Where did public relations come from and where is it headed?
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Public Relations – Where Did it Come From & Where is it Headed?

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?

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A MAGA Bad Idea?

Pardon the in-bad-taste pun in the title, and try not to let it distract you from the matter in hand. Whether you're a K.W. fan or not, you'd still have to be kinda' a hermit to have let his recent Twitter activity slip your eye. Ahead of his latest product launch, Kanye has took to… Continue reading A MAGA Bad Idea?

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Who Needs Social Media, eh?

So you've probably heard about Wetherspoons and their oh-so-bold move of deleting all social media this week. The popular pub chain resides in my heart, I mean, i'll always have a soft spot for Spoons and I personally can completely back their decision to 'ghost' all forms of social media. Wetherspoons dropped the 'bombshell' literally… Continue reading Who Needs Social Media, eh?

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How to Ace your PR Course

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

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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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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?

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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