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?
I try not to watch BBC Watchdog as it tends to annoy me with its fake concern for consumers, when it’s just making cheap ‘shock’ TV. But I’m glad I caught last Thursday’s as it contained a brilliant performance by Hussein Lalani, the entrepreneurial CEO of a family owned retail business. The 99p Stores is […]
If like me you missed this week’s CIPRTV on the UK Cabinet Office’s proposals to introduce a Statutory Register of Lobbyists then it’s well worth catching up with it here: It’s presented by Russell Goldsmith of Marketiersdc and guests are Iain Anderson, of Cicero Consulting and Tamasin Cave, director of Spinwatch and leader of the […]
It’s hard to achieve cut through at international property conference MIPIM in Cannes as cities vie with each other in ever more extravagant ways to attract the attention of investors and real estate professionals. But I think Stockholm achieved it with this fabulously innovative presentation by two Swedish magicians using seven iPads. It’s worth watching […]
The irrepressible David Meerman Scott is back again with another great take on the fool’s errand of the quest to calculate the ROI of social media:
From a professional communications perspective it’s interesting to see how the TUC (Trades Union Congress) is making good use of online video. Yesterday a poll about the Day of Action for the BBC showed that 61% of the public believe public sector workers are justified in going on strike over pension changes. It will be […]
Billy wants a puppy so he has to lobby his parents. Hill & Knowlton in Canada the USA has put this promotional video together to help demonstrate the positive side of public affairs and lobbying â€“ how experts can help you communicate with government.
PR winners and losers is a couple of days late this week, not good for its second outing, but my take this week is: PR Winner Greater Manchester Police is this week’s PR winner for its excellent use of social media that demonstrate how social media and social networks can be a greater force for […]
News International â€“ the movie trailer. #notw
The latest CIPRTV looked at the questions of are business pressures on the media eroding standards in journalism and what are the implications for the public relations industry? Guests were Brian Cathcart, Professor of journalism at Kingston University and Claire Wardle PhD, Co-founder, Ultra Social.