Do You Have a Pre-Crisis Checklist?

Ronn Torossian

Crisis communications is a key aspect to public relations. In fact, if you want to achieve the optimal resolution to any PR crisis, you need to have a plan in place before the crisis erupts. The post Do You Have a Pre-Crisis Checklist? Business Crisis PR

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When The Crisis PR Guy Is The Crisis

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

That happened this week when the Campbell Soup Company found itself in hot water after a bizarre tweet from its own head of government affairs — an executive who ironically lists “crisis management” among his skills.

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How To Socialize Your Crisis Management Plan

Melissa Agnes

I’m often asked how organizations should go about beginning to socialize their crisis management plan throughout the depths of their organization. How do you go about socializing your crisis management plan?

Crisis Ready Q&A: Discussing The Core Essentials Of Crisis Management

Melissa Agnes

Each month I answer questions from real people doing real work in–or learning about–crisis readiness. ” … and a question that caught me by surprise, but I loved: “What do I think of the show Scandal in the context of crisis management?”

PR Crisis of the Week: Campbell Soup, Ryanair and Megyn Kelly

Garrett Public Relations

As usual, this week saw no shortage of brands in crisis. Crisis hit […]. The post PR Crisis of the Week: Campbell Soup, Ryanair and Megyn Kelly appeared first on PR Consultant Garrett Public Relations Columbus/Worthington OH. crisis crisis communications crisis management crisis PR PR PR crisis public relations communications PR Crisis of the Week press release publicity

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Commercial Real Estate (BOMA): Reputation Management and Crisis Preparation

Reputation Us

No matter how sophisticated your business operations appear, in today’s world, it’s not IF a crisis will occur, but WHEN. While you can’t anticipate a crisis, you can be prepared for one. Attendees learned how to: Prepare for a crisis.

Crisis lessons—how crisis-mode learnings inform stronger biz strategy

Agility PR Solutions

As PR practitioners know all too well, a company crisis can have severe implications on brand reputation, but company strategy can also get sidelined during the chaos. The post Crisis lessons—how crisis-mode learnings inform stronger biz strategy appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

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Crisis Communications: 10 Steps for Building an Effective Plan

Onclusive

Social media has fundamentally changed how people communicate in times of crisis. This month, the Wall Street Journal outlined dozens of ways social sites and apps are being utilized during a crisis. Map out what is and isn’t a crisis, who needs to be alerted and who should respond.

Crisis Management for Influencers

Ronn Torossian

A brand must be prepared for a possible reputation crisis caused by its influencers or spokespeople. To be as prepared as possible, here are some steps to take should a reputation crisis occur. The post Crisis Management for Influencers appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog. Brand PR Crisis PR 5WPR CEO Crisis PR Agency PR Agency Public Relations

The Crisis After The Crisis

Melissa Agnes

When a crisis event is “over” it is very natural to focus on operational recovery and business continuity. But the reality is that the aftershocks from a crisis can be more devastating and costly to the organization than the original crisis itself. By Tony Jaques.

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Crisis & Reputation Management on Boards’ Radar

The Proactive Report

KPMG’s 2017 On the Board’s Agend a report also has crisis and reputation management listed as a priority and notes that crisis prevention and readiness have taken on an increased importance and urgency for boards and management teams. Crisis Readiness Tips.

Five things we learned about crisis management at the PR News 2019 Crisis Summit

NewsWhip

The post Five things we learned about crisis management at the PR News 2019 Crisis Summit appeared first on NewsWhip. Communications & PR Crisis management social media social media analytics[…].

Using crisis communications in college athletics

Axia PR

How crisis communications is becoming more necessary in college athletics. Given the 24/7 news cycle that currently operates, these instances show a shift toward the need for crisis communications for an industry whose traditional media coverage focuses on the outcome of a game.

KFC Crisis Response Is A PR Win

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

It’s not the worst reputation crisis that can happen to a food chain (just ask Chipotle ), but for a chicken restaurant to run out of chicken not only opens to door to competitors, but it makes its management look incompetent. in its response to the mini-crisis.

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A Crisis Avoidance Strategy

Melissa Agnes

By Garth Rowan, Communications Consultant and member of the Agnes + Day Crisis Intelligence Team. The powerful words of Margaret Mead bear noting and are especially important for organizations focused on crisis avoidance. Crisis avoidance vs. crisis management.

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6 Social Media “Musts” for Crisis Communication

Cision

The airline continued to communicate via social media throughout the ordeal and was universally lauded for its social media response to this crisis. Social media adds an overwhelming complexity to crisis communication. Want to handle a crisis smoothly?

5 “Must Include” Items for your Crisis Management Plan

Melissa Agnes

I often get asked the following question: What should we include in our organization’s crisis management plan? 5 important elements to include in your crisis plan. Not all incidents and issues escalate to crisis level. 3- Pre-approved crisis communication strategy and messaging.

How to build a PR crisis-management team—before crisis strikes

Agility PR Solutions

When a PR crisis hits, that is not the time to start building a response team. You need to have some of those key people in place when the crisis hits, so you can respond quickly and effectively before the situation escalates. Analysis Public Relations crisis

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.

