Report: PR pros aim to increase online reputation monitoring

PR Daily

What people say about your organization can either bolster or erode your brand reputation, especially in the digital media landscape. Two-thirds of small business PR pros use social media to keep tabs on their organizations’ reputations. Crisis Communications PR reputation

How to respond when you go viral for all the wrong reasons

PR Daily

This is the story of how we handled a crisis that tested every aspect of our planning and training—and one of the handful of things I’ve worked on in my career that has its own Wikipedia page. We had caused the wrong kind of viral sensation.

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RyanAir fires crew over viral fake photo

PR Daily

The stranded Crew, in a gesture of protest, took a photo that immediately became viral: Laying on the floor was the only option to rest; their "suitable accommodation," SNPVAC said in a statement released in October. FREE GUIDE: 3 helpful tips for your crisis comms prep ].

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5 ways to overcome a reputational crisis

PR Daily

Oh, Lehigh University had seen viral stories before, as when a student dressed as a Teletubby broke into an apartment, raided the fridge, and dumped Chinese food into his “man purse.”. But until the college experienced a yearlong whirlwind of bad news and a federal civil rights investigation, it hadn’t really felt the trauma of full reputational crisis. The crisis didn’t seem like much of a threat to Lehigh at first.

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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Chuck E. Cheese responds to rumors after viral video

PR Daily

Cheese was recently sent scrambling after an old urban myth went viral online. The viral rumor also shows that false information is still prevalent across social media platforms—something which YouTube is currently battling. Crisis Communications Chuck E.

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American Airlines Soars Through A Potential Crisis

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

At least one company learned something about PR and reputation from the United Airlines fiasco earlier this month. The post American Airlines Soars Through A Potential Crisis appeared first on Crenshaw Communications.

Panera’s missed opportunity offers crisis response lessons

PR Daily

The company cut ties with an employee whose viral TikTok video showed its frozen pasta being warmed in hot water before being served. However, this viral moment is a missed opportunity for Panera, especially with its decision to dismiss the employee.

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2017 Crisis Management That (Mostly) Worked

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Armchair PR experts get lots of mileage from critiquing crisis management by major brands and businesses this time of year. But what about the crisis situations that are handled well? But in the spirit of fair play, here are some examples of reputation management that succeeded in 2017.

When Designing Controls Around Your Crisis Communications, Don’t Do This!

Melissa Agnes

One of the challenges of communicating effectively in times of viral issue and crisis management is ensuring that your brand’s communications are consistent across every stakeholder group, region and department. Crisis Communication: Balancing Consistency with Delivery. *

Employee emails worsen Boeing’s reputation, Taco Bell offers $100K salaries, and Carnival bans offensive clothing

PR Daily

FREE DOWNLOAD: 8 Tips on How to Manage a PR Crisis Effectively ]. In Carnival’s case, a viral photo of a passenger lounging on the Lido deck in an offensive shirt doesn’t bode well for reputation management. Boeing’s reputation dinged by internal emails.

4 ways to prepare for a crisis—and respond where it counts

PR Daily

Control the narrative” is advice often heard in PR circles when the conversation turns to crisis communication. They will address the topic, “When social media goes ‘into the unknown’: Do’s and don’ts for savvy crisis response.”. “We How then to act in a crisis?

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Google employees to WFH until July 2021, Target to close for Thanksgiving, and social media channels remove viral video for misinformation

PR Daily

YouTube, Facebook and Twitter removed a viral video published by Breitbart News that shows a group from America’s Frontline Doctors making claims about COVID-19 in front of the U.S. CRISIS LEADERSHIP BOARD.

Preparing for a Hard Landing: Today’s Crisis PR 101

Reputation Us

Whenever a corporate crisis or public gaffe occurs, I often get questions from colleagues, friends and family on what my PR perspective is. The speed and “viralness” of this week’s news puts the importance of prompt communication at the forefront.

