Over on the Pursuit Communications Instagram account recently I shared tips on how I stay productive. (LINK) Don't let the "E-mail Monster" control your day I prioritise emails - with categories /importance /urgency. 📧 It keeps me on track (most of the time!) and the “email anxiety” levels to a minimum. I use different tags and then … Continue reading Productivity tips
Recently we offered our tips on branding basics via our Instagram account Here's a breakdown of the tips we shared. Don’t paint yourself into a corner - choose a name and colour scheme that will allow you to grow! Research online and check if anyone has registered any of your shortlisted business names. Look at … Continue reading Branding Basics
I was talking to a potential client recently and mentioned that Pursuit's core value is that Pursuit doesn't offer a "cookie cutter approach" service agency. (I have noticed the irony that every time I mention this to a potential client, it's the only element that is a "cookie cutter" approach!) This value was the very reason … Continue reading Not a cookie cutter approach
Recently I contributed my thoughts to a piece on Video Marketing and Social Media in 2017. As I see it, video MUST be a part of your social media and general marketing activities. If only for the higher levels of engagement it offers. As the article points out "A study of Australian users revealed that … Continue reading Video marketing in 2017
This is a topic we've been discussing over on Instagram. We shared a few ideas over there, so if you're keen on specifics, take a look. A more detailed examination is below. The answer to this question depends on two factors. Budget and ideas. There's really only one of those that in a majority of … Continue reading How can Public Relations help my business?
Most of us will have been in the situation where we've met someone, a potential client or colleague even family or friends at a location that just isn't right. Remember how that made you feel? That's why, whenever I ask to meet someone I always like to meet somewhere where the service is nothing short … Continue reading Why *where* you meet is as important as who you’re meeting
It's been a week of "ticking things off". Firstly, I launched my FREE 15 Minute sessions - click HERE for more details on this. Today, I'm excited to share that my listing on Creative Lady is now live. I'm joined by 100's of other creative ladies around the world, all willing and ready to help … Continue reading Creative Lady!
Last week Google released their PIXEL phone. I've been reading various blogs about the benefits of the phone. While THIS BLOG is specifically targeting PR professionals, the reasons for switching to a Pixel could be applied to anyone really. I really like the idea of being able to search specifically for photos and while you … Continue reading Why I might switch to a Google phone
Issues management, it's enough to make any manager feel ill. Below, we've shared some of our top tips for managing an issue when it arises. Rule 1 - Always have a plan. Get your team together and block out an entire day (yes, you'll need this long) to consider all possible scenarios that could go … Continue reading Issues Management 101
As The President's reign comes to an end, it seems apt to look at some of the social media tricks that Obama does well. Presenting a focused and clear message - Remember Hope? It's a one word slogan that created buzz and worked to build Obama's profile. Authenticity - Obama signs off social media posts, authored … Continue reading Obama’s social success