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The Brave New World of Crisis Communications

Spin Sucks

Crisis communications in our always on, online world is not a spectator's sport. Make sure you are prepared to respond when a crisis hits. The post The Brave New World of Crisis Communications appeared first on Spin Sucks.

The Secret Behind Crisis Communications

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The post The Secret Behind Crisis Communications appeared first on Spin Sucks. Learn the World Capitals Three Building Blocks for Starting Smart: A Client’s Guide to PR Success Four Ways to Use Agile Communications in Your Marketing Mix.

Emory’s Excellent Crisis Communication on Facebook

Melissa Agnes

As you probably know, I’ve been having an interesting debate with a fellow crisis professional on whether or not to shut social media down in a crisis. Listen: TCIP #012 – The Leader’s Role in Crisis Management with Jane Jordan-Meier. Case Studies Crisis Communications

Six Ways to Use Social Listening in Crisis Communications Planning

Spin Sucks

In the second of our three-part series on using data and analytics for crisis communications planning, Gini Dietrich walks you through social listening and how to build a dashboard that will help you predict future issues.

Three Steps to Successful Crisis Communication

Melissa Agnes

Crisis communication is one of the most important aspects of your crisis management. In fact, whom you communicate with in a crisis, along with when and how you communicate with them, can mean the difference between successful crisis management and crisis management failure.

WhatsApp As An Ebola Crisis Communication Strategy

Melissa Agnes

I’m always on the look out for new ways to leverage social media and mobile technology for crisis management. Listen: TCIP #020 – Managing The Ebola Crisis With Bill Boyd. How to determine what social channels to use for crisis communication.

What is Crisis Communications?

Shift Communications

Crisis communications in the public relations world can have many different interpretations depending on who you ask, but here’s the fundamental definition: you’re trying to mitigate damage to your company’s reputation by third party sources.

Crisis Communications from the Inside Out

Spin Sucks

We often focus only on the external side of crisis communications , however the internal component is just as, if not more, important…and often overlooked. Whether you like it or not, employees are a major component of any crisis communications. Learning from Crisis.

Making The Case for Excluding Jargon From Crisis Communication

Melissa Agnes

Recently, Eric Chandler and I wrote a blog post called “Social Media Crisis” and Other Buzzwords that Need to Go. Cut jargon out of your crisis communication vocabulary. The post Making The Case for Excluding Jargon From Crisis Communication appeared first on Agnes + Day.

Six Questions to Define Your Crisis Communications Plan

Spin Sucks

In the final of our three-part series on how to use analytics for crisis communications planning, we discuss media monitoring and building a risk matrix. The post Six Questions to Define Your Crisis Communications Plan appeared first on Spin Sucks.

Your Guide for Data Breach Crisis Communication

Melissa Agnes

How to minimize the risk of a data breach crisis. Does your organization communicate confidential information and trade secrets via email? How to plan for and respond to a data breach crisis. Tips for this communication: Do not sugar-coat anything. Crisis Preparedness

A Look At Academic Research on Crisis Communication From #AEJMC14

Melissa Agnes

I’m always interested in seeing what’s being studied in universities these days, as well as the academic’s approach to the theoretical side of crisis communication, and so this day of observation and interaction was very fascinating for me.

Crisis Communications 101: Apologize First…and Mean it

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But in crisis communications, it's imperative it happen swiftly. The post Crisis Communications 101: Apologize First…and Mean it appeared first on Spin Sucks. Related Stories Newsjacking Gone Wrong: Four Simple Rules to Heed Master Modern PR By Integrating the PESO Model Eight Halloween Costumes for the Communications Professional. One of the hardest thing for a human being to do is apologize.and really mean it.

Crisis Communications Lessons from the Delta Power Outage

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Crisis communications happen whether we like it or not. Tony Tie shares how to effectively de-escalate and weather the storm through effective crisis communications. The post Crisis Communications Lessons from the Delta Power Outage appeared first on Spin Sucks.

Crisis Communications: How a Sexist Email Was Handled

Spin Sucks

A recent sexist email sent during Cannes provided a case study in crisis communications done well. The post Crisis Communications: How a Sexist Email Was Handled appeared first on Spin Sucks.

Teaching Crisis Communication: Embracing the Research to Practice Model

Melissa Agnes

I had a chance to be on Melissa’s podcast a few weeks ago to talk about some of the trends and challenges professors who are teaching crisis communications are facing today. Just look at this past year alone when we are looking at crisis situations. Post by Karen Freberg.

Digital Crisis Communications: When to Shut Up

Waxing UnLyrical

The moon must be in the seventh house, or something, because all of a sudden all I see and hear is about digital crisis communications. Among other storied clients, Andy worked with Tylenol during its 1982 crisis , now a classic case study for communicators of all ages and stages.

Crisis Communications & Social Media When “It” Hits the Fan

PRSay

To be an expert in crisis communications you have to move your organization at the speed of Twitter when “it” hits the fan. Do you really want someone known as @shroomy0021 managing your corporate communications? How long does it take your organization to send out your first official public statement or news release when a crisis happens? With greater frequency, they are also broadcasting your crisis live on Facebook or Periscope. It’s time to face the music.

The Role of The Social CEO in Your Crisis Communications

Melissa Agnes

As my mind continually wraps around risk and crisis communications (I can’t help it, it just works that way), this study leaves me with a question of concern: If trust in executives is at an all-time low, how can this work against your organization in a crisis?

Crisis Communications Lessons from the FBI and Apple

Spin Sucks

Not every brand is Apple and not every brand will be asked by the FBI to work on anti-terrorism, but there are crisis communications lessons to be had. The post Crisis Communications Lessons from the FBI and Apple appeared first on Spin Sucks.

