2019

As financial PR professionals, we help our clients relate how their specialties, products and services are disruptive, in the best sense.

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This Just In…

Posted in on - May 22, 2019

R.I.P. the slow news day. Ask anyone in a TV or radio newsroom to recall the last quiet day and they’ll shrug, scratch their heads, and laugh.

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PR Week Magazine Ranks DLPR in Industry’s Top 250

Posted in on - May 15, 2019

Dukas Linden Public Relations recently was ranked as one of the 250 largest PR agencies in the world, according to PR Week magazine.

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Highlights from the Agency’s Work for Large Tesla Investor

Posted in on - May 8, 2019

Richard Dukas of Dukas Linden PR, No. 7 on O’Dwyer’s rankings of financial firms, said his broadcast media team chalked up a solid 2018 with bookings on CNBC, Fox Business News, and PBS.

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5 PR Tips from Observing Tech’s Most Influential Leaders

Posted in on - May 7, 2019

From data privacy regulation to “apology” tours, Big Tech CEOs are maneuvering through public relations crises at what seems to be an exponentially increasing rate. But, many of their responses are perceived as stunts or “window dressing” and have received negative coverage.

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DLPR Ranks Among 250 Largest PR Agencies in the World

Posted in on - April 29, 2019

Coming off its strongest revenue-grossing year since its inception in 2002, Dukas Linden Public Relations earned a coveted spot on the Holmes Report’s worldwide rankings of public relations agencies.

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The Beneficial Charms of a Transparent Personality

Posted in on - April 29, 2019

There is an invaluable and intangible benefit to allowing one’s personality to shine through the cavalcade of notions that “playing it safe” is the best approach for a public persona.

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Investor Patience Is Key When Bad News Happens (DLPR’s Vogel discusses Boeing)

Posted in on - April 17, 2019

Recent history of companies in crisis shows the virtue of patience when it comes to Boeing and others.

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Trust and Authenticity Matter in Asset Management

Posted in on - April 17, 2019

A recent survey of big institutional investors showed that “trust in the brand” ranked higher in importance than “performance” when it came to picking money managers.

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DLPR Launches Crisis Communications & Issues Management Practice

Posted in on - April 8, 2019

You can learn more about DLPR’s Crisis Communications & Issues Management practice by clicking here or reaching out to us directly at info@dlpr.com.

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DLPR Ranked as one of the Industry’s Ten Largest Financial PR Agencies

Posted in on - April 2, 2019

For the third consecutive year, Dukas Linden Public Relations  has been named among the ten largest agencies with a specialization in finance, according to the highly-regarded industry trade outlet, O’Dwyer’s.

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Seth Linden on Bloomberg Small Business Report

Posted in on - April 1, 2019

Dukas Linden PR President Seth Linden was a guest on the nationally syndicated “Bloomberg Small Business Report.”

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PROPRIETARY CONTENT NEEDS A P.O.V – “POINT OF VALUE”

Posted in on - March 29, 2019

DLPR’s Ed Nebb explains why to be effective as a communication tool, proprietary content must not only express a point of view, but also have a “point of value.”

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Boeing: A Case Study of What Not to Do

Posted in on - March 14, 2019

Co-head of DLPR’s crisis practice assesses Boeing’s communications debacle.

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Seth Linden on BNN Bloomberg

Posted in on - March 12, 2019

DLPR’s president discusses what Boeing should be doing from a crisis management perspective.

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PR’s Disappearing Act: The Art of Ghost Writing

Posted in on - February 20, 2019

Here are a few tips for writing on behalf of clients across industries and expertise.

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Seth Linden Offers Insights on Amazon’s NYC Decision

Posted in on - February 14, 2019

“Bad for New York…” Dukas Linden PR President SethLinden talks about the impact of Amazon’s decision to cancel its plans for a New York City headquarters on the latest episode of On The DLPR. Listen Here.

