PR: Is it getting harder?

By Rob John, Is digital PR getting harder? In some ways yes, but it’s not all bad news. Stay committed to good storytelling and embrace change – it brings a broad range of new and exciting opportunities. For those of us working with brands, the question of whether or not it is getting harder to …

Are marketers going down the wrong road?

Each day you are bombarded with marketing messages. Before the arrival of the Internet, it used to be held true in the marketing world that an individual needed to see a message seven times before they reacted. That’s why coordinated marketing campaigns were produced so that people could see a marketing message in several different …

How marketeers can combat fake news in a post-truth world

Making headlines with fake news By Annie Brafield After the word ‘post-truth’ was chosen as Oxford Dictionaries’ word of the year for 2016, it comes as no surprise that the subject of fake news continues to make headlines. Articles are frequently being questioned for their validity, satirical news sites are causing both laughter and confusion and Channel 4 …

Planning Your Editorial Calendar – Getting Ahead of Your Marketing Comms

As a marketer, there’s nothing worse than the frantic last-minute creation of new content or scrambling for a topic to post about. From erratic emails to hurried hashtags, when it comes to your marketing communications sometimes being reactive isn’t always the best philosophy. Proactively planning your communications ahead of time means that you will always have …