Breaking Down the Buying Committee: How to Communicate with CEOs

Koka Sexton

The post Breaking Down the Buying Committee: How to Communicate with CEOs appeared first on Koka Sexton. Every business organization has final decision makers in place within every team. A project given a green light from the.

Facebook, Instagram Team Up With IOC, Rio 2016 Organizing Committee, Official Broadcasters

SocialTimes Facebook

The social network announced a collaboration with the International Olympic Committee , the Rio 2016 Organizing Committee, more than 20 official broadcasters and the national Olympic committees of several countries, under which more videos and other interactive content will appear on Facebook and Instagram. The IOC, Rio 2016 and several national Olympic committees are sharing interactive content celebrating the Games.

Breaking Down the Buying Committee: How to Communicate with CEOs

Social Selling Masters

A project given a green light from the purchasing committee will not see the light of day without the nod from the senior executives. Every business organization has final decision makers in place within every team.

Business Health Warning- Committees are not Networking

Engaging Brand

you say that you need to power your network as a leader but management by committee doesn''t lead you forward". Great question and prompted this post as powering a network is not the same as management by committee. In a recent workshop on leading in the social age, one person asked.

It’s 2015 and #PRDiversity Is Still An Issue

Waxing UnLyrical

a member of PRSA’s Diversity Committee and assistant professor of communication at Georgia State University, “Students don’t see others who look like them in the places where they wish to work.”. Ed: Did you do a double take? Yes, you get TWO guest posts this week.

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Facebook, Instagram Detail 2016 Paralympic Games Initiatives

SocialTimes Facebook

International Paralympic Committee director of communications Craig Spence said in an email to SocialTimes: Our focus on Facebook and Instagram is very much about multimedia content and bringing fans closer to the action. Facebook and Instagram maintained their presence in Rio de Janeiro and announced several features for the 2016 Paralympic Games , which began Wednesday night. Users can add temporary profile picture frames to support their countries’ teams, available here.

Facebook Addresses Trending Topics Flap in Letter to Sen. John Thune

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook general counsel Colin Stretch shared a letter (embedded below) he sent to Senate Commerce Committee chairman John Thune (R-S.D.) Facebook Politics Accenture Colin Stretch conservatives help center John Thune liberals Media 1K Newsroom rss Senate Senate Commerce Committee trending topicsregarding the controversy over conservative stories allegedly being suppressed from Trending Topics.

PR and Wikipedia – let’s push for a better relationship

Danny WhatMough

As part of my work with the PRCA’s Digital Steering Committee, I’m part of a consultation process that is trying to create a set of guidelines for the PR industry to help it better understand and interact with Wikipedia. Cross-posted from the EML Wildfire blog.

Firebelly begins work with Team USA

Firebelly

It is recognized by the International Olympic Committee, the United States Olympic. We’re excited to announce that we have recently started working with Team USA—specifically U.S. Synchronized Swimming.

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Klout, the Super Bowl, and Our Addiction to Shooting the Messenger

Convince & Convert

According to the Indianapolis Super Bowl Host Committee , Klout was used to help identify the participants, and the list was augmented manually with known local bloggers, gadflies, and connectors. They were identified by a computer and/or by members of the host committee.

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At the Gov 2.0 Expo – Who's Making You Successful?

Social Media Strategery

Expo held here in Washington, DC and I was honored to be a member of the Program Committee for this event as well as last year’s Expo Showcase and Summit. Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

What Does Government 2.0 Mean to Me?

Social Media Strategery

Summit , and I’m on the Program Committee for the Gov 2.0 Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0 Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Government 2.0 Miscellaneous Personal Prof.

Beginning to Talk About Turning Off Street Lights

Ari Herzog

You can also read this letter to the editor by Mike Strauss, chairman of the Energy Advisory Committee about the proposed reduction. Next steps fall under the jurisdiction of the council’s Public Safety Committee (Councilors Brian Derrivan and Tom Jones, and chaired by Bob Cronin) and the Neighborhoods and City Services Committee (Councilors Ed Cameron and Allison Heartquist, and chaired by me).

