Despite only officially being available in Australia, New Zealand the USA Pokémon Go has taken the world by storm. So how is the PR and communications world responding? I’ve seen a couple of great examples. The first is this fantastic tweet from the Trades Union Congress, which is the federation of most UK trade unions. […]
Many PR professionals help companies and organisations to create annual reports, but despite improvements to make them more interesting they are still frequently just focused on financial data with everything else relegated to mere cosmetic additions. The reason is that many organisations such as public limited companies and charities are legally required to publish annual […]
In the UK general election fever is already dominating the news more than four months before the actual election giving the electorate (note I don’t say voters) more than long enough to get turned off and disillusioned. Yesterday’s Guardian had an article on the Conservative Party’s latest campaign debacle when it emerged its first election campaign poster […]
One of the topics we cover in my online PR master classes is how powerful images can be – if they are authentic, fun,creative or interesting. David Cameron provided a great example of how not to do authenticity with his much derided photo of him watching the boxing during the London Olympics. He’s now helpfully provided […]
The heart-warming story of how thousands of people in San Francisco turned out to help a boy recovering from leukaemia fulfil his wish to be Batman has made the news headlines all around the world. But just when you thought it couldn’t get any schmaltzy along comes this amazing Vine video from Barack Obama. I’m […]
This is a great example of using online video with 500 Ugandan women dancing to ‘Price Tag’ by Jessie J. It shows the power, potential and importance of micro-finance in changing lives. It is to promote a microfinance initiative by Dutch NGO SYPO. Find out more on microbanker.com.