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PR Lessons From The Biggest Failures of 2023

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

By Monday, most of OpenAI’s rank-and-file employees were threatening to follow them. Target found itself in a somewhat similar situation when anti-LGBTQ customers criticized its Pride Month displays, in some cases trashing store merchandise and harassing employees. It was a lose-lose. That was great – until it wasn’t.

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3 Attributes of a Strong and Practical Crisis Management Governance Model

Melissa Agnes

Note: The following is an excerpt taken from my new book, Crisis Ready–Building an Invincible Brand in an Uncertain World , which is available for purchase on Amazon. The importance of solid and practical crisis management governance model. This is the team responsible for the organization’s crisis management and response.


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Reputation Management: Making Employees Brand Ambassadors

Ronn Torossian

Take a look at industry leaders like Wal-Mart and Bank of America, versus smaller competitors like Target and SunTrust. The post Reputation Management: Making Employees Brand Ambassadors appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog. The perception is not the same. These ambassadors are not … READ MORE ».

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How to Deal With the Right Audiences in a Crisis

Melissa Agnes

By Patrice Cloutier, Strategic communications professional and member of the Agnes + Day Crisis Intelligence Team. A key part of any crisis communications plan is identifying key segments of your audience and prioritizing your response efforts. How news of a crisis travels is a critical reason why plans should be updated.

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Muddling through the COVID-19 crisis: celebrating human spirit and ingenuity

Stephen Waddington

I’m muddling through the COVID-19 crisis, just like you, but I am starting to think about what might come next. Is it possible to have a good crisis? It followed support from the Treasury for large employees a week ago. Demand for food banks is on the rise. The BBC and NHS have both stepped up to the crisis.

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Speak but be quiet. How to build crisis communication

Reputation Antistress by Sergii Bidenko

In essence, a crisis is a situation that doesn't fit into a person's or a company's previous experience. So often, getting over a crisis is very tough if we rely on common skills or verified knowledge. Acknowledge the problem The biggest mistake at the beginning stages of a crisis is to keep quiet and pretend nothing is happening.

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Your Guide for Data Breach Crisis Communication

Melissa Agnes

You have a responsibility to your customers, clients, members, employees and even to your organization to take this initiative. How to minimize the risk of a data breach crisis. If so, how secure it your email service provider and are your employees required to change their passwords regularly? Tweet this!). Until it does.