Last week News Corp announced dramatic changes to their local papers, after what has been called "a comprehensive review of its assets and observed consumers shifting to online news sources" . Over 100 of News Corp’s regional and community titles will no longer produce print editions and instead move to digital-only formats. In addition, 14 titles … Continue reading Think the closure of News Corp’s Papers local papers doesn’t affect you? Think again!
The last few weeks I've been reaching out to a variety of media contacts across a variety of platforms. Aside from checking-in with these very valuable associates, I've been asking what stories they're currently working on and will be looking to create in the immediate future. So, why am I sharing this with you? Because … Continue reading What the media needs from you now!
We know you've been able to "shop" via Instagram for a while now, but the ability to set up a shop via Instagram is now available (for those that sell physical goods at least!) There are several boxes you need to tick before you can set up shop, so to speak, including having a linked … Continue reading Instagram Shopping – A new feature
As I've been progressing through the isolation period, one very important question has been front of mind for me. What's next? It's a question that can't be answered on many fronts, however, there are some aspects that CAN be answered. In the "Getting ahead of the curve" consulting service, there are many aspects that are … Continue reading Service highlight: Getting ahead of the curve – What to do in post Coronavirus world… NOW?
I've blogged in the past about the importance of saying "thank you" and whenever I meet a potential client (or an exisiting one) we discuss the importance of a variety of communications channels to get their message across to the public. In this time of COVID-19, NOW more than ever we need to communicate. Staying … Continue reading Now more than ever we need to communicate
I know I'm not alone when I say, this new way forward, for a large majority of us, will see us "winging it" to start with. The Coronavirus has thrown so many industries into disarray and knowing how to move forward while we wait on details from the Government about funding doesn't make the process … Continue reading Learning as you go… The new way forward
When I decided to start my own PR agency 12 years ago, the space that was "my office" was a corner of the family dining room with a desk behind a screen for "privacy". It was, at the time, sufficient, but I knew it couldn't be a long term solution. We moved shortly after … Continue reading How to work from home effectively – from someone who has done it for over 12 years!
Leap Year Ideas for your business
Australia has seen it all this Summer and there's more on the way! We've had everything from Destructive fires, devastating floods, Australia really is the country of extremes and being prepared in a crisis is critical for any business of any size. In this post, we share our tips so you can take steps NOW … Continue reading How to prepare for a crisis – UPDATED for Corona Virus
'At the end of the day people won't remember what you said or did, they will remember how you made them feel.' - Maya Angelou We're told as children to remember our manners, "Please" and "Thank-You", yet when as we get older the intent behind them seems to disappear. Whenever I meet with a Journalist, … Continue reading Thank You – the most important tool in your PR toolkit