Monthly Archives: July 2018

It was nine years ago today

Nine years ago on this day I was taking my first tentative steps into social media. I established my Twitter account @amandacomms and wondered what lay ahead. It was a very different time in 2009. I had been a head … Continue reading

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A new dawn for campaigns

PR and communication people are always wrestling with how to evaluate and prove the worth of what they do. Campaigns are developed because they are creative, exciting or even fun. They are bright and shiny but are they making a … Continue reading

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The future of PR

There seems to have been a lot of discussion of what the future of PR can and should be. Some of it is aspirational and some is hamstrung by the past. Both the Chartered Institute for Public Relations and the … Continue reading

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Thinking ahead

Crisis communication seems to be something that I think about on a weekly basis. After almost 20 years in police communication there is rarely a month goes by when there isn’t some form of emergency or critical incident. It is … Continue reading

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