Lifestyle

Three Cheers for Three Years

The saying 'time flies' couldn't ring more true when it comes to my university experience. I literally blinked and it was over. Don't get me wrong, whenever I heard that from a family member or an older friend I had to force myself not to eye roll, yet here I am three years down the… Continue reading Three Cheers for Three Years

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How to Grow Your Blogging Outreach

I had a slow yet steady start on my blog but finally after a year I feel like I'm really getting there. Blogging isn't easy and the more you want out of it (e.g. sponsors), the harder you'll have to work to get there. There will be times where you'll think what's the point but… Continue reading How to Grow Your Blogging Outreach

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A Not-So Unfortunate PR Plan

PSA: my new favourite Twitter account, (as of today) is the Series of Unfortunate Event's page. I often talk about what happens when brands get their PR wrong, but what happens when they get it right? I often see a lot of good PR, I mean, it's all around us every day (whether you realise… Continue reading A Not-So Unfortunate PR Plan

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The Jenner Pregnancy

If you're a keen Twitter user, you'd have undoubtedly heard the saying 'the devil works hard but Kris Jenner works harder' following whichever Kardashian/Jenner stunt has hit the news last. UPDATE: I wrote this post a while ago, but since I did the latest Kardashian drama that has come to light is that Chloe Kardashians… Continue reading The Jenner Pregnancy

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This Years Best April Fools Stunts

The 1st April is always a good time to generate PR and to get people talking about your organisation ,so there's no wonder as to why so many brands are getting on board these days. April Fools posts often go viral and spark a lot of conversation, which ultimately links back to your brand. Not… Continue reading This Years Best April Fools Stunts

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The Rise of YouTube – When did Vloggers Become so Important?

YouTube has been around since 2005 and was typically famed for music videos - yet fast forward 13 years and it's actually one of the most popular and influential platforms across the whole social web. Vloggers have been around for years but have only recently come to prevalence in the past few. They now have… Continue reading The Rise of YouTube – When did Vloggers Become so Important?

Lifestyle

Breaking in as a New Blogger

I was approached by a lovely fellow blogger a while ago asking for advice on how to make it in the blogosphere and how to grow your audience. Though I've already written a post on how to grow your blogging outreach, I thought I'd tailor a post specifically to new bloggers and how to make… Continue reading Breaking in as a New Blogger

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#MyPRJob – What Skills do I Need?

In another installment of #MyPRJob, I'm going to be talking about what skills you need. See I never really - truth be told - knew what would be expected of me in a PR career, nor did I know what kind of skills I'd need to make it in the industry. PR is a tangible… Continue reading #MyPRJob – What Skills do I Need?

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The PR Domino Effect

I'm a sucker (pardon the pun) for a good PR movement, and the reduction of straws in major restaurant chains is a certain exemplar of one. Bye-bye to plastic straws This year has seen many big names in the industry waving goodbye to plastic straws in a bid to end the 'plastic tide' of waste… Continue reading The PR Domino Effect

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Let’s Talk about Film PR

I've worked in multiple agencies and i've PR'ed for a music management company yet something (until the start of this semester) I'd not yet come across in my PR journey was film PR. What I learned about film PR One of my biggest assignments this semester is based around film promotion and PR and it's… Continue reading Let’s Talk about Film PR