Jamie Collins

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Why You Should Take a 'Wait-and-See' Approach to New-Product Launches

Instead of being first to the marketplace, being last may actually present more opportunities.<p>Imitation, they say, is the sincerest form of flattery. It's also a common tactic in savvy product-makers' arsenals.<p>While most inventors would love to create something completely new, that's not always …

Perfect imperfect: How to avoid perfection affecting your work

Laura Stack says there really are times when good enough is good enough — when perfection just gets in your way. You don’t always have to do a job …

Time Management

What's gone wrong at British Airways? Ken Symon says we need to know the answers

When a crisis hits you need to move fast, assess the situation quickly and then take swift action to minimise the damage.<p>What is absolutely critical …

British Airways

9 PR Fiascos That Were Handled Brilliantly By Management

News goes viral in a flash. Companies must be ready to respond to disasters swiftly and decisively, using all platforms to communicate with the public.<p>Most importantly, companies that make mistakes must sincerely accept responsibility for their actions -- not distance themselves from them.<p>There's …

Taco Bell

5 steps to craft a crisis communications plan

PR crises are all over the news lately.<p>United’s series of stumbles comes to mind immediately. (A quick search of the hashtag #PRnightmare produces …

7 response modes for a crisis

For any organization, a crisis can quickly become a social media firestorm.<p>Here are seven responses (the first five are inspired by Roger Ailes' book …

Public Relations

The Cheesecake Shop forced to apologise over Facebook post about Alan Joyce being hit with pie

Australian cake company The Cheesecake Shop has been forced to apologise for an open letter it posted on Facebook about a recent incident in which …

Today tops Facebook engagement

The <b>Today</b> show is the most-engaged brand in Australia on Facebook according to data issued by OnlineCircleDigital.<p>It enjoys an “Engagement” ranking of …

MTV

4 tips for writing better captions on Instagram

Oh, the elusive perfect Instagram caption.<p>Have you ever sat with a photo loaded and edited on Instagram and didn't post for hours because you …

Public Relations

The Top 5 Social Media Trends Of This Week

<b>Welcome to the latest edition of this week’s top social media trends! Instagram Stories slowed down the growth of Snapchat, Facebook is still the #1</b> …

Logan Paul

29 Maps Of Australia That Will Kinda Blow Your Mind

"Whoa." - You, after reading this post.

Netflix Revives 'Queer Eye for the Straight Guy'

Netflix has ordered eight new episodes of seminal '00s hit "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy." The new season will begin production in the spring, bringing on a new Fab Five to replace original stars Carson Kressley, Ted Allen, Kyan Douglas, Thom Filicia, and Jai Rodriguez.<p>Per Netflix, the revival …

Celebrity Chefs

What you need to watch on Netflix this February – 10 of the best TV shows you just can’t miss

Already blitzed your way through this month’s new originals A Series Of Unfortunate Events and One Day At A Time?<p>Fast approaching the end of your …

TV

Selena Gomez Shares ‘Thirteen Reasons Why’ Teaser Via Instagram

Netflix just dropped the official teaser for “Thirteen Reasons Why,” and executive producer Selena Gomez immediately shared it on her Instagram …

4 steps for execs to create powerful personal brands

A personal brand is the story people think of when they hear your name.<p>If you’re a top executive seeking to be a leading voice in your industry, …

Why Qantas boss Alan Joyce should have given his seat to a passenger who needed it more

As the dust settles on the Qantas Dubai debacle, the reported stories of 480 stranded passengers arriving late into Sydney have left the airline with …

Aviation

The Recruiter Said 'It's A Great Opportunity' -- But It Wasn't

I got an upbeat and chirpy email message from a recruiter I met at a conference.<p>“I’ve got a tremendous job opportunity and I wanted to let you know about it!” wrote the recruiter, Tom.<p>“You have a lot of HR contacts. You may know the perfect HR Director for my favorite client!”<p>I wrote back to</i> …

Employment

Press release tips from A to Z

The press release game isn’t what it used to be.<p>Garnering attention for your announcement has become increasingly difficult in the age of social …

4 Twitter fixes Jack Dorsey says he’ll consider in 2017

Earlier this week, Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey issued a public call for feedback on what his company could be doing better. And it went pretty much how you’d expect it to go. On Friday, he shared four “clear themes” that people have told him what they want from the service: handling abuse, …

Social Media

Twitter spent 2016 pouring gasoline on its fires

Twitter isn't a single entity, but a conglomeration of communities that use the same platform for various purposes. There's <i>weird Twitter</i>, <i>political Twitter --</i> hell, there's even a <i>cute animal pictures Twitter</i>. Beyond communication in 140-character snippets, there's only one other thing that the …

5 Top Instagram Trends To Know In 2017

<b>With 2016 almost wrapped up and ready to go, here are some of the top Instagram trends and how to use them in 2017 to be successful.</b><p>Instagram has …

3 Social Media Design Tools That Create Stunning Images

Shares 6K<p>Do you want a consistent look for your social media images?<p>Looking for tools that are easy to use?<p>Great-looking graphics are crucial to …

25 Amazing Stats You Need to Know About Instagram

Instagram is kind of a big deal right now. That’s why I’ve dedicated quite a few posts here on Inc. this year to discussing why your company needs to …

7 Important Reasons Why Instagram Stories is Superior to Snapchat

Instagram's new story feature is generating massive buzz in the social media and tech world. It's a clear attack on Snapchat and its massive audience …

Gary Vaynerchuk