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Richard Dukas Featured on the PR Week Podcast

Posted in on - February 4, 2019

Richard Dukas joins PRWeek’s Frank Washkuch and Diana Bradley to discuss his agency’s unique origins, his relationship with technology, and more.

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To Win the Super Bowl, Brands need PR on the Roster

- January 29, 2019

For many brands, public relations and earned media are the unsung heroes of their Super Bowl advertising strategy.

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The Media Matters Even More

Posted in on - January 8, 2019

Our CEO asserts that media relations still is the most important service PR agencies should deliver.

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How Music Set the Tempo for My Career in Financial PR

Posted in on - January 2, 2019

Good communications should be like great music—well composed, distinctive, compelling, melodic and persuasive.

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Hindsight is 20/20

Posted in on - December 20, 2018

Given the current environment, companies can’t afford to be caught unprepared, and having the right plan in place will allow businesses to nimbly navigate the challenges – both new and old – that 2019 will bring.

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DLPR Named Among Most Powerful Financial PR Firms of 2018

Posted in on - December 17, 2018

According to the (New York) Observer

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Dukas Linden PR Promotes Shree Dhond to Senior Vice President

Posted in on - December 13, 2018

Dhond manages the agency’s Alternatives and Institutional Practice Group.

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DLPR Listed as Top Agency by Marketing Consultancy DesignRush

Posted in on - December 12, 2018

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Nine Things to Know Before Hiring a PR Agency

Posted in on - December 6, 2018

Getting the most from the client/agency relationship.

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Meeting 41: Adam Dickter’s Encounter with the ‘Kinder, Gentler’ President

Posted in on - December 3, 2018

A DLPR executive’s encounter with President George H.W. Bush.

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Best New York Restaurants for Out-of-Office PR Meetings

Posted in on - November 29, 2018

Whether you’re seeking to impress a potential new prospect, looking to bond with a client, or just want to get away from the office with colleagues, it’s important to have a handful of restaurants in your back pocket.

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“Send Anyway?” — Gmail Enhancements We’d Like to See

- October 19, 2018

Some suggested “tweaks” to bring Gmail to the next level of enterprise-level collaboration.

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Dukas Linden Public Relations is the focus of the latest “Small Business Spotlight” interview with Joe Connolly

Posted in on - August 22, 2018

DLPR’s president, Seth Linden, offers insights for success on WCBS 880.

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DLPR Featured in Hedge Fund Alert

Posted in on - August 8, 2018

A premiere outlet serving the hedge fund industry.

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A Plea for Proofreading

- August 1, 2018

Gail Katz Dukas begs you to spend a few crucial minutes.

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Musings on the New York Daily News’ 50% Staff Cut

- July 26, 2018

A former journalist, DLPR’s president Seth Linden offers a first person perspective about the cuts at New York’s iconic Daily News.

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Why PR Still Needs Local Newsrooms to Thrive

Posted in on - July 26, 2018

Seth Linden’s first person perspective on the recent cuts at the Daily News.

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Business Leaders Need to Show Civil Courage—Unlike Mark Zuckerberg

Posted in on - July 25, 2018

Richard Dukas discusses what companies should learn from Mark Zuckerberg’s comments on Holocaust denial.

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Seth Linden’s Perspectives on How to Excel as a PR Executive

Posted in on - July 17, 2018

Read thoughtful article by DLPR’s president in one of the PR industry’s preeminent publications.

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It’s a People Business

- July 3, 2018

When I left the journalism world a dozen years ago, my wife and I immediately hit I-95 North to begin our life in New York. Somewhere in Maryland, I stopped at a gas station, and the attendant behind the register asked me what I did for a living. Trying my new role on for size…

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Active Managers Need More Than Just Free Giveaways to Build Their Brand, Increase AUM

- June 20, 2018

Last week, I attended the Morningstar Conference in Chicago where dozens of asset management firms were lined up booth-by-booth waiting for advisors and other attendees to walk up to their tables and inquire about their funds.

