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
Ah Snapchat, it hasn't been a good year so far has it? After losing an estimated $1.3billion following an unwelcomed update, and being disowned by Kylie Jenner (one of their biggest advocates) on the back of that, it could have been thought that Snapchat had seen their last dose of crisis' for the year, but… Continue reading Snapchat and their Second Crisis of 2018
Something that caught my eye this evening was the movements of famed polo brand Lacoste and their bold new resigns of the renowned white polo under their 'Save the Species' campaign'. Their new, limited edition designs will replace the iconic crocodile with an endangered species and will only sell as many polos as there are… Continue reading Lacoste Just Dropped a Groundbreaking Campaign
I'd studied PR for 2 years completely unbeknownst to what kind of career would await me upon graduation, it was only when I started working within the industry that I realized what different jobs I could go in to within PR. Therefore, I decided to start a small series to help fellow PR students help… Continue reading #MyPRJob – In-House or Agency?
As far as in-app update mistakes go, Snapchat topped the tables this week with their completely resigned interface that came with no prior warning or option to update. I think it's safe to say, having the app myself and following social media comments, that there's not a person who favours this update to its previous… Continue reading Snapchat and the $1.3 billion Mistake
Oxfam ought to take a step in UNICEFs direction, with their recent breaking news announcement that Deputy Director Justin Forsyth is resigning after facing three complaints of inappropriate behaviour towards female staff. The ex-boss of UNCIEF and Save the Children was said to have 'unreservedly apologised' to the three female staff at the head of… Continue reading Justin Forsyth Resigns from UNICEF – a Step in the Right Direction
Unless you've been living under a rock, you'd have heard of KFC and their chicken (or rather lack of) problem this week. A chicken restaurant that runs out of chicken due to a supply issue doesn't exactly sound like a recipe for success now, does it? But what does a company do in this situation?… Continue reading KFC Demonstrates why Crisis Management is so Important