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Entries from October 31st, 2007

It’s a mystery to me…

October 31st, 2007 · 3 Comments · Off-topic

My wife sent me this video and for the life of me I can’t work out why… Man Flu Tweet This Post

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PR People: Beware the list of lists

October 31st, 2007 · 5 Comments · Public Relations

Since the dawn of PR our profession has a proud history of using lists. We have Top Ten lists, Bottom Ten lists, in fact we have PR lists covering practically every facet of human existence. So in the spirit of "those who live by the sword…" it’s probably no surprise that those same lists are […]

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The publicist..

October 14th, 2007 · No Comments · Public Relations

If you work in Public Relations you probably have an incredibly enjoyable career with the odd bad day thrown in. When you have those days, please remember, it could always be worse… Courtesy of Trevor Cook. Tweet This Post

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PR’s Death: A broken clock is right twice a day…

October 11th, 2007 · 3 Comments · Public Relations

A gentle yawn, a quick stretch and then a long sigh. Here we go again. Once again I am failing in my preferred course of action which is to resist the  knee jerk post. I am writing about the latest “wisdom” from our favourite self-appointed PR-industry guru Tom Foremski. Tom has a long and proud […]

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PR around the world…

October 11th, 2007 · No Comments · Public Relations

Many years ago (I can’t believe it’s only three) we had the first Global PR blog week. It was a fantastic undertaking and the first time that PR bloggers from around the world came together, worked together and delivered some pretty good content. News is out that Constantin is kicking off Global PR Blog Week […]

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The changing face on online marketing…

October 8th, 2007 · 1 Comment · Off-topic

McKinsey have released a survey on how companies are undertaking marketing online and how they see the market changing over the next three years. [Free registration Required] I won’t regurgitate the entire survey here as the report makes interesting reading.  Spending in online marketing is (unsurprisingly) expected to increase. In 2010 respondents expect a majority […]

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Why blogs expand the mind

October 5th, 2007 · 2 Comments · Off-topic

You know, we live in crazy times.  We lurch from crisis to crisis, balancing meetings, launches, deadlines and work-life balance while often struggling and failing to keep a perspective on what is really important. Blogs have their drawbacks, there’s loads of ill-informed opinion positioned as expertise.  There’s too much content and not enough time. But […]

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