Media Tip: Look Like a Leader in a Crisis

Image by Getty Images via @daylife   Many communities sustained damage as Hurricane Irene roared up the Eastern seaboard and officials in towns large and small had to scramble to cope. Crisis Communications has a lot of moving parts, but one tip that can help is to regularly meet with reporters in the midst of Read more about Media Tip: Look Like a Leader in a Crisis[…]

Watching Your Reputation Online

Photo credit: iStock/domin_domin Celebrities, politicians and other public figures have long turned to high powered public relations agencies and paid big bucks to salvage a scandal-damaged career and polish a tarnished image. Now, a whole industry has grown to help the rest of us – companies large and small, as well as individuals – safeguard Read more about Watching Your Reputation Online[…]

When Bad Things Happen

The time may come when the media will come calling because you’re stuck in the middle of a crisis. It’s a challenge to respond quickly and well and a good idea to plan how you’ll handle this kind of unwanted media attention, before it ever happens. An Internet search for the phrase “crisis communication” will Read more about When Bad Things Happen[…]