black country PR
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

My China Diary

Dear Cadbury’s, Please Read The Room

I'm as much of a fan of Cadbury's as any person, but for me, there's one PR campaign they continue to run every year that irks me. I have written about the infamous Creme Egg hunt before, in one of its first years of action, because it was quickly met with controversy after avid enthusiasts… Continue reading Dear Cadbury’s, Please Read The Room

Campaigns

2020’s Creative Campaigns #14 – Cath Kidston x Animal Crossing

Of course, it was only a matter of time before one of the fantastic campaigns by Rise At Seven made its way on to my blog. I love writing about the most original and creative campaigns I can find, and a lot of their work fits into this narrative. Their latest campaign is no exception,… Continue reading 2020’s Creative Campaigns #14 – Cath Kidston x Animal Crossing

Nasa Hubble Telescope Birthday Campaign
Campaigns

2020’s Creative Campaigns #12 – Check What NASA Saw On Your Birthday

If you think that your campaign won't do well right now because it's not Covid-19 related, you'd be wrong. Recently, to celebrate its 30th birthday, NASA Hubble launched a neat little campaign which meant that you could find out what it saw on your one of your birthdays. Amidst a truly awful time, Nasa Hubble's campaign… Continue reading 2020’s Creative Campaigns #12 – Check What NASA Saw On Your Birthday

National Trust blossom watch campaign #BlossomWatch
Campaigns

2020’s Creative Campaigns #11 – National Trust Launches #BlossomWatch

The National Trust has been on point with their communication strategy recently, especially seeing as they were one of the most affected organisations of the Coronavirus pandemic. Working in rural PR has really opened my eyes to how challenging, yet rewarding, promoting such an organisation can be. Even more so when you can't actually welcome… Continue reading 2020’s Creative Campaigns #11 – National Trust Launches #BlossomWatch

Interviews

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

Brewdog Hand Santizer Marketing Campaign
Campaigns

2020’s Creative Campaigns #10 – Brewdog Formulates Brewgel For The NHS

When all of this comes to pass, the companies that will undoubtedly be remembered will be the ones who stepped up to help (alongside those who made awfully questionable choices during this pandemic, but that's a can of worms to open on another blog post). Brewdog is one such brand that I don't doubt will… Continue reading 2020’s Creative Campaigns #10 – Brewdog Formulates Brewgel For The NHS

netflix spoliers on billboards
Campaigns

2020’s Creative Campaigns #8 – Netflix* Shows Are Being Spoiled

Campaign of the year in my eyes so far, I said yesterday. That was until I realised this wasn't actually a campaign by Netflix (though I bet they wish it was) but rather a quirky stunt which was the brainchild of Seine Kongruangkit and Matithorn Prachuabmoh Chaimoungkalo of the Miami Ad School Europe in Hamburg,… Continue reading 2020’s Creative Campaigns #8 – Netflix* Shows Are Being Spoiled

Grenade Protein Easter Egg
Campaigns

2020’s Creative Campaigns #7 – Grenade Launch A Protein Easter Egg

These are strange times for marketing, it's impossible to escape the fact that we're currently crippled by a pandemic. As such, many brands are abandoning their campaigns and postponing product launches. But why? It's clear that journalists still have an appetite for news that's not C-word related and let's be honest, we all need a… Continue reading 2020’s Creative Campaigns #7 – Grenade Launch A Protein Easter Egg