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Early lessons from the #ebookinaday project at Southampton Solent University

The premise of the #ebookinaday project is straightforward. 45 PR students at Southampton Solent University, split into eight groups under the guidance of course leader Catherine Sweet, are running and […]

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Introducing the Solent University public relations ebook in a day project

Eight months ago I wrote a blog post about a project at Boston University. A team of 24 students conceived, wrote and designed a book in three hours. The result […]

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Happy birthday Twitter. Why do we tweet?

Twitter is eight tomorrow. Its my favourite form of social media because it is, ad products aside, truly democratic and social. In the last week or so I asked my […]

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SXSW wrap: seven trends for consumers and brands

SXSW, the annual music, film and interactive conference and festival, took place in Austin, Texas from 7 to 16 March. Ketchum and Zócalo had 40 people on the ground, reporting back all […]

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The Chartered PR Practitioner Q&A: Charlotte Sansom on PR on the board

One of my commitments as CIPR President was to promote the value of learning and development as a foundation for professionalism. Throughout the year I’m going to blog interviews with […]

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Quantified self: I lost 27kg from being self aware

Kwai Chi had a black pendant, slightly smaller than a matchbox, fixed to his chest when I met him. What’s that, I asked? It’s a Withings Pulse he said. He […]

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The Chartered PR Practitioner Q&A: Martin Turner on communications strategy

One of my commitments as CIPR President was to promote the value of learning and development as a foundation for professionalism. Throughout the year I’m going to blog interviews with […]

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There’s never been such a good time to work in public relations

This is a speech that I’ve delivered in various guises to CIPR groups around the UK, most recently at a meeting with the CIPR North West group tonight at the […]

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Public Relations Credo by Tim Traverse-Healy

Tim Traverse-Healy OBE, founder of the CIPR and IPRA recently shared a personal credo for the future of public relations with friends and colleagues in the profession. He kindly agreed to me publishing […]

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Wearable technology and public relations

What is going to happen when public relations and wearable technology collide? It’s already happening. Stephen Davies has some answers. By Stephen Davies Technology that is worn on the human body, […]

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The Chartered PR Practitioner Q&A: David Crundwell on being a global communicator

One of my commitments as CIPR President was to promote the value of learning and development as a foundation for professionalism. Throughout the year I’m going to blog interviews with […]

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Comment: CIPR State of the Profession survey

The CIPR State of the Profession Survey is a great story for the future of public relations. What we see is a terrific opportunity for anybody that is willing to […]