Three Things Big Data Can Do to Help in Crisis Communications Planning

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There is a three-step process to using data and analytics in crisis communications planning. The post Three Things Big Data Can Do to Help in Crisis Communications Planning appeared first on Spin Sucks.

Crisis Communications - Uber Style

The Stalwart Blog

See what Stalwart Communications Founder David Oates says companies can learn from it Whether you're a fan or not, Uber employed the right plan for their recent sexual harassment scandal.

6 Tips to DIYing Your Own Crisis Communication

Cision

Not every company needs to hire a PR firm to manage its crisis communication. Tip 1: Understand What a Communication Crisis Is. Tip 4: Assemble Your Crisis Team. If you’ve had even a tiny crisis, like a critical post on Facebook, learn from how your team handled it.

Crisis Communication Strategy: Take a Cue from BBC

Melissa Agnes

I’ve written in the past about BBC’s Ebola crisis communication strategy to help educate West Africans and keep them healthy and Ebola-free. But it’s not just in communicating and educating about Ebola that BBC is excelling.

How Big Data Will Modernize Your Crisis Communications Plan

PRSay

For every enterprise, brand or organization, a crisis always looms as a persistent — yet inevitable — threat on the horizon. Consider the recent crisis that Volkswagen faced. Proactive enterprises have planned ahead by creating comprehensive crisis communications plans.

Facebook Changes That May Impact Your Crisis Communication Reach

Melissa Agnes

Though Facebook isn’t a leading source of information dissemination in a crisis , it is an important channel to communicate on if your organization has a strong Facebook following that will turn to your fan page for updates and to express themselves and communicate with you and others.

Flying the Unfriendly Skies: The United PR Black Eye Won’t Soon Be Forgotten

Spin Sucks

By now you heard about the incident that led to an unprecedented PR crisis for United Airlines. Roland Alonzi looks at the three crucial mistakes United made that led to this PR crisis.

A Look at Malaysia Airlines’s Crisis Communications During the Crisis of Flight MH370

Melissa Agnes

By now, we’ve all heard of the terrible crisis Malaysia Airlines is facing with flight MH370 appearing to have vanished out of thin air with over 200 passengers and crew members aboard. So how is Malaysia Airlines handling this crisis? 2) Lack of crisis hashtags.

Analyzing the CDC’s Crisis Communication In U.S. Ebola Outbreak

Melissa Agnes

A look at CDC’s crisis communication in the initial hours of the U.S. Read: Emory’s Excellent Crisis Communication on Facebook. Their communications are easy to find, informative and reassuring. In this type of crisis two things are drastically important.

A Crisis Communications Plan to Help You Prepare for a Sexist Tweet

Spin Sucks

As Pete Codella proved with his sexist tweet during the PRSA conference, one always needs a crisis communications plan to prepare for the inevitable. The post A Crisis Communications Plan to Help You Prepare for a Sexist Tweet appeared first on Spin Sucks.

What the 2017 Edelman Trust Barometer Insights Mean for Crisis Communications

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3 Lessons From the A-Team in Crisis Communication Planning

Cision

They can be relied upon to carry out their duties, which leads to the first point about crisis communication planning: 1. Identify communication crisis responders. A crisis communication vulnerability audit does the same thing.

The Forgotten Stakeholder In Crisis Communication

Spin Sucks

She is presenting next week’s Spin Sucks Pro webinar on crisis communications. From BP to Kenneth Cole to Mattel, there is no lack of disasters that we, as communications professionals, can analyze and learn from. Today’s guest post is written by Alicia Kan.

Google May Penalize Your Crisis Communications If Your Website Is Not Mobile-Friendly

Melissa Agnes

I speak and often write about the use of mobile technology for crisis communication and crisis management. We know that, in most cases, your organization’s website should be the official home base for your crisis communications. Crisis Management

Twitter, Photos and Your Crisis Communications

Melissa Agnes

But what does it mean for your crisis communications and overall risk? So, what does this mean for your organization in terms or risk and crisis communications opportunities? The post Twitter, Photos and Your Crisis Communications appeared first on Agnes + Day.

5 Steps to Becoming a Crisis Communication Pro

Melissa Agnes

Can any organization be a crisis communication pro? Being crisis-ready, crisis-intelligent, isn’t a mysterious quality that only a few people or organizations possess. To be considered a crisis comms pro, you need to prove that you are a crisis comms pro!

A guide to crisis communications

PR Daily

When crisis hits a brand, the first 48 hours are crucial. Every crisis will have its own set of challenges and specific requirements for navigating it. It lays out exactly what must occur within your internal and external communications teams—and how to prioritize.

Twitter’s Growth Rate is Diminishing. What Does this Mean for your Crisis Communications?

Melissa Agnes

Twitter is the social media platform that dominates the dissemination of news, updates and discussions in a crisis. So what does this mean for your crisis communications? What does it mean to make your crisis communications Twitter-friendly? Crisis Communications

PR Warfare: Social Media, Crisis Communications, and You

Social PR Chat

Merry Morud and Kevin Watterson from Aimclear talk crisis communications and community management in our digital world. Brands and Crisis Communications Plans: How Important Is It? Hello crisis communications. I Don’t Have a Plan and a Crisis Occurs.

Crisis Communications from An Unlikely Source

Spin Sucks

Crisis communications, like many other areas in the typical PR practice, have changed dramatically with social media. There are many sources of crisis communications and it’s necessary to think of the variety of sources you, as a PR pro can draw upon to share the messages.