It's said often that the PR industry has a PR problem, and I think that extends to the people who work in PR too. Only today I was talking to my colleagues about 'PR-ing' yourself. Hyping yourself up and shouting about your successes is really not easy, especially if you're naturally introverted. But I do… Continue reading The Trials & Tribulations Of ‘PR-Ing’ Yourself
Is There Any Point In Influencer Marketing Right Now?
There are many mediums of marketing to now explore. Some will work for your brand, some won't. One modern option that still appears to be very prevalent in 2020, is influencer marketing. However, also in 2020 is the Covid19 pandemic that has quite literally flipped life as we know it on its head. Unfortunately, when… Continue reading Is There Any Point In Influencer Marketing Right Now?
The Power Of Positive PR: Captain Tom’s Story
We are all crying out for positive news at the moment. The world is rather bleak right now, and it's very easy to feel consumed by negative news and want to switch off from it entirely. Subsequently, most media outlets are desperate for buoyant stories. It's a truly strange time to be a PR, because… Continue reading The Power Of Positive PR: Captain Tom’s Story
It Pays To Be An Asshole In Advertising
Advertising - it's not something I talk about so often, being prominently PR orientated, but it is something I'm really interested in. Personally, I think it's really hard to make adverts effective if they're being broadcasted to a wide audience. If you're aiming for one of the prime time slots, then you've really gotta' have… Continue reading It Pays To Be An Asshole In Advertising
Looking Back On My First PR Work-Iversary
Today is my work-iversary at Tecmark. 12 months ago to the date, I was a timid (and not afraid to admit it) final year student walking through the doors of Portland Street for the very first time. Not really knowing what to expect. One thing I didn’t expect and never could have comprehended though is… Continue reading Looking Back On My First PR Work-Iversary
Meet PR Blogger Orlagh Shanks
Hello and welcome to my fourth interview of my ‘meet the PR blogger’ series, this time with PR student blogging superstar and personal friend of mine: Orlagh Shanks. But (as always), before I start, lets get down to the basics. What is the ‘meet the PR blogger’ series? This series has been put together by… Continue reading Meet PR Blogger Orlagh Shanks
5 Lessons Of Being A PR Blogger
It feels as though I've been blogging forever, but believe it or not it's actually only been a year or so since I started blogging on this blog. (I've had a few failed attempts in the past, but let's not talk about those today). Like everybody I know, I've had my ups and I've had my… Continue reading 5 Lessons Of Being A PR Blogger
Why Trump Is Every PRs Nightmare
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 Every PRs Nightmare
Did Snapchap REALLY Make A $1.3 billion Mistake?
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 Did Snapchap REALLY Make A $1.3 billion Mistake?
Crisis Management Is FCKing Important
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 Crisis Management Is FCKing Important