Archive | September, 2006

Delivering the New PR in London

The fifth and final University of Sunderland Delivering the New PR conference is on Friday November 10 in London at the Marriott Regents Park. Early bird discount tickets at £195 + VAT are available to delegates registering before October 13…

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Dell and great customer service stories

Back in July I blogged about how we’d just bought a new Dell laptop and were really impressed by the customer service. This followed the experience of my parents who also had fantastic service when they bought a laptop just…

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Freelance journo Amber is on the warpath

Freelance journalist Amber McNaught is on the warpath against that minority of PRs who appear to have no concept of what journalists need. Shame I only discovered her blog today, as it would have been a good Edinburgh example to…

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UK Labour Party blog to debate future direction

I have often been critical, extremely critical, of the UK Labour Party’s failure to get to grips with social media. But I have to say that it is now getting better and better every week. The latest move announced by…

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Harold Burson receives CIPR medal

Harold Burson has blogged about receiving the Alan Campbell-Johnson medal at the CIPR Awards lunch that Tony Bradley blogged about yesterday. tags: PR, public+relations, CIPR

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PR’s War of Independence

One of the wonders of RSS is that it is really easy to keep up with what’s happening. I’m in Edinburgh today speaking at the New PR Conference, but am checking news and blog posts using NewsBreak on my Pocket…

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Setting the scene at the New PR conference

Taking a photo and blogging from my mobile.

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Musings on conferences

Robert Scoble hasn’t got a ticket for the Web 2.0 conference. This started me thinking about how we do conferences, especially in the so-called brave new world of social media and Web 2.0. I can see a role for virtual…

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I’m in The Register – oh dear

Is all publicity good publicity? I’ve inadvertently appeared on The Register in its story about how a Labour Party activists’ web site was hijacked. I appear to have been the last genuine person to sign the petition before some…

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Terapad – new blog platform looks good

Is the blogging market big enough for another new entrant? If it’s as good as appears to be then there might be. I’ve only just signed up for the 30 day free trial, but first impressions are favourable (or…

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