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.

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.

London2012: The Numbers from Twitter [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

However, the success of the Olympic Committee’s ban is doubtful. Twitter London2012 Rule 40 Social Media Summer Games The Olympic Committee

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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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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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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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.

Rare Grindr Block As U.S. Forces Chinese Owner to Sell

Forbes Social Media

government committee pressured its Chinese owner, Kunlun Tech to sell the app over national security concerns. Grindr, the popular gay dating app with 27 million users worldwide has ruffled national security feathers. A U.S.

Top Five: Should Facebook be regulated?

Sherrilynne Starkie

The UK parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee has recommended an independent regulator be set up (like UK’s Ofcom or the FCC), and a compulsory code of ethics for social media companies.

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.

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.,

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.,

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.

#measurePR Recap (September 2018): Ethics of PR Measurement

Waxing UnLyrical

He is also the Ethics Officer of PRSA Tampa Bay, and co-chairs the PRSA Tampa Bay PRSSA and New Professionals Committee and is PRSSA Liaison, PRSA College of Fellows Mentoring Committee. Guest Post by Jen Zingsheim Phillips.

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.

Three More Ways to Get the Attention of Today’s Busy B2B Buyers

Webbiquity SMM

B2B customers are using larger buying committees to review potential purchases, they’re gathering almost all of their product research from digital content, and they’re taking longer than ever to make final purchase decisions. Guest post by Marie Johnson.

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Tips for Your Business from Social Media Day Conference

yMarketingMatters

I am honored to have been such an intrinsic part of organizing this Conference together with other members of the (small kickass) MRCC social media committee.

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.

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.

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.

Content demand: how to cope

Sherrilynne Starkie

Many organizations establish a governing body such as a center of excellence, an editorial board or steering committee to define how content is developed, curated, created and reviewed; and to establish other publishing standards and practices.

Trust Me, I’m a Communicator

Waxing UnLyrical

Years ago – at an organization that I will not name – I was directed to “steer” an award selection committee to choosing a specific person. Guest Post by John Friedman. It is a difficult time to be a professional communicator.

Realignment #1: From Inside-Out, Tactical Thinking to Outside-In, Inventive Thinking

SocialFish

Why are committees the go-to mechanism for addressing just about anything when many committees spin their wheels for months on end trying to figure out what they are even supposed to do? Suppose your organization is experiencing attrition.

Millennials and Transparency in Online Communities

SocialFish

Why not offer an open group for committees to share some of the stuff they are otherwise working on behind closed doors? This post originally appeared on the Higher Logic blog , where I’m posting an ongoing series related to Millennials and online community.

[Cool Infographic Friday] Best Cities for Women Entrepreneurs

SocialFish

Local resources for entrepreneurial women include Women Business Owners and Women’s Business Exchange, both of which are active networking committees that help connect women in business. Whoo hoo! Washington, DC (where we live) is ranked number 1!! See the full list here.

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.

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.

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).

Are We Risk Averse or Risk Ignorant?

SocialFish

The Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission ( COSO ) has written extensively on enterprise risk management. First a BIG thank you to Jamie Notter and Maddie Grant for including me in their book, Humanize in their discussion of “risk” (see page 70). My contribution is that people perceive risk differently and react accordingly. However, I disagree with the authors’ statement that “… most organizations could be characterized as risk averse.”

Should your online community be open or closed?

SocialFish

For example, board debates or committee work. ● This post originally appeared on Online Community Results. We partner with OCR on many online community strategy and implementation projects – contact us if you need help with yours.

57 Social Media Policy Examples and Resources

Dave Fleet

International Olympic Committee. Over time I’ve found myself doing more and more foundational work for organizations looking to dip their toes into social media. One of the key elements of this work, in my opinion, is creating a social media policy that fits well with the organization’s goals, culture and risk tolerance. But where to start? As it happens, lots of organizations publish their social media guidelines online, ready for you to review and use yourself.

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.

How Are Associations Using Twitter?

SocialFish

We push out messages like, “come to our event, read our article, volunteer for this committee, join us at the 6PM reception”. Guest post by SocialFish contributor Amanda Kaiser.

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.

What associations need to know about facebook’s new political content rules

SocialFish

Facebook defines ads that contain political content as any ad that: Is made by, on behalf of, or about a current or former candidate for public office, a political party, a political action committee, or advocates for the outcome of an election to public office; or.

Are you an iCitizen?

SocialFish

Simply search a representative to find his or her committees, recent votes and even social media handles–should you need to air your grievances. I just got this in my email from PureWow: We took eighth-grade government.

Is Facebook Still the Most Effective for Social Advertising?

Ignite Social Media

It is no secret that Facebook has seen its fair share of scrutiny related to data and security breaches, leading to Mark Zuckerberg answering questions from the Senate commerce and judiciary committees on privacy, data mining, regulations and Cambridge Analytica.

“Oursourcing” – Typo or New Concept?

Webbiquity SMM

The steering committee behind the B2B Twitterer of the Year Awards would be a larger example still. I was writing some web copy for a client the other day when I accidentally typed “oursourcing&# instead of “outsourcing.&#