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Handling Criticism as Constructive Feedback

Engaging Brand

Sometimes we also forget to do MORE of the positive comments - remember positive are not passive pieces of praise.they are an invitation to use more. Leadership Learning appraisals handling criticism constructive feedback leadershipSo how do you ensure that feedback is taken in a positive way, well here are 5 steps that have helped me over the years. Prepare for feedback. Accept.

Managing Negative Comments in Social Media

Waxing UnLyrical

If you work as a social media manager or online community manager you see these all the time … negative comments. Here are 6 more tips on how to manage negative comments: Listen   to what is being said. Is it constructive criticism, a straight problem, or an attack? Don’t let negative comments linger. Managing Negative Comments in Social Media. Respond quickly.

Facebook Commenting Platform: Pros and Cons For Businesses

Dave Fleet

Facebook has announced a new version of its Comments Box plugin – its social plugin that enables Facebook-connected commenting on a website. Facebook’s Comment Box plugin. Among the features Facebook has revealed: Social relevance – the new plugin uses what Facebook calls “social signals&# to prioritize comments on posts. Reduced spam. Cons. 1.

The WordPress Comment System, Plugins and Moderation


After clearing out around 2,500 pending comments and over 3,000 spam comments, I thought it was time to do a little update post on how I do comment moderation and otherwise determine what comments to approve or delete. The Overall Commenting Picture. And when you’re comment goes live, the above will result in the following. Subscribe to Comments.

PB125: Tips on How to Handle Critical and Attacking Comments from Blog Readers


Handling Critical Comments and Attacks from Blog Readers. In my recent podcast on the characteristics of successful blogging , I touched on the topic a couple of times of putting yourself out there for public comment and critique. In Today’s Episode How to Handle Critical and Attacking Comments from Blog Readers. So how should a blogger deal with criticism of their blogging?

The Re-Branding of Me: Website Under Construction | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

14 Responses to “The Re-Branding of Me: Website Under Construction&# Silouan says: June 6, 2009 at 9:30 am Site looks nice and crisp. New Site Feature Reply Irene Koehler says: December 31, 2009 at 12:43 pm Thanks so much for the comments, Martin. Additional comments powered by BackType Click ‘Like’ to join us on Facebook! Confused yet? Bring it on! Silouan?s

Survey: Blogging within the architecture, design and construction.

Gemma Went

Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Survey: Blogging within the architecture, design and construction industries 21/04/2010 tags: blogging by Annalisa Morgan In January of this year, we conducted a survey on the use of blogging amongst professionals in the architecture, construction and design industries. Why did you launch the blog?

Fear of Feedback Needs a New Perspective

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It’s the perfect solution to eliminate the heart palpitations that come with anxiety every time you get a notification of a new comment, right? You would lose constructive feedback and suggestions that could enhance your offerings. Constructive Conversation and Contribution. Respond to comments. Commenting Be a good commenter elsewhere. Part By Karen Wilson.

Five Inappropriate Ways to Respond to Criticism

Spin Sucks

Last I checked, Theoden, not Aragorn, was King of Rohan.” ~ King Theoden   Some people respond to criticism (constructive though it may be) in a fashion akin to this king. The recipient of this comment then responds with something like, “No, I think you’re really inexperienced.” I’m all for a good playground fight but, well, that’s so 30 years ago. Shocking, isn’t it? Run Away!

“Social Media Citizens” is under construction

Social Media Citizens

Home Content RSS Log in Social Media Citizens Home Case Studies Reports SMC List TOP Lists Video Consulting Portfolio “Social Media Citizens&# is under construction November 25th, 2009 by Giedrius Ivanauskas Leave a reply » Share Well the new year is coming along with the new face for Social Media Citizens. smcitizens ] — October 8th via Twitter Comments ??????

Are Blog Comments Dead? | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Are Blog Comments Dead? Written on July 30, 2010 by Justin Levy in blog , community , facebook , interactions , social media , twitter 23 Comments - Leave a comment! Admittedly, I comment a lot less than I used but I share tons more now.  Thomas I like comments.

Digital Literacy, Pragmatism and the Social Construction of Reality at

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Digital Literacy, Pragmatism and the Social Construction of Reality. Pragmatism , reality , Research , social construct , society , thesis , William James. As I ‘write’ this I am looking through corrective lenses at a screen that is a representation of a digital ‘reality’ The alphabet by which the words and sentences are constructed is a social construct, as is the programming language by which the website on which you’re reading this came into existence. My comments on peoples blogs are collated at CoComment. Skip to content.

