Public Relations, Social Media

How to make the most of 4 billion internet users

The 2018 Global Digital report, by Hootsuite and We Are Social, has revealed that the internet now has 4 billion users. That’s more than half of the population of the entire planet. This presents a fascinating opportunity for communications professionals, with perhaps almost their entire target audience now online. So how can you make the… Read More How to make the most of 4 billion internet users

Social Media

The minefield of social media – Influence Live

Celebrity’s responsibility to use their status to stand up for important causes on social media was a key topic of conversation at the very first Influence Live event. Actor Ralf Little spoke candidly with CIPR president Sarah Hall about the social media minefield for celebrities with opinions, and whether hundreds of thousands of followers automatically… Read More The minefield of social media – Influence Live

Public Relations, Social Media

Credibility, clarity and trust: my views on the Edelman Trust Barometer

The 2018 Edelman Trust Barometer has hit the headlines, with figures showing trust in the media has fallen below 50% in 22 of the 28 countries surveyed. What’s more: “A remarkable 63% of the 33,000 respondents to Edelman’s 18th annual global survey said they no longer knew how to tell good journalism from rumour or… Read More Credibility, clarity and trust: my views on the Edelman Trust Barometer

Public Relations

A look ahead to 2018

2017 has been a great year for me… I moved from Sunderland to Exeter and found an ideal little home; I started an awesome new job at KOR Communications, which has been both challenging and rewarding in equal measures; I attended industry events and training that have furthered my passion and knowledge for public relations;… Read More A look ahead to 2018