The Blagger’s Blog 7th November 2014

why-is-twitter-s-logo-named-after-larry-bird--b8d70319da A weekly roundup of media news and talking points, sans effort  

Thought for the Week 

“I’m not sure that the task of journalism has changed that much: we still send journalists to unearth stories and break news. But Twitter is our competition, and we have faced up to that reality,” Matt McAllester, Europe editor for Time, speaking at...

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Anonymous social media cannot impede the law

460773149 They say the era of the selfie is coming to an end. Whether that’s true or not, it’s hard to deny that online networking is turning from self-promotion to faceless engagement, but what does this mean for crime and redemption? With news hitting this month that Facebook is preparing to launch Rooms, a stand-alone social media app that allows users...

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Guest Post: Should Your Business Be On Instagram?

Today we have a guest post from Alex Goodwill, talking us through the key to Instagram growth for your brand. Enjoy! Even if your business is not considered to be a visual one, you could still benefit from setting up an account on Instagram. The photo based social network currently boasts more than 150 million active users and it is...

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Social media marketing: 5 mistakes people still make on Twitter

twittermistakes1 As expert digital public relations professionals and deft social media marketing types it goes without saying it’s our business to keep abreast of best practice when it comes to the world’s most popular 140-character-based network. Not that we want to blow our own trumpet too loudly. Of course the pace of development on Twitter, and pretty much every other social...

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Food and drink PR case study: Making music videos that sell

Penut One of our recent endeavours saw us get behind the camera to produce a promo video for one of our most beloved brands, assisted in no small part by a pair of aspiring young performers from one of the region’s finest seats of learning. Read on to discover how we secured food and drink PR success through ingenious thinking and deft songwriting....

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