Business Communication Essentials, 8th Ed.
Chapter 6. Crafting Messages for Digital Channels
In this piece at BusinessInsider.
"People do not always get along, so dealing with conflict is part of any job.
"When a plane is grounded or there are delays, customers sometimes vent their fury on Twitter.
"Somewhere in between the PR pitches, tech announcements, and six second video snippets, you may just find time [next] month to understand a few new social media tools and best practices," writes Susan Young (photo, left), President of Get In Front Communications, Inc.
Ginny Soskey presents an infographic on the topic created by WhoIsHostingThis.
Recently Gmail began dividing its incoming email into 3 inboxes - primary, social (Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest), and promotional (newsletters, retail offers, etc.
"Securing a job is the tough part, but scouting an open position?
"It's the Internet of the Ephemeral—the side of the Internet that gives us Snapchat and Confide and other apps that owe their popularity not just to the fact that they are not Facebook, but also to the fact that they trade, specifically, on their impermanence.
Ric Dragon (photo, left) gives a report on his conversation with Christi McNeill, project lead of social business and listening at Southwest Airlines.
According to Naomi Garnice (photo, left) of the Daily Muse, "Considering that email is the primary form of communication in most offices, we don't always choose our written words as wisely as we should.
"Forget distinguishing the salad fork from the dinner fork.
"It’s hardly an overstatement that social media has taken over our personal lives," writes Chris Riback in a piece at TheWeek.
"Understandably, for many students, email is a venue of freedom and distance from academic considerations.
"As the playfully illuminating tech writer Mat Honan writes: 'Let’s say you’re a California-based employer and you do a basic background check on a job candidate.
"This second part of a two-part Business English Podcast series on running and participating in a problem-solving meeting.
"One of the most common reasons for holding a meeting is to solve a problem.
"As consumers use mobile devices more and more to read email, creating flawless designs that are readable and useful in both desktop and mobile environments can be quite a challenge.
"A compilation of 25 basic styles of blogging from award winning blogger and author of Personality Not Included, Rohit Bhargava (photo, left).
"Knowledge seldom takes the place of experience.
"In this intermediate Business English Pod lesson, we look at ways to give and ask for opinions.
Shel Israel (photo, left) shares his 12 tips.
"It’s easy to see that the rise of social media has changed the way we communicate with those around us.
"If you're like most professionals, you probably write dozens of emails a day but barely think about the subject line.