Well, 2018 has been a good year for business so far, right? Wrong. The only way I could represent the business climate this year would be... The growing number of business' spiralling out of control this year started with Toys R Us announcing its to-be-expected closure. Shortly followed by Maplin. Since then, the trend of… Continue reading 2018 – A Year of Business Failures
Public Relations, one could argue has been around since the dawn of time. Ever since humans have been able to talk they’ve been able to persuade. But, when did we begin to make a business out of it, and where is it headed? So, what is Public Relations? First things first, what is PR? Defined by the… Continue reading Public Relations – Where Did it Come From & Where is it Headed?
Having worked in digital PR for a while, I've picked up quite a bit, especially in terms of SEO and SERPs etc. One of the most interesting things I found out about however was Domain Authority, a term i'd not heard of before working but could have done with knowing about as a blogger. So,… Continue reading How to Improve your Domain Authority
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
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
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
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
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?
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
Today marks the start of the 31-year strong McDonalds Monopoly promotion. An in-play 'game' that involves the collection of monopoly tiles in order to win a range of prizes. From a PR perspective, the fact this game is still running over thirty years later with very few adjustments to it is extremely impressive and really is worth… Continue reading How McDonalds Monopolised the in-play Fast Food Industry (literally)