Victoria’s Secret CMO retires after transgender hire, Google employee memo goes viral, and Coke stands firm on same-sex ads

PR Daily

Good morning, PR pros: A Google employee’s memo is going viral within the company, racking up more than 10,000 views by fellow staffers since it was published last week. How can you better engage your employees to avoid a PR crisis?

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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5 Things You Should Never Hear a PR Person Say

Garrett Public Relations

Whether this is based on previous experience or simply on the reputation some in PR have as being “spin doctors,” we sometimes battle the stereotypes. earned media media pitches media pitching media relations press release public relations publicity crisis communications go viral marketing PRWorking in public relations, you know you’ll face some challenges. One stumbling block is the preconceived ideas people seem to have about PR practitioners.

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3 ways PR pros can weather a crisis and come out on top

PR Daily

When handled the right way, an outstanding crisis response can repair lost trust, diminish skepticism and bolster the organization’s image for what lies ahead. An employee should never learn about a crisis by seeing it in the media before they hear it from you,” Alderman says.

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What Does Being Crisis Ready Have To Do With Brand Invincibility?

Melissa Agnes

If you follow my work, then you know that helping organizations become crisis ready is not just what I do professionally, but it is one of my biggest passions. This is what it means to be crisis ready. Crisis management is what happens once a negative event occurs. Crisis Ready.

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WhatsApp limits forwarding to slow misinformation, SeaWorld CEO resigns, and measuring PR in a crisis

PR Daily

It’s an excellent example of simple ways you can connect and uplift audiences during the crisis. For example, we previously set limits on forwarded messages to constrain virality, which led to a 25% decrease in message forwards globally at the time. CRISIS LEADERSHIP BOARD.

The Sexy Allure Of Crisis Management Is Presenting Risk To Organizations

Melissa Agnes

Thanks to high-profile crises, viral issues, and fun television series like Scandal , crisis management is being seen more and more as a “sexy” and thrilling profession or service offering. Crisis management advisors and consultants are not supposed to be the risk.

Can You Prevent Your Next Crisis?

Cision

Is prevention of a crisis possible? It’s unlikely that you can do anything to avoid the instant virality of anything remotely salacious or damning to a company, its executives or its brand. The ability for a company to not only manage and survive a crisis, but to thrive skillfully, all depends on its focus and planning prior to the onset of that crisis. Integrate your crisis plan. Don’t crumble under crisis.

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A Look at Today’s Crisis Realities and How To Manage Them

Melissa Agnes

Today’s crisis realities present some of the biggest challenges and obstacles to be faced in a crisis or emergency. In fact, if you aren’t prepared, today’s crisis realities will work against you , rather than for you, in a crisis – making your task of effective crisis management extremely difficult. So what are today’s crisis realities and what do they mean to your organization? Everything has viral potential.

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How To Identify your Crisis Plan’s Blind Spots

Melissa Agnes

Don’t think your crisis plan has blind spots? Let me throw three common crisis scenarios at you and you can reflect on whether or not your team is prepared for each of them – and don’t assume you know the answer, actually go and find out! Crisis Preparedness

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5 crisis communications lessons from Kellogg

PR Daily

The way an organization reacts in the first hours of a crisis will probably determine whether it succeeds or fails in regaining public trust. responded to the release of a video depicting a disgruntled employee should serve as a model for handling a PR crisis.

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. So what would it take for your organization, your team, to be considered a crisis communication pro?

How Well Do You Know the New Rules of Crisis Management?

PRSay

Viral videos. From a crisis management point of view, 2017 had it all! Why new rules are needed for crisis management. As creators of the award-winning digital crisis management platform, “In Case of Crisis,” we talk regularly to crisis management practitioners.

“Social Media Crisis” and Other Buzzwords that Need to Go

Melissa Agnes

Melissa’s #1 despised buzzword: Social media crisis. The fact of the matter is that a crisis is a crisis. The definition of a crisis: A negative situation / event that threatens to have long-term repercussions on the organization’s reputation and/or bottom line.

