Trust Me, PR is Dead book cover

Financial Times needs to know Thomas Cook didn’t need better communications advice

Reading the review of Trust Me, PR is Dead in the Financial Times my jaw dropped when I got to this line: “Recently, tour operator Thomas Cook was criticised over its handling of the death of two children during one of its holidays: it did not need to overhaul its business model, it needed better […]

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Back to the future of PR at FutureComm15

Last week I spent two fantastic days with Mynewsdesk at its FutureComms15 conference and then the following day at a content marketing master class with the Content Marketing Institute’s Robert Rose. I came away from the second day excited and brimming with confidence and ideas. I came away from the first day mainly bemused , […]

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Dell 2015 Annual Report for Customers

Annual reports should report what matters

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 […]

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Back to the Future of Comms and the Marketing Leaders’ Masterclass

Just a quick alert to two fantastic PR and marketing events that I’m speaking at later this month: Marketing Leaders’ Masterclass | 21 April | Leeds A rare opportunity for me to do something in Leeds. The Marketing Leaders’ Masterclass has been put together by John McCambley and is being attended by some of the […]

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