How to manage the madness when it happens to you… Because it will.
Steps for Handling Managing Crisis Stay calm!! Get the facts (the REAL facts) If not previously determined, Assign spokesperson Finalize the position Create sites/profiles Contact key audiences (think about the order) Be prepared and available for backlash. Know position on follow up conversations. Take offline when appropriate
Steps for Managing Crisis 3.0 8. PLAN AHEAD!! Think of worst case scenario and plan for it Set up Listening Platform Determine spokespeople/decision makers Get C-Suite Buy-In Know “Your Voice” Not always necessary to respond Practice makes perfect Consider different platforms Monitor! Monitor! Monitor!
“I take full responsibility for not responding sooner, for not clarifying the details, and for not talking to Allison directly and clearing things up. The Internet moves fast, and I've had my hands full lately. Anyway, I'm all ears if you have questions, comments, criticisms, or anything else to say. Thanks for hearing me out. “