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Unformatted text preview: as hashtags helping employees to draw management’s
attention with words that best describe their achievements. Blogging in Canadian organizations is on the rise. Five years ago, Toronto-Dominion Bank revamped its internal
website into a social media platform supporting blogs, chat forums, and surveys.The site
also includes the option for employees to leave comments both on blog pages and at
the end of news items.11
For event and product-related blogs, best practices include
● ● ● writing about topics that matter to customers,
educating customers by offering trend and industry news rather than just news of
writing from a personal perspective rather than a seller’s or brand-message perspective, and
providing a view that complements but is different from press releases and other
brand-based communications.12 While blogs tend to be mostly text-based, links can be added for image and video
content. Additionally, CEOs often maintain blogs on their company websites, in
part to improve transparency and reinforce positive perceptions of corporate social
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