Opinion

The Lowdown On Brand Collaborations

In the month that Greggs announced its largest ever café would be opening in Birmingham in no other than Primark, then brought out its very own sell-out clothing line to seal the deal, it would appear that truly anything is possible. Today on the blog, we discuss brand collaborations, the best examples of them and whether they’ll work for your business.… Continue reading The Lowdown On Brand Collaborations

Opinion

Rainbow-Washing, Femvertising & Everything Wrong With Woke Marketing

International Women's Day is just around the corner, and Pride month isn't a million miles away either. So, this brings me to talk about something that every year I sit down to write, and never quite find the words to say. And that is about the issue of 'woke marketing' and my issue with brands… Continue reading Rainbow-Washing, Femvertising & Everything Wrong With Woke Marketing

Opinion

Ding Ding Ding… Influencer Vs. Creator

In a recent webinar with Head of Ryanair’s social, Michael Corcoran, one of his arguments that I found particularly compelling (and perhaps a little controversial) was that influencer marketing is on the decline, and is about to be replaced with working with creators instead. Will creator marketing catch on? I’ve been thinking a lot about it since,… Continue reading Ding Ding Ding… Influencer Vs. Creator

Opinion

Things We Can Do To Encourage Mental Health Conversations In PR

I don't know about you, but I feel like mental health in the industry gets spoken about quite often, but then as we move on, the conversations die down, and until something controversial surfaces again, that's it for a while. I myself am guilty of contributing to this, I've written a number of blogs in… Continue reading Things We Can Do To Encourage Mental Health Conversations In PR

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Opinion

Troubles Of A Black Coun-traay PR Girl

It's #BlackCountryDay today, and therefore I thought it an apt time to talk about my journey of accepting my background and learning to love it, as opposed to shying away from it - which I've done for many years. For those who know me personally, you'll know I struggle enormously with my accent, and the… Continue reading Troubles Of A Black Coun-traay PR Girl

Opinion

7 Mistakes I Made As A Digital PR

This afternoon, I thought I'd dust the cobwebs off my keyboard and do something I haven't done in a while: sit down to write a blog. In between exciting things happening at work, buying a house, moving down the country and this global pandemic thing that's apparently still going on, my blog has been neglected… Continue reading 7 Mistakes I Made As A Digital PR

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How Liable Are Influencers For ‘Hacks’ Gone Wrong?

We all know the value of influencer marketing: targeted brand exposure, building reputation and positive endorsement to name a few. Only last year I was writing about how Mrs. Hinch sent a loft ladder company's instagram following from 49 to over 30,000 overnight from just a handful of Instagram stories. Her influence is legendary. With… Continue reading How Liable Are Influencers For ‘Hacks’ Gone Wrong?