The 2020 Azbee Awards are now open for entries

The American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) is now accepting entries for our 42nd annual Azbee Awards of Excellence. The Azbee Awards are highly competitive and celebrate the highest quality reporting, editing and design in business-to-business, trade, association and professional publications. … read more

Strong ethics, good business

A speaker from ASBPE’s GenerationB2B conference explains why strong ethics are good for business. Advertisers strengthen B2B publications, but readers and trust are essential to the industry’s survival. Sometimes advertisers go too far and risk the health of … read more

The evolution of ethics in B2B journalism

By Dan Kubacki Predator and prey. Kerry Knudsen didn’t mince words when describing the relationship between advertisers and readers. “It’s not a symbiotic relationship,” said Knudsen, editor and publisher of W.I. Media Inc. A panel of B2B editors … read more

Freelancer Nation: 5 tips for freelancers and editors

By Taryn Oesch Freelancing was a topic I hadn’t thought much about until I attended #GenerationB2B, the ASBPE 2019 National Conference in St. Petersburg, Florida. The opening session, “Freelancer Nation,” was presented by Christine Parizo, a freelance B2B … read more

10+ Terrific Things to Try in DC

While You’re In D.C. for ASBPE’s 2018 B2B Media Success Conference and Azbee Awards of Excellence Banquet …  Washington is full of surprises during your May visit, with no fewer than four journalism-themed restaurants, a spy museum, the Capitol Steps … read more

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Roy Peter Clark on Writing Short

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Poynter Senior Scholar and prolific author Roy Peter Clark closed out the day’s events with a lively session on how to write succinctly. Using a combination of piano playing, anecdotes, famous examples and written exercises, Clark encouraged attendees … read more