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You get up in the morning, drink your coffee, workout, eat some protein, pour another cup of coffee as you check your phone, and there it is…a Google Alert for your brand name. You click on the alert only to find that some unknown person has blasted your brand for something that has been blown […]
Do you have an active social media monitoring system? I bet you’ve got an active social media presence. Broadcasting without listening puts you at a disadvantage. In the first installment of this article, we looked at the benefits of listening, key conversations you need to listen to, and an overview of the tools available. Now […]
In 2015, it is startling that some brands are still using social media in broadcast mode only. When social media first emerged around 2008, there were so few brands in the social media space that broadcasting was effective because it was novel. But in a climate where engagement is choked down by platforms and noise […]
I began surveying NCAA athletic departments about crisis preparation and communication in 2002 when I was a graduate student in athletic administration at Eastern Washington University. In my research I found that only 50 percent of NCAA athletic departments had a crisis management policy within their athletic department. That was BSM (Before Social Media).