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Richard Dukas on DLPR’s 2017 Highlights, Trends in Financial PR

Posted in on - May 22, 2018

Agency puts strong focus on financial broadcast news to help clients gain visibility.

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Passing Thoughts On Remembering Public Figures

- April 11, 2018

Mary; Just heard about the death of Jack Smith, founder and CEO of Acme Corporation. My client, Paul Pundit is available to discuss the impact on Acme’s share price, and his many missteps. Paul also has some good intel about the search for Smith’s successor. Please let me know if you’d like to arrange a…

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Zuckerberg Hurt His Credibility by Delaying Response to Crisis, According to Seth Linden

Posted in on - March 22, 2018

Zuckerberg built an instant gratification machine — but took his time addressing the trouble it’s caused After Mark Zuckerberg broke his silence Wednesday about the mushrooming Cambridge Analytica scandal, it’s hard to argue the Facebook founder and CEO has said too little. Zuckerberg wrote a 935-word Facebook post Wednesday where he said “we have a responsibility to protect…

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Seth Linden on BNN: “Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Can’t Afford to Be Silent”

Posted in on - March 21, 2018

Seth Linden, president of Dukas Linden Public Relations, discusses how Facebook’s model and credibility are at stake as the fallout from the data scandal continues.

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DLPR’s President Weighs in on Facebook’s Latest Communications Crisis

Posted in on - March 21, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg’s leadership called into question as Facebook controversy continues Mark Zuckerberg’s prolonged silence in the midst of the firestorm surrounding Cambridge Analytica’s access to Facebook Inc. user data has one expert questioning whether he is suited to be the company’s leader. In the past few days, Facebook FB, +0.18% has drawn scrutiny from governments around the world and seen…

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Market Volatility and the Importance of Showing Conviction

- February 23, 2018

After a year of record-low volatility in 2017, the sudden spike in trading activity is a good reminder for portfolio and fund managers that it’s important to develop a plan to communicate to clients and the media during periods of market uncertainty. It’s also a reminder that, just as volatility is an opportunity for investment…

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Four Simple Things Not to Do During Media Interviews

- February 12, 2018

An interview or story with a reputable media outlet can be a boon or a bust for a company. With this in mind, the following are four common, but often overlooked, errors interviewees make: 1. Mumbling. I recently listened in on a client phone interview. Afterwards, the reporter said that while it was a helpful…

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Five Public Relations Steps to a Successful ETF Launch

- January 19, 2018

You’ve decided to launch an exchange-traded fund (ETF). You believe it’s a revolutionary product that will capture investors’ attention and outperform benchmarks. But you’re launching into a very crowded space. There were more than 1,800 ETFs in the U.S. as of last November, according to the Investment Company Institute, with 275 new funds added since…

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DLPR Named Top Specialty Financial PR Firm by Observer

Posted in on - December 13, 2017

For the second straight year DLPR was named one of the best financial PR agencies.

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When the Old Ways are Best

- December 4, 2017

Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for progress and innovation. And while I won’t tell you my age, I will tell you that I am fortunate enough to have been raised in those halcyon days when we played outside until dark, used card catalogs to do our research in the library, and only had seven…

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What Andrew Ross Sorkin Read Every Day and How That’s Changed Over the Past 6 Years

- November 2, 2017

Six years ago this month, Andrew Ross Sorkin wrote a post for The Atlantic’s “The Wire” describing what he reads every day to keep abreast of the major financial news of the day. Taking a look back at his post six years later, it’s remarkable to see how much has changed in the financial media landscape.

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Tulips or Tokens? Navigating the Cryptocurrency (Media) Bubble

- October 12, 2017

Distinctions matter, and classifying a “blockchain” technology as a cryptocurrency isn’t just factually incorrect, but overly simplifies the breadth of companies entering the space.

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New film “China Hustle” shows why activist short sellers keep the market honest

- October 3, 2017

Variety called it “wildly entertaining” and dubbed the film a sequel to The Big Short. It “is assured a theatrical push and a long life on streaming,” it said.

