Archive | June, 2006

Sick spam email targets MND sufferers

The MND Association recently published a news release warning people not to fall for a sick spam email that offers an expensive cobra venom treatment for Motor Neurone Disease. Dr Belinda Cupid, Research Manager at the MND Association, said: “It…

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IT Pro editor Chris Green blog

Drew Benvie is surprised that he missed IT Pro editor Chris Green’s blog. That makes two of us! Yet another feed added to my FeedDemon subscriptions and a reminder that I really need to sort them out as the content…

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If it’s good enough for Tony…

“My friends and colleagues know I have absolutely no interest in football…” could easily have been the start of one of my posts, but these are actually the words of CIPR president Tony Bradley. They are music to my ears…

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British business blogs

On Corante Suw Charman has a post about ‘British corporate/brand blogs’. She list a limited selection of UK companies that blog but misses out quite a lot. For example Britblog.com lists 250 business/professional blogs, although some of them wouldn’t actually…

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The definition of traditional public relations is PR 2.0

“Public relations is the planned and sustained effort to establish and maintain goodwill and mutual understanding between an organisation and its publics” “public relations means relations with the public” “Managing the strategy and tactics of communications as an integral part…

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CIPR Northern Conference

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations is holding its Northern Conference on Thursday July 6 at the Carriageworks Theatre in Millennium Square, Leeds. I’m running a workshop on blogging. Simon has more details or visit Eventualities, the blog of the…

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Visitors and referrals to A PR Guru’s Musings

The crispynews powered New PR has already shot to the the number two slot on my list of referring sites. It is beaten by Google (but only if you lump co.uk and .com together). The Pubsub PR list brings far…

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Tory and Lib Dem spin over David Miliband’s blog

Over the weekend some bloggers such as Elle Seymour, Iain Dale and Antony Mayfield have been getting themselves into a tizz over the alleged cost of David Miliband’s ministerial blog. It was all sparked off from a parliamentary question by…

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Big PR firm falls for the PR 2.0 hype

For some time I’ve been talking to clients and potential clients about PR 2.0. It’s a good way for a small technology PR consultancy like BMA PR to differentiate itself and attract attention. However, after getting noticed I then always…

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Eddie Izzard’s European podcast

The 10 Downing Street website asks “Ever wonder what happens when Europe’s political leaders get together?” and seeks to provide the answers with a podcast from comedian Eddie Izzard who tagged along with Tony Blair’s team during their last visit…

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