M Download Logo Social Media Tools in Crisis Communications Telseminar hosted by Doyle Albee, president of Metzger Associates 02.19.2009 – BOULDER, Colo. – Feb. 19, 2009 – Before any media reported the horrifying – and ultimately heroic – crash landing of US Airways flight 1549, people Twitter Pitc were hearing the news via photos and updates being posted in real-time on social @doylealbee t media tools in media sites like Twitter. Social media played an important role coordinating level execs on emergency assistance outreach last year when fires endangered the lives of thousands in San Diego and is also credited with helping to elect President Barack News Facts Obama. Social and N most releva New media (often also called social media) has become more than just a way to people to ge Captions: Doyle Albee, President and New Media reconnect with old friends. It is, in fact, the most relevant and immediate way for breaking ne Practice Director of Metzger Associates Social and N people to get crucial information about breaking news and an increasingly important increasingly tool in crisis and reputation management for companies and individuals alike. reputation m and individu Doyle Albee, president and new media practice director at Metzger Associates, will Doyle Albee host a teleseminar through Biz Summits for select C-level industry executives Feb. Associates, 23 to discuss the phenomenon and the importance - and necessity – of using new phenomeno and social media during a crisis. necessity – media durin The invitation-only session will provide an overview of the social media landscape Doyle Albee and how it is influencing both consumers and members of the “traditional” media, Associates, leading exp as well as some best practices for harnessing social media tools to communicate Media applic during emergencies. Resource Li Albee, who has been quoted in numerous publications ranging from The Denver http://www. Post to the Wall Street Journal and speaks regularly to conferences on social media. http:// He is also a contributor to such blogs and newsletters as AskDaveTaylor.com, http://www. Ragan.com, the Denver Post’s blog and the Denver PR blog. He also writes http://metzgerblo Metzger’s blog, Media in the New Millennium (www.metzgerblog.com), which is one Tags of the most respected communications blogs in the Rocky Mountain region. Social Media Communicat Albee founded Metzger Associates’ New Media practice more than four years ago, Managemen long before most other agencies had an understanding of social media strategies. Associates, Metzger programs have included work with Twitter, Facebook, blog development and a number of other social media strategies and tactics. Short URL: http://pitch.pe/4927 About Metzger Associates Boulder-based Metzger Associates is the Rocky Mountain region’s premier integrated strategic communications firm. Since 1991, Metzger Associates’ new media methodology, capital strategies and keen focus on clients’ business goals have created value for innovative growth companies ranging from the Fortune 500 to venture-backed startups. Metzger Associates has one of the nation’s top track records in developing award-winning communications strategies – gaining the right exposure for clients at the right time. For more information, please visit www.metzger.com. Contacting Metzger Associates Metzger Associates 5733 Central Avenue Boulder, CO 80301 303-786-7000 Website: http://www.metzger.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/home.php#/pages/Boulder-CO/Metzger- Associates/58316599784?ref=ts Twitter: http://twitter.com/MetzgerAssoc Press Contact Lisa Metzger Office: 720-833-5920 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Interview Request Lisa Metzger Office: 720-833-5920 Email: email@example.com © Copyright 2009 PitchEngine, Inc.