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Crisis Communications: 4 Ways to Prepare For a PR Crisis

Every business and organization is vulnerable to a sudden crisis. Without proper crisis planning, stakeholders and the public will not be so understanding and forgiving. If an organization does not prepare, the crisis can develop into a catastrophe, and result in more damage, particularly to reputation and the brand. This will cause a public perception […]

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on April 27, 2015

Crisis Management at Gamecock Nation

I was interviewed yesterday about what type of crisis management strategies  Assistant Coach G.A. Magnus and University of South Carolina should employ to rebound from Magnus July 26 arrest for public nuisance when caught urinating outside a bar at 1:30 a.m. in Greenville, SC. Click on link below to view segment. WLTX-TV segment on Crisis […]

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on July 27, 2011

Yahoo’s Hack Day generates publicity. Bad publicity

As you may or may not have heard, Yahoo’s “Hack Day” in Taiwan made headlines, but not for any innovative code. The event was supposed to be about developers designing Web apps in 24 hours, but it was the sideshow that caught the Web’s attention. As an apparent “gift” to the developers, Yahoo hired lap […]

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on October 29, 2009

Three communication ripcords for your crises

Contrary to popular belief, crisis communication training shouldn’t only be reserved for executives at AIG and the like. Its methods and tools can be helpful to any small business owner who may be in a pickle. Here are my three favorite communication “ripcords” to ensure that your reputation won’t free fall when your company is […]

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on March 2, 2009