From boycotts to recalls to bad publicity, a crisis can strike at any time, for any brand. While it would be great if we could predict them, the reality is you can’t control when a crisis will occur. Therefore, it is important to be prepared...

Unfortunately, sometimes we can’t plan ahead of natural disasters, but when we can, it’s always good to have a plan of attack so you can be extra prepared. Nowadays, during times of uncertainty and crisis, people tend to jump online quickly to get their questions...

It seems like more so than ever, we’re waking up to devastating news when we turn on the TV or check into our social media accounts. You’ve probably wondered what your brand should do in relation to current events or after a tragedy occurs. While...

Imagine this scenario: you're logging in for a regular morning sweep of your brand's channels, and you notice the comment volume is significantly higher than usual. As you read the comments, you notice a lot of political discussion that's almost never present in your feed....

Using social media can be scary for many reasons; there are horrible trolls to deal with, NSFW pictures, and scarring moments such as trying to take a picture to share and your front-facing camera opening unexpectedly. Social media can be even scarier for brands, as one...

Maintaining the security of your brand’s social media channels is something that isn’t always top of mind, but it should be. There are many examples of mishaps from brands that could have been prevented with more channel security, from accidental personal posts, to hijacked accounts....

A PR crisis can strike a brand at any time without warning – especially with today’s technology and how easy it is to have incidents recorded (looking at you, United Airlines). Not only are these incidents recorded, but they spread like wildfire throughout social media...

It can be disheartening opening up your channels on a Monday morning and seeing a wave of negative comments flooding your notifications. Trust me, we’ve all been there before on the community management team — audience negativity is an inevitable part of being in social...

Anyone familiar with social media community management knows that a good portion of the job involves customer service care. Some days, it feels like the questions and complaints never end and the work community managers usually enjoy can unfortunately become monotonous and stale.  Giving the...