Snap, crackle, whizzz: How Kellogg coped with a viral video

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March 11, 2016:  Posted online: a 43-second video showing a man urinating onto a Kellogg’s conveyor belt, clearly contaminating a Kellogg’s product. The video went viral and spread to mainstream media.

Kellogg found itself responding over social media at the same time it was learning the facts.

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Words + visuals = stories

29 seconds about the synergy of words and visuals.

Looking for a book? Try Garr Reynolds’ Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery. Here’s a sample:

Ask yourself this: What information are you representing with the written word…that you could replace with a photograph, image or graphic? You still need text for labeling and other things. But if you are using text for describing something, you probably could use an image more effectively.

Video: Robyn Fox. Video images and headlinesThe refugee crisis: 9 questions you were too embarrassed to askTexas Drought ProjectOver 1000 New Species Found in New GuineaHonestly, who has time for this gratitude and happy, feel-good stuff?

Twitter Ads. Useful?

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Can paid Twitter Ads lift your next public relations campaign?

A strong Twitter presence can be a connection—as Adam Gray says in Brilliant Social Media—“to the pulse of what’s happening in the world.”

For free! But there’s also a place to pay.

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