Author: Brian Appleton

Brian is a content specialist and copywriter at Envision Creative in Austin, Texas and has been professionally blogging since 2010 with a focus on creating compelling content that is both fun and valuable. Follow him on Twitter @BArailrunner.

By brian-appleton published September 11, 2017

7 Witty Ways to Respond to Negative Feedback on Your Content

respond-to-negative-feedbackSeven years ago, as a naive content marketer with more enthusiasm on my resume than actual experience, something transpired that bugged me for years. I was working as a freelance blogger, paying my way through college. A typical morning involved writing, publishing, and scheduling social media content and blog posts for clients. My weekend had been relaxing and my Monday morning coffee was just about perfect.

Then it happened. Someone said they hated my blog post. What was even worse? They said I couldn’t write worth a lick.

I was stunned. Shocked. Discouraged.

It surprised me so much that I couldn’t even formulate a response.

Today I wouldn’t think of ignoring negative feedback. Responding to negative feedback is one of the best ways to showcase your brand’s personality. All you need is a little creativity, honesty, and a solid grasp of the facts. It’s known as wit – the ability to think quickly, often associated with humor.

Responding to negative feedback is a great way to showcase your brand’s personality, says @BArailrunner. Click To Tweet

Here are seven tips I use when responding to negative feedback that enable me to strengthen the audience relationship and show off the brand’s fun, professional personality.

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