Hard Quiz or Brilliant PR?

Whether we like to admit it or not, it has to be said that at least 90% of us have procrastinated from whatever we’re supposed to be doing, and found ourselves taking online quizzes instead.

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Oftentimes, these quizzes have us discovering things about ourselves that no-one ever needed to know… for instance, I’m more like Thor than Iron Man and if I attended Hogwarts, I would be best friends with Neville Longbottom.

But what happens when a quiz becomes more than just a fun way to waste time?

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Mindful Mother’s Day

I’ve said it a million times, but PR is the management of relationships. PR comes in many forms, including internal communications, external comms, marketing, advertising, and more.

But as another Mother’s Day comes and goes, I can’t help but think that some PR (in the above capacities) could be causing unintended harm to some members of the public.

*This is your warning – this blog post is NOT going to be a happy one. It may contain some triggering ideas, but it will also attempt to address the issues raised*

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Three Top Tips for Controlling Your Personalised Ads

Personalised ads are still a relatively knew thing, so how do we control how we interact with them?

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Tits Up at Page 3

Page 3 hasn’t gone tits up for a while… until today!

Today’s edition of the Western Mail has all the usual articles and the news that you would expect on a politically turbulent Friday in the UK right now, but what stands out about page three of today’s Western Mail is something no-one on the editing team would have planned for. Continue reading

10 Benefits of Having a Custom Domain Name

A free domain can look like this, redpandapublicrelations.wordpress.com; whereas a custom domain name takes out the unnecessary words and creates a more usable domain name, like redpandapublicrelations.com.

Custom domains can be whatever you want them to be, and can end in many different ways, including .com, .co.uk, .wales, .org or many more variations.

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Is Schwim A Crim?

Is actor David Schwimmer a thieving criminal? ‘Incriminating’ images have surfaced this week that seem to have the whole world asking this question: is @Schwim a crim?

The original post from the Blackpool Police Facebook page makes no reference to Schwimmer, or his character Ross from FRIENDS, however it didn’t take long for commenters to see the image (below) and make the connection.

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