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It seems that some companies never learn. They seem to keep creating situations that become public relations disasters. Just think how many times Uber has been in the press for all the wrong reasons.While no company is perfect, the trick is to learn from the...

The company behind the offensively funny parlour game ‘Cards Against Humanity’ has taken aim at President Trump with its latest PR campaign. The company, that’s known as much for it’s outrageous PR campaigns as it’s profanity ridden game, said in a statement on its website,...

It’s freezing cold, it's dark all the time and the shops are playing Winter Wonderland on loop, which can only mean one thing: the countdown to Christmas has begun. And brands are getting into the spirit too.From Wrap Up London’s efforts to highlight the plight...

Even though the public relations industry is changing fast, some things never change. And that includes the need to write a kick-ass press release.The humble press release has been a key component in the marketers’ toolbox for years. And with good reason. If it’s well...

When people discover I work as a PR pro, they often respond with, ‘oh, you’ve got a great job. You write press releases all day and go for long, boozy lunches, right?’ Wrong. While I do write news releases and meet the occasional client, my...

“Guest blogging is a great way to get exposure.”“Guest blogging is too much effort for not much reward.”“Guest blogging is dead.”We’ve certainly heard all sides of the argument in the past 12 months. But the fact is, guest blogging is still a good way to...

Beauty brand Dove found itself in hot water this last week after running what many people saw as a racist ad on Facebook.The 3-second video, which ran on Friday 6th and has since been withdrawn‚ showed a looping image of an African-American woman removing her brown...

From Old Mout Cider’s crusade to save the kiwi, to the world’s biggest QR code made of trees: September was an interesting month for worldwide PR campaigns. Here are three of our favourites:The Really Wild Show and Old Mout Cider team up to save the...

Last Friday, Londoners woke to the news that ride-hailing company Uber has been stripped of its licence to operate in the Capital. The company’s current licence expires on September 30th, and Transport for London (TfL) has decided not to renew it, on the basis that...

As a public relations expert, I’ll let you in on a little secret: you can do your own PR.But. And there’s a big but. I can also give you a whole bunch of reasons why you shouldn’t. The main one being that you’re not an...

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