Tag Archives: comms

Review: Brand Anarchy

Brand Anarchy: a book that takes the urban sprawl of our current media landscape, flattens it to its foundations and reconstructs it, explaining how and why each structure looks and stands in the way it does. Authors Steve Earl and … Continue reading

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Social media let down by poor customer service at Fulham’s Sands End pub

Daily, I read various case studies where the powers of social media and customer service combined fall far short of the superhero status they have the potential to achieve. As general customer service skills have been around for a good … Continue reading

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Graduate schemes: are PR agency bosses failing graduates?

The ever-resourceful, and thoroughly good chap!, Ben Cotton, has once again compiled his well-researched and really rather helpful list of PR graduate schemes to give the future talent of the PR industry a much-needed foot up. Most of us have … Continue reading

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‘Targeting’ journalists on LinkedIn as a comms professional

On Wednesday I spoke at the Social Media Academy #LinkedInConf on the subject of ‘Targeting Journalists on LinkedIn’, so I thought I would share some of my thoughts, and some additional points that came out of the discussion, here. Firstly, … Continue reading

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Google + and the homogeny of social networking

As Google+ rocks up as the new cool kid at the social media party, stealing the glitter-ball-dazzle from Facebook, Twitter et al, it seems a good time to step back from those bright and colourful digital lights to consider its … Continue reading

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The future: social TV commentary?

While I sit and watch, what has so far been, a really very exciting Wimbledon men’s final, my enjoyment has been somehow tarnished by the appalling quality of the commentary from the BBC – especially the inane comments coming from … Continue reading

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Content and communications: stop talking and just do it!

I’ve just read a great blog post by Steve Farnsworth, explaining the importance for communications professionals to get on board with what he calls, ‘content marketing’. This is something of great interest to me as I have spent the past … Continue reading

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PR agency of the future: stop projecting and evolve

So, on Wednesday this week I spent the evening at the #PRCADebate, which was the first industry event I’ve been to since leaving PRWeek behind last December. It was good to catch up with friendly faces and meet some new … Continue reading

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