Sat.Mar 01, 2014 - Fri.Mar 07, 2014

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.

Want me to love your hashtag? You better love it first

Prakkypedia

There’s an art to hashtags on Twitter. We know hashtags can corral conversations, help you find people you didn’t know existed and generally improve our Twitter (and Instagram) experience. It’s also easy to get it wrong and waste the effort you put into hashtags.

David Cameron forgets Twitter needs to be authentic – again!

Stuart Bruce

One of the topics we cover in my online PR master classes is how powerful images can be – if they are authentic, fun,creative or interesting. David Cameron provided a great example of how not to do authenticity with his much derided photo of him watching the boxing during the London Olympics.

Four Ways Content Writers Can Change the World

Waxing UnLyrical

I have long been a proponent of the power of language.

Harness the Power of Influencers and Advocates

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

Remember: Seek Refuge Before Tweeting in an Emergency!

Melissa Agnes

The below image was brought to my attention in a LinkedIn group discussion and I thought it was quite comical, so I wanted to share it here with all of you! This is comical – and serious at the same time.

More Trending

Of selfies, #tbt and other trendy buzzwords

Bad Pitch Blog

Ellen broke Twitter with the above Oscars selfie and now everyone is now f ocused on the fact that she used her iPhone backstage, calling it a #prfail. For who? If you''re thinking Samsung, is this moment going to get you to switch phones? Or to buy a different phone?

How Milaap’s #HopeProject Gives New Life to Former Devadasis

Waxing UnLyrical

There are a lot of pros and cons about being an independent business owner, but one of the pros is that, if you try to build your business right, you (mostly) get to pick your clients. And that’s really lovely.

False Online Reviews: How to Deal with Damaging Internet Posts about your Business

Melissa Agnes

By Whitney C. Gibson, Internet defamation attorney at Vorys who works closely with Agnes + Day’s Crisis Intelligence Team. False online reviews have become problematic for many businesses today, whether made by unhappy customers, disgruntled former employees or competitors.

How To 232

Monday Roundup: Being Personable

Waxing UnLyrical

Despite coming close to breaking my arm last week, I had an amazing time at xPotomac on Friday. If you haven’t been able to make it these last couple of years, you must put it on your calendar for 2015. Please? Image: Aidan Jones via Flickr, CC 2.0.

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.

#protip: Scrub the Media List

Bad Pitch Blog

If you have more than one blog/job, you may wind up being added to an online media database more than once. I''m the beneficiary of this occurence thanks to the Bad Pitch blog and my other blog. It is sad how often I get the same pitch twice as a result.usually to the same email address.