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March 8, 2013 #CommsChat on media relations with Tom Maddocks

Tom Maddocks (@tommaddocks1) has been a media skills expert and has been training communications professionals in media relations for the past ten years. Working in finance, technology and media, the media coach and journalist has a strong base from which to provide communications strategies and advice. His new book, The M-factor: Media Confidence for Business […]

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February 18, 2013 #CommsChat on tablets in the communications industry

Tablets have revolutionised the way in which we do everything from shop to watch TV to communicate. The opportunities for using tablets in the comms industry have only just begun to be explored. This week, on #CommsChat, we’ll be joined by a few industry experts who will provide expertise and background on the way tablets […]

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February 6, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat on diversity in PR

Last week, we were joined by representatives from the CIPR and PRCA, both of whom have initiatives aiming to alleviate the obstacles facing PR industry jobseekers. The CIPR’s Diversity Working Group was represented by Alex Louis (@commsnetwork) and Matt Cartmell (@mattcartmell), comms director at the PRCA which recently launched its Diversity Network. The debate ranged […]

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February 1, 2013 #CommsChat on diversity in the PR industry

Last week, the PRCA announced the establishment of the Diversity Network, which is designed to address the limitations to accessing jobs in the PR industry. The CIPR’s Diversity Working Group has been established for two years now. While measures have been taken to elucidate and eliminate the difficulties facing young PR hopefuls, work remains to […]

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January 29, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat on the great online/offline divide

Last week’s chat took a look at online brands that seek an offline presence. Phil Borge (@philborge) from Threepipe joined in on the discussion. Everything from print media to SEO to trust in the high street turned up. Have a look at some of the highlights below: @JHDavidsonPR Effective SEO must have context, otherwise a […]

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January 25, 2013 #CommsChat on the great online/offline divide

Why do online companies cherish print coverage? Why did eBay go head over webpage for pop-up shops this Christmas? Why have Amazon Lockers invaded your local supermarket? Discuss the answers to all that and more on a #CommsChat with Phil Borge (@philborge), associate director of Threepipe. Take a look at the topics here: How is […]

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January 21, 2013 #CommsChat on virtual community management

This week on #CommsChat we’ll be joined by Oxana Morozowska (@vircommsummit) from the Virtual Community Summit. We’ll discuss anything and everything about online community management. Internal communications, social media managers and community managers won’t want to miss this one! The Virtual Community Summit takes place on 7 February in London and will feature expert speakers […]

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January 8, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat on the future of PR

This week, we were joined by Stephen Davies, the digital comms practitioner, blogger, biohacker, and senior consultant at 33 Digital. He recently presented his series of predictions for what PR will look like in 2023. On the first #CommsChat of 2013 we discussed the issues that data, privacy and technology will pose ten years into the future. Some […]

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December 18, 2012 #CommsChat on digital and SEO with Jonathan Allen

This week’s #CommsChat was the last before the new year and was a rollicking pre-Christmas chat on digital marketing, SEO and social media. We were joined by Jonathan Allen the director of Search Engine Watch. Everyone here at #CommsChat wishes all of you a very happy new year! Check out some highlighted tweets below: @adamrubins we have seen […]

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December 11, 2012 Transcript of #commschat on trust

Nobody enjoys spending half an hour on hold with a customer service representative, or sending a tweet or an email citing a problem, only to see little to no resolution. Last week’s #CommsChat discussed how poor customer service can lead to a decline in trust for brands and companies. We were joined by Kate Joseph from […]

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