What I’ve Learned At Different PR

I’ve been on placement with Harrogate-based Different PR since October 2012, typically in the office one or two days per week during term-time and full-time over the summer and other university breaks.

I feel I’ve learned an awful lot working at Different PR, the fact that it’s a small agency has been a real benefit I think. Because it’s relatively small I know the team and how they work very well, and unlike placements at larger agencies where smaller, more menial tasks can be the norm, I’ve been allowed to spend the vast majority of my time there really contributing to the work the company does for its clients.

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Why Should Businesses Blog?

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I ran into Michael Cassop Thompson this morning in Leeds – I have an awful lot of time and respect for him and although we are both busy people a quick hello became a half hour chat.

One of the things we spoke about was blogging – why do people blog, what does it gain them?

 

“The business of blogging involves learning, professional and personal development, networking and profile. It is evolving but for those individuals and organisations that are prepared to invest it has a strong future.” – Stephen Waddington, European Digital and Social Media Director at Ketchum and President of the CIPR.

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Top Five Tips To Succeed In Your Studies

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How to succeed in your studies: that question many students ask themselves at this time of year, some having just finished exams, some conscious that their university studies are flying by at a rapid rate of knots. Both however are conscious that they don’t have a lot of time left to set themselves apart from the competition.

 

So how do you set yourself apart? Try following these five simple tips:

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CIPR AGM 2014: The Times They Are A-Changing

Last night – despite the shocking weather – I attended the AGM of the Yorkshire and Lincolnshire regional group of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR).

After the main body of the meeting – I won’t bore you with the details thereof – Alastair McCapra, four months into his tenure as the professional body’s CEO addressed the group outlining plans for the future.

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