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Today’s news curation tool of choice is…

It seems only yesterday since I was writing about news curation tools…. In fact it was yesterday when I wrote this post, but thanks to a helpful comment on the blog I have now found Newscred, a curation tool which allows users to build fairly bespoke news pages to read and share with the world. […]

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The Best iPhone Apps Ever (according to me)

I work in public relations and until recently used a Blackberry, however for the PR professional, there is no better device than the iPhone for bringing together Web 2.0 technology. Here is my list of killer apps. I’m hoping by writing this that others will recommend apps that I’ve missed. Please suggest others by way […]

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Stickybits and its PR and Marketing Implications

PUBLIC RELATIONS AND SOCIAL MEDIA – There is a new social media tool called Stickybits, which I think could be big and has implications for both B2C and B2B PR and marketing – along with anyone who likes messing around with the interweb. The premise is that you can attach videos, music, text, PDFs, Zips […]

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Public Relations Masterclass (video)

This public relations video discusses the Toyota crisis, how Microsoft handled their corporate reputation when Bill Gates took his role part time, and corporate reputation in general. It’s a long video and I’ve only watched the first half hour, but the content is first class.

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Public Relations and Social Media Links – 7 March 2010

PUBLIC RELATIONS – Here are some links which tickled my whistle this week. Let me know if you find any of these useful. My blog is now listed on the PR All Top. All Top is Guy Kawasaki’s project, which aggregates the internet. I’m chuffed! Twitter voicemail tool. An interesting tool, but still a little […]

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PR stunt of the week – Nigel Farage – UKIP

PUBLIC RELATIONS – Today Nigel Farage is being hauled up in front of the EU after last week he harangued EU President Herman van Rompuy (see clip). He doesn’t care what happens to him as he’s not standing for the European Parliament again. He is instead being put forward by UKIP in the general election […]

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PR and Social Media Links 6 Feb 10

Slideshare launches its branded Youtube channel Good old Slideshare! It has always been a great resource and now with its branded Youtube channel it has become an even more important service which I can offer to clients. Check out their news here Friday Guest Blog: Are blogs the beating heart of a social media strategy? […]

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Why didn’t John Terry take PR advice? #PR #publicrelations #mufc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hxvrRggOQjo (Gratuitous opportunity to show Moscow penalty miss) The John Terry super injunction story is more proof that celebrities or organisations should turn to PR professionals and not lawyers when dealing with a media crisis. Only public relations professionals have the tools to ensure that a story such as this one can be kept under […]

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15 years ago: Eric Cantona and the Kung Fu Kick

Fifteen years ago this month, Manchester United’s Eric Cantona was sent off at Selhurst Park and proceeded to kung fu kick a Wimbledon fan who abused him. Arguably this is one of the biggest sporting news stories of the 1990s. This story was huge! I can’t believe that it happened and equally I can’t comprehend […]

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Mass Photo Gathering Protest – Great PR #phnat

The demonstration yesterday in Trafalgar Square, London, against the ill-conceived anti-terrorism laws has resulted – ironically – in some really great images. The law aims gives police powers to ban photographers from taking pictures in public, as they could supposedly present a terrorism threat. Public relations and especially media relations are brought to life with […]

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