24Oct
By: Alex Halpern On: October 24, 2017 In: Comms, Content, PR, Social Media, Technology Comments: 0

It’s no secret that the tweet, the Facebook status and the Instagram pic have transformed journalism. And yet despite the diversity of reasons why journalists use social media today, their communication with PR pros remains universally consistent. Cision and Canterbury Christ Church University’s Social Journalism 2017 Study reported that...

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08Aug
By: Ryan Seller On: August 08, 2017 In: Content Marketing, PR, Social Media Comments: 0

As well as gaining an education, your time at university is (amongst other things) about becoming more employable as you prepare to join the working world. There’s more to a CV than an impeccable university transcript and your presidency of the Real Ale society; it’s also important to have...

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07Jul
By: Helen Frear On: July 07, 2017 In: BLog, Content, Content Marketing, PR, Social Media, Technology Comments: 0

Content marketing is now an integral part of B2B PR strategy. So it’s surprising to see companies creating content for content’s sake; going through the motions and failing to reap the potential benefits in terms of lead generation. The right content in the right place does wonders for an...

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30Jun
By: James McCann Ellerington On: June 30, 2017 In: BLog, Social Media, Technology, Twitter Comments: 0

Today is world Social Media Day. Originally set up in 2010 as a way to recognise and celebrate the best of user generated content on the web, today, social media is the heart of global communication. It makes us laugh, cry, scream, shout and cringe. But what is not...

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23Jun
By: Edward Clark On: June 23, 2017 In: BLog, Comms, Content, New Client, PR, Social Media, Technology Comments: 0

Summer’s here, in case you didn’t notice the hottest June day since 1976. It’s that time of year again where Facebook timelines fill up with pictures of friends in exotic destinations/Kavos. A time when trains finally stop running late due to cold temperatures, and start running late due to...

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09May

Move over Mad Men – traditional advertising is being edged out by a younger, fresher, digital option: influencer marketing. Word-of-mouth is one of the most valuable forms of marketing – potential customers are much more likely to follow up on recommendations from a person that they know and trust...

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28Apr
By: Kyra Folkes On: April 28, 2017 In: BLog, Content, PR, Social Media Comments: 0

30th April is National Honesty Day in the US, but there are plenty of lessons we can learn from it here in the UK. With fake news increasingly rearing its ugly head, it can be difficult to decipher good-old-fashioned-honesty from utter nonsense in the media world. The explosion in...

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03Mar
By: Leah Jones On: March 03, 2017 In: Content, PR, Social Media, Twitter Comments: 0

In a recent Forbes article, Robert Wynne debated whether Public Relations would survive without Twitter. The article concluded that some PR professionals would struggle if Twitter were to disappear, whereas others would embrace the opportunity to go back to traditional forms of technology such as phones and email. However,...

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03Feb
By: Helen Frear On: February 03, 2017 In: BLog, PR, Social Media Comments: 0

Fake news has been filtering its way into our newsfeeds for some time, but in 2016, the floodgates really opened. So what is fake news, and what can PRs do to manage it? What is fake news, and where did it come from? 2016 was a turbulent year for...

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20Jan
By: Kyra Folkes On: January 20, 2017 In: BLog, PR, Social Media, Twitter Comments: 0

There are certainly lessons to be learnt from the newly appointed US President, particularly what not-to-do on social media. Today marks the occasion of Donald Trump’s inauguration, and Twitter will be live streaming the ceremony throughout its duration. When it comes to Twitter, Mr. Trump has no inhibitions, and...

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