This is a guest post from Jordan Yob, an intern at Identity.
Legislative changes, industry trends and crisis situations can make or break a company’s image. With the world constantly changing, it is vital to deploy communication strategies that allow your company to prepare for the unknown. Many reputable companies have faced the brink of disaster due to an unforeseen crisis, and although the unknown can seem daunting, there is a simple solution — preparation. Preparing for unexpected changes in advance can make a stressful situation less taxing on a company’s reputation.
It’s no secret that I spend a lot of time evaluating and auditing company websites and social media programs. More recently, much of my energy and effort has been focused on helping organizations improve their social media recruiting strategies. After analyzing the efforts of dozens upon dozens of companies big and small, there were several instances where companies did a lot of things right (which is positive and encouraging). Unfortunately, there were also a number of key areas where companies often miss out on important opportunities.
There is no shortage of social media monitoring tools available, and one can easily become overwhelmed when doing research to find the best one for your business.
Every year, the Internet becomes more and more streamlined. Never before has it been so important to maintain a fresh, up-to-date online image to ensure maximum accessibility and appeal. It’s extremely important to be sure you’re paying attention to new Web design trends and developments to determine if they’re applicable, and more importantly, beneficial to your brand.
Sometimes I get really passionate about things, and lately I’ve been noticing a lot of out-of-place nonsense on LinkedIn. As we all know, Wikipedia is always right so here’s their definition of LinkedIn: LinkedIn /ˌlɪŋkt.ˈɪn/ is a business-oriented social networking service. Founded in December 2002 and launched on May 5, 2003, it is mainly used for professional networking.
As the social media landscape continues to evolve, brands are refining their approach to social media and looking for new ways to take their strategy to the next level. However, in their search for the next big thing, there’s one important tactic companies tend to overlook—empowering employees to serve as brand ambassadors.