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Managing Negative Comments in Social Media

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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. Don’t let negative comments linger. Guest post by Yvette Pistorio.

Cyberbullying: My Week on LinkedIn

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Because, at the time of this writing, that innocuous question has garnered more than 50,000 views, close to 200 comments, and … … a LOT of negativity thrown my way. So I’m not going to comment on that post anymore.

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4 Ways To Put a Little Love In Your PR

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Among other comments he made, this one stood out to me: “The modern-day work environment doesn’t do a whole lot to help the situation either, especially for those of us who work in public relations and find ourselves communicating more and more via social media platforms.”

The Dos and Don’ts of a Social Media Automation Strategy

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You can even see how your Tweets have performed by analyzing retweets, comments and other such parameters. Do share your thoughts and experiences in the comments below. Guest Post by Vasudha Veeranna.

It’s 2015 and #PRDiversity Is Still An Issue

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Barrett also shared the comments expressed by one of PRWeek ’s readers who relayed disappointment in the publication’s 2014 Agency Business Report cover. Please share your thoughts, suggestions or feedback in the comments below. . Ed: Did you do a double take?

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Seven Frequently Asked Questions on Social PR Strategy

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I’d love to know what they are, so do share via a comment below. When I teach workshops, there are certain stumbling blocks to smart social PR strategy that come up frequently.

Monday Roundup: With Love, the Social Media Spotlight

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Please tell me who you’d like to give a shout-out to via a comment (or several) below, and let’s start getting to know them.

The Ugly Side of Social Media Sharing

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After two days of searching, we believe the process went something like this: 1) Susan’s Facebook friend saw the image on Susan’s Facebook page and commented, “Can I share this?? Guest post by Jenelle Conner. I am a social media advocate. It’s where I work.

Social Sharing: What Makes It Tick?

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I’d really love to know via a comment below. At the heart of the social web is what we call social sharing: literally sharing other people’s content because you think it will benefit others.

6 Resources That Will Make You a Better Storyteller

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Please share in the comments below. Guest Post by Kristin Piombino. Storytelling is a hot topic in the communications industry these days. Stories connect people to each other and to their organizations. They humanize giant corporations and make brands relatable to customers.

Content Marketing: Without Community, It’s Only Half the Equation

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In addition, dynamic comment systems like Livefyre (which is what we have here on WUL) can integrate shares/comments from Twitter & Facebook. Every time you reply to a tweet sharing a blog post link, for example, Livefyre counts it as a comment.

6 Incredible Pointers For Making a Content Promotion Plan

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These days, people expect a response within an hour (or less) of commenting, complaining or questioning online. Make sure you are available to reply to comments. Please share in the comments below. Guest Post by Jack Dawson.

4 Steps to Refocus PR Measurement on Metrics that Matter: Part 1

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Also, if you have questions about the above at this point – or what you want me to cover next week – now is the time to let me know via a comment below.

Why You Should Be Investing In Visual Content for Social Channels

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Please share in the comments below. Guest Post by Denise Chan. This past year, we saw Buzzfeed’s exploding watermelon blow up the internet, becoming the largest Facebook Live stream to date, with over 800,000 live viewers.

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Snapchat: An Emerging Platform for Teamwork and Collaboration

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Instead of writing an email, you can record a video, write some comments and notes on the snap, and send it directly to the person via a private snap. Please share in the comments below. . Guest Post by Karen Freberg.

What’s On the New Multimedia Cart?

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Please share in the comments below. I know I’m dating myself, but whenever someone says multimedia, I think of those nondescript A/V carts of my high school and university days.

5 Visual Content Curation Ideas to Ramp Up Your Blog and Social Strategy

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GIFs have become increasingly popular on social media, and they’re a fun way to respond to a comment or add humor to a post on social media. Transform customer content, testimonials and your comments section into content for your blog or social pages. Guest Post by Jessica Davis.

Measurement: Why Business As Usual Just Doesn’t Cut It

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Through these channels you are given the opportunity to directly engage with your audiences, provide information which educates and appeals to them all while responding to any comments they have and taking part in an actual, legitimate conversation. Guest Post by Scott Kaminski. “If

10 Ways Jay Baer’s New Book, Youtility, Will Change Your Life

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All you have to do is leave a comment that tells us of a time when you have experienced the power of Youtility; as in, how helping someone has come back to you in spades. I think I’ve mentioned this before, but I rarely do book reviews.

Streak: Possibly the Best CRM System for Small Business

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Streak also has a nifty comment feature which allows multiple pipeline users to post comments, which everyone can see. So you could, for example, post a comment asking one of your colleagues for clarification on something, and they could reply to you by doing the same.

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5 Reasons Snapchat is Integrated Communications New Best Friend

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Let’s talk about what you’re doing with it in the comments. Guest Post by Matt LaCasse. I have to say it: Snapchat is the hot NKOTB for social media.