How Talking TOO Much Can Create a Crisis Where There is None

Garrett Public Relations

Lately, there seems to be no shortage of folks who seem hell-bent on creating a crisis for themselves, simply because they seem not to know when to be quiet. The post How Talking TOO Much Can Create a Crisis Where There is None appeared first on PR Consultant Garrett Public Relations Columbus/Worthington OH. communications crisis communications crisis PR media interviews media relations PR PR crisis public relations consulting crisis media training tips PR consultant

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Responding to Crisis

Ronn Torossian

Crisis management and communication is the most common PR function known to the public. The Real Purpose of Crisis Communications More to the truth, crisis communications help brands prepare for, endure, survive, and thrive when controversy … READ MORE ». The post Responding to Crisis appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog. Business Crisis PR 5WPR CEO Public Relations

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Timing is everything: When to issue your crisis response

PR Daily

Regardless of their industry or the specifics of their particular crisis, there is one consistent question clients ask: Should we respond? Jumping into a back and forth with someone who has already decided that you are guilty escalates, rather than diffuses, a crisis.

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How to Turn Your Brand Crisis into PR Success with Ease

Cision

One negative comment can attract thousands of tweets and reactions, turning that single comment into a full-blown PR crisis. When a PR crisis hits, confusion, anxiety, and chaos can shake up your organization. Read on for three tips to turn a social media crisis into a PR win.

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The Crisis After The Crisis

Melissa Agnes

When a crisis event is “over” it is very natural to focus on operational recovery and business continuity. But the reality is that the aftershocks from a crisis can be more devastating and costly to the organization than the original crisis itself. By Tony Jaques.

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How talking too much causes a PR crisis

PR Daily

Lately, there seems to be no shortage of folks who seem hell-bent on creating a crisis for themselves, simply because they seem not to know when to be quiet. Here are some lessons to be learned and media interview tips to avoid starting your own PR crisis: 1.

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How to Recover From a Brand Crisis

Cision

Verticals don’t matter; a B2B brand is just as likely as a B2C or nonprofit to face a crisis at some point. Establish a crisis communication plan now rather than later. Crisis management involves pre-crisis, mid-crisis and post-crisis phases.

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5 Steps to Developping a Cyber Security Crisis Management Plan

Melissa Agnes

Take a look: Are you ready for a cyber security crisis? Cyber security is a crisis scenario that is extremely top of mind these days – and rightfully so. 5 steps to help you develop a cyber security crisis management plan.

Will Your Crisis Plan be Ready When it Matters?

Ronn Torossian

Do you have a crisis PR plan in place? The post Will Your Crisis Plan be Ready When it Matters? Crisis PR Ronn TorossianIs your plan ready to get ahead of the bad news, grab the headlines and regain control of the message?

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3 crisis scenarios your organization might not be prepared to address

PR Daily

Most organizations have some form of a crisis communications plan in place, but many haven’t updated it in years. Join experts at the Crisis Communications Conference at Nebraska Medicine, May 9–10 in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Why you should not avoid confrontation in a crisis

PR Daily

RELATED: Learn how to prepare, defend and promote your organization during a crisis. ]. In any crisis or issues management situation it is important to develop messaging that appeals on both factual and emotional levels. Crisis Communications

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Uber embroiled in alarming PR crisis—and the time to act is now

Agility PR Solutions

The post Uber embroiled in alarming PR crisis—and the time to act is now appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Analysis Public Relations crisisOnce again, Uber has become embroiled in a tragedy it had no control over.

Boy Scouts stresses youths’ safety amid vast sexual misconduct crisis

PR Daily

RELATED: Join us May 9–10 for our Crisis Communications Conference. ]. The post Boy Scouts stresses youths’ safety amid vast sexual misconduct crisis appeared first on PR Daily. Crisis Communications Boy Scouts of America

The Value of a Crisis Simulation

Melissa Agnes

While your team gets to the route of the problem, the clock continues to tick and the news of the crisis continues to spread. Put the crisis to bed as quickly as possible, while suffering the least amount of negative repercussions to the organization’s reputation and bottom line.

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Gucci’s sweater crisis perpetuates fashion PR embarrassments

Agility PR Solutions

The post Gucci’s sweater crisis perpetuates fashion PR embarrassments appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Analysis Public Relations crisisIt’s not all Gucci.

Analyzing First Responders In Crisis PR

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

A crisis situation presents abundant challenges for public relations and business leaders, not the least of which are the critical first communications. Five crisis PR first responses. See this fascinating Wired article for a deeper peek into the inner mechanisms of crisis PR.

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Successful Crisis Management Reaches the Heart Before the Mind

Melissa Agnes

Never underestimate the power of emotion in crisis management. Emotion is often underestimated in crisis management. And yet, it’s one of the most powerful aspects of a crisis. A recent example of this was the Ebola crisis of 2014.

Was Dyn, Inc. Crisis-Ready?

Melissa Agnes

Take a look: Related links you may find interesting: Dyn’s official response to the DDoS crisis. Don’t Let Your Business Go Dark: How To Manage A DDoS Crisis. Crisis-Ready? appeared first on Melissa Agnes - Crisis Management Keynote Speaker.

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Using Social Media During a Crisis

Ronn Torossian

However, increasingly, brands also use social media as part of their crisis communications … READ MORE ». The post Using Social Media During a Crisis appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog. Ronn Torossian 5WPR CEO BRANDING Crisis PR Crisis PR Agency Public Relations Social MediaSocial media has forever changed how people stay in touch with each other and get updates on each other’s lives.

How blanket denials ruin your crisis response efforts

PR Daily

When faced with a crisis, your first instinct might be to deny all wrongdoing. In fact, your denial could make a crisis even worse. Denials are usually the first knee-jerk when a crisis comes. RELATED: Learn how to prepare, defend and promote your organization during a crisis. ].

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Important Crisis Management Strategies for Managing the Zika Virus

Melissa Agnes

We just put the world crisis of Ebola to bed and here we are, already faced with yet another looming epidemic. As the Zika virus continues to spread, what are the major crisis management risks that healthcare organizations and government agencies should be thinking about?