Instagram Hiding Likes
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Instagram Are Testing Hiding ‘Likes’ – Here’s Why I Think That’s A Good Thing

I'm an old soul, everybody I'm close to knows it. I'm 21 but I'm not an avid drinker or partier. I'm much more focused on, and interested in, my career than getting drunk all the while which is the stereotype typically inflicted on my generation. I'd self-claim that I'm old beyond my years. If not… Continue reading Instagram Are Testing Hiding ‘Likes’ – Here’s Why I Think That’s A Good Thing

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LUSH Bid Goodbye To Social Media (For Better Or For Worse?)

LUSH are revolutionary in their business model, there's no question about that. Shouting loud and proud about not only shunning animal testing on their own products, but also actively fighting against the entire regime globally too. Their brand is renowned for being vibrant, quirky and original which is why I was so surprised to hear… Continue reading LUSH Bid Goodbye To Social Media (For Better Or For Worse?)

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Guest Post: What’s It Like Working In Influencer Marketing?

I recently wrote about the latest debacle in influencer marketing which concerned ex-Love Island store Georgia Harrison promoting a product which most would largely argue was unethical. I've dabbled in influencer marketing, but I'm no expert. Nevertheless - I'm intrigued by it. So, to help out with the post I employed Scott Guthrie (who's an… Continue reading Guest Post: What’s It Like Working In Influencer Marketing?

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What an EGG teaches us about social media… Again

I recently wrote a post on what an egg can teach us about social media, concentrating mainly on its [social medias] superficiality - proven by the fact that a stock photo image of an egg became the most liked photo on Instagram in a matter of days, dethroning arguagly the worlds most famed 'influencer' -… Continue reading What an EGG teaches us about social media… Again

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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

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Creative campaigns #2 – Netflix’s ‘Birdbox challenge’

Who'd heard of the 'Birdbox challenge' before yesterday, not me - that's for sure. So, if it'd have fit in the box, the title of this one really would have been 'Netflix warns people NOT to do 'Birdbox challenge', raises awareness of it (and the movie) instead'.  But unfortunately, it didn't. So, for now, your… Continue reading Creative campaigns #2 – Netflix’s ‘Birdbox challenge’

Vitamin Water no phone for a year campaign
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#NoPhoneForAYear – my favourite campaign of 2019 ALREADY

When you work in Public Relations, keeping in touch with the news is an important part of your job. Whether it's seeking out journalists, eyeing out press opportunities or just generally keeping in the know; most of my days start with a quick flick through the news. And that's when I noticed this morning that… Continue reading #NoPhoneForAYear – my favourite campaign of 2019 ALREADY

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The @JohnLewis (Twitter) ad – and why it’s ICONIC

Last week, I voiced my opinions on the new John Lewis Christmas ad, and how it was (to me) a bit of a disappointment. Displaying a total lack of pre-campaign sell in (which is their signature move), and focusing more on their iconic casting rather than the actual content of the advertisement - I certainly… Continue reading The @JohnLewis (Twitter) ad – and why it’s ICONIC

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The Great British Bake Off and their ‘showstopper’ PR

Be it a blessing or a curse, when you work in PR, nothing seems so innocent any more. Theresa May does a dance? Intentional. Magazine depicts a plus-sized model on their front cover? A prime example of CSR. The GBBO release a heartfelt tweet on the day of the final? 10000% PUBLIC RELATIONS.  Maybe that… Continue reading The Great British Bake Off and their ‘showstopper’ PR

How are youtubers their own PR demons
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This is how YouTubers can (and do) become their own PR demons

You'd think by now that people would be aware that they need to be careful with what they say online. But evidently, that isn't always the case. I've been thinking a lot lately about YouTubers and how many apology videos I see on my timeline day in and day out. In one sense, I do… Continue reading This is how YouTubers can (and do) become their own PR demons