Category Archives: Relationship building

Corporate social media integration: The best books aren’t about social media

If you’re charged with finding ways to integrate social media into your company’s corporate and marketing communications plans (and I hope you are, rather than just bolting on a few tactics here and there), then you need to read. Read … Continue reading

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Get comfortable with being uncomfortable

If you’re going to push for change in your company, people are going to push back. They’re going to ask questions. Good questions. Some people will openly support you, some will discreetly cheer you on, some will throw up (mostly … Continue reading

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Forget about gaining your audience’s trust

Social media people (That sounds shady to me. Am I alone?) always talk about “gaining your audience’s trust.” And that’s important. But it skips past an all-important step: gaining your colleagues’ trust. If you’re leading a communications culture shift, you’d … Continue reading

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The best tools for making corporate social media progress

Donuts. Also:┬áchairs, hallways, sandwiches and coffee mugs. These are the tools you’ll need if you want your corporate communications team to start blogging, your HR group to get on Facebook and the IT guys to start sharing on twitter – … Continue reading

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