Comms School Homework - Jessica Pardoe
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#CommsSchool Homework – The PR Blogs I Admire

Because who says the learning ends at university right? Though an initiative set up largely to encourage and teach PR students to "develop communities, create content, and get ahead in comms careers", the Comms School that has been put together by Stephen Waddington and Marcel Klebba seemed too generous to ignore. Plus, I'm a big… Continue reading #CommsSchool Homework – The PR Blogs I Admire

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#InternationalWomensDay – My Top 5 PR Inspirations

Happy #InternationalWomensDay! One of my favourite days - and no not because I'm a man-hating-feminist - but actually because, quite like International Men's Day, I love that there's a whole day dedicated to celebrating our gender. I mean let's face it, we're pretty great so why wouldn't you? Jokes aside, I have a lot of… Continue reading #InternationalWomensDay – My Top 5 PR Inspirations

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Valentine’s Day campaigns – Yay or Nay?

Valentine's Day has come under fire in recent years for a number of reasons, and it's simply not as popular as it used to be. Slammed for marketing the idea of love - which should arguably be celebrated all year round - there are many naysayers who'd condemn the day altogether and thus, are Valentine's-Day-centred… Continue reading Valentine’s Day campaigns – Yay or Nay?

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Creative Campaigns #10 – ‘Not A Big Mac’

If there's one fast food chain that's renowned for its 'rock-the-boat' campaigns, it's Burger King. And I'm normally not a fan of brands slandering other brands - but this campaign is so ingenious that it's hard not to applaud it. Amid a number of fabulous PR stunts comes another, and this time - it open… Continue reading Creative Campaigns #10 – ‘Not A Big Mac’

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Creative campaigns #8 – the most romantic site on the web

I stumbled across this lovely little initiative and, after doing a bit more digging, I realised I couldn't not talk about it on my blog. Though not necessarily a well-known creative campaign, It's still a really great idea in my opinion - and that'll always warrant a space on this blog. If not for its… Continue reading Creative campaigns #8 – the most romantic site on the web

World famous egg
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What an EGG teaches us about social media

"What an egg teaches us about social media" well there's a heading I never thought I'd write. But, in the wake of the recent world record broken for most Instagram likes by a stock photo egg, here I am. The egg in question, perhaps better known as the @world_record_egg, stole the record for 'most liked… Continue reading What an EGG teaches us about social media

Name a cockroach after your ex
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Creative campaigns #6 – name a COCKROACH after your ex

You can now name a cockroach after your ex. Yep, you heard that right. And though it sounds bizarre, I'm pretty sure everyone has a name in mind, right? Well, that's why this campaign - headed up by Hemsley Conservation Centre - is genius. Because it's so simple yet so effective, so relatable yet so… Continue reading Creative campaigns #6 – name a COCKROACH after your ex

introvert in PR
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You don’t have to be Samantha Jones to work in PR

"Oh, you work in PR? You must be like, super loud then" "You can't be quiet and work in communications!" "If you're not confident, you're not going to make it"  "But isn't your job just like, socialising?" "You're an introvert? You won't do well here..." I'm not usually one to succumb to the agg of… Continue reading You don’t have to be Samantha Jones to work in PR

Cadburys egg hunting 2019
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Creative campaigns #5 – Cadbury’s hunting season is ON

Cadbury's hunting season is, once again, well and truly underway. But this time it's bigger and better. Scrap the searching through the egg basket in your local Tesco, cause' this year you'll be able to find them not only there, but also on billboards, in magazines, on TV and MORE. This campaign has been unfortunate… Continue reading Creative campaigns #5 – Cadbury’s hunting season is ON

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Creative campaigns #4 – the ‘Fiji water’ photobomb

Product placement is one thing, but have you ever heard of person placement? Well, if you haven't you're about to. Because the Golden Globes saw a perfect exemplar of it just a few nights ago with their Fiji brand representative; who just-so-happened to be in the right place at the right time... Over and over (and… Continue reading Creative campaigns #4 – the ‘Fiji water’ photobomb