Category Archives: Crisis Communications

Social Media Savvy is a “Must Have” During a Crisis

A few months ago in early February, a Congressman attended a meeting of the House Ways and Means Committee.  At a little after 2PM, he cast a vote on an issue before the committee. Just shy of a half hour … Continue reading

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Google’s Realtime Essential Stuff During Crisis

As regular readers know, I am a big Google Fan.  Today is about a tool that everyone has, yet few may be using, and which is essential in a time of crisis or while managing an important issue.  It is … Continue reading

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Crisis in a Keystroke – Are You Prepared?

A lot of the focus on social media is about marketing of brands and products.  But what about crisis communications?  The truth is – the lack of any digital strategy with respect to crisis communications planning can have a profoundly … Continue reading

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Early Communications Means Early Warning, Early Prep

On Friday, I had the opportunity to provide some thoughts to Matthew Perrone of the Associated Press in relation to an article he was writing about the recent "early communication" from the FDA regardin GlaxoSmithKline's Over-the-Counter weight loss product alli. … Continue reading

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Crisis Communications in the Digital Era

On May 5 I participated in a Webcast that laid out considerations for businesses in pandemic communications planning.  The attendance and coverage were great.  But it occurred to me afterword that many of the things I was outlining were steps … Continue reading

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