Archive | January, 2013

CIPR’s success in 2012

The UK’s Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) had an extremely successful 2012 and has published an infographic detailing some of its achievements. On a personal note I was elected to the CIPR’s national governing council to serve a three year term. The CIPR has also issued a news release with some of the key […]

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Can social media bring tourists back to Egypt?

Much has been written about the role that social media played in the Egyptian revolution. Online PR and marketing author and speaker David Meerman Scott has been in Egypt teaching a social media master class and in this video asks if social media can be used to help bring tourists back to Egypt?

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PR ethics – European Association of Communication Directors’ debate

In December I took part in a fascinating panel debate on ‘Defining ethics for today’s communicators’ at the European Association of Communication Directors‘ forum in Amsterdam. It was facilitated by Mike Cooper, editor-in-chief of the Holland Herald and the other panellists were Andre Manning, the vice president and global head of external communications at Royal […]

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PR and corporate communications conferences in early 2013

There is a raft of interesting public relations and corporate communications conferences on my radar at the moment, some of which I’m speaking at, others simply attending and others that just look good. Reputation in Financial Services, London, UK 22 January Now in its fourth year (I’ve previously been a speaker) it looks at how […]

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The truth about dishonesty by RSA Animate

The RSA in London produces RSA Animate an excellent series of animations on a variety of topics. Courtesy of public relations academic Philip Young I’ve just watched this thought provoking one on “The truth about dishonesty”. It’s well worth the eleven minutes it takes to watch and you’ll want to view it full screen so […]

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EE customer service eventually comes up trumps

Before Christmas I blogged about the issues I’d experienced with EE’s customer service when I tried to migrate my account from T-mobile to EE’s 4G service. In a nutshell instead of upgrading my account they upgraded my wife’s so I had a 3G service in a 4G phone and vice versa. The good news is […]

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