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What We Do Matters

- September 20, 2017

Years ago, I had a colleague who used to joke that together we were “moving markets and changing the world.” The comment was amusing because some of it at least was based in truth. Dukas Linden Public Relation’s media relations efforts could (and still do) have an impact.  A strong public relations and brand marketing…

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Seth Linden On Brexit and the Unforseen Corporate Challenges

Posted in on - September 12, 2017

 Seth Linden, president of Dukas Linden Public Relations, appeared on “Street Signs” to talk about how PR firms don’t just help organizations when crises hit but also develop preventive measures to stop them from happening in the first place.

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Richard Dukas Shares Some Thoughts On How Strong Brands Can Motivate Employees

Posted in on - September 11, 2017

Not all publicity is good publicity after all — in fact, bad publicity can hurt a company’s chances of hiring the best employees.

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In a New Robo World, Advisory Firms Must Advocate the Value of Human Interaction

- September 7, 2017

Financial advisors are facing the most challenging environment since the financial crisis. The battle today is actually exacerbated by a bull market, as opposed to a bear market and deep recession. The strong performance of the S&P 500 and other indices has made it increasingly difficult for traditional advisors to demonstrate their value to clients. Robo advisors…

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President Seth Linden on Wharton Business Radio’s “Leadership In Action”

Posted in on - September 7, 2017

  Dukas Linden Public Relations president Seth Linden appeared on Wharton Business Radio’s “Leadership in Action” show on SiriusXM Channel 111, to discuss his thoughts on leadership both individually and as he advises clients to effectively manage their communications strategies.”  

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DLPR Helps $5B Asset Manager Rebrand

Posted in on - August 23, 2017

In Texas, a $5B Shop Crosses Off One Brand For Another A thirty-year-old asset manager in the Lone Star State is rebranding. Michael Kern, CEO, Crossmark Global Investments Yesterday, Capstone Financial Services president and CEO Mike Kern confirmed that the Houston, Texas-based shop is changing its name to Crossmark Global Investments. The firm, which advises the Steward Funds series of mutual funds,…

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Here’s How The (NY) Observer Recently Described DLPR

Posted in on - August 14, 2017

“Powerhouse agency which gets its clients regular airtime on Bloomberg, CNBC and Fox Business Network; it also has cachet…”

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Professional Services & Media: An Opportunity to Shine

- August 5, 2017

It’s no secret that those investment professionals making decisions on whether to “buy or sell” aren’t always so eager to speak to the media. Compliance departments, clients, and even competitors keep a close eye on what a professional might say—or not say—regarding their investment strategies. In a volatile market environment where confidence is at a premium,…

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Picking Up the Thread: Unleashing the Power of Storytelling for Business

- July 18, 2017

As a strategist and writer for business and financial clients, I find “corporate communication” can be an oxymoron. Businesses often miss the opportunity to tell stories that their clients, customers, stockholders or communities can relate to, by failing to talk in simple, honest words about what matters to people.

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5 Must-See Films for Financial PR Pros 

- June 25, 2017

When it comes to accurately portraying life behind a Wall Street trading desk, there are a handful of films that get it right. The following is my attempt at a top 5 list of must-watch movies for any financial public relations professional.

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Richard Dukas Discusses Trends in Financial PR

Posted in on - May 15, 2017

Finance Firms Navigate New Regulations   In a low interest rate environment, cheaper index funds will tend to outperform active managers. Markets don’t go up forever, but active managers will need to work harder to convince the investing public of the value they offer despite their steeper costs, and alternative managers will need to do…

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An Evening at NYU and Some Words of Wisdom for the Next DLPR Hire

- May 2, 2017

Recently, I had the opportunity to speak to a group of NYU students working toward master’s degrees in public relations.  While I firmly believe that the best PR education is gained through internships and on-the-job training, I do see a lot of the value in approaching public relations from an academic perspective. I spoke for…

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Dukas Linden and OTC Markets Team Up to Host Webinar

Posted in on - May 1, 2017

Putting the Power of PR Behind Your IR Message Webinar   Registration only takes a few seconds! You will NOT be spammed.