Connecting 2 the World: Is constructing knowledge based on analysis a work literacy skill?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Is constructing knowledge based on analysis a work literacy skill? have been reading "Constructing Grounded Theory" by Kathy Charmaz for my dissertation. The idea came to me, as I was reading, that I could use the framework presented in the book to help develop analytical skills in my students and to help them to learn to construct knowledge from data by: learning how to collect relevant data. In addition, the deeper thinking skills needed in good qualitative research could create opportunities for the construction of new knowledge and more complex ideas. Comments.

Mythbuster: Tweets Are NOT Going From 140 To 280

SocMed Sean

As always, I’m open to comments and constructive criticism via the comments. People.  PLEASE READ THE WHOLE ARTICLE before you tweet! Be sure that you understand what information you’re sharing. It’s important. You can continue to read the article, follow these accounts, and reply, favorite or retweet the Tweet.” Feel free to leave your thoughts! Cheers!

Adult Bullying is a Problem

Spin Sucks

know you’re supposed to have thick skin and let mean comments roll off your back and stay focused on your own goals and live the best life you can without letting other people determine your path, but that is really, really hard for me to do. We Must Do Better None of that feedback is meant to be constructive or helpful. Be critical, but do so in a constructive way.

Criticism is Good

Dave Fleet

Several people seemed to take that to mean that I think all criticism is bad, or that we should avoid commenting on other posts. For that to be the case, it needs to be informed and it needs to be constructive.&#. One is constructive; one is unhelpful. “‘Company X’ did this. What a dumb move – who in their right minds would do that? Fail.&#. Make sense?

Best social media tools bringing conversions to your online store


If you’re not boosting revenue and figuring out ways to measure this in some way, what’s the point of spending your time on constructing a well-thought-out Facebook post in the first place? The Beetailer app syncs your online store with Facebook, constructing a store directly in the social network. Buffer. SocialRank. For example, are your Facebook followers mainly women? Beetailer.

The 6 Ways to Organize a Content Team

Convince & Convert

According to the survey, content teams are organized in one of these constructs: 1. Leave a comment below and let’s discuss. You know you need content – and probably more this year than ever before. But how do you organize your internal personnel to get all that content created, amplified, and measured? According to our friends at RunDown there are 6 ways to do it.

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Bloggers Block – When The Words Just Won’t Come

SocMed Sean

When I’m that stuck, I can’t even digest ideas from other people’s blogs, I find it challenging to create new graphics, or even say something constructive when commenting on other people’s blogs. Basically, Bloggers block comes when I am completely burned out on reading, writing, creating and commenting. Blogger’s block sucks more. Take a break.

An introduction to blogging: Making your mark on the blogosphere

Gemma Went

Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe An introduction to blogging: Making your mark on the blogosphere 09/02/2010 tags: architecture blogging , blog strategy , blogging , construction blogs , Content Marketing by Gemma Went I spoke at the Construction Marketing training event last week about blogging and how to introduce it into your business. If you have any questions, pop them in the comments and I’ll respond there. The presentation is here. would like to use it in theMarketingblog – is that OK by you?

Calling all bloggers! « The Cube

Gemma Went

05/01/2010 tags: architecture , blogging , construction , construction marketing pre conference training day , Social Media , survey by Gemma Went I’m giving a talk in Feb at the Emap Construction Marketing Pre-Conference Training Day on the value of blogging in the architecture/construction sector,  click here for more. I’d love to present some real life case studies and wondered if any of you that publish a blog would help me out by completing this quick survey. But if you’d rather remain anonymous, I will keep your comments to myself.

The 7 Types of Social Media Users and How to Engage Them


They post a ton of content on their social networks from trivia to humorous images, but still keep it industry tailored to their niche, construction. ”  This piece of content recieved an overwhelming number of social shares (49 to be exact) and 104 “likes,” but only one comment. Using social media to market your company is an undoubtedly wise decision. Caryl M.

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Social Media Crisis Management for B2B


Or, a green building products company could share photos of their products on Pinterest, as well as ‘like’ and ‘share’ content that their construction company counterparts post on Facebook. Don’t just respond to the negative… thank people for any positive comments they’ve posted as well. Murphy’s Law states that anything that can go wrong will go wrong. Create a Strategy.

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Can Publicly-Traded Social Media Companies Survive?

SocMed Sean

Feel free to leave a comment with your thoughts or constructive criticism. Working for any publicly-traded is a unique experience. During my career , I have worked for a couple of big Fortune 500 telecom companies and the challenge was always working to balance the wants and needs of the customer with the wants and needs of the shareholders. One simple word. Alignment. Just my $.02,

Create a Positive Website Customer Experience

Spin Sucks

In fact, engagement (shares, likes, comments) per individual article have actually decreased with the increase of published content, proving that less is truly more. Show, rather than tell, what your company has to offer by presenting viewers with a well-constructed website that serves as a one-stop shop for all their needs. The major boost in retention rates won’t hurt either.

