The greatest gift you can give

This was one of my first blog posts on my Big Lottery blog I came across it recently and wanted to share it with you all on here… You know that feeling… Continue reading

Scottish Sun editor shares his thoughts

This week I attended a Gorkana Media briefing with Gordon Smart- editor from the Scottish Sun. Gordon was interviewed in front of an audience of about 20 of us.  It was a great… Continue reading

What kind of communicator are you? Part 2/3

Ever find there are people you just instantly click with and others you don’t?  The people you instanly click with at work will more than likely be the same type as you. Today’s… Continue reading

Are you communicating effectively? Part 1/3

I’ve learned over the years communication is the most important skill in both your personal and professional life.  You could be the most intelligent and capable person in your profession, but if you… Continue reading

My Top 6 PR blogs

The PR world is fast moving and constantly changing.  It’s always a good idea to keep up to speed on what’s happening. I’ve came across some interesting blogs over the past few months. Here’s… Continue reading

I’ve finished the CIPR PR diploma… I’m freeeee!!

I’ve finally completed my CIPR PR diploma! Yayyyyyy!  It’s amazing just how much time has been spent working on it. Work… eat… work… sleep. .. repeat. Now I’m freeee!  This pic pretty much… Continue reading

CIPR Critical Reasoning Test answers

I’ve had a busy couple of weeks typing up my literature review for my final project.  The deadline for the draft was today.  Another hurdle over! Last week the results came out for… Continue reading

Are social media news releases effective?

The Social media news release was a concept I heard about but wasn’t sure how it worked.  I was keen to test it out… I asked fellow CIPR students on the PR diploma… Continue reading

Studying for the CIPR PR diploma…

In September last year I decided to study the Chartered Institute Public Relations Diploma (online).  Almost everything I know about working in communications was on the job so I thought it would be… Continue reading