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Everything you need to know about Public Relations in one place. Whether it's a new strategy, crisis communication, or just general musings about the industry, you're sure to find something fascinating here!

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#Blackownedchristmas

On Thursday, 5th August I posted in several Facebook groups and other platforms the #blackownedchristmas one group with over 15k followers ran with it.

 

I have subsequently created a downloadable help sheet, to help and remind people to consciously track and build on that...

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The hidden agenda of Public Relations and why people are so sceptical?

"PUBLIC RELATIONS DONE CORRECTLY OFFERS YOU THE OPPORTUNITY TO COMMUNICATE THE TRUEST, HIGHEST EXPRESSION OF YOURSELF."

It is your right to be your authentic and highest expression when it comes to your public relations. Yes, it may take a moment to hone your message, and of course, it may take...

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10 non PR things every woman should have during a PR campaign

 

From experience, we know that Public Relations can feel lonely and like a lot of hard work for no return (especially if you are not getting the response you want from journalists). But, we can confidently say that the one truth about our beautiful industry is that you need to be persistent and...

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LACK OF INTEGRITY (EVEN ABOUT DEATH) CAN KILL YOUR BUSINESS

Stop chasing that shiny object!

 With the recent deaths of DMX and Prince Phillip, many businesses believe it is their ‘PUBLIC’ responsibility to convey their condolences.  BUT WHY?

 

Over the last few hours, the contrasting impact these two individuals have provided the...

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Five tips for starting a career in PR

Want to break into PR? Here’s a few pieces of advice.

So, you want to work in public relations (PR). Contrary to public perception (thanks Absolutely Fabulous’ Edina Monsoon), working in the PR industry isn’t one long party. Rather it’s a fiercely competitive industry to...

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Journorequests and ways to build your profile

 

There are so many ways to reach journalists.  But, there are so many other ways to build your business' profile.

Below, we have listed five journorequests to which journalists are seeking contributors.  However, apart from the connection, please pay attention to the variety of ways...

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Seven things to expect from journalists

The world of PR can seem like a minefield, it is a discipline that requires good communication skills, patience, discipline and persistence.  It also requires a strategic plan to deliver it effectively.  One area of PR business owners sometimes gets flustered by are journalists. ...

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3 obvious tips for PR success

 Anything is possible. If nothing else, 2020 has shown us exactly that. Good or bad, all of us had to evolve with the times, assess what is important in our lives and move in that direction. It was easier for some than others. 

At the inception of any business, we’re bombarded...

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4 Simple Ways to Use Podcasting to Grow Your Brand & Increase Your Reach

Right now you can’t go anywhere without someone mentioning one or two they are listening to, even giant media corporations are jumping on the bandwagon. I am talking about podcasting! You probably have the favourites that you are currently listening to or maybe you are just getting into...

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The Best Advice You Could Ever Get About Managing a PR Crisis

What is a ‘PR Crisis’?

To use the term, PR Crisis can be both confusing and revealing because most of us will have differing views about what constitutes a crisis.

That said, a ‘PR Crisis is a moment when the behaviour of a business does not fulfil the needs of the consumer,...

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