Today, I wanted to post a simple tweet of five words that I had been thinking all day:
I wonder if she knows?
But as my thumb hovered over the ‘tweet’ button, something came to mind that I had never really considered before. The thought that this tweet could mean so many things to so many people. Continue reading →
Creative content and well-intentioned ideas are all well and good, but only if people can understand what you’re trying to say.
All too often, I find blog posts, articles and journals to be so difficult to read that I give up halfway through. And I’m sure you’re the same.
We all have things to be getting on with, and the last thing we need is to be sat on our phones or at a desk with a thesaurus and dictionary opened in another tab, deciphering some jargon-filled nonsense online.
With the thought of our peers having more money, holidays and fun than us, or our friends getting luckier in love, ever present in our timelines, the pressures of social media are often felt by all of us.
But as adults, we sometimes have the luxury of realising that people only share their highlights online – filtered and edited snapshots of normal lives to make ourselves look and feel good about how others see our worlds.
However, do children and young adults have that thought process?
One week ago today, Richard Bailey (PR blogger and mind behind #bestPRblogs) gave a talk to my MSc Public Relations class at the University of South Wales. He imparted some of his seventeen years of blogging know-how, and in just one hour, made the whole class more confident in the art of Public Relations blogging.
He bestowed upon us the three C’s of blogging and shared his opinion one other C that is already becoming very important to the online world of sharing thoughts and ideas. Continue reading →