A round up of some of the most interesting content on the web about communications, public relations and social media – this is what has caught my eye this week! Effective communication: I’m going to come back to this in another piece, but for now, I’ll leave you with this great analysis on Women’s Agenda, … Continue reading Roundup! #1
Finding the confidence to taking the leap and give something a go!
“Get something out there.” Every communications professional has been given this instruction at one time or another. Get a story out. Maybe there is a topic, a launch, an activity, a photo, something to talk about. But maybe there isn’t, and someone just feels that there needs to be more done. The first question any … Continue reading Planning communications (or Communications Mistake #1)
Worrying trends in the perception and treatment of the press need to be examined and questioned.
Everyone makes mistakes. But what are some of the most common mistakes in communications and what can you do about them?
Cancelled events, missed photos, uncompelling social media. How should communications professionals cope when faced with disappointments?
The 1st Great Aussie Debate, awkward as it was, exemplifies the hard-to-break habit of just doing what you’ve always done because it used to work – but it doesn’t always work!
Campaigns are an essential tool for increasing awareness and supporters for your cause. If done well, they can be incredibly powerful. But if done badly… you can end up being called a ‘terrorist’ on the streets of Melbourne!
A recent report on the Australian aid program shows the importance of always choosing words very carefully!
It seems fitting to start by describing my approach to external communications. Communication is how we share who we are, what we do, what we need. But communicating externally is often seen as a whole different beast to just writing reports or communicating with colleagues, especially when trying to share a message with donors or … Continue reading Everyone can communicate