Community Management: Quit Herding Cats

Cision

If media relations is an arm of public relations, community management is another. A community grows your reach and influence. If those people like you and what you have to say, the community and loyalty grows. But how do you manage that community?

A Community Manager’s Toolbox

Shift Communications

Being a community manager may sound like a cool, trendy job filled with fun and creativity. Whether you’re managing a community of thousands or one of 100, you are the eyes and the ears of the company on platforms like Twitter and Facebook.

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5 tips for building strong social media communities during difficult times

PR Daily

During these difficult times, more people are appreciating the value of real community, not just the number of likes on a post. To build stronger social media communities, try these five tips: 1. Your efforts can go a long way toward building a loyal community.

Why Internal Communications Should Be Part of Your Marketing Strategy

PRSay

PoliteMail was a proud sponsor of Connect 19 — the PRSA Employee Communications Section’s annual conference. Fortunately, your corporate communications team can kindle that love. So, how do you incorporate internal communications into your brand marketing strategy?

Monday Roundup: Internal Communications

Waxing UnLyrical

Like most things in life, communication starts in your own backyard. It’s impossible to communicate your brand’s value and mission to the general public without first communicating it well internally. The case for internal communications.

16 stellar blogs and websites to fuel internal communication success

PR Daily

Even the most creative communicators can benefit from fresh tips and best practices—for themselves and for the leaders they support. The communication professional’s role is evolving every day, so it pays to stay on top of what’s happening in the industry. Communication Director.

7 ways to take a stand, engage talent and communicate internally

PR Daily

Experts agree that before planting your flag in an issue or patting yourself on the back for your good deeds, you should do a deep dive internally. So how do you adopt a cause that is authentic to your organization, communicate that to employees and position yourself as an employer of choice?

How to speak to the LGBTQ community

PR Daily

Before, traditional PR had virtually no place in the marketing mix to reach gay and lesbian consumers (as other facets of the community - the “BTQA” - were yet to be recognized) for fear of backlash or alienating a mainstream audience.

5 ways Microsoft boosts engagement and internal culture

PR Daily

Create a communications cadence. Unite through internally viral video. Just about every organization these days is embracing the need to boost employee engagement and internal culture. Know—and have leaders communicate—your values. Communicate regularly on those values.

How to use brand journalism to engage your community

PR Daily

When looking to engage internal audiences and highlight important stories within your organization, having a journalist’s eye can help you find the story gold. Along the way, we stopped at schools, monuments and veterans’ homes—and when we arrived in Virginia, PenFed employees and our community were waiting to join us to lay wreaths in Arlington National Cemetery. RELATED: Stream our Crisis Communications Virtual Conference on March 31—without leaving your desk ].

Join the #PRStudChat Community for a State of Healthcare Communications Twitter Chat on February 17th

PR Expanded

ET, the #PRStudChat community will participate in a Twitter chat discussion focused the state of healthcare communications. Dana Lewis created and moderates #hcsm, the international healthcare & social media community on Twitter that meets Sunday nights at 8pm CT.

Chats with Chip: Ryan Williams on Internal Communications and Measurement

Media Bullseye

The most recent episode of Chats with Chip featured a conversation about internal communications and measurement with Ryan Williams , a partner with Tekara Effectiveness. Despite the positives of internal communications strategies, Ryan recognizes the difficulties.

How to quickly pivot communication priorities—without losing your way

PR Daily

As communicators, we have much to contend with right now as the COVID-19 crisis continues to upend the business world. Here are five considerations to help your integrated communications programs remain as effective as possible amid this uncertain, tumultuous season.

‘The whole person’: Internal publication tells employee stories

PR Daily

Though digital communication has finished off some internal magazines, others have found new life, as organizations move from stodgy corporate promotions to people pieces. The post ‘The whole person’: Internal publication tells employee stories appeared first on PR Daily.

How to offer ‘greater good’ in your COVID-19 communications

PR Daily

With many organizations looking to offer help to their communities, it’s crucial to communicate these efforts in a way that feels authentic and thoughtful. The current coronavirus crisis is dominating the news media, as well as brand communications.

Wayfair donates to Red Cross amid internal protest over detention camps

PR Daily

However, other communicators are voicing skepticism about the industry wisdom that companies should speak out on political issues. The post Wayfair donates to Red Cross amid internal protest over detention camps appeared first on PR Daily.

Cisco, Florida Realtors, JBL, Pan Communications among Communicator of the Year Award winners

PR Daily

Dozens of remarkable professionals—including two Hall of Fame inductees—light up Ragan’s Communicators of the Year Awards for outstanding efforts in social media, marketing, internal communication and more. Internal Communications PR Industry Ragan Awards

What Does A Community Manager Do? +Bonus: The CM Toolbox

Doctor Spin

I like to think of the community manager as a classical conductor, dedicated to showing the online community (the orchestra) how to get in sync, never through force or coercion, but by using the magical powers of suggestion alone. But what exactly is the role of a community manager?

#measurePR Recap (July 2015): Internal Communications

Waxing UnLyrical

The July edition of #measurePR focused on an area most PR pros don’t often think about: internal communications. And I was delighted that three extremely experienced practitioners – you might even call them legendary (or on their way) made the time to join us: Shel Holtz of Holtz Communication, Dr. Julie O’Neil of the TCU School of Journalism, and Dr. Barbara Gibson of Syracuse University London.

The #PRStudChat Community Joins Together for “Ethics – The Heart of Leadership” Twitter Discussion on September 13th

PR Expanded

Our community of PR students, educators and pros will join together for a dynamic Twitter chat on “Ethics – The Heart of Leadership.” A little bit more about our special guest … Kirk Hazlett is an Associate Professor of Communication / PR at Curry College.

