About Stuart Bruce

International communications consultant and PR trainer specialising in online public affairs, digital corporate communications, online PR and social media; frequent national media commentator and conference speaker.

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PR Week UK is podcasting – about the royal family!

My news feeds have just revealed this little bit of news. PR Week UK is now podcasting. Great is probably your first thought, but wait until you see what they are actually doing. The podcast is in partnership with the…

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Liverpool Daily Post launches thebusinessweek.co.uk

UK Press Gazette reports that the Liverpool Daily Post has launched thebusinessweek.co.uk, which it claims is the first standalone business site by a British regional newspaper. It has RSS feeds and a weekly business podcast by business editor Bill Gleeson….

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Lewis’ Morgan McLintic on why staff churn can be a good thing

An excellent example of why blogs work is Morgan McLintic on PR and more recently Drew B’s take on tech PR (ie when I found out he worked for Lewis). You see as a tech PR person based in the…

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WSJ columnist advice on how to be a press expert

Wall Street Journal columnist Jeremy Wagstaff has some good advice on how to be a press expert. Technorati : PR, interview, media, press, public relations

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Top 33 blogs

My post on Popular blogs suck has turned out to be one of my more popular posts. As a result I’ve had a few people asking me what is actually on my ‘Must Read’ list. Well first of all my…

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Politicians more trusted than the media

Just before the local elections this very interesting piece of research was published by Globespan on behalf of the BBC (PDF download). It revealed that more people trust the government in Britain than they do the media. Most of the…

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PR Business: How small blogs bring big changes

Thursday’s PR Business magazine had a full page on next Friday’s Delivering the New PR Conference (PDF flyer) in London where I’m one of the speakers. PR Business doesn’t yet have a website so I’ve copied the story below: How…

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North West Business Insider starts weekly email bulletin

Despite the RSS hype (and I’m one of the guilty parties) e-mail is still the way the vast majority of people receive their news or ezines. FeaturesExec reports that North West Business Insider has just launched a weekly email news…

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Popular blogs suck – IMHO

Over the bank holiday weekend (in the UK) Daniel Bernstein, in a guest column on SiliconValleyWatcher, has created quite a debate by calling for “blogging to be handled by the absolute best-of-the-best’ our industry offers”. It sparked a lot of…

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Test post from Pocket SharpMT

As it says this is a test post using Pocket SharpMT which in theory should enable me to blog from my T-mobile MDA Pro (a HTC Universal mobile phone running Windows Mobile 5). The main problem so far is that…

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