TrendKite’s Comprehensive Guide to Crisis Communications

TrendKite

" Sound like the crisis strategy you know you should have in place? Maybe your team hasn't run through it in a while or discussed the chain of command for approving messaging around a crisis during a holiday when people are harder to reach. Is non-crisis coverage rising?

TrendKite’s Comprehensive Guide to Crisis Communications

TrendKite

" Sound like the crisis strategy you know you should have in place? Maybe your team hasn't run through it in a while or discussed the chain of command for approving messaging around a crisis during a holiday when people are harder to reach. Is non-crisis coverage rising?

How to quash fake news with a crisis communications plan

PR Daily

Although this is an extreme case of fake news gone viral, it raises the question: What if you or your company becomes a fake news target? Do you have a crisis communications strategy in place to fend it off? RELATED : Keep your cool in a crisis with these tips.].

United Flies Into Another PR Storm

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

The public relations team at United had probably just started to breathe easy after the infamous “leggings” crisis when a second PR disaster hit. The video, which went viral by Monday morning after being posted on Facebook by another passenger, is plenty disturbing.

5 tips to get you through a crisis using social media

Presspage

When a crisis hits, it is important for an organization to have a protocol in place. The protocol should not only focus on how to handle and cope with a crisis, but should also contain a clear communication flow. A viral meme, video, or a tweet can appear instantly on the Internet.

Keeping Cool: 7 Tips for Crisis Management

RH Strategic

In today’s world of the 24-hour news cycle and the ability for any person’s tweet, video or image to go viral, it’s vital that all PR professionals are well-versed in basic crisis management. By moving quickly, a PR team can protect a company’s reputation and prevent headlines that damage a bottom line. The post Keeping Cool: 7 Tips for Crisis Management appeared first on RH Strategic. PR Best Practices best practices crisis public relations tips

The meaning of Cecil

Mark My Words

While we don’t know if he has recruited any other crisis managers you can be sure that the cost to his reputation will be greater than the $50,000 he paid for a shot at Cecil. They will be asking themselves, is my reputation worth a selfie with a rotting cat? Mark My Words cecil crisis management hunting viral palmerCecil was not a lucky lion.

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How To Identify your Crisis Plan’s Blind Spots

Melissa Agnes

Don’t think your crisis plan has blind spots? Let me throw three common crisis scenarios at you and you can reflect on whether or not your team is prepared for each of them – and don’t assume you know the answer, actually go and find out! Crisis Preparedness

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What American Airlines’ crisis response can teach brand managers

PR Daily

American Airlines seems to have learned—largely from United Airlines’ recent tone-deaf response—what not to do in a crisis. RELATED: Keep your cool in a crisis with these tips.]. Combine these trends and expect more and more disturbing airline videos to emerge and go viral.

A Look at Today’s Crisis Realities and How To Manage Them

Melissa Agnes

Today’s crisis realities present some of the biggest challenges and obstacles to be faced in a crisis or emergency. In fact, if you aren’t prepared, today’s crisis realities will work against you , rather than for you, in a crisis – making your task of effective crisis management extremely difficult. So what are today’s crisis realities and what do they mean to your organization? Everything has viral potential.

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J&J to pay $527M in opioid damages, Popeyes’ Twitter spat creates viral win, and KFC tests plant-based ‘chicken’

PR Daily

The BBC reported : Sabrina Strong, the lawyer representing Johnson & Johnson, said: “We have sympathy for all who suffer from substance abuse, but Johnson & Johnson did not cause the opioid abuse crisis here in Oklahoma, or anywhere in this country.

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The Need to Serve, Protect — and 5 Steps to Communicate

Reputation Us

This month’s PR Week , a nationally recognized public relations magazine, highlighted the efforts that police departments across the country are making to connect with communities and address what it calls a “public perception crisis.”. Step #5: Put a crisis response plan in place.