Posts Tagged ‘public relations’
Brand journalism – organizations creating professional content – is a real and significant trend. But what impact will it have on corporate reputations and the 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 [...]
In his excellent book, Drive, Daniel Pink suggests that performance rewards do not work for creative activities. Our motivation for tasks we find intrinsically enjoyable is actually decreased by the presence of a reward for doing it. The reason is we turn our focus from enjoying the task to seeking the reward. Over time, unless [...]
So, you’re convinced of the benefits of social media. You’ve read the endless blog posts, emails, newsletters, case studies and even books about it. The theory is all there, but somehow, when it comes to actually drafting a post or recording a video, you just can’t do it. Don’t worry – it’s perfectly normal to [...]
Communicators use email. A lot. In fact, it’s not uncommon for email to be the defacto means of correspondence with clients, media and the rest of the team. Many agencies use group email aliases to simplify comms, so it’s not uncommon to get over 400 emails a day. If each email takes an average of [...]
Social media is changing crisis management. Here we look at seven ways that’s happening, for good and bad, right now.
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The how to measure six core areas of social media, the metrics to record and how to track them. All for free and in less than three minutes.