PR

August 28, 2014 #CommsChat on social media and crisis management

Inspired by Gregg’s recent expert handling of an internet-related crisis, we think about the threats and the possibilities of managing brand reputation in the digital age. Next week’s #CommsChat will focus on the role of social media platforms during crisis management. We have some guests TBA, but if you want to be a guest, let […]

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July 31, 2014 #CommsChat on diversity in PR

This week on #CommsChat we’re joined by the @PRCA_UK and theCIPR Diversity Working Group (@CiPRDWG) and the group’s chair, Catherine Grinyer (@cgrinyer) as we discuss the state of diversity in the UK PR industry. Despite a range of initiatives set up to tackle the lack of diversity in the industry, recent census data shows that […]

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July 29, 2014 Transcript of #CommsChat on nation branding

This summer, the World Cup and Commonwealth Games highlighted some of the best and most questionable in both national and consumer branding. Last week on #CommsChat, we discussed the impact of global events on a nation’s brand. Here’s what contributors had to say:   @Comms_Events  Nation branding also encourages civic participation – almost like employee engagement […]

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June 6, 2014 #CommsChat on the future of comms

Communications is a rapidly evolving industry, where will we be in five, or ten, years time? In the run up to futurecomms 2014, #CommsChat will discuss the future of our industry with @adamcranfield who heads up global marketing for Mynewsdesk. Topics include: Will content decisions be based more on previous performance than creative ideas? Will employers prioritise data […]

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June 3, 2014 Transcript of #CommsChat on the PRCA DARE awards

Last week on #CommsChat we were inspired by the PRCA DARE awards for Scotland and Northern Ireland that took place last week in Edinburgh. We chatted more broadly about what defines regional PR and how awards can champion its cause. ‏@SMXChat  A1. Skills ppl working in PR need: genuine passion for brand & transparent communications; regardless of […]

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June 2, 2014 #Commschat on the PRCA DARE awards

This week on #CommsChat, we’ll be chatting about last week’s PRCA DARE Awards, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The awards celebrate the work of regional PR practitioners and will continue across the UK over the next month. We’re delighted to be joined be the PRCA’s @MattCartmell and Clare Smith, from the Scottish Government PR Team, who won the ‘In-house team […]

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May 19, 2014 #CommsChat on networking

Ever find yourself at an industry event with no one to talk to and nothing to say? This week, on #CommsChat we’ll discuss the ins and outs of networking. What should you do, what do you do wrong and what strategies succeed? Topics include: What unusual strategies are helpful when networking? What do people tend […]

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April 9, 2014 #CommsChat on advertising standards

The Advertising Standards Authority, and the regulations surrounding advertising in Britain and the EU, present considerable challenges to agencies and brands. This week, on #CommsChat, we’ll explore the issues these regulations present and how companies can work within them to produce excellent branded content. Topics include: What are some cases of ASA interference in an […]

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March 24, 2014 #CommsChat on Advertising Week Europe

This week’s #commschat will feature Advertising Week Europe. This year, communicators from across the continent have descended upon London for a menu of seminars, events, discussions and networking at BAFTA Piccadilly. Tonight, we’ll discuss: How are advertising events like AWE significant from a communications perspective? What do you think will be the hot topics at […]

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March 18, 2014 Transcript of #CommsChat on pop ups

This week, we were joined by two interesting organisations that provide support and resources for SMEs and microbusinesses, particularly regarding pop up space – @appearhere and @popubritain. Appear Here has partnered with TfL to put pop up retail spaces throughout the transport network. Take a look at the highlights of the conversation: @Lizziepin  Pop-ups are not […]

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