Archive | 2012

Share This Too: Social media for PR professionals

Share This Too: Social media for PR professionals

Earlier this year I was one of several contributors to the ‘best-selling’ PR book Share This: The Social Media Handbook for PR Professionals. It was published by Wiley in July and on pre-sales alone became a best-selling PR book on Amazon (which admittedly doesn’t require huge volumes of sales!) Despite the breadth of is content […]

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Communications lessons from London Olympics 2012

Last week I attended a fantastic conference organised by Communicate magazine on the communications lessons from the 2012 Olympics. I tweeted quite a bit of it so pulled together some of my tweets along with tweets by other delegates and speakers into a quick Storify of the #CommsLegacy conference. [<a href=”http://storify.com/stuartbruce/communications-lessons-from-the-london-2012-olympi” target=”_blank”>View the story “Communications […]

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European Communication Monitor 2012

The European Communication Monitor 2012 has just been published. It is the largest transnational survey on strategic communication worldwide and almost 2,200 professionals from 42 countries participated. I haven’t had time to study it in-depth yet (the full report weighs in at 121 pages), as it is important to understand that this isn’t some light-weight […]

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Working from home and gorging on cheese from the fridge

Working from home and gorging on cheese from the fridge

After a year working from home again, and occasionally enjoying cheese and biscuits for lunch, I thought I’d share some thoughts about the experience.  Both myself and Karen my wife work mainly from home. I’m a PR trainer and consultant, specialising in digital corporate communications, online PR and digital public affairs while Karen is a […]

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Twitter Transparency Report reveals US government is top demander of private information

The Twitter Transparency Report published today reveals that the US government has made more demands that Twitter hands over private information about users than every other government combined. The US government has made 679 ‘User Information Requests’ of which Twitter has provided some or all of the information demanded in an astonishing 75% of cases. […]

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Social media newsrooms at CIPR Social Summer

Social media newsrooms at CIPR Social Summer

Social media newsrooms and modernised media relations was the topic of my workshop last night at the latest Chartered Institute of Public Relations Social Summer. When the alternative was enjoying some rare summer sun I was delighted that so many PR and corporate communications people turned out. More than 50 signed up,which I think is […]

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Can CIPR Wikipedia help with a real life problem with a Wikipedia entry?

Can CIPR Wikipedia help with a real life problem with a Wikipedia entry?

  I spent most of today providing online crisis communications training for the head of corporate communications for an overseas government regulatory authority. Coincidentally, one of the topics we covered was its Wikipedia page which is incomplete and out of date. It isn’t a commercial company and is notable enough to warrant an entry.   […]

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