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.

#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.

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.

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.

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.

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.,

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

[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.

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.

Rules to Remember About Facebook Political Ads

Ignite Social Media

Related to, created by, or run on behalf on someone running for public office, a former candidate for public office, political party, political action committee. . Facebook recently implemented an authorization process for page admins and advertisers in the U.S. who run political ads.

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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.

What’s On the New Multimedia Cart?

Waxing UnLyrical

Martin is a member of the South by Southwest Interactive Advisory Board and a 2014 mentor; is chair-elect of PRSA Counselors Academy’s executive committee; and past-president of CPRS Toronto.

Washington Redskins’ Media Coverage Report Fails to Use PR Standards

Waxing UnLyrical

O’Neil serves on the Institute for Public Relations Measurement Commission and as co-chair of the PRSA National Research Committee. Guest Post by Julie O’Neil.

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Teamwork makes the dream work: Sprout Social Philanthropy Week 2018

Sprout Social

I’d like to extend huge thanks to the team members who led the Philanthropy Week committee, served as team captains and supported our efforts this year—and a special congratulations to our top three teams: The National Center for Transgender Equality. Every year, our team comes together around the winter holidays to support causes near and dear to our hearts.

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.

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.

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.

Words and Pictures – the Batman and Robin of Content Marketing

Waxing UnLyrical

Martin is a member of the South by Southwest Interactive Advisory Board and a 2014 mentor; is chair-elect of PRSA Counselors Academy’s executive committee; and past-president of CPRS Toronto. Maybe it’s summer, with all the blockbuster superhero movies bombarding us in 3D.

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.

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.

Storytelling, PR, and Measurement

Waxing UnLyrical

Heavily involved with the media monitoring industry associations, Todd has served as president and committee member for most international media monitoring trade groups. [Ed: we’d originally paused our publishing schedule as we had no idea how today was going to turn out.

“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.&#