Looking Good on Paper: Writing a Memorable Bio

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Please share in the comments below. Guest Post by Elaine Andrus. Thanks to cell phones, people have shorter attention spans than goldfish. But they’re also more eager than ever to make connections with authentic, genuine people.

Getting to the Bottom of Metrics that Matter: Part 2

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So many thanks for the comments, emails, DMs, etc. – though I really wish you’d leave them as actual comments on the blog. Please share in the comments below. Last week I started a series on practical measurement that seems to be resonating with a LOT of people.

Smarter Ways to Measure Authoritative Content

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Back in the day – and I’m talking not that long ago – the number of comments you got on your blog were a big deal. An “engaged” blog was one that drew a lot of attention, comments, back links, etc. in July 2014: 61 comments.

Will Digital Reach Improve the PR Measurement Drumbeat?

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So I expounded a bit – just a bit, mind you – and as the conversation proceeded, I had cause to scroll up and down the comments. Disclosure: Heidi Sullivan , who is featured in this post, works for Cision , which is an SBC client.

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Just Write

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As I commented on the post, I recalled how I felt every one of the emotions he described (I’m too scared!, I must have asked Lauren 20 questions about when it would run, how commenting would work, what I should look out for… and she answered every single one of them patiently.

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Why Buffer, HootSuite and Post Planner are the Holy Trinity of Managing Social Media

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So if you are really, really pressed for time, then I honestly don’t know of a better one-stop-management-shop for the primary social networks than HootSuite (and I’m more than happy to be educated, so if you do, please leave a comment below!).

Innovation That Works: Practical Tips to Taking Smart Risk

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Please share in the comments below. Guest Post by Elise Mitchell. One of the things I hear leaders talking about more frequently is innovation. Good thing, because it’s essential in today’s rapidly evolving business environment. Innovation keeps you in the game.

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Monday Roundup: Content Rules

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Please share in the comments below. A large portion of what we do online is centered around content: creating it, sharing it, reading it. Content helps us promote our businesses, create relationships, and share what is important to us with the rest of the world.

Possibly the Most Important Metric of All: Your Gut

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This is not a political blog, so just FYI, if I see comments that cross the line (read the blog guidelines if you haven’t already), I will delete them. Reader alert: there is no sugar-coating in today’s post. It’s pretty raw, because that’s how I am right now.

Finding Keywords: The First Step to Blogging Success

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Please let me know your thoughts in the comments. Guest post by Sean McGinnis. I’ve been a web marketer for a long, long time.

No One Puts Social (PR) In a Corner

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If you can, please let me know in the comments, and then I’ll create an updated version of the diagrams. As I was working on a strategy memo yesterday, I started noodling with Venn diagrams (I love those things) to illustrate what a truly social PR strategy should look like.

4 Free Tools to Measure Your Instagram Success

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Statigram – This tool is solely for Instagram and provides statistics such as the amount of photos you have, likes received, comments, followers, and more. For the past few months, my friend Ryan has been managing a boutique in a nearby shopping center called Apricot Lane.

Have You Heard of the #CoolestInterviewEver?

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I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comment below. Disclosure: HCL is a client of my agency, Six Degrees PR. However, the campaign partners are ITSA Brand Solutions and FrogIdeas. I thought this was an interesting campaign, and wanted to share my thoughts with WUL readers.

Microvideo Will Dominate 2014

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Please respond in the comments below. When Vine debuted last January, I wasn’t convinced of how much difference just six seconds could make. Sure, our attention spans are seemingly dwindling by the second, but six seconds doesn’t allow for much.

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Monday Roundup: Classic Measurement Strategy

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Please share in the comments below. While we may not like aging ourselves (come on, who does?!) some things do get better with time.

6 Rules of Thumb for Successful Brand Publishing

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I’d love to know your thoughts in the comments below. The Internet has made brand publishing ubiquitous. Gone are the days when brands required an intermediary to reach their target audience.

5 Tips to Incorporate Design Elements Into Your Marketing Strategy

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Please share in the comments below. . Guest Post by Sara Theisen. Design elements can play a big part in the success of your marketing strategy… and there’s a lot more to that than meets the eye. Here are five main contributors to launching a successful project: 1.

Five Signs the Future Belongs to User-Generated Content

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Now, there are all kinds of devices that allow individuals to put pictures up without having to make comments or even bring up their own social networks. Please share in the comments below. Disclaimer: Pic-n-Post is a client of RedShift Writers. Hello, WUL readers! Remember me?

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How Indian Politicians are Using Google+ Hangouts

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I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments below! “Would you like to hang out with me this evening?” ” Indeed, all of you may have been asked this question by your friends and family.

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