Blog posts • Mar 19, 2015 16:07 GMT
Meerkat (noun): a small southern African mongoose. Or in the marketing world – a live-streaming app that’s causing a bit of a stir. Unless you’ve been living under a rock this March then you’ve probably heard “Meerkat” being bandied around, but, like me, you might not be 100% sure what it is. So without further ado, here’s the lowdown on what you need to know about Meerkat…
Blog posts • Mar 15, 2015 15:49 GMT
While it isn’t the biggest day in the commercial calendar, Mother’s Day still presents marketers with an opportunity to both promote their brand and make money. We take a look at how two well-known names have been using March 15th 2015 to raise awareness about their offering...
Blog posts • Mar 13, 2015 12:12 GMT
After its usual two-year break, Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day will be back on our screens for another three-hour marathon of performances, stories and entertainments*. We take a look at how some of the UK’s biggest brands will be supporting the charity in 2015…
Blog posts • Mar 11, 2015 14:26 GMT
We are excited to re-launch our customer success blog to help all our customers learn how best to utilise and capitalise the amazing space that is their newsrooms. We will be going over content ideas, sharing strategies, SEO tricks and tips, support tools, and many other useful and mind blowing ideas.
Blog posts • Mar 09, 2015 14:30 GMT
Today marks the kick off of the EU Summit on Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing, a discussion on how demographic change can offer new opportunities for innovation and growth - 'the Silver opportunity'.
Blog posts • Mar 05, 2015 10:14 GMT
Most organisations are transitioning to the brand newsroom approach. What sets apart those who are succeeding from those who are not is investment in technology. A robust content management system, with blogging capability and social-media integration eliminates some of the tedious publishing tasks and enables you to create streamlined processes.
Blog posts • Mar 04, 2015 09:41 GMT
We’ve been talking about democratised digital communication and how social media has opened up great opportunities for modern communicators. It is not only journalists and other traditional opinion shapers who have the power to influence.
Blog posts • Feb 18, 2015 07:55 GMT
Recently Unilever CEO Paul Polman was voted number one in PRWeek’s 2015 Powerbook, the UK PR industries bible of those that matter in the world of communications.
Blog posts • Feb 11, 2015 14:00 GMT
If I had received a pound for every time I had heard, discussed or read the terms content marketing, inbound or growth hacking over the last 18 months I would be a very rich man.
Blog posts • Feb 10, 2015 17:00 GMT
With the recent publicity stunt by Paddypower in backing David Ginola’s failed bid for the FIFA presidency with campaign #teamginola, we at Mynewsdesk thought to share some of the PR punts that organisations in one of the UK’s largest industries have taken in the past.
Blog posts • Jan 29, 2015 14:40 GMT
Let me set the scene. It is Monday morning at the office, second week on the job. Request from the team to write some blogs on things happening in communications and PR. So, I raised my hand to write about crisis communications and a difference between a proactive US approach versus a proactive UK approach
Blog posts • Jan 22, 2015 15:15 GMT
Sometimes old tricks are the most useful ones, that's why they're classics. Here are our top 4 tips based on what we have learned from our most read blog posts from 2014. Maybe you'll find some content ideas for your communication and marketing activities. Let's make 2015 newsworthy!
Blog posts • Dec 11, 2014 16:55 GMT
Recently the Harvard Business Review released their Top 100 CEO list. The findings of that research study, and in particular the way it was put together, tell me that after the CFO the top communicator at any company is the CEO’s most important team member.
Blog posts • Dec 04, 2014 16:12 GMT
The temperature has dropped and it's beginning to feel a lot more festive. However, I've tried to keep the mentions of Christmas to a minimum as I'll save that for another post! Here are some of the things that have got us talking over the last month...