"Oh, you work in PR? You must be like, super loud then" "You can't be quiet and work in communications!" "If you're not confident, you're not going to make it" "But isn't your job just like, socialising?" "You're an introvert? You won't do well here..." I'm not usually one to succumb to the agg of… Continue reading You don’t have to be Samantha Jones to work in PR
Not everybody has heard of PR and even those who have can sometimes have misconstrued impressions of it. Don't get me wrong, before randomly choosing it at uni, I myself had no idea what PR even stood for. Working in PR and some (very) common misconceptionsTelling somebody that you work in PR often returns a… Continue reading Spin-doctoring, free advertisement and other things that PR isn’t
Hello and welcome to my second instalment of my 'meet the PR blogger' series, this time including Arianne Williams. But, before I start, lets get down to the basics. What is the 'meet the PR blogger' series? This series has been put together by yours truly to delve in to the inner workings of the… Continue reading Meet the PR Blogger – with Arianne Williams
Hello and welcome to my first instalment of my 'meet the PR blogger' series, starting with no other than Marcel Klebba. But before I start, lets get down to the basics. What is the 'meet the PR blogger' series? This series has been put together by yours truly to delve in to the inner workings… Continue reading Meet the PR Blogger – with Marcel Klebba
I've been meaning to write this post for a while now to get some advice out to my fellow PR students since I almost no longer fall under that category. (Scary!) My education journey is nearing closure and I'm now ready to get myself out there in the world of PR. Yet 3 years ago… Continue reading How to Ace your PR Course
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?
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?
Political views aside - as that's what I'm not here to talk about - whatever your opinions are on the current 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump are. I think one thing we can all agree on is that he is literally a PR's worst nightmare. But first off, lets talk about how… Continue reading Why Trump is a PR Nightmare
Instagram, to an extent, is the marmite of social media. But whether you love it or hate it, you cannot deny it if the influence it has over so many people in this day and age. Being influential isn't a bad thing - people not feeling good enough as a result of what they see… Continue reading Why it’s Time to Ditch the Insta-Envy
I'm a big fan of writing about current mishaps and mess-ups that I take note of in the press. Marketing is one of those things that has to be done right. If not, it has the capacity to possibly destroy your brand reputation and ultimately, cause business failure. Here are some of the biggest marketing mess-ups… Continue reading Marketing Mishaps 101