crisis communications Tag

20 Jan When in Crisis, Don’t Panic

Social media is the number #1 listening tool that is out there. These days, it is very hard for a brand to bury a crisis or hide from the media. I am sure everyone has heard about Chipotle’s contamination crisis resulting into almost 500 E.coli...

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17 Dec When Marketing Campaigns Go Too Far

Imagine you’re a typical New Yorker on your way into work, and you see the above image on the subway. Disturbing, yes? Worry not, however. New York was not taken over by Nazis, but by an overzealous advertising campaign Amazon launched to promote its new series, The...

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25 Jul Puppy Crisis Communications

About a week ago, we added a new puppy to our family. He’s a hound/lab retriever mix. Beautiful dog. Big brown eyes, nice soft coat, loves to play and really seems to enjoy his new home. But for the past week, the Larmey household has been...

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25 Jun PR According to a Parrothead

A couple of weeks ago I took the family on a trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., to soak up some sun, sample some food, and think about public relations. Wait, what? Anyone who has read some of my previous Sounding Board posts probably realizes I have a...

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12 May PR Lessons from Jack Bauer

The countdown is finally over and as of last Monday, Jack, Chloe and the rest of the 24 team are finally back in action. While its clear to anyone who watches the show that Jack Bauer does not always put his best message forward or frankly,...

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