So this week was the premiere airing of The Crisis Show, and aside from the frustrating technical difficulties we experienced, we’ve really received some great feedback and support from all of you – Thank you! For those of you who missed it and want to attend next week, The Crisis Show airs every Wednesday at 7pm ET live on YouTube. You can click here for more information.
Now for some of the hot social media crisis topics you may have missed this week:
Are You Ready for a Social Media Disaster?
Guest post by Tony Jaques
Tony Jaques provides us with some great food for thought with his many examples and insights alerting us of how unprepared companies and organizations truly are for a social media crisis.
Social Media Crisis Planning for Non-Profit Organizations (White Paper)
This free white paper was written specifically for non-profit organizations and includes some really great strategies and techniques for preparing and protecting yourself from a social media crisis. It’s a free download and worth the read, so be sure to check it out!
Passing the Blame is Not an Acceptable Crisis Response: A Look at the Top #Fails in the News Today
As Brad Phillips put it: I don’t “mince my words in this post!”
Interview with Taylor Guitars: The Power of Real-Time Communication
Chalise Zolezzi, Communications manager over at Taylor Guitars, gives us a behind the scenes look at how Taylor Guitars stays so quick on their feet when finding unique opportunities for their brand on social media. She also shares her experiences and some awesome insight on how brands can use social media and real-time communications to protect themselves from a social media crisis.
This week’s video tip of the week is a special announcement
The Crisis Show
For this week’s video tip of the week I took the opportunity to tell you about The Crisis Show and what a hot weekly show it’s going to be – one that you definitely won’t want to miss! If you enjoy my blog, then you’ll enjoy The Crisis Show each week!
Other great posts and studies you won’t want to miss
Linkedin’s Breach Puts Site’s Reputation on the Line
Experts weigh in on the damages Linkedin may face since their security breach last week.
Lance Armstrong Doping Allegations: Deny and Defend?
Post by Christina Mozaffari
I love this post! It raises a question that many are hesitant to answer simply do to its controversial reality. If Lance Armstrong is in fact guilty, what should he do? Continue to deny the allegations or come clean with the truth, lose his titles and reputation, and hope for the best? (Don’t forget to check out my thoughts in the comments section – and take a second to let me hear yours as well!)
Study: Who Should Respond When a Crisis Hits? It Depends
Post by Chris Syme
It’s such a hot topic right now! Here are the interesting results of a study released by the Corporate Reputation Review on whether or not the CEO should be the face of the corporation in a crisis.
Listening For a Crisis: What to Listen For in Social Media
Post by Chris Syme
This is an excellent post detailing how to use social media to monitor for a crisis.
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6 Step Guide to Preparing Your Business For a Social Media Crisis
Discover the 6 steps to preparing your business, your team and yourself for a social media crisis. This report is free and loaded with valuable content. Don’t miss out, download your copy now!
So that sums up yet another week! Thank you so much for spending another week with me, and stay tuned next week for some more hot social media crisis related topics!
Have yourself a wonderful weekend!