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

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 Creative Campaigns #10 – Brewdog Formulates Brewgel For The NHS

Campaigns

Creative Campaigns #9 – Chester Zoo Goes Virtual

I've said it from the start and I'll say it again, the businesses most likely to survive this, are the ones that can adapt quickly and who're creative enough to accommodate the current climate. Many, many businesses and organisations have been forced to close their doors in the interests of public safety amid the Coronavirus… Continue reading Creative Campaigns #9 – Chester Zoo Goes Virtual

netflix spoliers on billboards
Campaigns

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 Creative Campaigns #8 – Netflix* Shows Are Being Spoiled

Opinion

Coronavirus: How To Market During A Pandemic

The whole world is swimming in unchartered waters right now, this pandemic is unlike anything any of us have ever really seen before. Following a nationwide broadcast from Boris Johnson last night, the country is officially in lockdown, meaning many businesses have been forced to shut up shop indefinitely. Amidst a plethora of smaller businesses,… Continue reading Coronavirus: How To Market During A Pandemic

Grenade Protein Easter Egg
Campaigns

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 Creative Campaigns #7 – Grenade Launch A Protein Easter Egg

Coronavirus Marketing
Opinion

Profiting From A Pandemic – Wheres The Line?

We're currently living through a pandemic. The first one (pretty much) of my time, let alone the first one I've had to deal with when working in PR & marketing. Times are scary, there's absolutely no denying that. There's very little good to come out of this whole debacle (perhaps except from the story I… Continue reading Profiting From A Pandemic – Wheres The Line?

Opinion

How Greggs Cooked Up A Vegan Revolution

Your favorite fast food outlet is probably offering some pretty great vegan options now. It's 2020 and the pressure on brands to be more 'woke' is mounting, but that isn't the only reason that you've seen a lot more vegan and vegetarian products being added to the menus of most popular fast food outlets over… Continue reading How Greggs Cooked Up A Vegan Revolution

Opinion

Yorkshire Tea: Spilling The ‘Tea’ On Social Media Etiquette

"Sue, you're shouting at Tea." A contender for quote of the year, says the Huffington Post, as well-known British tea company, Yorkshire Tea, silences social media trolls. If you haven't heard of the now-dubbed #YorkshireTeaGate, then I seriously recommend you take to Twitter as it's all people seem to be talking about today. The debacle… Continue reading Yorkshire Tea: Spilling The ‘Tea’ On Social Media Etiquette

Tesco diverse plaster range campaign - It's about bloody time
Campaigns

Creative Campaigns #6 – About Bloody Time

I shouldn't be here writing this today, but I am. That's because racially diverse plasters should be commonplace by now, but they're not. Plasters are skin-tone coloured so that when they protect our skin, they're not painstakingly obvious. Which is great. Well, that's if you don't account for every other skin tone there is other… Continue reading Creative Campaigns #6 – About Bloody Time