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.

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.

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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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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

Announcing Fiscal 2011 Budget Hearings

Ari Herzog

The Newburyport City Council’s budget and finance committee — comprised of me, Councilor Ed Cameron, and Councilor Bob Cronin — has scheduled its fiscal 2011 budget hearings with department heads to occur May 18, May 19, May 27, June 2, and June 3. Tags: Committees finance

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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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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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.

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.

How to Write the Best Admission Essay: 3 Important Tips

SocialFish

Even if somebody insists on adding there some bright events to impress the admission committee, don’t do it. The volume of your paper is limited, but you have to fit in there everything that you want to tell the admission committee.

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.

Brands, Marketing, Diversity and Equity- A #MindfulSocial panel

Janet Fouts

She also serves as the marketing committee chair for NACE National and is a StoryBrand Certified Guide.

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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.

(Social Media) Strategy: Lessons from the Trenches

Dave Fleet

I’m fortunate to have benefited from a number of strong mentors and leaders who have supported me or taken a chance on me throughout my career (thanks to Melissa Thomson , Howard Jones, Terry Fallis , Joseph Thornley , Tristan Roy and others).

Legal Organization Condemns Facebook, Zuckerberg For Not Condemning Trump

Forbes Social Media

In the wake of Mark Zuckerberg’s criticism of Twitter for fact-checking and sanctionng the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Condemns Mark Zuckerberg's Decision to Continue Publishing President Trump's Tweets Glorifying Violence Lawyers’ Committee Applauds Twitter’s Action in Response.

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).

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.

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.

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.

#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.

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.

Universities: How to Use Social Media as Well as Students Do

agora pulse

Events committee and other committee chairs. College students are savvy about social media, so shouldn’t it also be the other way around, too? Here’s how universities can use social.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

“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.&#

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.