Beyond SEO: The Power of Brand Building

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Think of the Big Four with accounting or John Deere with construction. Comments *Exactly* what Eleanor said, below. I''m a brand loyal shopper. By Jeremy Durant With content creation there is an obsession with SEO—and rightfully so. But SEO—particularly around keywords and phrases—may not be the end all, be all. You do. When telling your story, the ultimate goal is brand building.

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21 Social Media Marketing Tips You Can’t Live Without

Sprout Social

Likes, comments and mentions on Instagram. For example, real estate agents, mortgage brokers and construction companies. A lot of the time, there is a desire for groups, but either nobody thought of the idea or they just didn’t take the effort to put it together. Are you in charge of getting your company’s social media marketing up and running? Not sure where to start?

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How To Plan Your Movie Marketing On Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Negative Comments Crises Management : While we all are certain and anxious that our Audience are happy with our output, we also know that there would be some issues which would end up being a deterrent to our efforts. Practically all Films see Negative Comments. Monitor And Listening: It is important that you have a well-constructed Monitoring System in place. This is critical.

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Suspend Facebook, Lock the Door, Hang Up the Phone

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They are getting nasty comments; attacks directed at employees, and they are unable to respond to the questions on their wall in a timely and efficient fashion. Let’s dissect the arguments: Comments get nasty : According to Idaho Statesman ,  . There are a few ways to handle this: First, you need to have a commenting policy. Today’s guest post is written by Lisa Gerber.

The 2015 Grateful Challenge

Spin Sucks

Making bread in my self-constructed steam oven. For those of you who leave comments here almost daily. If you publish your list, post the link in the comments here so I can share all of the grateful posts for the next week or so. By Gini Dietrich. have just now decided that we will not run blog posts tomorrow. To that end, it’s time for the annual Grateful Challenge.

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Google Wave: Thoughts after an hour of testing

Freelance Social Media

Right now “settings&# is under construction, so I wasn’t allowed to add extensions. blog comments powered by Disqus Previous post: Social Media and Video Games Next post: Google Wave for the Virtual Office Search About Jacinta is the owner of LangfordMedia , a digital marketing firm that specializes in social media, web development, and mobile app development. Media.

Realignment #5: From Products to Solutions


Amazon transformed the industry, yet CEMEX, a construction materials company in Mexico, improved customer experience by simply going beyond the sale itself to construct state-of-the-art bags that facilitated the transportation of purchased materials. What’s more, it is interactive and you have a chance to comment. It paid off. Visits and sales greatly increased. photo credit ).

Coghlan Consulting Group Run By Morons

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His bio stated he had a degree in construction services from Westminster College in Salt Lake City. Marino defended News Hawks when this all broke a couple of months ago, but now he has no comment. Oh this is good! You’re going to love this one. nice little PR train wreck on the Tuesday of your short week. But it’s just gotten better. Take Mike Adams. More from the  L.A.

5 Ways to Build Online Authority Using Content Marketing - A Guest Post By Paul Chaney

Diva Marketing Blog

Just as you would not construct your house on rented land, you wouldn’t want to build your online authority on digital real estate that you don't own, such as a social network. Just use good judgment when publishing content and making comments. If you are lucky you get to take online offline. About Paul Chaney. Paul is a sought-after speaker on digital and marketing topics.

It’s All About.Me (Your Identity Online – Simplified)

Almost Savvy

Please share the link in the comments so that we can easily meet you. Register for free) URGENT: Facebook Rush Tonight – Claim Your Name The Re-Branding of Me: Website Under Construction Blogs: I’ll Show You Mine if You’ll Show Me Yours How To Easily Hack Your Facebook Profile Photo. Are you guilty of this yourself? If so, you may want to check out

17 Plugins to Improve Your WordPress Blog

Ari Herzog

When you add a comment and John replies to you, a plugin emails you that comment. CommentLuv is the reason why if you write a comment and include your blog in the website field, your most-recent blog post will appear under your text after you hit the “submit” button. 2. Only your first will be moderated, per the comment policy , to ensure you are not spamming. 3.

Beyond Your Borders: Promoting Your Business Internationally Using Social Media

SocMed Sean

One benefit is that you can construct posts, tweets, etc in your native language and then have them translated for the various languages you’re targeting. Any business that offer their products and servers on an international basis is going to have to consider how to engage via social media in different languages and will need to understand the cultures and language differences of their target audiences, as well as the appropriate channels where their international audience engages. I’d love to hear thoughts, experiences and feedback in the comments. Cheers! –Sean.