Unless you've been under a rock, it's hard not have seen or heard one of the two new songs from hitmaker Ed Sheeran. Ed's currently on a promotional tour of Australia and it appears to be doing great things for him, with his two newly released songs placed at one and two on the ARIA charts … Continue reading The Ed Sheeran effect
Olympic Dairy Milk?
A bit of fun post for a Friday. Cadbury has released a special "Australian Olympic Team Edition" of their chocolate. It's not Vegemite (been there, done that) and it's not pavlova, although we think that may be a great one (anyone listening at Cadbury??) It is, Lamington and according to product description includes: "Dairy Milk … Continue reading Olympic Dairy Milk?
New Emojis on the way
We've heard via various social media news sites that some new emojis are on the way. The release date is slated for June 21st (US time) and the new emojis will add to the already expansive image collection. For those brands associated with health the "sneezing face" emoji will be popular, as will the man … Continue reading New Emojis on the way
Words of wisdom: Don't rush your tasks, tell your manager / superiors / clients the amount of time the task will take and if you find that it's taking longer, notify them immediately to rework the timeline.
Facebook wants you to have a Happy Birthday
So in news overnight, Facebook has announced a new feature. They're launching a Happy Birthday Cam (Camera) feature so you can now record a message for your friends and post it to their wall. It will certainly take more effort to write HBD (Happy Birthday) a trend many younger users post on friends walls on their … Continue reading Facebook wants you to have a Happy Birthday
So the final CLEO cover has been revealed and we think it's a PR / marketing masterstroke. Read the story here. We wish the staff all the best in their new ventures.
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Thoughts on the Packer Vs Gyngell Bust-up
I thought I'd share, for what it's worth, some thoughts on the much publicised and public brawl (or school-yard antics) of James Packer and David Gyngell in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs over the weekend. 1. Who's the winner in all of this? No one. News Limited is reported have forked out a small fortune for the images … Continue reading Thoughts on the Packer Vs Gyngell Bust-up
Facebook to put ads in mobile apps
News this morning that Facebook is considering adding "sponsored stories" to its mobile apps. Currently app users are treated to an "ad" free experience - however with this new move, these ads would be impossible to ignore. Will this turn you away from Facebook? Will you consider "De-Friending" Facebook all together following this? The full … Continue reading Facebook to put ads in mobile apps
What are you searching for?
Last week Google released their Zeitgeist lists: this year’s hottest search terms on google.com.au. There were some interesting searches throughout the year - including "cakepops", otoplasty - plastic ear surgery and searching for "what is culture?" - clearly Kath & Kim were busy googling this! If you're searching for Public Relations help - then really you've come … Continue reading What are you searching for?