This blog first appeared on PRCA Mena. I have been helping a number of clients to write award entries recently and noticed one area where everyone seems to have a block. Passion and excitement over-rides results. It’s not that they don’t mention achievements at all, but they don’t link closely enough to what the client … How to write a winning award entry
Podcasts are on the rise as a tool for businesses and organisations, and they can be a great way of delivering insights and drawing in clients or consumers to your brand or company. Listenership of podcasts has grown steadily in recent years with focusbiz quoting research from leading podcasting company RawVoice that shows the number … 9 steps for successful podcasting
Last week the BBC published its list of ‘star salaries’ and caused a furore on the shocking gender pay gap. In all the discussions, however, no-one is looking at one aspect of women at work – their ability to negotiate pay and believe in their worth. I have a sneaky feeling this has a lot … The BBC gender pay gap – can women negotiate as well as men?
Last week my daughter emailed me with a link and message saying ‘cutest ad ever’. It was! It was the Heathrow Airport teddies Christmas ad (click on the link below and you might need a hankie). However, I had just got back from delivering a CIPR course in Edinburgh on social media management where we … How do you evaluate Christmas TV ads – warm glow or hard sales?
The saga of Boaty McBoatface has gripped the world for several weeks now and few could have failed to have missed it. It’s a tale of internet silliness butting heads with serious institutions amid a viral campaign that ran amok and generated acres of media coverage in the process. But, what lessons can we learn … Four lessons Boaty McBoatface can teach us about online campaigns
Perhaps the biggest issue for wearable technology is how they will impact on businesses. Such devices raise a number of questions, ranging from should they even be allowed in the workplace to how will they transform the way we communicate and work together, and it’s a debate that will rage on while the technology giants and businesses alike battle to understand how to harness the opportunities.