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Do Former Journalists Still Make Good PR Pros?

- April 23, 2017

This is a tight lead “graf.”  It better be.  If I don’t get to the point right away, you’ll move on to something else. The need to get to the point was ingrained during my ten years in television and newspaper newsrooms where I wrote lead “grafs” every day. I still write “tight,” or at…

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Richard Dukas Offers Counsel to the California Alternatives Industry

Posted in on - February 27, 2017

For too long the alternative investment industry’s approach to public relations and communications has essentially been two words: “No Comment.”

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Seth Linden Appears Live on BNN to Discuss PR Strategy for Companies as the Trump Era Begins

Posted in on - January 13, 2017

Our president, Seth Linden, appeared on “Business Day AM” to discuss the importance of business leaders having a contingency plan in place in case their organization is attacked on social media.

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Richard Dukas Comments on Trump’s Market Influence through Social Media

Posted in on - January 13, 2017

President-elect Donald Trump slammed pharmaceutical companies during his highly-anticipated press conference Wednesday, sending shares in companies such as the Netherland’s Nordiq tumbling by as much as five percent, the latest display of the billionaire business tycoon-turned-politicians’ unprecedented effect on the market.

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Post Proxy Fight, Activist Investors Still Need To Communicate Their Long-Term Value

Posted in on - January 3, 2017

Activist investors just wrapped up another record year shaking up companies across the globe. But as anyone in professional sports will tell you, with success comes the spotlight, and criticism of activist investors has ratcheted up and begun creeping into the mainstream.

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Richard Dukas Comments on Investor Sentiment in Aftermath of Trump Victory

Posted in on - November 9, 2016

Trump Win Unlikely to Stop Momentum Behind DOL Rule   Trump took the election after standing only a 15% chance of winning against Clinton, an election forecast by The New York Times showed, as of Tuesday morning. That day, PIMCO’s head of public policy Libby Cantrill also pegged Clinton’s win at a 70 to 75% likelihood, Cantrill…

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DLPR & MHP Pre-Election Survey Results Featured

Posted in on - November 4, 2016

Global institutional investors are worried that anti-trade movements around the world will hurt international investment prospects, says a survey of 70 institutional investment leaders released Friday.

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DLPR & MHP Pre-Election Survey on Investment Sentiment

Posted in on - November 3, 2016

A survey conducted by Dukas Linden Public Relations, a leading financial services PR firm based in New York, and MHP Communications, of global institutional investors found an optimistic outlook for 2017 that is being somewhat tempered by the global swell of populist sentiment and political uncertainty that could pose a risk to future growth.

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DLPR Policies on Politics in the Office Featured

Posted in on - October 12, 2016

The contentiousness of this presidential campaign is spilling into some workplaces. Rather than try to control what people are saying, owners should focus on whether the work is getting done in an atmosphere that isn’t hostile.

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Richard Dukas Provides a Crisis Communications Strategy for Wells Fargo

Posted in on - September 30, 2016

The scandal resulting from Wells Fargo employees setting up millions of fake accounts could have a residual effect on the rest of the financial sector’s reputation. It should enact a complete culture change in response, say financial communications experts.

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Seth Linden Appears Live on CNBC to Discuss the Power of PR for Financial Firms

Posted in on - August 31, 2016

Our president, Seth Linden, appeared on “Street Signs” to discuss how public relations firms help organizations devise effective communications strategies in times of distress.

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The Bloomberg Advantage: Seth Linden on Business Communications

Posted in on - August 1, 2016

Our president, Seth Linden, was a featured guest on “Bloomberg Advantage” with co-host, Oliver Renick.

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MHP Adds to Global Operations with Dukas Linden Partnership and German Base

Posted in on - July 12, 2016

London-headquartered agency MHP has announced a new strategic partnership with New-York based Dukas Linden Public Relations (DLPR), and a new office in Germany.

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