Public relations thoughts: Oh My Vlog launches

a-brief-overview-of-every-emotion-i-had-looking-at-the-cover-of-the-new-youtuber-magazine-oh-my-vlog-303-body-image-1437563882-size_1000 As we seem to say time and time again, here at Smoking Gun PR, arguably the country’s most ingenious, straight-talking public relations agency, digital firm and home for social media experts, we’re in the business of keeping abreast with all things going on in the media. Which is why the launch of a brand new, one-of-a-kind magazine was never going...

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The Blagger’s Blog 24th April 2015

first-video-on-youtube A weekly roundup of media news and talking points, sans effort   Quote of the week “Alright, so here we are in front of the, uh, elephants. Uh. The cool thing about these guys is that, is that they have really, really, really long, um, trunks, and that’s, that’s cool. And that’s pretty much all there is to say.” Jawed Karim,...

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Those Meerkats again, this time seen through a Twitter Periscope

Captain_Beach_Triton_periscope OK, so the Smoking Gun PR blog has been rather video-heavy in the last week or two. We’re aware of this, and for those who are already tired of reading things along the lines of ‘you need video in your brand’s PR plan or face the consequences’ we can only apologise. Well, actually, there’s really no apology necessary- you do...

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UK election PR fails: Gaffes, mistakes and general stupidity

labour-liberal-democrat-conservative-rosettes Things are hotting up in the world of British politics. The four most talked about parties are increasingly trying to outdo one another in the run up to May, when we all vote on the future of UK governance. So far, though, it could have been a far smoother ride for everyone involved, with UK election PR fails aplenty. From Tory...

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