Assessing Potential Crisis Counselors

Ronn Torossian

No matter the industry, your brand is likely to face some form of PR crisis at one time or another. One strategy for ensuring this is hiring a crisis and reputation management consultant, or […]. The post Assessing Potential Crisis Counselors appeared first on.

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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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Crisis Management and Communications Go Hand-in-hand

Ronn Torossian

In an earlier article the discussion focused on the importance of convincing senior management about the need for crisis management and communications. The post Crisis Management and Communications Go Hand-in-hand appeared first on.

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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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.

Reputational Risk: When Should you Implement your Crisis Strategy?

Cision

We all have a crisis strategy in place, but how do we know when the right time is to activate it? Crisis ManagementThis piece lays out the perfect tools to help prepare you to recognize when it's time.

5 common missteps in crisis communication

PR Daily

That means last year, 945 PR teams probably woke up on a random morning to a terrible crisis for which they were ill-prepared. Start a crisis plan, and start one now. I realize that it can be tough creating talking points for a crisis that doesn’t exist and hopefully won’t happen.

Implementing an Offensive Crisis Management Strategy

Ronn Torossian

No matter your industry, the ultimate goal of crisis management is to salvage your organization’s reputation – and your bottom line – when faced with a negative or threatening situation. The truth, however, is that exceptional crisis management has a much loftier goal.

Crisis Communications Guide for Young PR Pros

Culpwrit

Truth be told, though, nothing will test the essential skills of PR professionals like a full-blown PR crisis — […]. The post Crisis Communications Guide for Young PR Pros appeared first on culpwrit.

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 3 biggest mistakes in most crisis comms plans

PR Daily

I’ve seen a lot of crisis communications plans. Ninety percent of them get a couple of things right: They have a list of their comms team contacts, often with a phone tree so everyone gets called promptly when a crisis hits. In a real crisis, time gets compressed.

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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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3 steps for protecting your organization from a crisis

PR Daily

Both Volkswagen and Enron have been on the receiving end of a public relations crisis. No company is ever immune to a crisis, but the way in which they react to one when it strikes is perhaps the most important strategy in the business handbook. Establish a crisis communication team.

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Five tips for social media crisis management

Stuart Bruce

The reality is that what many people think is a social media crisis isn’t actually a crisis at all. The long-term impact on the brand’s … The post Five tips for social media crisis management appeared first on Stuart Bruce.

When is crisis a four-letter word? Just ask Nike.

Agility PR Solutions

Crisis communications befell Nike this year when the sports apparel manufacturer rang up not one, but two crises. Crisis One Duke University’s rising star freshman basketball player, Zion Williamson, fell during a big game at which President Obama was also in attendance.

Why You Need a Crisis Communications Plan Before Crisis Strikes—and What to Include in It

Meltwater - PR

“Always expect the unexpected” should be every communications professional’s mantra, yet more often than not companies appear blindsided by issues they should have seen coming (hint: using a crisis communications… Read More >>>.

Expert guidance to prep your spokesperson—before a crisis hits

PR Daily

In the world of media training and media interviews, there are some serious flaws you should avoid at all costs—especially when you must do a media interview during a crisis. Lastly, media training for a crisis is something that every spokesperson should do at least once a year.

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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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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?

PR's Public Relations Crisis: How to Fix It

B2B PR Sense

Ironically, despite the ballyhoo and effusions, PR is facing its own PR crisis. The Crisis: What Are We Dealing With? How to Combat the B2B PR Crisis. It turns out PR folks (myself included) aren't master communicators when it comes to our own profession.

Share your crisis response strategy

PR Daily

The post Share your crisis response strategy appeared first on PR Daily. Content Marketing Crisis Communications Marketing Media Relations PR PR Daily Awards Social Media digital marketing awards marketing awards social media awards

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The Do’s and Don’ts Of Handling A PR Crisis

Flack's Revenge

A PR crisis could ravage your reputation, and any number of potential developments can trigger one. There are ways to reduce the impact of a PR crisis, the best of which is to prepare for one. What to Do During a PR Crisis. What Not to Do During a PR Crisis.

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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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Panera’s missed opportunity offers crisis response lessons

PR Daily

The post Panera’s missed opportunity offers crisis response lessons appeared first on PR Daily. Brand Journalism Crisis Communications Media Relations PR Industry Social Media Storytelling Visual & Video Communications

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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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Crisis management—navigating the new frontier of corporate cybersecurity

Agility PR Solutions

The world of crisis management has changed dramatically, and continues to swiftly shift as what constitutes a crisis and how organizations respond both continue to evolve. Analysis Public Relations crisis

How to use NewsWhip for crisis monitoring

NewsWhip

There’s no telling when a potential PR crisis will hit, and the worst possible time to try and plan for it is while you’re scrambling to deal with it. Before a crisis. First, you have to decide what constitutes a crisis. Is there a clear plan of action for crisis management?

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Ready, set, crisis! Getting everyone on the team ready

Agility PR Solutions

The post Ready, set, crisis! Analysis Public Relations crisisEveryone is talking about risk management and how the lack of being prepared can adversely negate the best marketing efforts if the right plans are not in place—but besides the plan, the right people are also important.

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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.

Small town crisis communications

HMA Public Relations

While exploring […] The post Small town crisis communications appeared first on HMA Public Relations. Crisis Communications Featured Annelise Krafft Carlsbad crisis communication HMA Public Relations Small TownRecently, I went on a family trip to Carlsbad, Calif.; a charming little town my family has visited annually since I was a kid.

Boeing: Unhealthy Leadership Leads to Crisis Mismanagement

PR News

The post Boeing: Unhealthy Leadership Leads to Crisis Mismanagement appeared first on PR News Blog. Crisis Management PR News Blogger Network[Editor’s Note: This post describes two crises, both of which resulted in fatalities. In only one case, were jobs lost as a result.]

Crucial parts of holding statements in crisis PR

PR Daily

When responding to a crisis, you might have to offer updates or bulletins without knowing all the facts. One key to doing so is to prepare holding statements that can be quickly adapted to cover the current crisis. Crisis Communications Featured Media Relations

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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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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?”

Video – What is Crisis Governance; Interview with John Tishler

The Stalwart Blog

David: Hey, welcome to another edition of the Public Relations Security videocast, where we talk to experts in all aspects of crisis management and crisis PR. So let me first talk about what I consider a governance crisis to be.

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.

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.

Company Lessons for a Crisis Simulation

Reputation Us

The Crisis Training “Top Seven” A few weeks ago we managed a mock crisis simulation at one of our client’s premises to test their crisis communications plan. The post Company Lessons for a Crisis Simulation appeared first on LTPR.

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In a crisis, beware the false memory phenomenon

PR Daily

When responding to a crisis event, PR pros must be careful to avoid mental mistakes. This is an important question for brand managers to consider, particularly those weathering a crisis. The Crisis Response Index considered 80 companies (e.g.,

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Convincing Clients to Prepare for Crisis

Solo PR Pro

Communications professionals know having a PR crisis plan in place is invaluable. There are clients who understand a PR crisis plan is essential, and either expect or welcome its creation. percent stock hit after the PR crisis, but lost an estimated $700 million.”.