Archive | 2010

UK’s top 10 PR blogs

Cision has updated its list of the UK’s top 10 public relations blogs with this little old blog coming in at fourth place: 1. NevilleHobson.com 2. Drew B’s take on tech PR 3. Wadds’ PR and Media blog 4. A PR Guy’s Musings – Stuart Bruce 5. PR STUDIES 6. PR Media Blog 7. The […]

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Nunwood’s customer experience survey: it’s what you do that really matters

It never ceases to amaze me the number of ‘social media gurus’ who think they’re making a startling revelation when they announce that it’s all about having a good ‘product’ or customer experience and then you can get people to share and talk about it. Excuse me chaps and chapesses, but that’s not new. Professional […]

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PR’s response to ASA new social media guidelines

Last month I blogged about ‘ASA gets it wrong on social media, fails to consult professional PR industry bodies‘. Since then representatives of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and the Advertising Standards Authority have met to try and clarify the situation. Following what was described as a ‘constructive meeting’ a joint statement was issued: […]

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New Media Age leader still doesn’t really get PR and social media

I was heartened to see that New Media Age (NMA) had a leader on ‘PR is becoming crucial to brands’ digital strategy‘, but the actual article was a major disappointment, mainly highlighting how far digital people are from actually ‘getting’ what public relations actually is. It starts with the same lazy and inaccurate assumption that […]

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ASA gets it wrong on social media, fails to consult professional PR industry bodies

On September 1 the UK Advertising Standards Association (ASA) announced ‘Landmark agreement extends ASA’s digital remit‘. The announcement said that the Committee of Advertising Practice Code (CAP Code) that governs UK advertising will be extended to ‘apply in full to marketing communications online including the rules relating to misleading advertising, social responsibility and the protection […]

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