The YouTube Olympics: Viewers Tuned In To 231 Million Video Streams

The Realtime Report

Olympic Committee YouTube Channel shared behind the scenes video with more than 6.75 YouTube users across the U.S.

How Twitter & Facebook are making social media ads more transparent

Sherrilynne Starkie

Hot the heels of having been compelled to answer questions from a Senate committee hearing on Russian interference in the US election, Twitter and Facebook have both introduced new ‘transparency’ policies, features and functions.

Include Is a Verb: Moving from Talk to Action on Diversity and Inclusion

SocialFish

By Elizabeth Weaver Engel, MA, CAE, CEO and Chief Strategist, Spark Consulting. Association executives know that the Millennial generation, which will soon be the majority of our workforce and membership base, is the most diverse generation we’ve ever had in the US.

Activism Through Blogging

Ari Herzog

Over the years, I volunteered with political action committees, public interest research groups, and state election campaigns. Women marching in London in 1911.

Got a Comment on FY2011 Department Budgets?

Ari Herzog

The budget workshops are in full swing, with the budget and finance committee (Councilors Cameron, Cronin, and me) listening to department heads overview their fiscal 2010 accomplishments, fiscal 2011 goals, and share why they are asking for so much per line item. While everything will ultimately be brought out of committee and before the full council, these public comment periods are when you can say what’s on your mind based on the subject matter heard each night.

Friday Picks Of The Week

Taylor Marek

Video: Stop Sign Designed by Committee : UsedWigs. Here are some articles I read during the week that I think you will enjoy as well: Seth Godin: This is broken | Video on TED.com. Stradivarius, whose work is good. How night owls are cleverer and richer than people who rise early. Seths Blog: Responsibility and authority. Blogging Friday Picks Of The Week

Friday Picks Of The Week

Taylor Marek

Video: Stop Sign Designed by Committee : UsedWigs. Here are some articles I read during the week that I think you will enjoy as well: Seth Godin: This is broken | Video on TED.com. Stradivarius, whose work is good. How night owls are cleverer and richer than people who rise early. Seths Blog: Responsibility and authority. Blogging Friday Picks Of The Week

Friday Picks Of The Week

Taylor Marek

Video: Stop Sign Designed by Committee : UsedWigs. Here are some articles I read during the week that I think you will enjoy as well: Seth Godin: This is broken | Video on TED.com. Stradivarius, whose work is good. How night owls are cleverer and richer than people who rise early. Seths Blog: Responsibility and authority. Blogging Friday Picks Of The Week

Friday Picks Of The Week

Taylor Marek

Here are some articles I read during the week that I think you will enjoy as well: Seth Godin: This is broken | Video on TED.com Stradivarius, whose work is goodHow night owls are cleverer and richer than people who rise early Seths Blog: Responsibility and authority Video: Stop Sign Designed by Committee : UsedWigs.

Trump vs Clinton: Social Media Battle

Freelance Social Media

The most impartial social media move from camp Clinton is promoting the site IWillVote.com sponsored by the Democratic National Committee encouraging people to vote – just vote. “In FOLLOW, TWEET, SNAP ‘TIL NOVEMBER. Anyone can tell you, this election has been unlike any other.

The Mission Driven Volunteer

SocialFish

Do-nothing committees. We believe that’s because the current model of association volunteering, based on standing committees, is broken. This is a guest post by Peggy Hoffman, CAE, President, Mariner Management & Marketing and Elizabeth Weaver Engel, M.A.,

Your Board of Directors: “Good Enough” Really Is OK

SocialFish

One executive director and the board of a nonprofit that helps urban kids develop strong academic and business skills scrapped the traditional function-based committee structure (e.g.,

Another Eventful Council Agenda on June 28

Ari Herzog

Let’s not forget potential items removed from committees. Perusing Monday’s agenda (and unsure why the below embed appears to miss every other page, when it uploaded as it should be), there are 9 transfers, 6 communications, and 3 appointments in the consent agenda; followed by 10 appointments, 17 orders, and 4 ordinances in the regular agenda. There’s also an executive session scheduled at the mayor’s request.

