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Domestic Goddess has ingredients for comeback

The mainstream media continues to chew over Nigella Lawson’s lifestyle in the court case involving her ex-husband Charles Saatchi and former assistants Francesca and Elisabetta Grillo. The Grillo sisters are […]


Joining-up B2B social media with sales: “don’t fill the web with lousy content”

Here’s the deck and a commentary from a session I ran at the PR Moment Social Media in B2B Communications conference in London yesterday. There are some public relations (PR) practitioners […]

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Book review: How to Get a Job in PR

Sarah Stimson’s book How to Get a Job in PR was launched yesterday. It’s a guide packed with practical advice for anyone wanting to kickstart a career in public relations. […]


10 skills for the future PR practitioner: “get on or get out”

The Public Relations (PR) Show took place at the Business Design Centre in London today. The event is an innovation in learning and development from the CIPR. Three speaker streams […]


How and why to unfollow or unfriend in social networks

Unfriending or unfollowing in social networks goes against social norms. It’s something that you’d only do in real life relationships in extreme situations such as a relationship breakdown or separation. […]


Government Digital Communication Capability Review sets out bold manifesto

The Cabinet Office has published an assessment of how digital aspects of Government communication are planned and execution, and how they can be improved. The Digital Communication Capability Review is […]


CEO as brand

Nine out of ten chief communication officers throughout Europe report that their CEO’s capacity to deal with media and other critical audiences is directly related to the reputation of the […]


Six crowdsourced ideas to promote cooperation between PR academia and practice

A series of blog posts have followed the BledCom, PR & Disruption, and NEMO communication and public relations conferences this year discussing how public relations academics and practitioners could work better […]


M&S hopes for #magicandsparkle as Christmas campaign debuts

The M&S Christmas ad gets its first airing on mainstream television during Coronation Street in the UK tonight. The campaign made an online and social media debut on YouTube on […]


Local media must be invited back into NUFC on equal terms

It’s difficult to know what Newcastle United Football Club hopes to achieve in banning the local media from access to players and the press box during games. The move came […]


#BrandAnarchy in 12 tweets

#BrandVandals by Steve Earl and myself is a world first – a book with a hashtag as its title – meaning the online conversation and commentary about it can be captured […]


Early reviews from the #BrandVandals bookclub

#BrandVandals by Steve Earl and me isn’t just a book; it’s a conversation about reputation wreckers, the modern weapons at their disposal and how organisations should look to go about building […]