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How communicators are giving back during COVID-19

PR Daily

Here’s a look at how several organizations are giving back to their community, industry and workforce. I reached out to all of you in the communications community for some good news to balance that deluge. Baranczyk, corporate communications strategist at J.J.

Guide for International Students: How to Use Media for Studying Abroad

PR Expanded

Having the intention to move abroad is only the beginning for international students. I want to introduce five steps for an international student to go studying abroad from my perspective: Step 1: Get inspired to go abroad.

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International PR thought leader videos from the Davos World Communication Forum

Stuart Bruce

The sixth Davos World Communication Forum (#WCFDavos) was probably the best ever with almost 150 participants from 30+ countries and every continent (except Antarctica). Nurul Shamsuri on her communication and leadership panel with Weber Shandwick EMEA CEO Colin Byrne.

PRSA 2016 International Conference: Be Aggressive, Be Audacious, Be Bold

Cision

The PRSA 2016 International Conference in Indianapolis brought together some of today’s top thought leaders in the field of communication– and then some. “Focus on building a community among the #influencers.

Tips For Being A Kick-@$$ PR Intern

Shift Communications

Competition exists in every industry but don’t fixate on what other interns or candidates are doing. Strive to perform above the status quo and you will always differentiate yourself from the pack – internally and externally.

Trust: A Communicator’s Lifeline

Cision

Cision found more than 3,000 comments on social in reference to trust and last year’s PRSA International Conference. This year’s Edelman Trust Barometer found only 51 percent of the general public trusts the business community, the same group trusts the media and government even less.

At ServiceNow, every communicator is a storyteller

PR Daily

Empathy is essential when your audience stretches from California to Hyderabad and spans both internal and external communications. Every member of the communication team is a storyteller, says Emily Russel, head of the employee communications and engagement team.

8 worst practices in international PR

PR Daily

As more and more companies’ communications go global, more and more pitfalls emerge. A quarter-century later, more is at stake and international terrains are even harder to traverse. Here are unwise practices and attitudes that can undermine global communications: 1. That makes sense, but when corporate HQ exercises strict control and approval over every overseas action, bureaucracy handicaps the international PR effort. Conducting international PR long distance.

Behind-The-Scenes: The Life of a Summer Intern

PR Expanded

With the new school year fast approaching, interns are beginning to reflect on their experiences this summer. As a summer intern at Atlantic Health, I have gained a great deal of knowledge that I believe will be useful to me at college, and ultimately, throughout life.

Future of PR and social media for International Air Transport Association crisis communications conference

Stuart Bruce

Stuart Bruce speaking at the IATA Crisis Communications in the Social Media Age conference. (c) This morning I gave a keynote at the global ‘Crisis Communications in the Social Media Age’ conference in Istanbul.

PR career rule No. 1: Thou shalt not do internal communications

PR Daily

Having worked on both sides, I've never understood the wall between internal and external communicators. It's all communications, just different audiences, right? But the truth is, I probably behaved like that before I appreciated the power of effective employee communications.

5 ways internal content can boost your brand

PR Daily

In the race to continually spit out content that consumers are interested in, brand managers can—and often do—make use of effective internal communication efforts to enhance external content marketing and PR campaigns.

The Misinformation Age: Misinformation, Lies, and Communications

Scott Public Relations

professor at the University of California at Irvine and author of the book “The Misinformation Age: How False Beliefs Spread”, explained at the annual meeting of PR Boutiques International that understanding how false beliefs propagate may lie in defining “belief” as a social phenomenon.

Being a Successful Communicator For Your Team

Scott Public Relations

Communications is an essential part of just about any professional team or business. But how does a communicator ensure they are giving their colleagues the best benefit of their work that they can? Helping leaders communicate also means becoming a coach for them.

The International: Taking Social Media Overseas

Waxing UnLyrical

As you might imagine, this is a highly attractive option for international students. Specifically, I’m the community manager for @WashULaw , an online Master of Law program in U.S. Not only am I trying to reach an international audience, but a very specific niche one.

In focus: Communicators’ power to drive business purpose

PR Daily

The day and a half of sessions focused on how PR pros and corporate communicators can help their organizations attract customers, employees and investors around the unique value they offer their communities. The key is to marry your internal efforts with your external efforts.

The Misinformation Age: Misinformation, Lies, and Communications

Scott Public Relations

professor at the University of California at Irvine and author of the book “The Misinformation Age: How False Beliefs Spread”, explained at the annual meeting of PR Boutiques International that understanding how false beliefs propagate may lie in defining “belief” as a social phenomenon.

Bringing Open Community To Public Relations

Waxing UnLyrical

Because if there’s one thing I believe takes public relations from good to great, it’s when your audiences start becoming your community through the relationships you develop with them. Why did you write Open Community ? So, what is “Open Community&# ?

Monday Roundup: International Women’s Day

Waxing UnLyrical

Big day tomorrow: International Women’s Day. Six marketing lessons for International Women’s Day. International Women’s Day History. International Women’s Day: 6 Creative Marketing Ideas To Celebrate. Around the Web international womens day IWD

10 Takeaways From PRSA’s 2018 International Conference

PRSay

Austin, Texas, was the backdrop for PRSA’s International Conference this past week. The theme: “Communications Convergence” covered a range of topics including conflicts, creativity and client relationships. When you take one community that loves one brand and another community that loves another brand, and create unique experiences that both communities can celebrate, that’s the holy grail.” — Jonathan Mildenhall , CEO, TwentyFirstCenturyBrand.