Newburyport City Council Meeting Agenda for May 24 is Up

Ari Herzog

Of note, there are a number of mayoral board appointments to be confirmed and two ordinances to be referred to committees. As you can see from scrolling below, the agenda is fairly uneventful compared to prior agendas. A public comment period starts at 7:30 for anyone who would like to speak about items in the agenda. Newburyport City Council: Meeting Agenda, May 24, 2010. Newburyport City Council Meeting Agenda for May 24 is Up is a blog post from: City Councilor Ari Herzog.

How I Got My Job As Director Of Social Media – Step 1: Build Experience Then Blog, Tweet, Collaborate!

SocMed Sean

The goal of the committee was to help develop a social media strategy for the company, provide initial training, and demonstrate how social could help the company improve their business processes.

Welcome to the Fifth Estate

Geoff Livingston

This is the first chapter of Now Is Really Gone , as submitted to my editing committee. Please feel free to comment and add insights. Welcome to the Fifth Estate. View more documents from Geoff Livingston.

We Are Still Doing It That Way 10 Years Later – WTF

SocialFish

We talked about the danger of combining strategy and planning, the need for innovation, the possibility of getting rid of committees, the dysfunctions of our boards, and challenges associations face in areas like certification, professional development, and technology.

Twitter Verifies Vice President Paul Ryan

Ari Herzog

Paul Ryan was tapped by Republican National Committee presidential candidate Mitt Romney as his vice president. Verification, according to Twitter’s website , is used “to establish authenticity of identities on Twitter.

Why Scoring Member Engagement Matters, Part 3

SocialFish

For example, let’s say you weighed committee participation heavily, giving it 35 of the 100 available CES points. Think about how useful it might be to calculate a CES for companies and groups (such as a committee), as well.

Newburyport Notes on Mayor’s Salary, Oregano Outdoor Tables, Local Excise Taxes, and Animal Waste

Ari Herzog

On Monday night, the budget and finance committee met with the general government committee and discussed the issues. You can read a summary via the Daily News of the committee meeting, as well as their earlier story. Councilor Ives had chaired the Licenses and Permits Committee last year; and I’ve come to trust her thoughts on these matters. Four issues circling around the city are worth elaboration here.

The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

Janet Fouts

The House Judiciary Committee wants to toughen the law as it stands instead of re-writing it into something that makes sense now. Oh boy, here’s a hot button topic for you. The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) was created with good intentions.

My Wild and Precious Life

Ari Herzog

I volunteered with political action committees, public research groups, and state election campaigns. I will always remember Graduation Day of 1986.

2016 Tour de France Sprints to More Than 3.7 Million Tweets

SocialTimes Twitter

The Tour de France committee announces that Froome retains the yellow jersey (worn by the race’s overall leader) at the end of stage 12. The 2016 Tour de France was the topic of more than 3.7 million tweets during the course of the race, July 2 through 24, seen on Twitter some 4.1 billion times.

Should City Lighting Be Reduced By 30 Percent?

Ari Herzog

In advance of a joint meeting of the city council’s Neighborhoods and City Services Committee and the Public Safety Committee to deliberate on communication #7 from the May 10 agenda , the Newburyport Energy Advisory Committee shares the following summary with background and criteria: Over the past year the EAC has developed the first phase of what we expect will be a multi phase effort to reduce energy consumption by the city’s street lights, and to reduce the cost of this service.

Speed and Trust – Why Millennials Need Both

SocialFish

And now they are joining your organization, where they quickly learn that decisions could stay at the committee level for months, no one on staff has time to deal with their request and there may be a mysterious political landscape to be navigated in order to get anything done.

Social media measurement sorted – new AMEC framework and guide #amecsummit

Danny WhatMough

As a member of AMEC’s social media measurement committee, I am delighted that today we have launched the social media measurement valid metrics frameworks and user guides. The user guide is an effort by the committee to make the framework as straightforward and easy to use as possible.

Why Social Media Takeovers Can Work for Your Association

SocialFish

If they’re on a committee, have them post a picture of one of their meetings/maybe a few exciting things to come. This post originally appeared on MC Talks. Have you ever seen a takeover on social media?