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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.

7 Valuable Lessons Bloggers Can Learn from Construction Workers


Did you know there are similarities between blogging and construction work? also took notes about how the construction lessons I was learning applied to blogging. This post is a collection of those notes and reveals valuable lessons that bloggers can learn from construction workers to become better bloggers. Construction workers aren’t typically reading types. On a construction site, tools are a worker’s best friend. In construction work, you don’t get paid for thinking. This is what construction workers call “getting it done.&#. It’s true.

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?

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Fear of Feedback Needs a New Perspective

Spin Sucks

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.

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?

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 ??????

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

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.

Why Is Social Media Important for My SaaS?

agora pulse

Your company is the construct, but the goal of the story is to create a connection with your customers. Let us know in the comments! Social media is a platform to build authentic relationships with your customers. And if you’re a SaaS business, your team must create connections that not only grow your revenues but also shape your brand. So, why is social media so important?

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?

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?

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.

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.

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.

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,

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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Armchair Quarterbacks: Don’t Be That Troll

Dave Fleet

A quick thought (or ten) for anyone who is thinking about armchair-quarterbacking someone else’s PR or social media execution without anything constructive to add… When you criticize things from the outside, you: Don't be this guy. 1. When you criticize from that starting point and don’t have anything constructive to say, you: 4. You see the reported outcome.

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.

Suspend Facebook, Lock the Door, Hang Up the Phone

Spin Sucks

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.

Beyond SEO: The Power of Brand Building

Spin Sucks

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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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.

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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4 Free Tools to Measure Your Instagram Success

Waxing UnLyrical

My photographer ( Andi Grant ) and wedding planner ( Jamie Howell ) post fun photos of their office construction, clients, DIY projects, and their everyday life. Statigram – This tool is solely for Instagram and provides statistics such as the amount of photos you have, likes received, comments, followers, and more. She even posted photos of people I knew modeling the clothes.

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 ).

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Coghlan Consulting Group Run By Morons

Spin Sucks

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.

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.

Meme time! How are you going to change the world in 2012?


Here’s how it works – whether you’re tagged here or not, please write a quick blog post or share a comment, and tag some more people. I don’t know if Craig Newmark intended this post to be a meme, but what the hey, I’m taking that ball and running with it. First, read the post and all the great things several nonprofiteers are going to be working on in 2012.

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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.

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How One Facebook Post Increased Referral Traffic by 6,166%

Sprout Social

customer orders a kit that is then delivered to their site to be constructed. Customers are constantly sending in  user-generated content (UGC) like photos, videos and stories of their barn construction progress. An average post garners 5-50 comments, so this was huge. 19,608 comments (3,800 on post, 15,700 on shares). Understanding Barn Pros’ Audience. Agencies

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Strata: Mixing the Social Data Cocktail

IntenseDebate and Disqus provide more concise feedback (usually, anyway, comments are shorter than the posts) but are even slower than posts to WordPress because comments by necessity follow posts. Moody says that they were able to glean insight from blogs and comments about Tropicana that show many children of Baby Boomers view Tropicana orange juice as "a reward." Sponsor.

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