I had a great time at Hyde Park on Saturday watching The Pretenders, Neil Young, Fleet Foxes and Seasick Steve provide some barnstorming sets. As I enjoyed burning sunshine and overpriced beer and burgers, I couldn’t help wondering why I thought I knew the guy sitting/standing in front of us for most of the afternoon. I… Read more »
Posts Categorized: General PR
By far and away my most popular blog post of 2008 was How To Start A PR Company with Google and a Credit Card. As of this morning, the page has had nearly 2000 views since I originally published it in March of last year. The general principle espoused in the post remains true –… Read more »
David Maister’s book Managing The Professional Service Firm remains the gold standard text on the subject, some 16 years after it was first published. In fact, the book is a collection of essays and articles that he had written over previous years, stretching as far back as 1982. The main thing that struck me about… Read more »
Net Planet Media achieved income (or gross profit) of £5.2m last year – based on a head count of 24, that works out at just under £220K gross profit per employee. Pretty impressive by anyone’s standards.
Fear and Loathing in Social Media[gigya width=”425″ height=”355″ src=”http://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=fearandloathing2ndedit-090320150826-phpapp01&stripped_title=fear-and-loathing-in-social-media-1175858″ quality=”high” wmode=”tranparent” ] Excellent presentation from David Griner of TheSocialPath.com. View more Microsoft Word documents from David Griner.
PR: why Page Rank and Public Relations are not as dissimilar as you might think.
Internet World attracts 22,000 visitors, online PRs debate the future, Volvo puts its digital PR faith in a media buying agency – and Gerry Brown and Andrew Smith offer some solutions at a Digital Masterclass on June 16th 2009.
Google says 47 UK PR firms are bidding on the keyword term “technology PR”. Google also says that the number one ranked advertiser on the phrase will get zero click throughs? A waste of time?
Stirling University PR student Robert Corbishley is looking for input for his MSc dissertation concerning the value of print coverage versus online coverage
E-mail remains the most common channel for press release distribution to journalists. Yet many PR firms are still failing to adhere to e-mail marketing best practice.