Archive for the ‘Media’ Category

Why ignoring social media is like smoking

Why ignoring social media is like smoking

Smoking is bad for you, in fact potentially fatal. It’s hard to change behavior. Traditional marketing could also be commercially fatal. So why wait?

Six crisis lessons brands can learn from Wikileaks

Six crisis lessons brands can learn from Wikileaks

It’s not just governments which face threats from whistle-blowing sites, like Wikileaks. Organizations, especially consumer-facing brands, can easily attract a negative online presence from a disgruntled customer or employee. We’ve all seen those Brand X Sucks sites. So what should you do?

How to have a great first week at your new job

Here are some tips for making a great impression in Week One at your new firm.

Video – Crisis management in social media

I wanted to share the full video (38:19) of our crisis management in social media webinar which we held earlier this month. This is a recording of the entire session, but we’ll be running it live again in the near future if you’d like to jump in with questions. My thanks once again to everyone […]

Webinar – Crisis management in a social media landscape

I’d like to personally invite you to our free crisis management webinar on Friday February 12, 2010 at 9.00am PT. Click here for details and sign up. Hope you can make it.

Seven ways social media changes crisis management [video]

Social media is changing crisis management. Here we look at seven ways that’s happening, for good and bad, right now.

The top 5 social media monitoring services [Poll results]

We recently ran a poll to find the most popular social media monitoring services in use today. Over 1,450 votes were cast (thanks!). The results are fascinating, not least because one of the most popular wasn't even on our radar, and the most high profile firms didn't attract the most votes. So here we go. […]

Navigating a crisis in a social media landscape [Slides/Flowchart]

At the Social Media World Forum earlier this week, Lucy Allen and I ran a workshop about crisis communications. It’s called ‘Red Alert – Navigating a crisis in a social media landscape’. As the title suggests it looks at how social media has changed very nature of the crises which impact a company, and what […]

How does social media affect crisis management?

Social media is making crisis management more important in public relations. It’s changing the number of crises, their speed, rate of proliferation and the response mechanism. Let’s look at the impact social media is having on crisis comms, and what that means to us as communicators: Frequency – there are more crises overall. Not the […]

Newspaper circulations down, now what?

This week the Audit Bureau of Circulations published the circulations of the top 25 US newspapers for the six months to September 2009. 24 out of 25 of them show a decline. The WSJ officially overtook USA Today as the largest circulation daily newspaper at 2,024,269. It was the only one to grow. The decline […]