Sat.Jun 14, 2014 - Fri.Jun 20, 2014

TCIP #002 – Strategizing Social Media for Crisis Communications with Isaac Griberg

Melissa Agnes

Welcome to episode #002 of The Crisis Intelligence Podcast with Melissa Agnes and Isaac Griberg of the ICRC. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is doing ground-breaking things when it comes to leveraging social media for crisis communications and emergency management.

Weekly Roundup: Personal Branding

Waxing UnLyrical

Good morning! I hope everyone had a great week and is ready for the weekend ahead. Image: ryan_rancatore via Flickr, CC 2.0. Establishing a positive impression about yourself and your business can go a long way, especially in the social media world.

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Other People’s Audiences (OPA): The Secret Behind Growing Your Community Really Fast

Doctor Spin

One of my favourite blogs, Copyblogger, ran this awesome post the other day, The Smart Way To Use Other People’s Audiences To Build Your Own (check it out for some solid tips). While this might not be a revelation to you guys, I really love the simplicity of the underlying logic, other people’s audiences. Or OPA […] Hey you! If you''re subscribing to my RSS feed, you should definitely get on my email list as well.

A Study In Compassionate Communications

PR Breakfast Club

Let’s stop and consider the public relations industry for a moment. What is it that we do, really? Informing the public about any number of corporate strategies aimed at increasing the revenue for our agency or clients. Right?

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Harness the Power of Influencers and Advocates

Learn how to find and use influencers and advocates to gain buyer's trust on your behalf.

Internet Defamation: How Executives Can Handle Disparaging Online Content

Melissa Agnes

By Whitney C. Gibson. Today, no company is immune from damaging Internet posts. But neither are their executives, who are just as vulnerable to online reputation attacks.

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11 Ways To Get In Front Of Other People’s Audiences (OPA)

Doctor Spin

Sometimes you fail. Like I did in my last post, Other People’s Audiences (OPA): The Secret Behind Growing Your Community Really Fast. What happened: I read a great post over at Copyblogger and I got excited and decided to share my thinking around it. However, as some readers pointed out both in the comments and on […] Hey you! If you''re subscribing to my RSS feed, you should definitely get on my email list as well.

How to use the Public Relations department of an advertising agency

PR Conversations

Ayer & Son, Inc. claimed to be the first US advertising agency (having bought a firm established in 1841 by Volney Palmer ).

Doing Crisis Communications Right – Your Follow Up Questions Answered

Melissa Agnes

Since the podcast on “ doing crisis communications right “, with Captain Chris Hsiung and Shino Tanaka, aired last week, I’ve received some really great follow up questions from listeners.

"Be Your Way" Ad Slogan Shows Burger King Losing Its Way


(Source: Burger King YouTube ). Although the classic marketing slogan of Burger King’s may not have the historic resonance of John F.

Top 15 Free PR Ideas to Grow Your Online Business

You've got a great idea, you've built your killer team, and you've maybe even gone through the first round or two of funding.

#Milaap4Hope: A Global Conversation on Sustainable Giving

Waxing UnLyrical

I know you’re expecting your Monday roundup today. Sorry! Also, sorry for not being here last week, stuff happened, and… … you don’t really want to know the rest, do you? Besides! We’re back! What else matters?! What matters is this.

NFL’s Snyder fumbles the perfect opportunity

Tough Sledding

Disagree if you’d like, but using the NFL team name “Redskins” is akin to using the N-word. It’s a racial epithet used only to disparage. It’s not a label that civil and thinking people ever apply to Native Americans.

That ‘secret search’ is in the headlines. Again.

Tough Sledding

When a certain Midwestern state university conducted a presidential search in relative secrecy last year, it rightfully drew criticism from news media and public records advocates everywhere (my summary here). And though none of these media outlets challenged the secret search in court, the university suffered great losses in the court of public opinion. It was a PR disaster. But on the bright side, it’s one that a new president can use to guide future decisions.