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March 4, 2014 Transcript of #CommsChat on awards and events social media content

In honour of award season drawing to a close (poor Leo), we ran a #CommsChat last week looking at how brands use events like awards shows, sporting events and other major public activity to generate buzz for themselves on social media. We discussed content and platform and the ways in which a brand can gain […]

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February 19, 2014 Transcript of #CommsChat on fact, fiction and fantasy pt. 1 of 2

Last week’s #CommsChat examined portrayals of comms professionals in TV, film and literature with @amandacomms. Amanda specifically addressed the portrayal of police communicators in shows such as The Bill and Babylon. The first question we looked at was “Who is your favourite fictional comms professional.” CJ Cregg from Aaron Sorkin’s The West Wing came out […]

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February 11, 2014 Transcript of #CommsChat on viral content

Last week’s #CommsChat on viral content with Lucia from (@IlexContent) went viral. (Okay, maybe not, but it was a great chat nonetheless.) Here are some interesting tweets: @IlexContent  Getting your content out to as many people as possible gives you a better ROI – your content is working harder @Nicksy200  suggest viral has to be 3 things […]

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January 28, 2014 Transcript of #CommsChat on crowdsourcing

Last week on #CommsChat, we had an interesting debate on crowdsourcing. Some proposed its use solely for internal purposes, others lauded prominent PR campaigns that employed crowdsourcing. Whichever side you take, do take a look at some of the points made throughout the hour:  ‏@jgombita I think if the campaign is “ideas” issues-based (for example, corporate […]

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December 10, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat on Christmas campaigns

Last week, #CommsChat was infested with Christmas cheer. We discussed the comms topic of the month – Christmas marketing campaigns. The holiday season is not all bears and hares, as commenters pointed out. Take a look at the highlights of the hour: ‏@CommsChat The interesting thing is that the general public have now become media critics. […]

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November 12, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat on #brandvandals

Last week, we featured the authors of the first book to have a hashtag as a title – Steve Earl and Stephen Waddington. The dynamic duo chatted about brand vandalism, crisis management and the abyss of complaints on social media. Some interesting tweets:  @AllthingsIC A2) Great phrase – ‘caustic criticism’ – key is for brands to […]

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November 5, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat on recruitment

Last night we were joined by Tom Ewen, associate director of Ellwood Atfield (@ellwoodatfield), who discussed comms recruitment with us. We chatted about youth entry to the profession, the skills required for comms roles and leadership positions within an organisation. Some standout tweets include: @Caanz You have to remember public relations is a different job. Journalists […]

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October 29, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat on social business

It was quite the hour last week on #CommsChat. We were joined by guest @jaycoopertweets from Bloom. In the midst of an impassioned discussion of social strategy and a look at some examples of consumer-facing social – like last week’s #AskBG initiative – MD of British Gas Business, Stephen Beynon, joined in as well. His […]

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October 22, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat on sustainability

Last week, we were joined by Dimitar Vlahov (‏@dvlahov), director of content development for @sustainbrands who discussed the impact of sustainability on business and the upcoming Sustainable Brands conference in London. Some highlights of the hour:  ‏@dvlahov Brand is the soul of a biz, touches & is touched by everything a biz is & does. #Susty is essential quality […]

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September 24, 2013 #CommsChat with Share This Too authors

This week, we were joined by a roster of authors and editors from the Share This Too project. We discussed social media’s role in PR, PR’s role in communications and the ever-changing nature of digital technology. Take a look at some tweets from our compelling hour below:  ‏@AllthingsIC A4) Plus: Adapt, evolve and be open to […]

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