Get in Front of the Crisis, Anticipate

This will be a quick blog about crisis communications. Too many times, in crisis situations, I see people who get that first indication of the crisis, and don't anticipate the obvious questions the media will ask. In many cases, this takes an experienced professional to walk you through all (or as many as possible) of … Continue reading Get in Front of the Crisis, Anticipate

Football Season is Here, Soon I’ll Be on Air, Social Media, Everywhere

College football is officially back. There's no shortage of big games on this first major Saturday of the season. I've been a college football fan for as long as I can remember. The last 15 years, I've worked in sports broadcasting: football, men's basketball and women's basketball at Ferris State University. A week from today, … Continue reading Football Season is Here, Soon I’ll Be on Air, Social Media, Everywhere

Mayweather and McGregor, Together, Make Money

Tonight's the night for the big fight as two worlds collide in a Las Vegas, Nevada boxing ring. Longtime, legendary boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, who is in the twilight of his career, is putting his undefeated record (and his reputation, to some degree) on the line against mixed martial arts superstar, and UFC champion, Conor … Continue reading Mayweather and McGregor, Together, Make Money

Video Analysis of Charlottesville Response

I'm a little late posting this video (to the blog) that I posted to the SG3 Communications YouTube channel. I jumped in for in-the-moment analysis of some Twitter responses that we saw during the Charlottesville crisis. I was, of course, coming at this from a public relations perspective. Check out the relatively short video analysis. … Continue reading Video Analysis of Charlottesville Response

To Clap Back, or Not Clap Back … That is the Question

You do not need to be a well-schooled and/or well-trained social media manager to know trolls are out there, lurking, waiting for you to slip up so they lay digital hands on you. Truth be told, friends (and perhaps even enemies), some trolls do not need much of an opening to dive in and go … Continue reading To Clap Back, or Not Clap Back … That is the Question

Yes, People Like to Attack Brands, or Jump on the Brand-Attacking Bandwagon

If you’ve ever run social media accounts, for a large impactful brand, you know how this oftentimes plays out, you know what time it is. People feel comfortable attacking brands – no two ways about it. People who are angry, in social media, can develop a mob-like mentality. In many cases, it doesn’t take much … Continue reading Yes, People Like to Attack Brands, or Jump on the Brand-Attacking Bandwagon

Interviewed for Work Starting SG3 Communications

Recently, I was interviewed about starting SG3 Communications. It was a lot of fun, to be honest, to go through the interview process. It gave me a great opportunity to consider the amount of work I've already put in, to getting SG3 Communications up and running, and to consider the work it will take to … Continue reading Interviewed for Work Starting SG3 Communications